The 40th Anniversary Invasion

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2015. For those that don’t know the Invasion created in 1976 always starts with the choosing of the Homecoming Queen of Cherry Grove. Panzi the Invasion founder was the Homecoming queen in both 1976-77.

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It was decided to have two boats this year to mark the anniversary. One with dancers and a marching band,  and the other with the usual drag participants.

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 As always it starts in Cherry Grove as many gather for the trip.

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                                                                                                     Bella and Porsche!

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All aboard!

                                 INV MIKE FISHER

                    And off we go!   inv boat

First to arrive is Panzi and a boatload of dancers and a marching band.

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INVASION 2015 rICHEARD WILLIAM

 

 

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                                                        And so it begins…

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

 

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

 

 

 

 

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

 

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

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The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                 Homecoming Queen Demi-Tasse

 

pANZI AND HOMECOMING QUEEN dEMI-tASSE

 

 

                                         PJ McAteer greets Panzi.

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.

IMG_4216web                           All ends at Sip n Twirl with DJ Steven Oliveri where

                                                 all Drag queens drink free.

                                                              No place like home…

The Invasion of the Pines. July 4th, 2015. 40th Anniversary of the Invasion.
Photo’s by Koitz.