Photo by David Rauzi
Crowds came in force to last weekend’s Kamiah Barbecue Days celebration, Friday to Sunday, featuring games, exhibits and the ever-popular downtown free lunch. Saturday, Aug. 30, featured the Main Street parade where Dist. 6 Representative Thyra Stevenson (R), of Lewiston, passed out candy and (pictured) visited with a Shriner’s member during her walk.
As of Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Kamiah Barbecue Days quilt show winners named
KAMIAH — People from all over the Northwest, Texas, Virginia, California and as far away as Germany and Scotland came to see the quilts handmade by our local quilters.
There were 53 quilted items ranging from large queen size bed quilts to small place mats and wall hangings entered in the people’s choice quilt show.
The featured quilter for 2014, Jerrie Bishop, had her many items of handiwork displayed on one section of the show room.
There was also a display of Quilts of Valor that will be received by several veterans on Veterans Day in November. The next event will be a presentation of Quilts of Valor on Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 11, 2 p.m., at the American Legion Hall on Main Street in Kamiah.
Winning the three places in people’s choice award were: 1st - Arlene Thomas with her hand-appliquéd flowers on a small sampler quilt; 2nd - Jean Allison with fall leaves made out of batik fabric, and 3rd - Vida Hulet showing her Cathedral Window twin size quilt.
Winners in each category are: large quilts: 1st, Marsha Godwin; 2nd, Sandy Blankenship; 3rd, Candy Throop; small quilts: 1st, Vida Hulet; 2nd, Anita Brumley; 3rd, Elizabeth Akana; artistic/self-design: 1st, Arlene Thomas; 2nd, Elizabeth Akana; Vicki Williams; handmade: 1st, Jean Allison; 2nd, Jean Allison; 3rd, Mary Lucy Jackson; small items: 1st, Anita Brumley; 2nd, Vida Hulet; 3rd, Scott Parrish; youth made: 1st, Davi Murphy; wall hangings: 1st, Vida Hulet; 2nd, Patricia Diaz; 3rd, Vida Hulet.
The winner of the “Black, White and Red All Over” is Madeline Kishpaugh of Kamiah with a bed runner from the same quilt pattern and fabric as the quilt as Sandra Anderson from Covington, Wash., daughter of Dixie Morris. A wood scrolled clock made by Chuck Daeges of Stites, was won by Louie Turcott of Orofino; a tablet cover donated by LaVerne Willey, was won by Violet Eaton of Shoshone, a daughter of the late Jean Jones, a member of the guild. The daisy table runner made by Sandie Daeges was awarded to Dina Nuxoll of Greencreek. Mariah Porter of Lewiston pulled the winning tickets. All monies from this project and bake sale during the barbecue is used to make quilts for burned out victims, Linus projects (children who make a “trip” on LifeFlight) and many other community efforts. We thank everyone one who bought tickets and ate pie!
Winners of the challenge block is Carol BonAnno. She will receive all the blocks to make a project of her choosing.
All of the volunteers who worked hard to make the show a success, had their name placed in a drawing of three winners. LaVerne Willey of Kamiah won a gift certificate for $100 worth of quilting donated by Arlen Thomas of Maggie Creek Quilting. Anita Brumley, Orofino, went home with a bias tape maker and Vivian Hay won a packet of Singer Featherweight sewing machine parts donated by April Henry.
CIAA names Kamiah Barbecue Days winner
KAMIAH — Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) Kamiah Barbecue Days People’s Choice winner was David Martin’s photo “Land Before Time” (pictured). Second runner-up was his “Jurassic Park”; third runner-up was Ellamae Holes’ “Old Man Creek.” The show was successful with 47 entries of art and many viewers. Tina and Doug Ulmer hosted the show at Central Idaho Agency on Main Street.