Lemonade peddlers line Front Street


Brian O'Connor/ Wrangell Sentinel

Samantha Acuña and Jade Balanasag share a rare quiet moment and some lumpia during Lemonade Day Saturday. The pair had made almost $300 in lumpia and lemonade by about 1 p.m.

While lemonade – organic, strawberry, cherry, pink and blue – was definitely for sale Saturday, it was far from the only thing eager Wrangell children were selling at stands on the borough's main street. Other items sold ranged from handmade lumpia to horchata, cupcakes, Wrangell garnets, cookies, popcorn and cotton candy. Enough lemonade and food was available for sale to please the palate or overwhelm the stomach of the unwary consumer.

In addition to selling items beyond lemonade, would-be child tycoons and their enthusiastic parents employed a range of sophisticated marketing strate...

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