PUBLISHED: 12:29 PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2005
Berry Blues
Eaglecrest celebrates blueberry festival
Musicians, face painters and a recipe contest. The Friends of Eaglecrest held its Third Annual Blueberry Festival Saturday and Sunday at the ski area on Douglas Island. The nonprofit group helps support recreational activities at Eaglecrest through contributions, promotional activities and direct improvements to and around the ski area, such as cross-country trails and drinking water.

The group, which will hold a general meeting Sept. 13 in the Douglas Library conference room, can be reached at

  Sheila Box paints blueberries on an anxious Isabella Acosta's face. Acosta was much happier when her mother also got painted.

  Musicians Bill on bongos and Caleb on guitar entertained visitors at the festival.

  A youngster helps his mother shop for blueberry design jewelry.

  Rose Ragone samples blueberry salsa, one of the winning recipes in the contest.