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Updated: 05/26/2014 10:18:33AM

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Local musician Maddie Sills plays at Country Fest Sunday. Sills started the day-long concert off around noon.

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Gena Walck, founder of Heaven Help Us Animal Refuge, stands next to her Clydesdale Sampson at Country Fest. Walck was offering horse rides at the annual event.

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Rebecca Verwey, 22, of Punta Gorda, stands next to an Appaloosa Cross horse at Country Fest on Sunday. Verwey is a volunteer with Horses For A Cure, a group that offers horse-related activities in the community. The group also offeres rides to emotionally traumatized individuals.

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A mechanical bull sits idle at Country Fest Sunday morning. Numerous activities were available for those attending the festival including horse rides and a chance to test their skills on the machine pictured above.

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Sandy Greenlaw, of Venice, stands next to the 1968 Chevrolet Camaro she brought to Country Fest on Sunday. Greenlaw was one of several individuals who brought their antique show cars to the event.

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North Port musician Maddie Sills plays at Country Fest at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in April, starting the day-long concert off.

By PAUL FALLON

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PORT CHARLOTTE — Englewood resident Angela Cicchella took advantage of what turned out to be a beautiful day to bring her husband and two children to their first-ever Country Fest at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds on Sunday.

“I just really love country music and we heard good things about it last year,” Cicchella said. “So I thought we would give it a shot.”

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