Events

October 4, 2012

Festival was fun time for all

In spite of rainy beginnings, Fort Huachuca’s 2012 Fun Festival proved to be an event enjoyed by hundreds after the skies cleared in time for the weekend. Fifty-seven people and 50 dogs took part in Saturday’s Mutt March at Veterans’ Memorial Park, and the three competitors in this year’s “Rising Star” competition took to the stage Saturday night after being rained out on Friday. Ryan Moore was declared the winner for his performance of “We’re Not Gonna Take This Any More” and took home $500, while Angie Beugeas took second, netting her $300 and Brooke Guckien won $100 for her performance.

The City of Fun Carnival brought rides for all ages and thrill levels, and various local bands provided entertainment for the crowd all weekend long.

On Sunday, Family Day, animals from Barney’s Backyard Petting Zoo were a fair-goer highlight attracting visitors of all ages before the festival wrapped up activities for another year.

“The weather was beautiful and those who attended seemed to have a good time,” said Family and Morale Welfare and Recreation employee Kathy Miller, who videotaped the “Rising Star” contestants and registered those participating in the Mutt March.


Photos by Amber Sebal, FMWR
A group of people gathers around a baby pig at the petting zoo Sunday during this year’s Fun Festival at Veterans’ Memorial Park.


A young boy takes advantage of the rock climbing wall, operated by members of Fort Huachuca’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sherlock the golden retriever is the winner of the “Best Dressed” category during Saturday’s Mutt March, one of the special events that was part of this year’s Fun Festival.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
From left. Angie Beugeas, Brooke Guckein and Ryan Moore hold facsimile checks representing their winnings from the “Operation Rising Star” competition at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Saturday.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ryan Moore, “Operation Rising Star” winner, sings Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” during Saturday night’s final. Moore netted $500 for his performance.




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