Flipping for SummerFest


Sonya Snyder, 14, flips on the bungee trampoline at Summerfest on the Rio at Cole Park on Saturday. Other available activities included a bouncy house, obstacle course, water hamster balls and more.

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Don Richmond and Rod Taylor of The Rifters jam at the south stage of Summerfest on the Rio at Cole Park on Saturday. A total of 12 different bands played between the north and south stages from Friday through Sunday.

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Matt Lenz drills into a potato to prepare a plate of “Twisted Taters” and fried catfish. It’s his third year working at Colorado Springs’ DC Concessions, which has been serving fried catfish from Alabama at the festival for 15 years. A variety of vendors sold food, drinks, jewelry, apparel and artwork.

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Zendon Bernal, 17, drives the train full of smiling kids while Mikyla Johnson, 16, rings the bell. Proceeds from the train ride went to the Alamosa High School Wrestling Club.

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