Corn Fest, parade shine despite rain


The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


John Hamilton | News Journal

The Saturday competition brought out the best of the area’s finest skillet tossers.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Despite a mix of drizzle and pouring rain Saturday, the roasting of corn went on.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Marian Miller and Josh Sams work the Leadership Clinton cobbler and slushie booth.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Cool treats were good even in the cooler weather.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Lining up to try their hand at one of the East Clinton FFA activities indoors Saturday.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Enjoying their new balloon animals.


Tom Barr | News Journal

A family well-prepared for cool and damp weather Saturday.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Taking aim at the cups.


Tom Barr | News Journal

There were lots of mini animals at the East Clinton FFA Petting Zoo over the weekend.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Richard James welcomes some visitors to the American Legion booth.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.


Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.


Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.


Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The Saturday competition brought out the best of the area’s finest skillet tossers.

Despite a mix of drizzle and pouring rain Saturday, the roasting of corn went on.

Marian Miller and Josh Sams work the Leadership Clinton cobbler and slushie booth.

Cool treats were good even in the cooler weather.

Lining up to try their hand at one of the East Clinton FFA activities indoors Saturday.

Enjoying their new balloon animals.

A family well-prepared for cool and damp weather Saturday.

Taking aim at the cups.

There were lots of mini animals at the East Clinton FFA Petting Zoo over the weekend.

Richard James welcomes some visitors to the American Legion booth.

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

Patti and George Cook were queen and king, respectively, of the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.

Getting in some cow-milking practice on Saturday.

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0530-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0422-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0431-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0440-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0443-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0448-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0469-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0514-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_DSC_0515-2.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. John Hamilton | News Journal

The Saturday competition brought out the best of the area’s finest skillet tossers.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_skillet-toss-1.jpgThe Saturday competition brought out the best of the area’s finest skillet tossers. Tom Barr | News Journal

Despite a mix of drizzle and pouring rain Saturday, the roasting of corn went on.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_roasting-corn-1.jpgDespite a mix of drizzle and pouring rain Saturday, the roasting of corn went on. Tom Barr | News Journal

Marian Miller and Josh Sams work the Leadership Clinton cobbler and slushie booth.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_marian-and-josh-1.jpgMarian Miller and Josh Sams work the Leadership Clinton cobbler and slushie booth. Tom Barr | News Journal

Cool treats were good even in the cooler weather.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_eating-ice-cream-1.jpgCool treats were good even in the cooler weather. Tom Barr | News Journal

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_three-boys-1.jpgTom Barr | News Journal

Lining up to try their hand at one of the East Clinton FFA activities indoors Saturday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_awaiting-ball-toss-ecffa-1.jpgLining up to try their hand at one of the East Clinton FFA activities indoors Saturday. Tom Barr | News Journal

Enjoying their new balloon animals.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_boy-and-2-girls-1.jpgEnjoying their new balloon animals. Tom Barr | News Journal

A family well-prepared for cool and damp weather Saturday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_cute-family-1.jpgA family well-prepared for cool and damp weather Saturday. Tom Barr | News Journal

https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_ec-ffa-art-1.jpgTom Barr | News Journal

Taking aim at the cups.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_ecffa-ball-toss-1.jpgTaking aim at the cups. Tom Barr | News Journal

There were lots of mini animals at the East Clinton FFA Petting Zoo over the weekend.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_petting-zoo-ecffa-1.jpgThere were lots of mini animals at the East Clinton FFA Petting Zoo over the weekend. Tom Barr | News Journal

Richard James welcomes some visitors to the American Legion booth.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_richard-legion-1.jpgRichard James welcomes some visitors to the American Legion booth. Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_flag-raising-civil-war-1.jpgWilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival. Tom Barr | News Journal

Wilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_flag-raising-1.jpgWilmington American Legion Post 49 Honor Guard received the colors from members of Company C, 48 OVVI (Civil War Re-enactors) and raise them to open the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_honor-guard-parade-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_john-deere-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_parade-waving-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_tractor-and-hat-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_CMH-parade-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_farmall-parade-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_flags-parade-1-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_flags-parade-2-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

Patti and George Cook were queen and king, respectively, of the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_corn-king-and-queen.jpgPatti and George Cook were queen and king, respectively, of the 2018 Clinton County Corn Festival. Courtesy photo

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_more-john-deeres-parade-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

The weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_patriotic-tractor-parade-1.jpgThe weather couldn’t (completely) dampen the annual Corn Festival parade through downtown Wilmington on Saturday morning, as well as the rest of the festival on Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds. Crowds were down especially Saturday as Mother Nature brought a steady diet of drizzzle to showers to downpours. Charles Rose | Courtesy photos

Getting in some cow-milking practice on Saturday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2018/09/web1_milkiing-cow-1.jpgGetting in some cow-milking practice on Saturday. Tom Barr | News Journal