Cambridge celebrates a ‘HOT’ Firemen Days

Photos by Barb McBreen
Cambridge celebrates a ‘HOT’ Firemen Days

Five-year-old Clara Moore tried her best in the kid’s tractor pull, but didn’t win in her weight class. Moore is the daughter of Seth and Kelli Moore from Cambridge. See more photos on page A2.

Eleven-year-old Vivian Kahler from Cambridge rode the mechanical bull, which was one of many inflatable rides in the park on June 10 during Cambridge Firemen Days.

Dale Christopherson showcased his 1939 Toro tractor in the Cambridge Firemen Days parade on Saturday, June 10.

The Museum of Ag Heritage group provided breakfast at the community center on Saturday, June 10. The group hosts a breakfast once a month beginning in the fall through June. From left volunteers helping with the breakfast included Dick Burns, Connie Passmore, Deanna Keehn, Cindy Fink, John Griffith, Dave Kalsem and Barb Kalsem.

Cambridge Firemen Days started with music in the park and an ice cream social on Friday, June 9. Music included the Cambridge and Trinity United Methodist Praise Band, the Ballard Community Band and the Ballard Community Choir.

The Ballard High School Band marched in the Cambridge Firemen Days parade on Saturday, June 10. The parade included floats, antique tractors and fire departments from several surrounding towns.

Andy Klindt showcased his chainsaw artistry in the park at Cambridge Firemen Days on June 10. During his demonstration he carved a raccoon. Klindt, who is from Des Moines, also had some sculptures on sale in the park. One of the sculptures that attracted a lot of attention was a five-foot carving of an eagle.

Cambridge Firemen Days ended with a concert on Water Street. Jason Brown, a country artist from Nashville, was the main attraction.

Photos by Barb McBreen