In Pictures: Saturday’s downtown festivities

Saturday was a busy day downtown, what with the Farmer’s Market, the Super Sidewalk Sale and lots of activities for Fair Trade Day. Here is a a collection of photos from those events that we hope you’ll enjoy:

If you were heading downtown to the Farmer's Market and, possibly, the subsequent Super Sidewalk Sale and other events then stopping at Alpine mall for some of Buddy Rozander's pancakes and sausages was a great way to start the day. The Lions Club was in charge of the eats at this fund-raiser for the Community Connections Food Bank. David F. Rooney photo
Buddy serves up some flapjacks to a hungry customer. His breakfast was pretty tasty. David F. Rooney photo
The blossoming cherry trees downtown provided a lovely and very spring-like burst of colour to the Farmer's Market. David F. Rooney photo
Susan Teuton folds one of Inge Anhorn's lovely hand-made towels at Saturday's market. Inge, a well-known local potter and artist, has been concentrating on weaving for the past few years. David F. Rooney photo
Karilyn Kempton buys a plant from Connie Bailey at the Mayfair Farm tent at the Farmer's Market on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Looking up through the ornamental cherry blossoms at the blue sky beyond was almost hallucinatory. David F. Rooney photo
Lawrence Rebalkin was feeling lucky on Saturday so he bought raffle tickets from Ron LaRoy for the AVT Club's raffle. The prize? Well, an ATV, of ocurse! David F. Rooney photo
That excellent salesman Chester Beerling convinced all kinds of passersby to invest in tickets for the Rotary Club's Harley Davidson raffle. David F. Rooney photo
Elmer Rorstad poses as though he's about to take a dive into the wading pools of savings he ereated in front of his store, Free Spirit Sports. David F. Rooney photo
Krista Carnegie — Joy for Tommorrow and Mad Huggers. Susan Knight photo
Unicycho Girls and Mad Huggers in front of the Revelstoke Fair Trade table. Susan Knight photo
Holly and Saelin enter the free Fair Trade soccer ball draw. Nicholas Suchy was the lucky winner of the ball! Susan Knight photo
Emily and Tayla — Unicycho Girls. Susan Knight photo
Tayla and Josi—talented sisters. Susan Knight photo
Children dance in the street to the enchanting tunes of Kiki The Eco Elf. David F. Rooney photo
Bear Aware's Janette Vickers and the CSRD's Carmen Fennell talked about composting downtown on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
The Child Care Society and CBAL organized fun activities for children. Ken Jones (amazing on his stilts) entertained lots of kids—and adults too! Susan Knight photo
Lauren Chell poses demurely at the Leggo tables in front of Legends and Heroes. Lots of kids brought their favourite Leggo creations downtown Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Auxiliary Constable Carla Schumacher talks with young Ursula MacIntosh as her Dad Tim looks on at the Bike Rodeo on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Carla and Tim keep pace with Ursula during the Bike Rodeo. David F. Rooney photo
Carla gives young Ursula some tips on how to navigate the maze during the Bike Rodeo. David F. Rooney photo
Stilt-walker Tayla Koerber was having a good time with her superb vantage point. David F. Rooney photo
People were certainly looking for bargains at the Sidewalk Sale on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
The First Street West end of the Super Sidewalk Sale was very busy. David F. Rooney photo
The Fourth Street Jazz Project played some cool music downtown as people had fun in the sun. David F. Rooney photo
Stilt-walker Ken Jones was no slouch at creating balloon animals like this one. David F. Rooney photo
Stiltwalkers Ken Jones (left) and Tayla Koerber teamed up to entertain young children Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Okanagan College's Megan Shandro (left) talks with a potential student. David F. Rooney photo
With hundreds of people streaming into the downtown core for the Super Sidewalk Sale and the Fair Trade Day festivities cafe like the Modern were jammed. David F. Rooney photo
Dulcet-toned Steve Smith, EZ Rock's local radio personality, staged a live broadcast from downtown on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
Bear Aware Coordinator Janette Vickers talks about the program on Saturday. David F. Rooney photo
It was a great day to get out and enjoy the sunshine. Susan Knight photo