Despite the threat of a looming storm, a surprising number of Gardinerites turned up for to the library’s annual Southern BBQ and Pie Auction. Revelers enjoyed a muggy calm before the rain really set in -- Majestic Park was cloudy but rain-free on Aug. 27 just after 4 p.m.
“Strangely enough, it’s hardly rained here,” said Glen Gidaly, the president of the Gardiner Library Board.
One advantage to having the barbecue in the park is the large wooden pavilion, which protects people scarfing down pulled pork and chicken.
Leslie Seff has come to the event year after . . .
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