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Melon Splash: Annual celebration of the Green River melon

Roper Crane sticks to the cotton candy, who needs melon anyway?
Braden Quarnberg seems to enjoy his Green River melon.

The annual Melon Days celebration was held over the weekend in Green River.

The event started on Friday with Green River baseball games.

The Miss Melon Days pageant was held that evening. The breakfast started Saturday activities and softball games were held all day and all night.

The square dancers danced at the park on Friday and Saturday nights.

There was a parade on Saturday along with games and a program in the park.

Charley Jenkins brought his show to town on Saturday night at the elementary school.

Fireworks topped off the busy weekend for residents and visitors.

Green River melon was given away in the park for free and contributed by local melon growers.

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