Picklefest in pictures

The annual town festival filled the streets with fun for the whole family.

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Picklefest 2022 grand marshals were Wayne and Bonnie Uberto.
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HEWITT — If your going to do it, they say, do it in Hewitt. Well, hundreds of people made the trek to Hewitt to do whatever they could during the town's annual festival on Friday and Saturday.
With a petting zoo, parade, coin dig, softball tournament, lawnmower pulls and tours of the historical society among other fun, it was a busy and warm day for sure.
Leading the parade were well known contributors of the community Wayne and Bonnie Uberto as the grand marshals.

Wayne Uberto of Hewitt answers with equal aplomb to either of two handles. He's a retired dairy farmer now living on a hobby farm west of town, or Mister Music Man, the trombone player, as at home on stage in Madison Square Garden or Carnegie Hal...

People flocked to the street edges and corners to get candy piled on. There was no shortage political candidates handing out pamphlets and stickers to every man woman and child.
Much to the delight of kids along the route, the Bertha-Hewitt School District handed out some sweet shades to relieve the eyes from the sunshine.

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The Bears roared into town on a float sporting the school pride.
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With the parade over, the crowd dispersed to bounce houses, ball games and historic tours. It was a great gathering of friends and families.

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The classrooms at the former Hewitt School came to life with visitors on Friday and Saturday. The Hewitt Historical Museum remain open on Sundays from 1 - 4 p.m.
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