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Italian Market Festival 2018

The traditional climbing of the greased pole! More photos under the cut. 

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Italian Market Festival 2016 – The Pole

After nineteen years, the greased pole is back at the Italian Market Festival! The thirty foot, lard coated pole has prizes at the top for anyone daring enough to try. These guys made several attempts, drawing a massive, cheering crowd. I’m not certain … Continue reading

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