— — Thousands lined the streets of the Twin Cities for Tuesday's annual Canal fest parade, despite scorching summer temperatures.
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- A CRAFTY AFFAIR
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- And the winner is ...
- Canal Fest Diaper Derby takes the stage And theyâ€™re off! Neck-in-neck they race down their lanes, until the baby in lane two pulls ahead. It seems like a sure win, until he sits down smiling at his mother, bouncing on his knees and laughing. Then, the baby in lane one comes from behind and crosses the line, winning the heat and a baby-sized T-shirt.
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The Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria replicated for Sika Challenge
When Marcus Gillebaard arrives at Canal Fest on Saturday evening he'll come with a team of explorers all dressed like Conquistadors and he'll be going by the name Christopher Columbus.
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Chasing light, catching shadows
Local artists braved the heat and easel-endangering gusty breezes Friday to take part in the first Canal Fest Paint Out, sponsored by the Carnegie Art Center in North Tonawanda. The Carnegie's building on Goundry Street served as a home base of sorts for artists, providing parking, a bathroom and a place to sit down while they scouted out painting locations throughout the area.
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