Dressed in a red Badger shirt with a baton in his back pocket, Ben De Young headed to the park early on Tuesday.
He had a concert to conduct.
But first, chairs needed to be set out and music stands in place before a few hundred people showed up to hear music and eat pie.
Ben's been making this trip from his parent's home on Waupun Street to the town square in Friesland for most of his life. His mother, Martha, would say before he could even walk.
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