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Taste of Euro sampled in Dixon

Published: Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
The lighted boat parade, followed by a fireworks display, wrapped up the first Venetian Night on Saturday night in downtown Dixon.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Camilo Quintana of Sterling paints Saturday during the first Venetian Night festival Saturday on the Dixon riverfront. There were several artists, musicians, as well as mask-makers and face-painters during the event.
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/mkrabbenhoeft@saukvalley.com)
Jeremy Haak of Rock Falls juggles an apple, a hatchet and a bowling ball during the first Venetian Night on Saturday on the Dixon riverfront. Haak was one of many performers who entertained crowds during the event.

The lighted boat parade, followed by a fireworks display, wrapped up the first Venetian Night on Saturday night in downtown Dixon.

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