Preparing for Sailfest
Dorothy Ristick of Hollywood, Fla., owner of the "Water Gun Fun" game, part of the Doolan Amusement Company midway attractions based in Stuart, Fla., restocks her supply of prizes in preparation for this weekend's Sailfest in New London on Wednesday.
Ristick and her husband, Duke, have been working in the carnival business for 36 years.
Find our complete coverage all this weekend at theday.com/sailfest.
Tune into theday.com on Saturday night to catch our Sailfest live stream of the Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza with hosts Rick Koster and Kathleen Edgecomb. Musical selections from the U.S. Coast Guard Band will accompany the fireworks show. Our live coverage will begin at 9:10 p.m.
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