Art and flowers will contribute to waterfowl ‘festival’ atmosphere

Sculptor David Turner (above) will be among 65 exhibitors participating in the 39th annual Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show. It recently was announced he will be honored in April as a “Living Legend” by the Ward Foundation.

Celebrating its 39th year on March 16, 17 and 18, the Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show has become a favorite for art lovers and bird lovers up and down the East Coast.

Sixty-five exhibitors will attend from eight states and, as in past years, visitors to the show are expected in White Stone from many states and all over Virginia, reported organizer Pat Bruce. The show will be held at the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department, 579 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone.

The show will feature original paintings, decorative wildfowl carvings, gunning decoys, folk art carvings, antique decoys, original jewelry designs and photography.

The Preview Night Gala will be held March 16…

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