A perfect day for a ‘Stroll’

Emily Thoen, 11, of Harris, proudly displays the mosaic glass art she made at Pioneer Farm. Children were welcome to draw a design and hand pick the glass they wanted cut to create a work of art. Fused Glass Art artist Kal Sanders opened her studio for all to enjoy. 
Fused Glass Art artist Kal Sanders shows Oliver Chambers, 11, of Rush City, how she cuts glass on her band saw. Both artist and student enjoyed seeing Oliver’s mosaic glass design come to life during the Stark Stroll. F & S Acres provided miniature horse rides at Pioneer Farm. Mya Johnson, 6, of Duluth, enjoys the cart ride on a wooded path across the road from Fish Lake. The Bee Wranglers, Kevin Sandy Vance, of Harris, provide beekeeping demos at Pioneer Farm. Folks from the nearby area were interested in seeing and learning about the process of honey making.  
Goin’ Up North Liquors, of Harris, was one of many floats participating in the second annual Stark Stroll parade. The parade was twice the size it was last year. Cecilia Graves, 17 months, of Rush Point, took a closer look at two goats during the petting zoo at Pioneer Farm. Andre Apmann, 10, Stanchfield, shows off his mosaic stepping stone at Pioneer Farm. He enjoyed creating a random design when adding colorful glass pieces to the wet mortar.
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Emily Thoen, 11, of Harris, proudly displays the mosaic glass art she made at Pioneer Farm. Children were welcome to draw a design and hand pick the glass they wanted cut to create a work of art. Fused Glass Art artist Kal Sanders opened her studio for all to enjoy.

The second annual Stark Summer Stroll was held in the city of Stark, near Harris, June 28. The event featured a parade, petting zoo, glass art and more.

Photos by Melanie M Hedberg