Melvindale resident Autumn Szymankiewisz (left) and her 5-year-old son, Gage Martin, take to the air on the Windjammer Thursday afternoon at Melvindale Days. It was Martin’s first time on a ride that left the ground. The annual festival runs through today at the Melvindale Civic Arena, 4300 S.Dearborn Drive, and concludes with a fireworks display at dusk. Tickets to the rides at Melvindale Days’ carnival cost $1 apiece or patrons can get 24 for $20. They also can get a wristband for unlimited ride trips for $20. Rides will run noon to 11 p.m. Other highlights of the final day include the Little Miss Pageant crowning and awards noon to 1 p.m. at the tent stage, Polish dinners at the Community Center Banquet Hall and three bands at the tent stage. The Taylor Band performs from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Blues Brothers Review at 5 p.m. and The Killin Time band 6:16 to 10:15 p.m.