[Posted on Sep 13, 2017 | 629 views]
Sonny and Anne Daniels of Moon and Glenna Hudgins of Onemo, from left, chat as they wait for the opening ceremonies of Market Days to begin Saturday morning. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Jay, Ryan and Lisa White, from left, wait with their furry friends Nacao and Socrates for the results of the Market Days Pet Parade held Saturday morning. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Deloris Belle, left, and Ann Willis prepare the booth Saturday morning for the Mathews Continental Societies, which was located on Court Street during Market Days. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Dede Parrish, left, pastor of Beulah and St. Paul United Methodist churches in Mathews, leads the invocation during Saturday morning’s opening ceremonies of Market Days. Also shown, from her left, are Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), State Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac) and Market Days Committee chair Dee Russell. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Doug Gilbert of Yorktown looks over one of the antique cars that was entered in the Show’N Shine Car Show, which was part of Market Days, at Thomas Hunter Middle School Saturday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Eddie Wood of Port Haywood enjoys a cold ice cream cone during Saturday's festival. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Austin Sadler of North enjoys some of the good food that vendors were selling Saturday morning. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Visitors to Mathews Market Days pause to recognize the National Anthem, which was performed Saturday morning by North resident William Earl Sadler. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Ellis Hudgins, Jack Cranford, Maury Alexander and James Warren, from left, each of Mathews American Legion Post #83, Hudgins, raise the flags during the Market Days opening ceremonies on Saturday. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
 

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