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Blues, beer and art headline festival

Blues fans young and old alike took advantage of a beautiful evening to dance to sounds of the Dee Miller Band Friday night at Mary Park. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)1 / 10
Alex Evenson takes a bite out of a turkey leg at the Park Art Fair and Willow River Blues & Brews Fest Friday night in Mary Park. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)2 / 10
The Dee Miller Band performed Friday night at the Willow River Blues & Brews Fest in Mary Park. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)3 / 10
Bud Sutton gets a little guidance from his sister Jazmine aiming his new bow at the Park Art Fair Friday night in Mary Park. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)4 / 10
(From left) Carlo Castillejos, Shirley Assie, Cesar Castillejos and Fe Castillejos looked forward to selling their assortment of wooden wares under clear skies at the Park Art Fair last Friday night in New Richmond. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)5 / 10
Artist Jamie Bark started making cigar box guitars after hooking up with Chicago blues musician Glenn Kaiser on Facebook. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)6 / 10
Artist Jackie Flaten, of Cadott, puts the finishing touches on a piece at the Park Art Fair Friday night put on by the New Richmond Chamber of Commerce. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)7 / 10
Laura Sullivan of Osceola had to have this bird house made by one of the artists at the Park Art Fair. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)8 / 10
The rain didn’t keep fairgoers from enjoying handcrafted garden and yard flowers Saturday afternoon. (Photo by Jenny Hudalla)9 / 10
The Humbuckers entertained the crowd during the brew-tasting event at the Park Art Fair. (Photo by Jenny Hudalla)10 / 10

New Richmond's annual Park Art Fair and the Blues & Brews Fest took place June 7 and 8 at Mary Park. Fairgoers enjoyed the work of area artists despite rainy weather.

Jenny Hudalla
A senior at Bethel University, Jenny Hudalla is pursuing degrees in journalism, Spanish and reconciliation studies. Having graduated from New Richmond High School in 2011, she served as editor-in-chief of the Tiger Rag before taking a job as editor-in-chief of Bethel's student newspaper, The Clarion. After completing her internship with the New Richmond News, Hudalla plans to move on to a career in social justice.
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