SHELTON DAY PHOTOS: Food, businesses, community groups, entertainment, fun and sun!

It was a big turnout for Shelton Day on Sunday, with many local residents heading down to Howe Avenue to check out the action. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

Hundreds of people fill Howe Avenue on Shelton Day 2014, which was boosted by ideal weather.

Hundreds of people fill Howe Avenue on Shelton Day 2014, which was boosted by ideal weather.

The annual street fair in down Shelton featured food vendors, booths highlighting local businesses and organizations, live music, other entertainment, and great weather — with lots of sun and pleasant temperatures for early autumn.

The Shelton High School marching band performs during a Shelton Day ceremony on Howe Avenue

The Shelton High School marching band performs during a Shelton Day ceremony on Howe Avenue.

There were about 140 booths at Shelton Day this year. The event is organized by the Derby-Shelton Rotary Club and helps raise money for the service club’s community projects and scholarship programs.

Thousands of people attended during the course of the six-hour outdoor celebration.

Members of the Natural Blues Band perform at Center Stage.

Members of the Natural Blues Band perform at Center Stage.

Rotary Club members John Daniell of Shelton, left, and Gary Sochrin of Derby enjoy some pizza after having arrived early to help vendors set up their tables.

Rotary Club members John Daniell of Shelton, left, and Gary Sochrin of Derby enjoy some pizza after having arrived early to help vendors set up their tables.

From left, Michelle Silvester, 15; mentor Angela Vitali of Shelton, and Billy Brooks, 14, take a break from visiting all the booths at Shelton Day.

From left, Michelle Silvester, 15; mentor Angela Vitali of Shelton, and Billy Brooks, 14, take a break from visiting all the booths at Shelton Day.

Shelton High School marching band members perform.

Shelton High School marching band members perform.

Jackie Sikorski, left, purchases a Shelton Community Lions Club raffle ticket from club member Rebecca Twombly, center, and club President Kyna Lesko at the service organization’s Shelton Day table.

Jackie Sikorski, left, purchases a Shelton Community Lions Club raffle ticket from club member Rebecca Twombly, center, and club President Kyna Lesko at the service organization’s Shelton Day table.

Huntington Fire Capt. Ryan Mattioli talks to people about becoming volunteers with one of the Shelton Fire Department’s four companies.

Huntington Fire Capt. Ryan Mattioli talks to people about becoming volunteers with one of the Shelton Fire Department’s four companies.

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SHELTON DAY PHOTOS: Sunny skies, 140 vendors and thousands of visitors

What a turnout! Good weather helps attract big Shelton Day crowd

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Howie and the Soul Potatoes play for the crowd at Center Stage.

Howie and the Soul Potatoes play for the crowd at Center Stage.

Shelton resident Howie Eldridge of Howie and the Soul Potatoes has been a part of the local music scene for more than four decades.

Shelton resident Howie Eldridge of Howie and the Soul Potatoes has been a part of the local music scene for more than four decades.

Members of the Shelton High School color guard perform to music at Shelton Day.

Members of the Shelton High School color guard perform to music at Shelton Day.

Bring the Hoopla, a hula hoop shop in Shelton, encouraged people to check out their skills during a demonstration.

Bring the Hoopla, a hula hoop shop in Shelton, encouraged people to check out their skills during a demonstration.

A big crowd turned out for this year’s Shelton Day.

A big crowd turned out for this year’s Shelton Day.

 

 

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