[Posted on Sep 10, 2014 | 409 views]
Dick Crowder, center, and other supporters of the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society jump for joy in front of the White Dog Bistro during Mathews Market Days on Saturday. The group was celebrating an anonymous $5,000 cashier’s check that was recently left at the animal shelter in honor of Jean and Dick Crowder, as well as the countless anonymous gifts of food and money that have been made to the humane society over the years.
Wyatt and Zachary Clements of James City had the best transportation for viewing Market Days, seated in their wagon being pulled by their grandparents, Roger and Carolyn Clements of Gloucester.
Delphia Ferguson sings the National Anthem during Saturday’s opening ceremonies. Behind her are, from left, State Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Middlesex), Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) and Mathews County supervisor Jack White, who served as the board liaison to the Market Days Committee.
Jim Edwards of Mathews, and his grandsons John, 7, and Eli Holt, 4, of Gloucester, take a look at the Rappahannock River Railroaders model display.
The Ebenezer Baptist Church Male Choir performed for the crowds at Market Days on Saturday.
Some 10,000 people attended Market Days on Friday and Saturday, with food booths lining Court Street.
The court green was filled with booths selling all manner of arts and crafts.
Tom Gregory of Saluda buys a lemonade from Deloris Belle at the Continental Society booth.
Tom Norris of Smithfield, a member of the Classic Cruisers car club, polishes the grill of his ‘55 Chevy pickup truck at the car show, which was held at the Thomas Hunter Middle School parking lot.
Spectators view a 1926 Model T Ford Depot Hack at the car show.
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