Educational and creative platform for historians, private collectors, Iowa museums, fine artists, craftspeople, and students who wish to interpret history through their own art, stories, historical presentations, historical or genealogical collections, live performances and history exhibits were all part of the inaugural Yesterboone event. YesterBoone Venues compted for best facility as creative hosts of exhibits and performances. There were: murals, theater, private historical collections such as classic cars, and all imaginable displays of history. There was even be a vintage gourmet category!! Yesterboone also included Mike’s BBQ Contest with the winners listed below.

Nearly 2000 people attended the inaugural event held Sept. 29 through Oct. 1.  Around 1000 people voted for the award winners.  This years winners are:

Yesterboone

HyVee Vintage Gourmet

Outstanding Vintage Gourmet Presentation $1000 & Trophy – 1890 Barn Dinner – Di Patrick

Runner-up Outstanding Vintage Gourmet Presentation $100 & Trophy – BBQ Sauce Caden Herman & Patrick Iles

2nd Place Outstanding Vintage Gourmet Presentation (Trophy only) – Chicken Lolli PopsSean VanCannon

3rd Place Outstanding Vintage Gourmet Presentation (Trophy only) – Bronze Shrimp & Grits – Marla Sandve

 

Oustanding Vintage Gourmet Presentation by a Restaurant  – La Carreta # 2

 

Fixed Exhibit

Runner-up Outstanding Fixed Exhibit   –  Bob Anderson – Bicycles “New & Old”

1st Place Outstanding Fixed Exhibit (trophy no cash Prize) – Kathi Stirling – Something for you

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2nd Place (Outstanding Fixed Exhibit trophy no cash Prize) – Terry Dooley – Paintings

3rd Place Outstanding Fixed Exhibit (trophy no cash Prize) – Madrid Historical Museum

 

Performance

Runner-up Outstanding Historical Presentation & $500 – Boone Co Reenactment Company – Operation Market Garden, American Encampment – 1944

 

1st Place Outstanding Performance Historical Presentation  – Marla Sandve – Taste of Sweden

2nd Place Outstanding Performance Historical Presentation (trophy no cash Prize) – Creative Spirits – Paintings (Meg Husen)

 

3rd Place Outstanding Performance Historical Presentation (trophy no cash Prize) – Autumn Nigro – Egyptian Princess/Hieroglyphics

 

Collections

Runner-up Outstanding Historical Collection $500 – Lincoln Highway Questers # 1248

1st Place Outstanding Historical Collection (trophy no cash Prize) Kathi Stirling The “S” Collection

2nd Place Outstanding Historical Collection (trophy no cash Prize) – Ed Mondt – Early Boone

3rd Place Outstanding Historical Collection (trophy no cash Prize) – Jeremy McLaughin – Stoneware Brick & Tile

Specialty Categories

Poppy Award  for

Outstanding Presentation of Military History 

(Sponsored by the Elks exploratory Committee) $250 –

Richard Abrahamson – A Soldier Says Goodbye

 

Best In Show – Best Venue – $1000  Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Outstanding Exhibitor – $1000  John Vilmain – Scratch Built Water Tow

 

 

Mike’s BBQ Contest

September 30, 2017

 

Chicken First Place  – Team 10 – Keith Carris

$100 and Plaque –

Chicken  Second Place – Team 3 Matt Jackson

$50 and Plaque

Chicken Third Place – Team 6 – Mike Elsberry

$25 and Plaque

 

Ribs First Place  – Team 5   Sean Van Cannon

$100 and Plaque

Ribs Second Place – Team 7  Ruben Davila

$50 and Plaque

Ribs Third Place – Team 2   Izzy Ingram

$25 and Plaque

 

Pork First Place –  Team 6  Mike Elsberry

$100 and Plaque

Pork Second Plaque – Second Place  Team 7 Ruben Davila

$50 and Plaque

Pork Third Place – Team 3  Matt Jackson

$25 and Plaque

 

Peoples Choice  – Team 5    Sean Van Cannon – cutting board plaque

Mike’s Participation Award – Kevin Frank – pizza oven

 Overall Grand Champion  – Team 8 – Dennis Chapman

$200

Cutting Board Plaque

Traeger Wood Pellet Grill [donated by Arnold Motor Supply

 

Next year there will be even more exciting venues, showcasing history in every imaginable format!!!

Click the link below to get an idea of the many venues!!

Exhibitors list for website as 9-3-17 2

Venue list for website as 8-21-17

Special thanks to all those who sponsored this event

Sponsors list for yb website as 8-21-17