Fête au Village celebrates 50 years [PHOTOS]

Photos by Lucie Roy and Stephen Dafoe

Legal’s Fête au Village turned 50 over the weekend and the community put together a celebration worthy of a half century of existence. Here are some photographic highlights of the weekend’s entertainment.

FRIDAY NIGHT


Kip the Court the Jester performed a combination of music and magic for children during Friday night’s opening. – Lucie Roy Photo


Legal Lions members were busy cooking up free hot dogs and kabobs in the park. – Lucie Roy Photo


Harrison Bullock and his brother Samuel take a ride in the Smurf Mobile during the Legal mini parade Friday night. – Lucie Roy Photo

Saturday


Runners, walkers and bikers took off at 8 a.m. from the start line of the 5km Fete au Village Fun Run Saturday morning. First place was a three-way tie with Vanessa McNaughton, Allan Bunn and his son Luke with a timing of 22:12 The first biker to finish the 5 km was eight-year-old Liam Weeks with a time of 21:24. Medals were presented to participants this year for the first time.


Bailey the bison rides shotgun in a convertible during the Fete au Village parade. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


A woman polishes a 1952 Pontiac Chieftan convertible at the show and shine. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Clan MacNaughton Pipes and Drums lead the parade. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Dynamo Dog Sports provided plenty of canine entertainment – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Plenty of horses added a little class and colour to the parade. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


The little red train carries representatives from the province, St. Albert, Legal, Bon Accord, Red Water and Sturgeon County. Morinville Council members were absent from the train this year. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Show and Shine – Stephen Dafoe Photo


The Shriners were out to ride thier little fire engines around. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Soap box derby contestants ride int he parade. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Dominick Gravell, 5, gets a little high walking assistance from Adam Potts. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


Stilt walkers from Edmonton were a higlhight of the parade. – Stephen Dafoe Photo


The winner in the Demolition Derby was Jamie Cyr (shown with the flag in car 88). She is the first woman to come in first place in the Demolition Derby.


Jacalyn Cyr was the first place winner in the Formula 1 category of the Legal Soapbox Fun Derby. This was a new event at this year’s Fête au Village.

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