The sounds, the smells, the tastes: Carnival time arrives

Carnival time

Volunteers added finishing touches to the rides and game booths last week for the 88th annual Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department Firemen’s Festival, which will open at 7 p.m. July 27 at the KVFD Carnival Grounds, 200 Waverly Avenue, Kilmarnock. From left, Adam and Amber Wood tighten the clips on the track of the children’s Go Gator ride. The carnival continues through August 5, except Sunday. Hours are 7-10 p.m. weeknights and 7-11 p.m. Saturdays. Proceeds benefit the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi