Photos by Robert Williams

Above: Nick Courneya of Frazee got a chance to slap a pie in the face of his friend Eli at the Hairyman Festival in Vergas Saturday, Sept. 30. Middle left: Kids of all ages had plenty of options for fun at the second annual Vergas Hairyman Festival from old-time games, to working their way through the ninja course and aiming at a Hairyman-shaped target in the archery contest. Left: Horse-drawn riders got an eyeful of the leaves’ colors during their rides at this year’s Hairyman Festival. The rides were sponsored by Farm 41 of Vergas. Top left: Matt Clementson of Viking Tree Sculptures drew a crowd all day in Vergas Saturday as his Hairyman sculpture took shape prior to begin given away during the evening raffle at Billy’s.