Becker Park comes alive Aug. 12 with corn, cars and art

Crystal Lions fed a steady crowd of people Aug. 12 at the annual corn feed and car show at Becker Park. (Sun Post staff photos by Laci Gagliano) People enjoyed fresh corn on the cob while browsing antique cars and artwork during the Lions corn feed and car show, held in conjunction with the first annual Art in the Park event. Barry and Kathy Palmquist are pictured Saturday, Aug. 12, with their 1933 Plymouth. Lenny Sibinski shows off his 1955 Chevy Aug. 12 at Becker Park. Performer Lala Bellydance poses under a tree at Becker Park Aug. 12 during the Lions corn feed, car show, and Art in the Park events. St. Louis Park resident Emily Lavalier, owner of EmLav art, tabled at the first annual Art in the Park event hosted Saturday, Aug. 12 at Becker Park in conjunction with the annual Lions corn feed and car show. Lavalier makes ornate high-density collages full of scenery from Minnesota and abroad. Andrea Acosta chatted with patrons and displayed artwork Aug. 12 at Becker Park during Art in the Park. Buskers were invited to perform music and other performance arts during Art in the Park. Painter Stephanie Sayuri displayed her colorful work at Art in the Park. A table of materials from Psychic Readings by Jennifer is displayed Aug. 12 during Art in the Park. Kaiya Ryberg paints a henna tattoo on Jayden Barroso-Jones Aug. 12 at Becker Park. Madeleine Asher painted faces during Art in the Park.
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St. Louis Park resident Emily Lavalier, owner of EmLav art, tabled at the first annual Art in the Park event hosted Saturday, Aug. 12 at Becker Park in conjunction with the annual Lions corn feed and car show. Lavalier makes ornate high-density collages full of scenery from Minnesota and abroad.

The annual Crystal Lions corn feed and car show drew a steady crowd Aug. 12 to Becker Park. Warm weather and plenty of sun provided the backdrop while people enjoyed fresh corn on the cob and viewed vintage cars on display.

Joining the event this year was the first annual Art in the Park, where artists and performers set up tents and tables to display their artwork, music, dance and other talents. Buskers performed music and dance, visual artists sold paintings, collages, and work in other mediums.