Halle Durand and her grade 4 class do the MayPole Dance during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)                                Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star                                 Two-year-old Zetta Spohr waves to the Jesters as Sasha Austin jumps from a pyramid of Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations Thursday at Lavington Elementary. For a video from the event visit vernonmorningstar.com

Halle Durand and her grade 4 class do the MayPole Dance during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star) Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star Two-year-old Zetta Spohr waves to the Jesters as Sasha Austin jumps from a pyramid of Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations Thursday at Lavington Elementary. For a video from the event visit vernonmorningstar.com

Lavington Tradition

PHOTOS: 69th annual May Day delights

Lavington May Day, an annual tradition in the community, was full of delight Thursday.

This year marked the 69th May Day, which took place at a new venue – Lavington Elementary School this year.

Although put on by Lavington Elementary students, the event is a community-wide celebration that draws spectators from Coldstream, Vernon, Lumby and beyond to take in the entertainment.

The festivities included a may pole dance, May Day royalty, jesters, bicycle rodeo, music and more.

 

Zetta Spohr (2 1/2) waves to the Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Zetta Spohr (2 1/2) waves to the Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Sasha Austin jumps from a pyramid of Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Sasha Austin jumps from a pyramid of Jesters during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Justine Meier and the rest of her grade 4 class do the MayPole Dance during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

Justine Meier and the rest of her grade 4 class do the MayPole Dance during Lavington’s 69th Annual May Day Celebrations held Thursday at Lavington Elementary. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)