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Crafts, food anchor Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair

Lachele Edevold of Pequot Lakes, left, and Chelsey Bartel of Brainerd enjoy Giovanni's Pizza at the annual Taste of Pequot on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Trailside Park.Photo by Nancy Vogt1 / 5
Lisa Olson, left, of Big Lake, and Becky Bontjes of Baxter smell soaps at All Things Herbal at the Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes.Photo by Nancy Vogt2 / 5
Nick Burton of Pine Peaks in Breezy Point finishes making a reuben sandwich at the Taste of Pequot. Other area restaurants that participated were Giovanni's, Tasty Pizza North and the Hungry Loon Cafe.Photo by Nancy Vogt3 / 5
Dick and Sue Hayes of Wilmington, N.C., eat bowls of Hungarian Mushroom Soup from the Hungry Loon Cafe in Pequot Lakes at Saturday's annual Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair at Trailside Park. The couple was visiting the area for the first time. Photo by Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal4 / 5
Bethany Backer of Bethany Backer Designs hangs some of her craftwork at the Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes.Photo by Nancy Vogt5 / 5

Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes was full of people looking at crafts and tasting local offerings for the annual Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair.

Craft booths lined both sides of the Paul Bunyan Trail featuring all different kinds of homemade wares.

Four area restaurants participated in the Taste of Pequot:

• Hungry Loon Cafe serving Hungarian Mushroom Soup.

• Tasty Pizza North serving pizza and soft shell tacos.

• Pine Peaks in Breezy Point serving chili and reuben sandwiches.

• Giovanni's serving pizza and tortellini.

The day featured a crisp breeze and cool, fall temperatures under a partly cloudy sky.

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