A pancake breakfast, rides, and the opening day parade spotlight opening day
RIDGEFIELD — The Berezhnoy household from Vancouver discovered some shade to attend for the parade throughout the opening day of the Clark County Truthful on Friday.
It turned out, they needed to discover a little bit extra room than anticipated. Their “household” had grown since they arrived. They’d 4 new stuffed animals, together with a big crimson llama.
“First strive, too,” Oleg Berezhnoy stated of his rating on the carnival.
Elsa, 10, was holding a dolphin and a canine. She earned one among her prizes by capturing turkeys with a cork gun. The important thing to her success?
“I used to be the one who bought a BB gun for my birthday,” she stated.
Milania, 5, was holding the massive llama.
Alla Berezhnoy stated she remembered watching the primary opening day parade, again when the Clark County Truthful celebrated its a hundred and fiftieth 12 months in 2018.
The household returned, with so many others, for the 2022 opening day, celebrating the primary Clark County Truthful since 2019, earlier than the pandemic.
Was it “Well worth the Wait” because the theme for this 12 months’s truthful suggests?
“It’s superior. We prefer it. It brings all people collectively,” Oleg stated.
Justin and Stephani Marvin introduced their 5-and-a-half-year-old, Murphy, to the parade, too.
“We have been up at 7:30, able to rock ‘n roll this morning,” Justin stated.
The Marvin household missed the truthful lately. It had turn into a practice to attend.
“It’s been enjoyable coming again. We have now images of our final time, when she was 2-and-a-half,” Justin stated.
Stephani stated one of the best a part of the truthful is the meals, particularly the baked potatoes. Murphy stated the merry-go-round within the carnival is her favourite.
Oh, and by 1 p.m., the Marvin household had seen lots of the animals.
“Most of them, however not all of them,” Murphy stated matter of factly.
Sounds just like the household had a mission as quickly because the parade ended.
“We’re going to keep so long as we’ve bought the power to remain,” Justin stated. “We’ve had a very nice time.”
Main the opening day parade have been the Mountain View Clydesdales. Nancy Alexander and Sandra Put up have been using behind Quaid and Hammer. Hammer stands 18-2 palms. Huge and exquisite.
“It’s superior to be again right here on the truthful,” Alexander stated. “We recognize them inviting us again.”
They’ll have a every day present, proudly displaying their Clydesdales on daily basis at midday.
Alexander stated she has been in numerous parades. She began using in parades when she was 10 years previous. She is now “retirement age” and does this as a passion.
This quick parade, although, was particular. It marked the return of the Clark County Truthful after a two-year void in the summertime schedule.
“It’s nice to see all people coming again to the truthful,” Alexander stated. “They’re welcoming the horses again. They’re coming right down to the barn. It’s an awesome expertise. It is a improbable opening day. It’s nice to see all people right here.”