Journal photos from 12th annual Street Fest held in downtown Palatine. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011.
Local Scouts and Scoutmasters check out Street Fest at Towne Square.
Your Villain, My Hero performs on the main stage Saturday.
"Otis" enjoys Street Fest with his owners, the Sheedys of Deer Park.
Members of J.P. Wood Martial Arts school demonstrate their skills for the Street Fest crowd.
Members of the Borzych, Fath and Helzer families.
Father and son Kenny Royal and Nathan, 3 mos., share a "moment in the sun".
Mia Mastandrea, 14, of Kildeer enjoying her turn at karaoke.
Mike Berrutia of Slice of Chicago lighting up more coals to prepare a roasted pig.
Lead vocalist "Zigg" of Your Villain, My Hero.
Luke Brod, 8, of Schaumburg checks out what it may be like to be a Bobcat operator in a public works display.
Sun shines bright over Street Fest on Aug. 27.
View looking east on Slade Street.
Various games and booths set up at Towne Square.
Valerie Borzych of Fox River Grove and her son Ryan, 16 mos.
Juliette Otero, Chavelo Snachez and Florencia Coco of Artistic Cuisine featuring Argentinean fare.
Three special guests stopped by the Journal & Topics Newspapers booth at Saturday's Street Fest in downtown Palatine. Joining Journal salesman John Yost are Chicago Slaughter "Special Ops Team" members Nichole C., Kayleigh and Slaughter mascot "Sarge." The Slaughter plays indoor football games at Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates. The Journal & Topics publishes the Palatine Journal.
Need a hug? Natalie Kang of Palatine, Rhonda Prosser and Nicole Elliott of Rolling Meadows, Raven Holobud of Arlington Hts., Matt Rogers of Palatine and Vasyl Dobrianski of Rolling Meadows offer up hugs during Palatine Street Fest on Saturday.
View looking toward downtown Palatine from Towne Square.