Wrapping up the 58th Annual Beaufort Water Festival

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Community celebrates 58 years of annual weekend event.

Commodore Float at the Bed Races by Captured Moments Photography
Commodore Float at the Bed Races by Captured Moments Photography

Lila Alcott and Clay Myers, winners of the Water Festival  Fishing Tournament. Not pictured Henry Harper.
Lila Alcott and Clay Myers, winners of the Water Festival Fishing Tournament. Not pictured Henry Harper.

Henry C. Chambers,  grand marshall of the 2013 Beaufort Water Festival parade, waves to the crowd as he follows the Marine Corps Color Guard. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
Henry C. Chambers, grand marshall of the 2013 Beaufort Water Festival parade, waves to the crowd as he follows the Marine Corps Color Guard. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

Restored old tractors fly American flags during the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
Restored old tractors fly American flags during the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

James Bundy, center, has the perfect place to watch the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade while sitting on his mother’s, Heather Bundy’s lap. At left is friend Sarah Bette. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
James Bundy, center, has the perfect place to watch the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade while sitting on his mother’s, Heather Bundy’s lap. At left is friend Sarah Bette. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
The Beaufort Water Festival Pirettes ride the traditional Water Festival float Saturday. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
The Beaufort Water Festival Pirettes ride the traditional Water Festival float Saturday. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
Beaufort City Councilman George O’Kelley shows his “parade wounds” after being hosed down by squirt guns Saturday during the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
Beaufort City Councilman George O’Kelley shows his “parade wounds” after being hosed down by squirt guns Saturday during the annual Beaufort Water Festival parade. Photo by Bob Sofaly.
What could be more fun than riding on a wagon and waving to the crowds during Water Festival? Photo by Bob Sofaly.
What could be more fun than riding on a wagon and waving to the crowds during Water Festival? Photo by Bob Sofaly.

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