Like summer, fest heats up Wilmington


Long slides on inflatables are ever-popular with young children, including Saturday at the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. In fact, sometimes a youngster doesn’t even wait for his predecessor to step off the slide’s bottom. Also, note the boy on the photo’s left edge as he races through a short tunnel.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The group Model Behavior lives up to its billing for high-energy pop, rock, dance and party music when they played Saturday afternoon at the Banana Split Festival.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As always, food is a big draw at any event where people gather.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

In the foreground from left, Wilmington Rotary Clubs volunteer Angie Kees squeezes on the finishing creamy touch to the make-it-yourself banana split of Tarah Torres from Morrow, Ohio.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This young lady enjoys a live act at the Banana Split Festival, dancing along with the music and, for one instant, waving with both hands at the photographer.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton Model Aviators exhibit part of their fleet near their booth at the Banana Split Festival in an area where multiple vendors with unique or distinctive items set up shop.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wire artist Kevis Mitchell of Centerville, Ohio, makes people, animals, superheroes and custom sculptures by twisting electrical corded wire.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From left, MyKayla Davison of Trotwood, Ohio, and her companion Precious Ohiembor check out goldfish. They also stopped by a face painter during their festival venture to add to their and others’ fun.


Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Long slides on inflatables are ever-popular with young children, including Saturday at the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. In fact, sometimes a youngster doesn’t even wait for his predecessor to step off the slide’s bottom. Also, note the boy on the photo’s left edge as he races through a short tunnel.

The group Model Behavior lives up to its billing for high-energy pop, rock, dance and party music when they played Saturday afternoon at the Banana Split Festival.

As always, food is a big draw at any event where people gather.

In the foreground from left, Wilmington Rotary Clubs volunteer Angie Kees squeezes on the finishing creamy touch to the make-it-yourself banana split of Tarah Torres from Morrow, Ohio.

This young lady enjoys a live act at the Banana Split Festival, dancing along with the music and, for one instant, waving with both hands at the photographer.

Clinton Model Aviators exhibit part of their fleet near their booth at the Banana Split Festival in an area where multiple vendors with unique or distinctive items set up shop.

Wire artist Kevis Mitchell of Centerville, Ohio, makes people, animals, superheroes and custom sculptures by twisting electrical corded wire.

From left, MyKayla Davison of Trotwood, Ohio, and her companion Precious Ohiembor check out goldfish. They also stopped by a face painter during their festival venture to add to their and others’ fun.

Long slides on inflatables are ever-popular with young children, including Saturday at the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. In fact, sometimes a youngster doesn’t even wait for his predecessor to step off the slide’s bottom. Also, note the boy on the photo’s left edge as he races through a short tunnel.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1181-1.jpgLong slides on inflatables are ever-popular with young children, including Saturday at the annual Banana Split Festival in Wilmington. In fact, sometimes a youngster doesn’t even wait for his predecessor to step off the slide’s bottom. Also, note the boy on the photo’s left edge as he races through a short tunnel. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

The group Model Behavior lives up to its billing for high-energy pop, rock, dance and party music when they played Saturday afternoon at the Banana Split Festival.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1196-1.jpgThe group Model Behavior lives up to its billing for high-energy pop, rock, dance and party music when they played Saturday afternoon at the Banana Split Festival. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

As always, food is a big draw at any event where people gather.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_0006-1.jpgAs always, food is a big draw at any event where people gather. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

In the foreground from left, Wilmington Rotary Clubs volunteer Angie Kees squeezes on the finishing creamy touch to the make-it-yourself banana split of Tarah Torres from Morrow, Ohio.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_0015-1.jpgIn the foreground from left, Wilmington Rotary Clubs volunteer Angie Kees squeezes on the finishing creamy touch to the make-it-yourself banana split of Tarah Torres from Morrow, Ohio. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

This young lady enjoys a live act at the Banana Split Festival, dancing along with the music and, for one instant, waving with both hands at the photographer.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_0027-1.jpgThis young lady enjoys a live act at the Banana Split Festival, dancing along with the music and, for one instant, waving with both hands at the photographer. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Clinton Model Aviators exhibit part of their fleet near their booth at the Banana Split Festival in an area where multiple vendors with unique or distinctive items set up shop.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_0029-1.jpgClinton Model Aviators exhibit part of their fleet near their booth at the Banana Split Festival in an area where multiple vendors with unique or distinctive items set up shop. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

Wire artist Kevis Mitchell of Centerville, Ohio, makes people, animals, superheroes and custom sculptures by twisting electrical corded wire.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_0030-1.jpgWire artist Kevis Mitchell of Centerville, Ohio, makes people, animals, superheroes and custom sculptures by twisting electrical corded wire. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal

From left, MyKayla Davison of Trotwood, Ohio, and her companion Precious Ohiembor check out goldfish. They also stopped by a face painter during their festival venture to add to their and others’ fun.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2017/06/web1_DSC_1183-1.jpgFrom left, MyKayla Davison of Trotwood, Ohio, and her companion Precious Ohiembor check out goldfish. They also stopped by a face painter during their festival venture to add to their and others’ fun. Gary Huffenberger | News Journal