Up west, where the fun begins
A 1906 Ford Model A turned a lot of heads, including the judges, during Saturday’s Prince County Exhibition parade in Alberton, earning Therin and Ruth Smallman the prize for best pre-1950 vehicle.
A 1963 Studebaker, entered by Garth Wilkie was judged best post-1950 antique.
A little rain fell on the exhibition Friday afternoon, but on Saturday there was nothing but sunshine and blue skies for parade participants and the spectators who lined the parade route.
The theme of both the 91st annual exhibition and the parade was, “Up West, Where the Fun Begins.”
Bloomfield Foodland received the prize for the float that best depicted the theme.
Rev. W.J. Phillips Residence had the best community entry, and the Maplewood Manor float was judged best institutional. The Red Oak Shrine Club was selected as best volunteer entry
The prize for best family entry went to the Elmsdale Church of the Nazarene.
Dock Road Family Farm won two prizes — best agriculture entry and best overall entry.
A McCormick Deering Farmall tractor entered by Lloyd Richard won the prize for best antique tractor, and the West Prince Tired Iron Antique Club antique equipment, entered by Alden and Bernice Gallant, was judged most amusing.
Saunders’ Variety had the best business entry, and Arsenault’s Fish Mart won the runner-up prize. The business judged for having the best youth entry was the Tignish Credit Union.
The Red Oak Shrine Club, a faithful participant in Prince County parades, was chosen as best volunteer entry in Saturday’s Prince County Exhibition parade in Alberton.
The Dock Road Family Farm brought along part of its herd and rode off with two major awards from the Prince County Exhibition Parade in Alberton, best agricultural entry and best overall.
Lloyd Richard brought along a passenger and won the prize for best antique tractor at the Prince County Exhibition Parade in Alberton.
A 1906 Model A drove off with the award for best pre-1950 antique in Saturday’s Prince County Exhibition Parade in Alberton. It was a good day for a drive and for a parade.
“Up West, Where the Fun Begins,” was the theme for the Prince County Exhibition Parade in Alberton, and the participants on the Rev. W.J. Phillips Residence float were living up to it.
Alden and Bernice Gallant were in charge of the West Prince Tired Iron Antique Club entry, which was judged most amusing at the Prince County Exhibition in Alberton.