Pumpkins, Alpacas and German Heritage fill festivals


Jeff Brandewie, left, and Andy Schaffer, both of Fort Loramie, cook brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Teegan Shoe, 10, of Sidney, son of Danyel Fahnestock and Jeremy Shoe, clings to a surfboard ride at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Ken Hemmelgarn, of New Bremen, competes in a game of corn hole at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Noah Spradlin, left, 6, swings a hammer as he tries to ring a bell while his sister Lily Spradlin, 8, both of Sidney, both the children of Joe and Nikki Spradlin, watches at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sophia MacKenzie, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Pat and Jill MacKenzie, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Carmen Reverendo, left, helps Elijah Laine, 10, both of Sidney, son of Blake Laine and Deborah Parker, guide an alpaca through an obstacle course at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Isaac Heitkamp, 5, of New Bremen, son of Eric and Jenny Heitkamp, takes part in sidewalk chalk drawing which was offered at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Tara Kremer, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Hollie and Jason Kremer, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelly Zeller, left, looks at a pouch being sold by Kristen Nelson, both of New Bremen, at New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Nelson is the owner of Your Cup of Tea Crochet.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Liam Corrigan, 6, of Kettering, son of Allison and Kelly Corrigan, looks at his newly painted face in a mirror at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Live music and traditional German food attracted a crowd at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Elijah Heitkamp, 8, son of Doug and Kristin Heitkamp, rides on a keg bike pushed by Beau Boerger, 5, both of Fort Loramie, son of Craig and Lisa Boerger, at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Anna Henry, 11, of Houston, daughter of Jill and Shawn Henry, holds a baby alpaca name Moon Stone while a curious alpaca named Abendigo shows up at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Nick Eilerman, center, takes a drink offered by Nate Barhorst, as Doug Heitkamp, all of Fort Loramie, watches at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. The three German Heritage Days committee members were demonstrating the proper way to perform the keg race.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shannon Pence, of New Bremen, paints a tree during a painting class at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.


Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Jeff Brandewie, left, and Andy Schaffer, both of Fort Loramie, cook brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.

Teegan Shoe, 10, of Sidney, son of Danyel Fahnestock and Jeremy Shoe, clings to a surfboard ride at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.

Ken Hemmelgarn, of New Bremen, competes in a game of corn hole at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Noah Spradlin, left, 6, swings a hammer as he tries to ring a bell while his sister Lily Spradlin, 8, both of Sidney, both the children of Joe and Nikki Spradlin, watches at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.

Sophia MacKenzie, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Pat and Jill MacKenzie, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Carmen Reverendo, left, helps Elijah Laine, 10, both of Sidney, son of Blake Laine and Deborah Parker, guide an alpaca through an obstacle course at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.

Isaac Heitkamp, 5, of New Bremen, son of Eric and Jenny Heitkamp, takes part in sidewalk chalk drawing which was offered at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Tara Kremer, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Hollie and Jason Kremer, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Shelly Zeller, left, looks at a pouch being sold by Kristen Nelson, both of New Bremen, at New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Nelson is the owner of Your Cup of Tea Crochet.

Liam Corrigan, 6, of Kettering, son of Allison and Kelly Corrigan, looks at his newly painted face in a mirror at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Live music and traditional German food attracted a crowd at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.

Elijah Heitkamp, 8, son of Doug and Kristin Heitkamp, rides on a keg bike pushed by Beau Boerger, 5, both of Fort Loramie, son of Craig and Lisa Boerger, at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.

Anna Henry, 11, of Houston, daughter of Jill and Shawn Henry, holds a baby alpaca name Moon Stone while a curious alpaca named Abendigo shows up at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.

Nick Eilerman, center, takes a drink offered by Nate Barhorst, as Doug Heitkamp, all of Fort Loramie, watches at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. The three German Heritage Days committee members were demonstrating the proper way to perform the keg race.

Shannon Pence, of New Bremen, paints a tree during a painting class at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.

Jeff Brandewie, left, and Andy Schaffer, both of Fort Loramie, cook brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals14.jpgJeff Brandewie, left, and Andy Schaffer, both of Fort Loramie, cook brats at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Teegan Shoe, 10, of Sidney, son of Danyel Fahnestock and Jeremy Shoe, clings to a surfboard ride at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals13.jpgTeegan Shoe, 10, of Sidney, son of Danyel Fahnestock and Jeremy Shoe, clings to a surfboard ride at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Ken Hemmelgarn, of New Bremen, competes in a game of corn hole at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals10.jpgKen Hemmelgarn, of New Bremen, competes in a game of corn hole at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Noah Spradlin, left, 6, swings a hammer as he tries to ring a bell while his sister Lily Spradlin, 8, both of Sidney, both the children of Joe and Nikki Spradlin, watches at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals12.jpgNoah Spradlin, left, 6, swings a hammer as he tries to ring a bell while his sister Lily Spradlin, 8, both of Sidney, both the children of Joe and Nikki Spradlin, watches at the 6th annual Port Jefferson Community Harvest Day held by New Life Church. The free event, held Saturday, Sept. 24, included bounce houses, games, and rides. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Sophia MacKenzie, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Pat and Jill MacKenzie, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals9.jpgSophia MacKenzie, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Pat and Jill MacKenzie, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Carmen Reverendo, left, helps Elijah Laine, 10, both of Sidney, son of Blake Laine and Deborah Parker, guide an alpaca through an obstacle course at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals15.jpgCarmen Reverendo, left, helps Elijah Laine, 10, both of Sidney, son of Blake Laine and Deborah Parker, guide an alpaca through an obstacle course at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Isaac Heitkamp, 5, of New Bremen, son of Eric and Jenny Heitkamp, takes part in sidewalk chalk drawing which was offered at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals11.jpgIsaac Heitkamp, 5, of New Bremen, son of Eric and Jenny Heitkamp, takes part in sidewalk chalk drawing which was offered at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Tara Kremer, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Hollie and Jason Kremer, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals8.jpgTara Kremer, 8, of New Bremen, daughter of Hollie and Jason Kremer, competes in a pumpkin pie eating contest at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shelly Zeller, left, looks at a pouch being sold by Kristen Nelson, both of New Bremen, at New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Nelson is the owner of Your Cup of Tea Crochet.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals5.jpgShelly Zeller, left, looks at a pouch being sold by Kristen Nelson, both of New Bremen, at New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Nelson is the owner of Your Cup of Tea Crochet. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Liam Corrigan, 6, of Kettering, son of Allison and Kelly Corrigan, looks at his newly painted face in a mirror at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals6.jpgLiam Corrigan, 6, of Kettering, son of Allison and Kelly Corrigan, looks at his newly painted face in a mirror at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Live music and traditional German food attracted a crowd at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals3.jpgLive music and traditional German food attracted a crowd at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Elijah Heitkamp, 8, son of Doug and Kristin Heitkamp, rides on a keg bike pushed by Beau Boerger, 5, both of Fort Loramie, son of Craig and Lisa Boerger, at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals4.jpgElijah Heitkamp, 8, son of Doug and Kristin Heitkamp, rides on a keg bike pushed by Beau Boerger, 5, both of Fort Loramie, son of Craig and Lisa Boerger, at the Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Anna Henry, 11, of Houston, daughter of Jill and Shawn Henry, holds a baby alpaca name Moon Stone while a curious alpaca named Abendigo shows up at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals1.jpgAnna Henry, 11, of Houston, daughter of Jill and Shawn Henry, holds a baby alpaca name Moon Stone while a curious alpaca named Abendigo shows up at Count Your Blessings Alpacas which was celebrating National Alpaca Farm Days Saturday, Sept. 24. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Nick Eilerman, center, takes a drink offered by Nate Barhorst, as Doug Heitkamp, all of Fort Loramie, watches at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. The three German Heritage Days committee members were demonstrating the proper way to perform the keg race.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals2.jpgNick Eilerman, center, takes a drink offered by Nate Barhorst, as Doug Heitkamp, all of Fort Loramie, watches at Fort Loramie German Heritage Days Saturday, Sept. 24. The three German Heritage Days committee members were demonstrating the proper way to perform the keg race. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News

Shannon Pence, of New Bremen, paints a tree during a painting class at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26.
http://sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_SDN092616Festivals7.jpgShannon Pence, of New Bremen, paints a tree during a painting class at the New Bremen Pumpkinfest, Saturday, Sept. 26. Luke Gronneberg | Sidney Daily News
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