Youngsters compete in the three-legged race during the Old-Fashioned Children’s Games on Second Street.
Friends Charlotte Balboa, left, and Layla Walke are old hands at the July 4 children’s games as they take another win in the three-legged race.
The barrel roll is a children’s games tradition during July 4 festivities in downtown Lewes.
Somehow they made it to the finish line. Friends Ella Hunsaker, left, and Bailey Ferguson compete in the 13-and-above age group three-legged race.
Sack race participants get off to a leaping start as they begin the race on Second Street.
Ron Krajewski took over as chairman of the Old-Fashioned Children’s Games this year when it appeared the event would be canceled.
Josh Heronemus finishes in the middle of the pack during a heat of the 3- to 5-year-old sack race.
With looks of determination, youngsters hop along Second Street in one of several heats in the bag race.
Seven-year-old Lawsyn Fitzgerald masters the technique of balancing a ping-pong ball on a spoon on her way to a first-place finish.
It’s a mad dash as spoon racers try to keep their ping-pong balls from bouncing down Second Street.
Kirk Beebe of Lewes takes aim with a bean bag as he plays cornhole.
Katie Curry scrambles for room as she concentrates on keeping her ping-pong ball on a spoon.
The Old-Fashioned Children’s Games are not just for kids. Adults take part in most events, including the spoon race.
Keeping the barrels on track toward the finish line does not always go as planned.
Teams of two – one inside and one pushing – compete in the Lewes children’s games barrel race.
Second Street in downtown Lewes is closed most of the day July 4. Members of the Lewes Fire Department have two trucks on display early in the day.