County fair is not just for kids

County fair is not just for kids

Hundreds of adults compete annually
Quilter Heather Lundquist is a veteran of the La Plata County Fair. She has entered the quilting competition almost every year since the 1990s. On Tuesday, she was teaching quilting at her home and still deciding whether to enter a quilt this year.
Heather Lundquist teaches quilting on Tuesday at her home.
Heather Lundquist, left, teaches quilting to Anya Snyder, 11, center, and Jadyn Snyder, 9. The two are the daughters of Lisa and Matthew Snyder.
Heather Lundquist said quilt adorning a bed in her home is a former winner of the contest.
Heather Lundquist said Tuesday she is thinking about entering a quilt started by a friend, Mary Richards, who died after making the blocks. Lundquist finished the quilt for her friend earlier this year.

County fair is not just for kids

Quilter Heather Lundquist is a veteran of the La Plata County Fair. She has entered the quilting competition almost every year since the 1990s. On Tuesday, she was teaching quilting at her home and still deciding whether to enter a quilt this year.
Heather Lundquist teaches quilting on Tuesday at her home.
Heather Lundquist, left, teaches quilting to Anya Snyder, 11, center, and Jadyn Snyder, 9. The two are the daughters of Lisa and Matthew Snyder.
Heather Lundquist said quilt adorning a bed in her home is a former winner of the contest.
Heather Lundquist said Tuesday she is thinking about entering a quilt started by a friend, Mary Richards, who died after making the blocks. Lundquist finished the quilt for her friend earlier this year.
If you Go

La Plata County Fair: Aug. 5-9, La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Pre-fair events will be held Saturday and Sunday. For more, visit www.laplatacountyfair.org.

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