Joe Bartocci of Seattle, Wa. demonstrates his rope prowess as part of the Black Widow Rope Spinners demonstration at the jump robe event at the Peach Festival main stage Wednesday. A total of 30 jumpers from a variety of clubs, including Black Widow, took part. Demonstrations continue throughout the weekend. Mark Brett/Western News

Rope spinners entertaining at Peachfest

The Black Widow Rope Spinners with special guests entertain at 70th annual Peachfest

The Black Widow Rope Spinners from Penticton are among the entertainment at the 70th annual Penticton Peach Festival.

Black Widow features 30 rope spinners with guests from Seattle, Baton Rouge, La., Abbotsford, Nelson and Calgary.

The rope spinners performed this morning at Gyro Park and return to action Friday from 7:05 to 7:35 p.m., and again on Aug.12 from 6:40 to 7:15 p.m. and their final performance is Aug. 13 from 2:40 to 3:05 p.m. and 6:20 to 6:45 p.m.

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