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| December 1, 2014
A fun packed month for Siesta Key and another great year of fantastic sand sculpting at Siesta Key’s 5th Annual Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting.  And the winners are:
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1st place winners: “Keyless” by Morgan Rudluff and Abram Waterman. (photos by Emy Stein)
 2nd place winners: DSC_1286
“Crystaline” by
Fergus Mulvany
and Delayne Corbett.
 3rd place winners: “Mother of Dragons” by Dan Belcher and Karen Fralich. DSC_1332DSC_1335
 People’s Choice: “Miracle of Life” by John Gowdy and Jan Zelinka.DSC_1292
 Fun and light-hearted “Siesta Selfie” by Ron McDonald and Steve Topazio. DSC_1295DSC_1297
The following photos taken by Jaye Clements.

Delayne and Fergus from Canada. (Photo by Jaye Clements)

Delayne and Fergus from Canada.

Abe from Canada and Morgan from California.

Abe from Canada and Morgan from California.

Jan from Czech, John from Italy

Jan from Czech, John from Italy

Steve from Rhode Island, Ronald from Orlando

Steve from Rhode Island, Ronald from Orlando

Matt, Andy from NY

Matt, Andy from NY

Carol & Tom from Venice

Carol & Tom from Venice

Terry & Darlene from Venice seasonably - snowbirds from MI

Terry & Darlene from Venice seasonably – snowbirds from MI

Shawna, Brenna age 4 from St Louis, Angela from Tampa, Shannon from St. Louis and Isabel from Sarasota

Shawna, Brenna age 4 from St Louis, Angela from Tampa, Shannon from St. Louis and Isabel from Sarasota

Bayou age 14, Greg, James, Brandon

Bayou age 14, Greg, James, Brandon

Joie age 3 and Ella age 1 from Bradenton

Joie age 3 and Ella age 1 from Bradenton

Stacey, Phinley age 3, Riley age 9 and Ashley from Sarasota

Stacey, Phinley age 3, Riley age 9 and Ashley from Sarasota

 

 Blues Music Lovers at Venice Blues Festival

Theresa from Ozona, Fl and Paul from Homosassa – dancing to the blues!

Theresa from Ozona, Fl and Paul from Homosassa – dancing to the blues!


Darlene, Sandy, Caroline & Ed

Darlene, Sandy, Caroline & Ed

 Chalk Festival in Venice

Adry from Mexico

Adry from Mexico

Danae, Katie from Canada

Danae, Katie from Canada

Dianne from Atlanta

Dianne from Atlanta

 Sandfest 2014:  This year’s Hoedown theme brought out all the cowboys and cowgirls for a festive time on the shores of Siesta beach… (photos by Emy Stein)

J.D. Smith hangs out with Connie Lewis (l) owner of Massage Experience Siesta Key and Donnarose Melvin, island resident and psychic all enjoying a few moments together.

J.D. Smith hangs out with Connie Lewis (l) owner of Massage Experience Siesta Key and Donnarose Melvin, island resident and psychic all enjoying a few moments together.

The cowboy grub served included beef ribs, beef roast, beans and a host of other delectable choices. A far cry from the hard biscuits and beans usually served on the trail.

The cowboy grub served included beef ribs, beef roast, beans and a host of other delectable choices. A far cry from the hard biscuits and beans usually served on the trail.

Well shucks, can't have a Hoedown without some good 'ole country music, and of course, line dancing.

Well shucks, can’t have a Hoedown without some good ‘ole country music, and of course, line dancing.

Attendees were treated to artist and sculptor, John Gowdy's flamboyant artistic paintings of John Wayne and John Lennon.  Each painting was auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Attendees were treated to artist and sculptor, John Gowdy’s flamboyant artistic paintings of John Wayne and John Lennon. Each painting was auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Lynn & Bob Shaffer, owners of ABC Rentals, come to collect their hard won painting from artist John Gowdy.

Lynn & Bob Shaffer, owners of ABC Rentals, come to collect their hard won painting from artist John Gowdy.

This month’s island girl is Joy of Lakeland, Florida celebrating her birthday on awesome Siesta beach. (Photo by Trebor Britt)  photo 2photo 1
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