Our first full day (Friday) at the FCRV “Spring-Fling” Rally started out with a 2-mile walk for those members that wanted to go.
A rather nice, scenic route was marked for us by Rally volunteers. It went around a pond and the local park. The weather was cool but dry.
Here’s our friend Linda walking Porter… or is Porter walking Linda?
We walked past the Brush Area Museum and Cultural Center, which is a former schoolhouse built in 1912. Maybe we will find time later to check it out since it’s right next to the fairgrounds where we’re parked.
We returned to the fairgrounds after our walk-about. We logged in our miles at the events building… the miles are converted into “Brush-Bucks” that can be used to purchase FCRV related items.
We hung out at the fairgrounds most of the day except for the girls who went on a scavenger hunt of sorts, to get stamps from local businesses downtown. A drawing for prizes will be held later this weekend for those that participated.
And, then we had a little excitement just before dinnertime. We got tornado warnings on our iPhones and could see the clouds heading our way:
Pretty ominous looking, eh?
The local police even stopped by to make sure we were all aware.
We watched the whirling clouds as they got closer and closer… luckily (for us) they passed over without incident.
We put away all the chairs and tables and hunkered down to hide from the rain that we could still see coming our way after the tornado-like clouds passed. The rain, mixed with a brief hail-storm passed quickly.
We then went to the events building to enjoy a catered meal of BBQ pulled-pork.
There was also a section of “flea-market” type items for sale that we perused. Members donate the items and the proceeds go to the club. There was even a kitchen sink for sale there 🙂
We finished off our first evening with entertainment from a Father/Daughter team. They were really good, and had CDs for sale after the show.
That’s all for now… stay tuned…