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Judging results announced Oufsfandlng slafe of Fair acflvlfles Redwood Empire Fair activities promise to be even bigger and better today after yesterday's opening ceremonies, entry judging activities and the Miss Redwood Empire pageatit. Penelope "Penny" Lincoln, 17, of Ukiah was crowned the new reigning Miss Redwood Empire at the conclusion of the Thursday night pageant, with Virginia Wilkes of Willits named as first runner-up in the competition and Kimberley Bernido, Redwood Valley, as second runner-up. Thursday's feature booth and floriculture judging resulted in av^arding winners in both the junior and senior divisions of these entries. The Anderson Valley Farm Center won first place honors in the 100 square foot senior feature booth. Their entry was titled "The Beautiful Grapes with the 'A' to 'Z' Flavor." First place awards in the 200 square foot category went to Potter Valley Grange, with their "Festival of the Vines" theme. Second place in the 200 square foot category of the senior feature booth category went to the Ukiah Grange with the title, "Fruit of the Vines." Third place winners in the same category went to Potter Valley Farm Center, with Redwood Valley Grange the forth place winner. , Junior feature booth awards went to the Willits FFA with a first place in the FFA category. Second place winner was the Covelo FFA. Winners in the various 4-H categories included a first place award to Big Valley 4-H in the , agriculture theme; second place to Redwood Valley-Calpella 4-H ag. theme; and third place to Anderson Valley 4-H. Winners of 4-H awards for the home economics theme included a first place lo Scolls Valley 4-H, with the Ukiah 4-H taking second place. The category "other themes" won awards for Fort Bragg 4-H'ers with a first place, Kelseyville 4-H for second place honors, Upper Lake 4-H won third place, and Lakeport 4-H took forth place awards. In the category of "other junior organizations" the Ukiah Junior Grange won first place with the Redwood Valley Junior Grange taking'second place honors. The senior floriculture awards in the shade garden category included a first place ribbon for the Willits Garden Club; Potter Valley's second place award was won by the entry from the Women's Society of Christian Service; and third place winner was the Kosmos Garden club. The sun garden category of the senior floriculture exhibits awarded honors to the Ukiah Garden club with first place, the Anderson Valley Unity Club with second place, and the Potter Valley Garden Club with third place. Junior floriculture, with the theme, "Carefree—A Child's Garden" had winning winning entries from the Kosrhos Jr. Garden Club, in first place, the Redwood Valley Jr. Grange, second place, and the Ukiah Jr. Grange, third. There will be a 4-H demonstration at Carl Purdy hall at 5 p.m. today with musical entertainment with vocal entertainment entertainment by Edith Langley. ' There will be a sandbox treasure hunt lor the kids at 6 p.m. with musical en- U'rtainmenl at Ihe Willow Tree Stage at 8 pnj, featuring Terry Iten, vdcalists, Dick Cross, organist, and other entertainment from the Saxon's, and Billy DeVon with his magic. The NCRA auto races will begin at 8 p.m. with another musical entertainment to be held at the Willow Tree Stage at 9. Saturday's events will include livestock judging during the morning, with the gates again to officially open at noon. Activities are planned throughout the day, including the 2 p.m. horseshow, musical entertainment, entertainment, a 4-H dress review at 5 p.m. on the Willow Tree Stage, a diaper derby at 6 p.m., the junior livestock auction at 6:30, and a special musical program entitled entitled "Moonshine Celebration" to be held at the grandstands at 8:30 p.m. Sunday is Senior Citizen's Day and Teen Day, and in addition to various events scheduled through the day, with all exhibits open at noon, there will be special musical entertainment by the Sing-Out Redwood group. The Ukiah Valley Teen Center will sponsor a deep pit barbecue in the Sons of Italy area at 4 p.m. The Senior Citizen's will have a special entertainment program at the Willow Tree Stage at 6 p.m. and at 8 p.m. a championship championship rodeo will be staged. A special stage attraction will be held at 9 p.m. with the Near sisters accompanied by Jeff Langley. All buildings and exhibits will close at 10 p.m. with the close of the carnival at midnight marking the end of the 1970 Redwood Empire Fair. FEAIURE BOOTH WINNER - This fair entry by the Potter Valley Qrange look first place honors in the 200 square foot category, with its clever display of the many fruits, vegetables and other crops grown ift the Potter Valley area.