Kansas University senior Jordan Briceland, Wichita, constructs a Moai-influenced head from old tires Tuesday, in preparation for Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, near the main stage at Clinton Lake State Park. Although the four-day concert begins Thursday, campers are expected to begin showing up today.
Colorful festival signs wait to be posted throughout the campgrounds of Wakarusa Fest, Tuesday, May 3, 2008 at Clinton Lake State Park.
Aaron Brockway, Independence, Kan., left, and Aaron Kern, Neodesha, Kan., work to assemble the stage supports for the main stage in preparation for Wakarusa Fest, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at Clinton Lake State Park.
Wakarusa Fest camper Chris Oldham, Lenexa, front, and Dan Lash, Kansas City, Mo. struggle with setting up tents in the wind Wednesday evening, June 4, 2008 at Clinton Lake State Park. A concern for some campers is the possibility of severe weather conditions late Thursday that could generate tornadoes.
Lara Barricklow, front, Springfield, Mo., and her mother Christy Barricklow, Warrensburg, Mo., work to assemble their tent poles as clouds begin to cover the sky Wednesday evening, June 4, 2008 at Clinton Lake State Park.
Campers begin to arrive at the Wakarusa Festival on Wednesday evening, June 4, 2008.