July 12, 2022 Slideshows

2022 Annie & Mary Day 

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Photo By Mark Larson
The 2022 Annie & Mary Day Parade Grand Marshal was Michael Fields, recent new owner of The Logger Bar and long-time producing artistic director of the Dell'Arte Company. He rode to the start of the parade while seated in the bear chair from "Blue Lake the Opera" in this pickup decked out with Logger Bar banners – including a banner that read, "Our beer is colder than your exes heart."
Photo By Mark Larson
The 2022 Annie & Mary Day Parade Grand Marshal was Michael Fields, recent new owner of The Logger Bar and long-time producing artistic director of the Dell'Arte Company. He rode to the start of the parade while seated in the bear chair from "Blue Lake the Opera." As Buddy, one of Fields' favorite characters, frequently said, "I love Blue Friggin Lake California."
Photo By Mark Larson
Bridget McCracken, former actor and stage, tour, production and booking manager at The Dell'Arte Company and now living in San Francisco, joined the 2022 Annie & Mary Day Parade Grand Marshall Michael Fields in the back of Lynnie Horrigan's pickup prior to the parade,
Photo By Mark Larson
Jamie Bondage with the Rag Doll Review convertible lined up for the parade start with Amber Lust (back left) and others in charge of throwing candy to attendees.
Photo By Mark Larson
Every small-town parade needs a vintage fire truck and a current model from the Blue Lake Fire Department to lead the way.
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Matt Watts, of Blue Lake, and his one-man band proceeded The Ladies of the Lake, the women's side of a Blue Lake civic organization, in the parade.
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This vintage VW bus with the Redwood Shrine Club of Eureka was back again for another flag-waving, horn-blowing ride in the parade.
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This year the Humboldt Highlanders Pipe Band provided the only live music in the parade.
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Members of the Mad River Old Crows, the men's side of the Blue Lake civic organization, carried its large crow puppet in the parade.
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Members of the Blue Lake Saddle Club brought their horses to the parade.
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Louis Huntzinger, of Blue Lake, is at the end of every Annie & Mary Day parade to help clean up after the horses and this year provided a SCOTUS-decision commentary with his sign.
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After the parade was over this year, the driver of the vintage Blue Lake Fire Department fire truck had to recruit bystanders to help push the vehicle back to its garage space.
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Annie & Mary Day Parade Grand Marshal Michael Fields, recent new owner of The Logger Bar, rejoiced as he was dropped off at the bar after the parade.
Photo By Mark Larson
Annie & Mary Day also featured a wide mix of vintage vehicles in the Bill Nessler Car Show along Railroad Avenue in Blue Lake. This one-of-a-kind "Super Charged 1965 Chevrolet 'Double Puff'" truck owned by Tim Lorenzo, of Eureka, featured a mirror inside the hood to give onlookers a better view of the motor.
Photo By Mark Larson
These two attendees stopped to take a selfie in the mirror inside the hood of Tim Lorenzo's one-of-a-kind "Super Charged 1965 Chevrolet 'Double Puff'" truck.
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Lacking a fish-eye lens, the photographer made use of a moon hubcap to photograph a 1957 Chevrolet in the Bill Nessler Car Show.
Photo By Mark Larson
After the parade. attendees headed over to Perigot Park for food, drink and craft vendors and live music sets by the Spindrifters (in photo), The Lost Dogs, Papa Haole & the Fleas, and Barn Fire.
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One of the more popular drink vendors on this warm, sunny Sunday afternoon was the fundraiser offered by Friends of Annie & Mary Rail-Trail (the proposed 6.8 mile trail would follow sections of the historic Arcata-Mad River rail corridor from Arcata to Blue Lake).
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This eye-catching craft vendor offered repurposed cans and other objects made into "Tin Man" porch hangers.
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After walking in the parade, Hope Lafferty, of Blue Lake and a recent graduate of Dell'Arte, pitched her "Woe v Rage" buttons to attendees in the food, drink and craft vendor area in Perigot Photo By Mark Larson
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Photo By Mark Larson
Jamie Bondage with the Rag Doll Review convertible lined up for the parade start with Amber Lust (back left) and others in charge of throwing candy to attendees.

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