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Hundreds attend Kincardine Home and Garden Show 
By Liz Dadson

Home & Garden

 

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Jennifer Musselman (L) of the Kincardine Skating Club, helps Kina Henry, 3, of Kincardine make a butterfly at the children's craft section

The sunny, cool and then rainy weather on the weekend, meant good attendance at the annual Kincardine Home and Garden Show, hosted by the Kincardine Skating Club on Saturday and Sunday.

About 72 vendors had displays of everything from gardening designs and supplies to windows and doors to home renovations to garden tractors.

If you were tired of searching through home and garden ideas, there were delicacies to sample at The Tartan Toad, Truffles to Live By, Robertson's Kettle Corn, and Epicure Selections, as well as children's crafts, demonstrations, door prizes, and a silent auction.

Organizers were pleased with the turn-out and said the number of vendors and visitors was about the same as last year.

Winner of the grand prize of a barbecue and gazebo, donated by Tim-Br Mart, was Sharon McDonald of Kincardine.

The children's prize, donated by Modern Appliances and Electronics of Hanover, was won by Natasha Pletch of Walkerton.

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Tracy Murray holds up some of her homemade products from The Tartan Toad in Kincardine

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Mercedes McBride, 4, of Ripley checks out the fountain at the Candy Bouquet display

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Sandy Lindsay of Southampton stands with her banner of achievement with Herbal Magic

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Kylee Evans checks out the styrofoam cake with real icing at The Tartan Toad booth

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Donna (L) and David Nathanson of Kincardine host the Kincardine Scottish Festival display; they are volunteers with the event's hospitality committee

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Tim Burke stands with the display for Burke's Tent Rentals of Brussels

 

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Trevor Gamble (L) and Harvey DeLeeuw (R) of Tim-Br Mart, present the grand prize to Sharon McDonald of Kincardine. Photo by  Anne McBride

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Richard Heystee (L) of the Nuclear Waste Management Organization, talks about the proposed Deep Geologic Repository with Pearce Fabian and Jennifer Schleich of Kincardine

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Jen (L), Brody, 2, and Chris Lyndon of Kincardine test out a tractor at the Stoltz Sales and Service booth

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Ian and Kelly Allingham (L) of Kincardine relax on a bed and check out the pillows with help from Heather Shewfelt of Sleepers Bed Gallery in Kincardine

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Peter Morris (L) and Jennifer Prenger display some of the boards purchased for the Kincardine Lions Club boardwalk project

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Heather Smillie (L) completes a design consultation with Cindy Hodgins (R) and her daughter, Becky, 10
 
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Ariana Gagnon (L), 6, of Kincardine, gets some help from Christiane Ritter of the Kincardine Skating Club in making her sticker book

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Alicia Noakes (R) of Sunset Blinds discusses an awning with customers Jim and Jane Prenger of Kincardine

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Barb Siemon (L) of Mitchell and Sarah Middleton discuss the "smart" washing machine set, available at Middleton's Countrywide in Wingham


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