This year the sun in the heavens above shone down on Gloucester Point Baptist Church for its annual Community Fall Festival held on the grounds, in the recreation hall and the kitchen. For 16 years Melissa Ashe has chaired this event which was preceded by a fair on a much smaller scale in the 1980s.
This year brought a perfect day for outside games, hayrides, pony rides, kid’s crafts, car display, music, moonwalk, ident-a-kid, an old-fashioned cake walk, and much more. Hot dogs and delicious clam chowder were available to warm the soul.
Meanwhile inside, the men’s cakes, ladies’ pies and children’s desserts were on display and being judged on appearance and taste.
Three gentlemen judged the 10 pies that church members had baked. After circling the table many times with lots of discussion, they gave Martha Robbins’ Apple Pie entry first in appearance. Catherine Smith’s Banana Caramel Pie was second and Tammy Greggs’s Mint Chocolat...
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