Harvest Festival event results

25_haleigh_5294HAPPY STAGECOACH RIDER  — Passenger Haleigh Cuff’s highlight of Harvest Fest was her first stagecoach ride. Cuff is our own Tirsea’s granddaughter who was visiting from Utah for the Harvest Fest weekend.   I-O Photo by Tirsea McNeal

 

 

 

A good crowd was out and about on Saturday for the annual Harvest Festival sponsored by the Conrad Area Chamber of Commerce.

Vendors, a band, kids, moms and dads and everyone else didn’t seem to mind the cool temperature and wind.

A good place to be was in front of Olson’s Drug where samples of the Chili Cook-off were being dished out for voters to cast their ballot for the best-of-the-best.

Darren Hess with his chili dish “Down Home” was the eventual winner, beating Joe’s Steakhouse who for the second year running was just one vote away.

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Following are the winners in the Motor Show. The Best Original Pickup award went to Dean Gemar for 1959 Chevy pickup. The Best Original Car, belonging to Shane Hegle was a 1964 Buick convertible; and the Best of Show award went to Jack Mullins for his 1955 Chevy Belair.

The People’s Choice award looked like this; Best Car, Rocky Mountain Customs, a 1965 Chevy Impala. Best Pick pickup, D. Gemar, 1959 Chevy; Best 1930’s car; D. Gemar, 1934; and the Best Motorcycle award went to Ken Morrison for his 1965 Harley-Davidson.