Having fun at the St. Joseph Carnival and Food Fest in Shelton

Michele Schwartz and daughter Savanna, 2, are all smiles after going down the slide at the St. Joseph School’s annual Carnival and Food Fest in Shelton on Wednesday evening. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

They were at the festival with father Sam and Savanna’s younger brother Michael, who is 5 months old.

The festival continues nightly through Saturday, May 24 on the parish grounds, 430 Coram Ave.

The event features rides, games, food and a raffle. Hours for the remaining nights are Thursday from 6-10 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 6-11 p.m.

Look for more photos from the carnival and food festival on this website in the coming days.

Lots on the menu

Carnival-goers can eat everything from eggplant subs to hamburgers, and porketta sandwiches to grilled kielbasa-and-sauerkraut.

Some of the other items on the menu are Italian chicken sandwiches, sausage-and-peppers, barbecue sandwiches, liver-and-bacon, steak sandwiches, meatball subs, pierogies, and chicken nuggets.

Also, hot dogs, chili dogs, mozzarella sticks, empanadas, onion rings, fries, chili fries, wings, clam chowder and chili.

Proceeds benefit St. Joseph Catholic School, which offers classes for pre-kindergarten to eighth grade students.