At top, Jordyn Ruane, 9, walks past glass flowers made by Whimsy and the Welder at the Fine Arts Fiesta, a four-day festival that opened Thursday in downtown Wilkes-Barre. At right, Wyoming Valley West Jazz Band members Haille Evans, on trombone, and Chris Bloom, baritone, provide some brassy sounds. Below left, The Aztec Dancers troupe begins its routine by blowing into a conch shell. Below right, a woman admires some of the decorative glass on display. For festival details, visit fineartsfiesta.org.