It was another good turnout for the annual Sardine Festival in Aberdeen, held for the first time since 2019.

Organizer Jamie Boles said the festival, which returned Friday after being canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, is like a “big reunion for old friends.”

“People come back year after year for the fellowship and to have a good time.”

Friday's menu, same as always: sardines, Moon Pies and R.C. Cola.

Photos by Pilot photographer Ted Fitzgerald.

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