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Updated: 03/23/2014 08:00:02AM

Charlotte HarborFest sails on today

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Cheryl Sieradski of Punta Gorda tries her hand at casting a fishing net during Saturday’s Charlotte HarborFest, which continues today at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda.

SUN PHOTO BY GARY ROBERTS
Greg Harris of Crafty Treasures in Englewood offers pirate and nautical collectibles along the Charlotte HarborFest midway Saturday.

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Henry Shakeshaft III of Ingman Marine waves "ahoy" as he docks in Laishley Park for the festival.

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From left, Bill Martin, Chuck Weinberg and Phil Menendez, members of the Vietnam Brotherhood, a local social and activist group, raise funds to bring a replica Vietnam Veteran Memorial Wall to Punta Gorda. To find out more about the $300,000 project, go to www.vietnamwallofsouthwestflorida.org.

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Marty Moss entertains on the Waterfront Stage Saturday at Charlotte HarborFest.

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Daniel McCormick, 8, came all the way from Oregon to perform acrobatics for his grandparents, who live in Punta Gorda.

By GARY ROBERTS

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PUNTA GORDA — In keeping with the nautical theme to this weekend’s Charlotte HarborFest, festival-­goers on Saturday celebrated by land and by sea. Fishing-tournament participants endeavored to land a winning catch, while Konrad Bahm was enjoying the waterfront view from Laishley Park.

“Look at this paradise. We come to this every time they have it,” said Bahm, a snowbird from Ohio. “We meet a lot of nice people, and it’s got Charlotte Harbor.”

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