Aloha Chicago dancers perform at Coon Creek Country Days on Saturday evening.| Denise Moran photo
Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days Committee member Nils Von Keudell reminds parade goers last year of the fest’s 4001 free ears of boiled sweet corn. Sun-Times Media file photo
Earl C. Engel Award presenter Bonnie Engel (sixth from left) poses with award recipients, standing from left: Mike and Rose Bihun; the 2012 winners, Tammy and Chuck Rath; Dorothy Paddock; Wendy Harries; Jeanie Maki; and Roger Paddock. The 2005 award recipient, Pearl Herrmann, is shown seated.| Denise Moran photo
Members of Hampshire Cub Scout Pack 22 and Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1045 share a float in the parade on Sunday.
Military veterans lead the 2012 Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days parade on Sunday.
HAMPSHIRE — Thirty years ago, the Hampshire Area Chamber of Commerce revamped “Old Fashioned Days” into a new festival and named it in honor of the creek along the village’s west side. This year’s Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days — now run by the Hampshire …