Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

G Gathering Isle of Wight Fair

Isle of Wight Fair

Friends and family gathered at the Isle of Wight Fair to enjoy a fun-filled day of games, food, entertainment and activities.  From dancing to pony rides, clowns to hat making, there was something for everyone.

Amora Marchand, daughter of Maria and AJ of Suffolk, getting a "tattoo" from Bubbles the Clown (Leland Thompson).

Lisa Shook of Surry with her two sons, Joshua and Hunter.

Dawn Jackson and daughter Amber, along with Brooke Burnette and daughter, Tana of Carrollton model the hats they made at the Mad Hatter tent.

Rebecca and Herman Hartley from Currituck, NC with their two dogs.

Whitney Beale, Jessica Cannavo (owner/instructor), Kaitlin Gudger and Katie Callow of Windsor School of Dance get ready to perform on stage Saturday evening.

Samantha Hope, daughter of Alane Hope of Smithfield, observes the girls on stage dancing and then creates her own dance routine.

Joey and Pat Maben of Hampton along with grandson Landon, stop to enjoy a bite to eat.

Best friends Brooke Beach of Newport News (daughter of Chief Beach and Cynthia Beach) and Erin Leopard of Smithfield (daughter of Chief Murphy and Marsha Murphy) enjoy the rides together. Both fathers are currently on duty on the USS North Carolina.

Caleb and Mackenzie, along with their mother, Jessica, all of Zuni stop to visit with their father, Officer Jonathan Burns of the Isle of Wight County sheriff's office.

Lundy and Cindy Riley of Zuni listen to one of the bands performing Saturday evening.

Deborah and Matt Harrell along with their children, Megan and Josh, enjoy the fair.

Malva White of Windsor along with PJ and Jim Custer of Ivor enjoy ice cream and funnel cake at the fair.

Delores and David Alderman of Suffolk leave the fair with the stuffed animal they won.

Marty George, Marsha Shelly George and Shelby Gandee, all of Smithfield, collect tickets as people enter the fair on Saturday.

Holly Russell with her grandfather, David Sawyer, chairman of the Isle of Wight Fair ride through the fair grounds and keep everything running smoothly.

TC Foster of Windsor examines "Angel" at the Quad County Houndsman Association tent.

Ayanna Cravens, daughter of Jennifer Craven of Hampton, rides a pony at the fair.

Penny Craun of Zuni, Mary Fox of Smithfield, Danny Byrum and grandson, Daniel of Carrollton and Bobby Craun of Zuni enjoy a bite to eat. Bobby was the chairman this year of the Western Tidewater Master Gardener display tent.

Brandy Warren, Autumn Weaver and Lucas Weaver of Suffolk relax at the food tent.

Karla Cobb and Crystal Jones of Windsor work at the 3 P's Cooking Team booth, serving food to the hungry fair goers.

Michelle Brown of Carrsville, Barrett Perry of Carrsville, Rachael Fiel of Suffolk and Becca Lambert of Carrsville enjoy a break at the fair Sunday afternoon.