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Joy evident at festival

Families and friends from the region, even from across the country took part in the Bluegrass, Barbecue and Beer Festival at Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial Saturday. Despite drizzle and gray skies, participants enjoyed an assortment of barbecues, wines, beers and other fare from regional vendors and set up lawn chairs to listen to live music. Friends from Newport News and Smithfield prepare to listen to live music. Pictured are, from left, Steve Testa, Linda Testa, Kathleen Grella and Vince Grella.