Picture day: Big D Duck Derby

Photographer Jennifer Shertzer reports back from the inaugural Big D Duck Derby, which took place last Saturday at Lake Highlands Town Center, though her photos pretty much say it all: wowzer.
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“Some 5,000 adopted rubber ducks raced down the creek, and the fastest 5 ducks earned their adoptive parents cool stuff, including a grand prize of a $2500 Visa gift card,” Shertzer notes.
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“Families enjoyed musical performances and entertainment by local groups and the Lake Highlands Wranglers.
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Kids enjoyed a bounce house, giant inflatable slide, face painting and fun carnival-type games.
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But the most popular activity for kids seemed to be throwing inflatable ducks into the town center’s fountain!
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Several food trucks were there to serve barbecue, hot dogs and cupcakes.”
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