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Rain does not slow Forada Days festivities (w/video)

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Six-year-old Olivia Marsh celebrates as her contestant crosses the finish line in first place in the turtle races on Saturday afternoon at Forada Days. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press) 2 / 4
Firefighters battle in the firemen wars at Forada days.3 / 4
Kids take in another round of the Forada Days turtle races on Saturday afternoon. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)4 / 4

Fairgoers at Forada Days dodged sporadic rain showers on Saturday afternoon to enjoy plenty of events at the annual festival.

Besides the parade, attendees also had the opportunity to take in a kids pedal pull, pig races, turtle races and firemen water wars.

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The festival continues Saturday evening with a street concert before wrapping up tomorrow morning with a First Responders homemade breakfast.

Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.

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