PHOTOS: Community and culture celebrated during Lacombe Days

Stilts walkers were a new addition to this year's iRecover Lacombe Days Parade on Saturday, July 27, low-fiving parade-goers seated along 51 Ave. (Ashli Barrett/Lacombe Globe) Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

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The Red Deer Legion Pipe Band performs during the Lacombe Days Parade on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The pipe band and the Al Azhar Arabian band were the only musical performances during the parade due to a shortage of marching bands available. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Members of the Lacombe Legion wave as they pass by during the Lacombe Days parade. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Teams of horses carry dignitaries and municpal leaders throughout the parade route. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Lacombe Vintage Machinery Club had a number of tractors in the parade, including this John Deere tractor. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Al Azhar Shriners, staple participants in any parade, pass by with mini trucks, semis and other toy cars. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Local Dancer’s Edge Dance students bust moves along the Lacombe Days Parade route on Saturday. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Chinese summer students visiting Lacombe as part of Wolf Creek Public Schools’ International Learning Program were decked out in Canada flags and hats as they walked the Lacombe Days parade route on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Shadow Box, a new boxing club in town, took their class to the streets, practicing punches while moving through the parade route. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Soapys Car Washs large rubber duck was a hit with attendees of the iRecover Lacombe Days parade.

Members of the Lacombe Fire Dept. were joined by a young fire dog – a Dalmatian – on the Lacombe Days parade route. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Anna Vincent, 10, tries her hand at using a fire hose at the Lacombe Fire Dept. during their barbecue and junior firefighter games following the parade on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The fire dept. hosts such an event every year. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

A Show n’ Shine followed the Lacombe Days parade Saturday July 27, 2019 in the Lacombe Memorial Centre. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

A fire dancer performs ahead of the fireworks at Cranna Lake as part of Lacombe Days festivities on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

For the first time in a over a year, fireworks lit up Cranna Lake in Lacombe. Fireworks were cancelled because of inclimate weather for both Canada Day and the Light Up the Night Festival and were replaced during last year’s Lacombe Days festivities with a light show.

 

Alana Broad, 5, makes her way across a balance beam in an kids’ agiility course during the Penny Carnival at the Lacombe Memorial Centre Sunday, July 28, 2019 as part of Lacombe Days festivities. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Zavier Sundt catches a magnetic fish at the Penny Carnival at the Lacombe Memorial Centre on Sunday, July 28, 2019 as part of Lacombe Days festivities. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Kita no Taiko drummers from Edmonton perform before a crowd of people in the Lacombe Memorial Centre parking lot on Sunday afternoon as part of Lacombe Days festivities. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Kita no Taiko Japanese drumming group performs in the Lacombe Memorial Centre parking lot in Lacombe, Alta. on Sunday July 28,2019 as part of Lacombe Days festivities.

The Kita no Taiko Japanese drumming group performs in the Lacombe Memorial Centre parking lot in Lacombe, Alta. on Sunday July 28,2019 as part of Lacombe Days festivities. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

Volunteers are put through a mini Japanese drumming workshop by the Kita no Taiko drummers on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

The Kita no Taiko drummers from Edmonton perform before a crowd of people in the Lacombe Memorial Centre parking lot on Sunday afternoon as part of Lacombe Days festivities.

One of the Indian Relay Race participants waves to the crowd as he finishes his race at the Track on 2 Sunday, July 29, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

First Nations dancers perform at the Track on 2 following the Indian Relay Races on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

First Nations dancers perform at the Track on 2 following the Indian Relay Races on Sunday, July 28, 2019. Ashli Barrett / Lacombe Globe

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