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Event Photography: 4th Avenue 2009 Winter Street Fair

Well, it’s December, and the Christmas shopping season is hopping. Time to join several hundred thousand of your best friends on Fourth Avenue for Tucson’s Winter Street Fair.

Along with several dozen other Watershed Management Group volunteers, I worked the edge of the fair. My job was to prevent people from leaving with open containers of alcohol.

Can’t say that I saw any beer walking away, but I did see some catchy wall art while being shuttled to my¬† security vantage point…

Event photography - Shuttle driver during 4th Avenue Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona

The Watershed Management Group took advantage of the opportunity to show off its new signage…

Event photography - Watershed Management Group sign at 4th Avenue Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona

It wasn’t all beer drinker-watching and no play. I got a chance to wander around the fair. Saw Tucson’s favorite trash container percussionists, the Can Crushers…

Event photography - Can Crushers at 4th Avenue Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona

Here’s a cool idea: Put Tucson Fire Department’s first aid guys on bikes. If they need an ambulance for patient transport, they can radio for one. Otherwise, they’re saving gas and doing community relations at the same time…

Event photography - Tucson Fire Department bike patrol at 4th Avenue Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona

Nothing like watching the sun set over the barbecue stand…

Event photography - Barbecue stand at 4th Avenue Street Fair in Tucson, Arizona

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