Homestead FestSept. 11, 2018 The big parade, a tug of war [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]The South Shore Drill Team amazed parade watchers with their synchronized tossing of prop rifles into the air. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]Whether riding on floats, in convertibles or, in the case of this family, an antique car, parade participants filled Princeton's Main Street Saturday afternoon. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]How are you going to keep them down on the farm, after they've been in the Homestead Festival Parade? These teens were among the participants in Saturday's parade in Princeton. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]Levi Boggs tosses a flying disc from the Evangelical Covenant Church float. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]Jason Allen, president of the Princeton Lions Club, wore an elf costume while greeting parade watchers Saturday. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]Homestead Festival Steering Committee members posed for a photo. Members are (from left) Tim and Aggie Smith, Kristi and Bob Warren, and Laura and Phil Favia. [BCR photo/Mike Vaughn]It takes muscle to be involved in competitive tug-of-war. The U.S. Tug-of-War Association hosted an invitational tournament Sunday at Park Tavern during the Homestead Festival. The Team USA Tug of War Team also participated in the Homestead Festival Parade.