Sunday, January 16, 2011

4th Annual Winyah Bay Heritage Festival

Downtown Historic Georgetown came alive over the weekend of Jan. 15 & 16 while the 4th annual Winyah Bay Heritage Festival was celebrated. Sporting antique collectibles, pluff mud wear, duck calls, decoys and more were for sale at two separate venues with the State Duck Calling contest decided outdoors in the waterfront park. A great turnout was likely due to the sunshine and moderate temperatures.

PhotosByJeffDennis: John Tanner shows his custom made turkey box calls which can be ordered to made out of ancient cypress carbon-dated as 47,000-years old; Wildlife artist and Wadmalaw champion Riley Bradham sits in front of his prints derived from his copper etchings; Boatbuilder Frank Middleton on his custom decoy carving workbench turning blocks of wood into special one-of-a-kind duck decoys that are ready for the field; A yellow lab take a flying leap during the Dixie Dock Dogs competition

To view my blog entry on the 2009 Winyah Bay Heritage Festival (which was canceled in 2010) click here.

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