Jennifer Gonzalez, of Valparaiso, laughs with Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last living munchkins from the film "The Wizard of Oz," during an autograph session last September at the start of the Oz Fest in Chesterton.
A large "Oz" sign is displayed Friday in Thomas Centenial Park in Chesteton for the start of Oz Fest.
Mike King and his wife, Raejean, and daughter, Octavia, from Cincinnati, look at an autograph from "The Wizard of Oz" Munchkin actress Margaret Pellegrini on Friday during Oz Fest in Chesterton.
Jennifer Gonzalez, right, of Valparaiso, laughs with Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last living Munchkins from the film "The WIzard of Oz," during an autograph session Friday at Chelle's during the start of Oz Fest in Chesterton.
Margaret Pellegrini, one of the last living Munchkins from the film "The WIzard of Oz," enjoys a musical movie toy Friday with Marissa Fransik, of Ann Arbor, Mich., during an autograph session during the start of Oz Fest in Chesterton.
Bella Shadden, 7, of Lyons, Ill., poses with a scared face Friday in front of a wood cut-out of the Wicked Witch of the West during the start of Oz Fest in Chesterton.
Todd Valley, of Cody, Wyo., displays his Wizard of Oz jacket Friday during the first day of Oz Fest in Chesterton.
Maryann Porcelli, of Villa Park, Ill., and her granddaugher Bella Shadden walk past a window painting of the Wicked Witch of the West on Friday during Oz Fest in Chesterton.
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