Folk Life Festival in Defuniak Springs

It was the first year for Defuniak Springs to hold a Folk Life Festival.

Saturday, local residents came together to celebrate the town's rich history and culture.

The featured local vendors selling everything from pottery to homemade cotton-candy flavored cookies.

Organizers for the event say that they're happy to show their community the traditional values they were foudned on.

They say that this festival is one of twelve community events this year so far, and they look forward to making it event bigger next year.