News Feature

Blue Hill
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.

Exhibition Hall

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.

Demonstrators: 8

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