Waterfowl show is this weekend

WHITE STONE—This weekend the White Stone Firehouse will be filled with paintings, carvings, sculpture and photography from artists, carvers and photographers for the 40th annual Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show (RRWS).

Original paintings, prints, decorative carvings, working decoys, folk art carvings, bronze sculpture, photography and antique decoys will showcase a variety of wildfowl, reported coordinator Pat Bruce.

The RRWS will be held Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, at the White Stone Firehouse, 579 Chesapeake Drive, White Stone. Show hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 16 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 17. Admission is $8 and is good for both days, children younger than 12 are free.

The Preview Night Gala will be held Friday, March 15.

Artist of the Year

The 2019 Artist of the Year is Guy Crittenden of Richmond. Color prints of his new painting, “Greenheads and Pin Oaks,” will be given away at the show. The show print is sponsored by W.F. Booth and Son Inc.

This is Crittenden’s ninth year as an exhibitor at RRWS. His work was exhibited at the first RRWS in 1980, said Bruce.

Crittenden grew up on the Ware…