Region is represented at State Fair of Virginia


Carliss Brent and Junior Brent, both of Lancaster, competed in the giant watermelon weigh-off. Both of their melons (above) earned a ribbon.

Dozens of Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula residents entered produce, baked goods or livestock for judging at the 2018 State Fair of Virginia.

Several won ribbons, including:

Adult Creative Arts-art

Watercolors or acrylics on canvas, Rebecca Suzanne Wheeler, Wake, first.

Charcoal, pencil, pen, ink, Faith Gaillot, Montross, first.

Painting on wood or other surface, Wheeler, second.

Adult Creative Arts-quilt show

• Mixed techniques, Vanessa Palmore, Warsaw, third.

Crib or other small bed quilt, Lee Taylor, Irvington, third.

Adult Creative Arts-art, wearable

Quilted single garment, Taylor, first, best of section.

Adult Creative Arts-jewelry

Mixed Media, Wheeler, second.

Adult Creative Arts-decorative painting

Wood, Wheeler, second.

Glass, Wheeler, second.

Adult Creative Arts-handwork of seniors

Cotton quilt, applique or patchwork, Charlene Becker, Warsaw, second.

Needlework, other, Becker, first; Mickey Teese, Warsaw, second.

Acrylic or oils on canvas or board, Becker, third.

Article of bead craft, Becker, first.

Adult Creative Arts-holiday crafts

Wall hanging, Becker, first.

Other holiday craft item, Becker, first…



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