World-champion auctioneer Craig Meier, left, scans the hall for bids Saturday night at the Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner onn Saturday as fair first duchess Ella Sanchez displays a knife. The live auction included gun, knives, vacation packages and hunting accessories.
At right, Kaden Marshall, of Fredericksburg, gets his first taste of fried alligator tail at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. The evening included a variety of wild game, drinks, displays and live and silent auctions. Funds raised benefit agricultural education in Gillespie County. — Standard-Radio Post/McKenzie Moellering
Levi Meier helps his dad, Craig Meier, identify bidders during the live auction. Live auction items included sports and vacation packages, guns, art and more. The Gillespie County Wild Game dinner has contributed nearly $1 million to local agricultural education in the last 12 years.
Serving up carne guisada with rice were Chandler and Analiese Carnetts. Other wild game items served included axis, boudin, buffalo, mountain goat, Rocky Mountain oysters, fried alligator and more. — Standard-Radio Post/ McKenzie Moellering
Fredericksburg FFA donated a metal Texas Tech sign as part of the silent auction. Proceeds from the evening benefit agricultural education in Gillespie County.