Tunkhannock’s Founders Day goes on despite rain

June 29th, 2015 12:00 pm

Carrie Askew, right, and Bruce Stankus perform together as ‘Farm Dog’ during Founders Day in Tunkhannock.
Umbrellas and vendor tents dot the Tioga Street landscape in Tunkhannock during a rainy Founders Day.
Pat Bull, owner of Place in the Heart in Nazareth, hangs floral decorations at her tent.
Kiwanis Wyoming County Fair Jr. Queen Second Alternate Madison Sickler, left, and First Alternate Emma Rushworth, both of Meshoppen, walk in the rain at Founders Day in Tunkhannock.
Passersby look at decorative glassware at the Marie Glassware tent.
Three-year-old Issac C., of Tunkhannock, demonstrates it’s all in the wrist with his new toy.
Keystone College students Mike Gomez, Nick Dvorak and Gabriela Salvat advertise the Duck Derby at Tunkhannock’s Founders Day.
Hayley St. Clair, 4, of Tunkhannock, tries her hand at Duck Hoops with the assistance of Bob Barkley of the United Way of Wyoming County.
GEM 104’s Hoyt Keiser, right, learns about a 1931 Model A from Trucksville native and car owner Don Anderson and Conrad Baut, of Shavertown, at the Ford Model A car show at Tunkhannock’s Founders Day.
Conrad Baut, right, of Shavertown, talks with Michael Curcerello, of Falls, at the Ford Model A car show.
Karen Budd, of Honesdale, takes shelter from the rain inside her husband Jim’s 1931 Ford Model A.

TUNKHANNOCK — Tunkhannock Founders Day, the 33rd annual street festival with artisan booths, street musicians, food specialties, demonstrations and entertainment was held in downtown Tunkhannock on June 27, despite a forecast for rain. This year the event celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the founding of Tunkhannock. The Founders Day Car Show, sponsored by the Villa Capri Cruisers, was also held on Saturday at Sherwood Chevrolet on East Tioga Street.