From glittery sandcastles made of real sand and baked to a crispy goodness to tropically-themed cards, you could get it all at Sandcastle Days ’08.
The woodwork was exquisite. The fish in the top center is called a mahi-mahi, or dolphin, and is caught in these waters offshore.
This young man told me he just started making stuff out of tires til he came up with this idea, which blew me away. These planters were beautiful, colorful and rust-proof, which is what you need down on the coast with all the salt around. “What an excellent idea!” I told him.
The Jolly Roger crew is a wild, fun-lovin’ one.
The cool part of going early is being able to see the works in progress.
Masters of the craft worked with kids to instill a love of the art in them.
Many people showed up to watch the day’s festivities.
Face painting was provided by Island Princess Face Painting.
This is why we do it.
So many little boys asked for green dragons that we ran out of green paint, so, of course, they wanted blue.
We took our mascot, Princess, and the kids LOVED her.
A product of the public schools.
This was my favorite, ZZ Top.