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2011 Long Island Fall Festival

Karen Katibak, 26, of Huntington, right, fired foam

Karen Katibak, 26, of Huntington, right, fired foam arrows with Julie Boyer, 23, of Apalachin, N.Y. and James Katibak, 28, of Huntington. The trio had ventured into the Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington and discovered the stand run by Diana Calderone, 50, of Middle Island. (Oct. 1, 2011) Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

The 2011 Long Island Fall Festival was at Hecksher Park in Huntington from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2.

Karen Katibak, 26, of Huntington, right, fired foam
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

Karen Katibak, 26, of Huntington, right, fired foam arrows with Julie Boyer, 23, of Apalachin, N.Y. and James Katibak, 28, of Huntington. The trio had ventured into the Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington and discovered the stand run by Diana Calderone, 50, of Middle Island. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Long Island Fall Festival attendees gather on Madison
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

Long Island Fall Festival attendees gather on Madison Street along Heckscher Park in Huntington. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Michaela Jackson, 4, helps build a birdhouse at
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

Michaela Jackson, 4, helps build a birdhouse at the Home Depot stand at the 21st annual Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The Long Island Fall Festival boasted several rides
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

The Long Island Fall Festival boasted several rides for kids and adults. It turned Huntington's Hecksher Park into an amusement park for the weekend. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington drew
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

The Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington drew hundreds, making parking in the hamlet very difficult. Local vendors, like this Sunoco gas station on the corner of Madison Street and New York Avenue, seized the opportunity and charged fairgoers to park in their lots. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The 21st annual Long Island Fall Festival featured
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

The 21st annual Long Island Fall Festival featured something for everyone, including this 1960s Volkswagen van, complete with a new sound system and sleeper cabin. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Alex Fascilla, 8, of Huntington ventured into the
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Alex Fascilla, 8, of Huntington ventured into the Long Island Fall Festival with some friends and cousins Saturday. He was excited to win a goldfish and taking a turn on the rides. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Another popular ride at the Long Island Fall
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Another popular ride at the Long Island Fall Festival had kids spinning in their seats while revolving around a platform. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Cindy Goldstein, 47, of Oceanside, watches customers at
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Cindy Goldstein, 47, of Oceanside, watches customers at her tchotchke stand at the Long Island Fall Festival Saturday. (Oct. 1, 2011)

The Zipper was one of several rides at
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The Zipper was one of several rides at the Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington. A carnival atmosphere took over Hecksher Park. (Oct. 1, 2011)

Phil Goldstein, 48, of Oceanside plays with a
Photo Credit: T.C. McCarthy

Phil Goldstein, 48, of Oceanside plays with a "click-clack," one of the many general-merchandise items his wife, Cindy, 47, sells at various Long Island festivals from March until December. He was showing off his skill at the Long Island Fall Festival in Huntington. (Oct. 1, 2011)

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