Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families


Thursday, October 10th, 2013
Issue 41, Volume 17.


Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Cheri and Tyler Veysey stroll down Main Street with their children Catelyn and Wyatt during the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. The family had just stopped for a yogurt treat.
Cheri and Tyler Veysey stroll down Main Street with their children Catelyn and Wyatt during the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. The family had just stopped for a yogurt treat.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Cody Cantarini pulls a hayride on Main Avenue on Oct. 6 during the Fallbrook Fall Faire. He was driving a 1948 Model B John Deere tractor known as the Johnny Popper. Cantarini completely hand-restored the tractor, which belongs to his grandfather. The Faire attracted hundreds to the Main and Alvarado area.
Cody Cantarini pulls a hayride on Main Avenue on Oct. 6 during the Fallbrook Fall Faire. He was driving a 1948 Model B John Deere tractor known as the Johnny Popper. Cantarini completely hand-restored the tractor, which belongs to his grandfather. The Faire attracted hundreds to the Main and Alvarado area.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Jake Brooks seems a bit leery of the bat painted on his face at the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. The painting was done by Annie Youngblood, president of the Fallbrook Art Association.
Jake Brooks seems a bit leery of the bat painted on his face at the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. The painting was done by Annie Youngblood, president of the Fallbrook Art Association.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Niah Molo gets a kiss from her horse Bob on Main Avenue. Niah and Bob were helping conduct pony rides as part of the Fallbrook Fall Faire on Oct. 6.
Niah Molo gets a kiss from her horse Bob on Main Avenue. Niah and Bob were helping conduct pony rides as part of the Fallbrook Fall Faire on Oct. 6.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Angela Valencia pans for “gold” at the Gem and Mineral Society on Oct. 6. The panning area was set up as part of the Festival of Gems on Alvarado Street.
Angela Valencia pans for “gold” at the Gem and Mineral Society on Oct. 6. The panning area was set up as part of the Festival of Gems on Alvarado Street.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Heaven Bucci works on his chalk art creation on Alvarado Street Oct 6. Chalk art on the street was one of many activities during the Fallbrook Fall Faire and Festival of Gems.
Heaven Bucci works on his chalk art creation on Alvarado Street Oct 6. Chalk art on the street was one of many activities during the Fallbrook Fall Faire and Festival of Gems.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Flavia Mendez places a silent auction bid for a piece of mineral while her children Manteo and Martina watch other bidders in the Gem and Mineral Society on Oct. 6. The silent auction was one of the events of the Festival of Gems.
Flavia Mendez places a silent auction bid for a piece of mineral while her children Manteo and Martina watch other bidders in the Gem and Mineral Society on Oct. 6. The silent auction was one of the events of the Festival of Gems.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Twin sisters Julia and Lauren Haigh watch the tiny chips fly as Jan Greenwald demonstrates wood turning on his lathe during the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. Greenwald is known as “Mr. G” to Fallbrook High School students.
Twin sisters Julia and Lauren Haigh watch the tiny chips fly as Jan Greenwald demonstrates wood turning on his lathe during the Fallbrook Fall Faire, Oct. 6. Greenwald is known as “Mr. G” to Fallbrook High School students.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Jaycee Krier enjoys a pony ride in her new face paint on Main Avenue. The pony ride and face paint were part of the Fallbrook Fall Faire.
Jaycee Krier enjoys a pony ride in her new face paint on Main Avenue. The pony ride and face paint were part of the Fallbrook Fall Faire.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Zarick MacDonald works on his chalk art in the middle of Alvarado Street. Zarick said his chalk art was going to be a city when finished. Alvarado and Main were blocked off for the Fallbrook Fall Faire.
Zarick MacDonald works on his chalk art in the middle of Alvarado Street. Zarick said his chalk art was going to be a city when finished. Alvarado and Main were blocked off for the Fallbrook Fall Faire.

Fall Faire and Festival of Gems offer fun for families - Ken Seals photo. - Aidan Johnson works on a pink and yellow chalk “Zombie” drawing on Alvarado Street. Street chalk drawing was one of the many activities for young people in the Fallbrook Fall Faire.
Aidan Johnson works on a pink and yellow chalk “Zombie” drawing on Alvarado Street. Street chalk drawing was one of the many activities for young people in the Fallbrook Fall Faire.


 

4 comments

Comment Profile ImageAmerican Geode (@AmericanGeode)
Comment #1 | Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 at 6:15 pm
Very cool mixture of events. Something for everyone. Rockhound or not, will be a great time.
Good luck,

American Geode
Comment Profile ImageMARQUI
Comment #2 | Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Hi! The little girl getting a kiss from her pony, BOB, is NIAH MOLO, not Nafi Wold. :(
VN Staff - thank you for letting us know.
Comment Profile ImageJAS
Comment #3 | Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:12 am
I had a great time, viewed every booth, visited a lot of shops, love the gems and minerals, I really wanted to sit in the petting zoo. Am sooo looking forward to next years event.
Comment Profile ImageFallbrook Mom
Comment #4 | Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 4:40 pm
This was a beautiful festival and celebrates the closeness we have as a community. I really appreciate all the volunteers ! Thank you guys!

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