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    Bob Carter, left, and Kathy Mroz dance at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Roger Greenspan, left, and Vickie Honeycutt dance at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Bob Wilusz plays the accordion at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Bob Wilusz plays the accordion at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Mary Witulski, left, and Bob Carter dances at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    Don Konicke plays a bell instrument at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    Mary Witulski, left, and Bob Carter dance at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Abbi O'Leary - aoleary@charlotteobserver.com
    Roger Greenspan dances with Vickie Honeycutt at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Ken Zambrzycki, right, picks up a pussy willow with Heather Wasser at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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    Logan Carter, left, walks with his grandfather, Keith Carter outside at the first annual Dyngus Day celebration that is hosted at the Red Red Fez Shrine Club in Lake Wylie on April 21, 2014. Eddie and the Polka All Stars performed live Polish music as well as the strolling accordionist, Bob Wilusz. Attendees enjoyed polka dancing and traditional Polish food and received pussy willow branches in honor of the Dyngus Day tradition of men and women tapping each other with pussy willow and pouring water on one another. The Polish holiday is most widely celebrated in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH where large parades and celebrations occur in honor of Easter Monday and the end of Lent.
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