Having Fun at the Mountain State Forest Festival

The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Area youngsters giggle with delight as they rapidly rotate on a carnival ride Wednesday during the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean ‘Georgeann Wells, First Dunk,’ an acrylic painting by Elkins resident Brad Basil took home ‘Best in Show’ at Wednesday night’s Mountain State Forest Festival annual juried art exhibit.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Log Cabin Quilters’ Guild members Joan Thompson, left, and Carol Pizzino work to hang a quilt titled ‘Boston Commons,’ created by featured quilter and Elkins resident Mary Nucilli. The quilt, which was machine-quilted by Jill Bentley, is among 98 quilts which will be on display at the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Shirley Chenoweth, of Gilman, left, and Sharon Chenoweth, of Elkins, spend their Wednesday morning perusing different booths and items at the Randolph County Senior Bazaar. Vendors sold a variety of items, including dolls, afghans, baked goods and wood working pieces. The bazaar will remain open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Friday at the Randolph County Senior Center.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Elkins Mayor Van Broughton, right, serves Elkins Fire Department firefighter Matt Ogden a corn dog Wednesday afternoon at the Kiwanis Club of Elkins corn dog wagon, located in the heart of the Gambill Amusement carnival. Broughton has volunteered his time to the organization each of the past two years.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Folks check out some of the art on display at the Mountain State Forest Festival annual juried art exhibit at the Arts Center.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Beth Henry-Vance Two Elkins youngsters enjoy a spin Wednesday evening on one of the many carnival rides set up as part of the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival, which continues through Sunday.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Beth Henry-Vance Lyra Nazelrod, 4, and her family enjoy a ride on the carousel Wednesday evening as part of the 81st Mountain State Forest Festival, which continues through Sunday.

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