It’s fascinating when the Harmony Festival comes to town. Interesting people all around and always a little…offbeat.

The Friday heat seemed to stunt some of the mid-afternoon activities, but there were plenty goings on in the shade.

Rio Scharf of Santa Rosa completes a handstand during a handstand class at the Harmony Festival Eco-Village at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Friday June 11, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Brandon Bosch of San Francisco attends the 32nd annual Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa, Friday June 11, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

Ocyrahaydies Delgado, 7, of the Sonoma County Pomo Dancers performs during the 32nd Annual Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa, Friday June 11, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

The 32nd Annual Harmony Festival gets under way at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Friday June 11, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

The 32nd Annual Harmony Festival gets under way at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Friday June 11, 2010. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2010

-Kent Porter