Firemen’s Carnival returns to Kendall

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

KENDALL – The annual Kendall Fire Department Carnival kicked off today with midway rides, waffles, and lots of pep in downtown Kendall.

The top photo shows the Super Trooper ride and other attractions at the carnival, which continues until Saturday. Friday will be highlighted by a parade at 7 p.m. with fireworks capping off Saturday. Click here to see a schedule.

Colleen Clary, left, and Diane Furness sell waffles covered in confectionary sugar. They said the waffles are popular at $1 each. They expect the Ladies Auxiliary will sell hundreds of them during the carnival.

Alana Kirstein, left, rides in the Ferris Wheel with her friend Kayla Cole. Both girls are from Kendall.

The “Clam Crew” includes, from left: Dave Cole, Tom Drennan and Craig Herman. The Fire Department has 1,100 dozen of clams available for the carnival.

The band Swamp Moose from Hamlin performed under the tent at the carnival. The group includes, from left: Jim Greco, vocals and lead guitar; Steve Lauth, lead vocals and guitar; and Gil Eller, vocals and guitar.