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Germanfest 2014 Kicks off Wednesday

Germanfest ramps up with dancing

Photos by Ben Mikesell | The Journal Gazette
ABOVE: Jaylyn Fox, 8, dances with Julia Maxwell, 12, during Germanfest’s opening of the Bier Tent on Wednesday. Jaylyn and Julia are dancers with Fort Wayne Taenzer.
LEFT: James Hower performs the chicken dance at Headwaters Park. The main festival tent opened Wednesday with the traditional opening ceremony and the tapping of the first keg.