Bill Melchior and Rebecca Branchau perform downtown
Landon Smythe gets his face painted as a Guy Fawkes mask. Karen Sidletsky of Potsdam does the artwork.
Ruth Turcotte and Phil Demarest of Potsdam run the Potsdam Sandstoner Mega Reunion table
Brendan Hofler and Kristie Sullivan demonstrate weightlifting in front of Beast Fitness
Amber Ormasen spins cotton candy in the Super Sno Cone truck
Morris Hawley of Colton tries on National Grid equipment at Outer Market Mania
Potsdam resident Glenn Seymour is getting his century-old 1916 Overland Touring car ready for the Potsdam Summer Festival Car Show. Submitted photo.
Miri Smith prepares a plate of German food
The Northern New York Lawnmower Racing Assn. displays their machines
Downtown Potsdam is all set up as Summer Festival goers begin to roll in on Thursday.
John Rose serves Rosie's Hawg Dawgs downtown
Outer Market Mania included a birdhouse-making workshop
A Gouverneur boy plays tic tac toe with balls of UPS bubblewrap
Weston Ferguson gets behind a Potsdam firetruck's wheel at the Touch-A-Truck event. In orange is Trevor Graves.
Cuddles T. Clown makes a balloon dinosaur hat for a young festivalgoer
Cindy Parvis of Norwood makes fried dough
12 Struck, featuring Bruce Dewey, right, and Rob Zolner performs Thursday afternoon in downtown Potsdam at the Summer Festival. North Country Now photo by John Basham.
The Norwood Brass Firemen play to a crowd at the ice cream social on Thursday.
George Cayea temps bird meat at the Elks Lodge chicken barbeque on Elm Street in Potsdam on Thursday afternoon.
Funkpunch Junktion performs on Thursday afternoon.
Spectators watch the Norwood Brass Firemen perform at a Thursday ice cream social in Ives Park.
Jeff Stein performs on Thursday evening. His set included a Tragically Hip cover.
Members of the Potsdam Rescue Squad host an information table and ambulance display in Ives Park on Thursday.
Runners in Thursday's Tour de Potsdam take off from the start on Waverly Street. The route lopped through the neighborhood and returned to the launch point.
The walker leg of Thursday's Tour de Potsdam gets underway.
Dan Mullin makes a pulled pork burger at the Mullin's Restaurant food truck on Friday.
All North Country Now photos by Andy Gardner unless indicated