Originally published in Castine Patriot, September 16, 2021 and Island Ad-Vantages, September 16, 2021 and The Weekly Packet, September 16, 2021
Blue Hill Fair Results
Editor’s note: Results were requested from all the fair superintendents. Printed here is what we received by press time.
Two Crusted Blueberry Pie Contest: 1st Kelly McKenney, Ellsworth; 2nd Matthew Sedal, Boston and Brooksville; 3rd Dawn Closson, Ellsworth.
Blueberry Muffin Contest: 1st James Kossuth, Lincolnville; 2nd Andrea Kostelak, Stonington; 3rd Donna Keniston, Plymouth.
Whoopie Pie Contest: 1st Heather Cormier, Deer Isle; 2nd Rhonda Kelley, Ellsworth; 3rd Marie Leclerc, Penobscot.
Largest Zucchini: 1st Richard Merrill, Stetson, 11.7 lbs.; 2nd Trenton Astbury, Troy, 9.4 lbs. (No large pumpkins were entered this year.)
Best of Show Canned Goods: Leah Bamford, Sedgwick.
Home Arts and Crafts
Number of exhibits: 504 (down 332 from 2019)
Number of exhibitors: 135 (down 96 from 2019)
Premiums given: Approximately $2,114.
Best of Show Art: Rebecca Hodgson of Jonesboro, with a black and white photo of her father on his last day of clamming. It portrays his passion for his work.
Best of Show Crafts: Elsa Marsh of Blue Hill, with her appliqued wall hanging depicting “Maine in its 200th year.”
4-H Sheep Show
Market Lamb: Shelby Gross
Breed: Shropshire—Grand Champion Ewe: Shelby Gross
4-H Beef Show
Fitting and Showing—Junior: Shelby Gross. Junior Champion: Shelby Gross. Junior Reserve Champion: Hunter Ellis
Wilbur Wilson Memorial Reserve Grand Champion: Shelby Gross
Cow and Calf: Shelby Gross
Market Steer: Hunter Ellis