It was a week of fun, food, and family entertainment at the Stokes County Agricultural Fair. Inside the American Legion Building hundreds of exhibitors showcased their works of art and food creations. Debora Shaffer was selected in the adult division for Fair Best of Show to compete at the N.C. State Fair along with Ruth Beasley who won Fair Best of Show in the youth department.
Departments A-H had 225 individual exhibitors with 200 different winners and 1,270 entries. The Horticulture Department had 77 exhibitors and 665 entries. The Livestock had 99 exhibitors and 184 animals. The Poultry Department had four exhibitors and 33 poultry (including a duck, turkey and rabbits).
Baked Goods – Best of Show Pound Cake (Paid by Buck Racing) Dawn Hughes, Best of Show Layer Cake (Paid by Buck Racing), Sherrie Wilks,
Canning Best of Show, Canned Goods (Paid by Carroll Memorials) Carol Williams.
Home Furnishings Best of Show, Pictures and Pillows (paid by Linda Lane Realty) Jessica Shouse, Best of Show, All other Categories (paid by Mitchell Wealth Mgmt.) Belews Creek Christian Church.
Sewing, Best of Show in Clothing (paid by McBride Concessions/Brinkley Entertainment) Debbie Webb, Best of Show other items under sewing (paid by McBride Concessions/Brinkley Entertainment) Gloria Smith.
Fine Arts, Best of Show Professional (paid by McBride Concessions/Brinkley Entertainment) Matt Cuda, Best of Show Non-Professional (paid by McBride Concessions/Brinkley Entertainment) Debbie Webb, Special Awards (paid by McBride Concessions/Brinkley Entertainment) Ruth Beasley, Bailey Taylor, Baylee Tuttle, Mike Hildreth, and Mrs. Hall’s 1st Grade Class at Mt. Olive Elementary
Crafts – Special Award ages 8 and under (paid by Gentry Store) Abbagal Eaton, Special Award, ages 9-12 (paid by Gentry Store) Connor Young, Special Award, ages 13 – High School (paid by Gentry Store) Josiah Gullion.
Adult Crafts, Best of Show Amateur (paid By Slate Furniture) Debora Shaffer, Best of Show, Professional (paid By Slate Furniture) Pat Messick.
FlowersWinners Best of Show, Potted Plant (paid by Mitchell’s Nursery) Vickie Robertson, Best of Show Most Outstanding Potted Plant in Memory of Lillian Calloway Speas, Sandra Stephens, Best of Show Base of Cut Flowers (paid by Beautiful Earth Garden Shoppe) Denise Speas, Best of Show Large Rose Award (paid by The Perfect Rose LLC) James Richardson, Best of Show Mini Rose Award (paid in Memory of Lillian Calloway Speas) Brenda Richardson, Best of Show Artistic Arrangement (paid by King of Spades Garden Club) Jackie Goforth
Youth Departments, Best of Show age 5-12 (paid by JVB Automotive) Lydia Beasley, Best of Show age 5-12 (paid by Buck Racing Engines) Lizzie Robertson, Best of Show age 13 – High School (paid by JVB Automotive) Ruth Beasley, Best of Show age 13 – High School (paid by Buck Racing Engines) Jonathan Landress.
For a full list of winners and information on how to submit an entry next year visit www.stokescountyfair.org.
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