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updated: 8/9/2014 8:17 PM

Lakemoor Fest celebrates 19 years

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  • Jimmy Nielsen of Lilymoor takes aim while playing in the horseshoe tournament Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor. "I come here every year -- this is so much fun," Nielsen said. "I took third in 1999."

       Jimmy Nielsen of Lilymoor takes aim while playing in the horseshoe tournament Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor. "I come here every year -- this is so much fun," Nielsen said. "I took third in 1999."
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Maria Rodante, 5, left, plays with her sister, Ariana, 6, outside their dad's "Tacos Express" food truck Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.

       Maria Rodante, 5, left, plays with her sister, Ariana, 6, outside their dad's "Tacos Express" food truck Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Austin Britt of Kruegers Farm of Lakemoor turns corn on the grill Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.

       Austin Britt of Kruegers Farm of Lakemoor turns corn on the grill Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Eric Baillargeon of McHenry plays in the horseshoe tournament Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.

       Eric Baillargeon of McHenry plays in the horseshoe tournament Saturday during Lakemoor Fest at Morrison Park in Lakemoor.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald staff report

A horseshoe tournament, bands, food, carnival rides, a fishing derby, games and fireworks were all part of the fun Saturday during the 19th annual Lakemoor Fest.

The festival at Morrison Park started in 1995 as a small community event to bring residents and neighbors together.

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An estimated 30,000 people are expected to attend the festival during this weekend.

The fest continues from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at the park at 233 Rand Road (Route 120).

Visit lakemoorfest.net for more information.

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