Family fun abounds at Wheat Harvest Festival in King Ferry

Those who made the trek over to the Wheat Harvest Festival in King Ferry Saturday were greeted by sights at various points of the day such as tractors, horses, Irish dancing and children frolicking on a bounce house.

The annual event — which has been operating for over 20 years — was abuzz with activity, with different games, vendors, foods, and, of course, wheat harvesting demonstrations. During the pie-eating contest, some kids started plowing through their treats in between the announcer's words of "One!" during his countdown and "Go!"

Earlier, during a contest in which children scrambled to find straws through piles of hay in exchange for prizes as a safer version of the classic "needle-in-a-haystack" trope, one of the first children to find a straw raised both fists in the air victoriously, exclaiming "Yes! I found a straw!"

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