WINTERS - Crowds came out for the revamped and updated Winters Dove Fest held Saturday Sept. 2. The event coincides with the beginning of dove season and is scheduled on Labor Day weekend.

WINTERS - Crowds came out for the revamped and updated Winters Dove Fest held Saturday Sept. 2. The event coincides with the beginning of dove season and is scheduled on Labor Day weekend.

There were dove hunts, a clay pigeon shoot, a gun show, gun raffle, a Camo Color Run, silent auction and a Camo Kids Fun Zone as well as live entertainment and the annual barbecue.

All proceeds of the Dove Fest are given back to the youth and organizations of the community.

During the fest, Macey Gerhart was presented a $1,000 scholarship by Ethan Bredemeyer.

This year, Kris Gordon, a Texas Country sensation that hails from Austin provided the entertainment.

The Gun Raffle was well attended as was the Gun Show. The newest event was the Camo Run Dove Dash. Winners included Natalie Lara first place, Trent Hamilton with second place and third place was Peyton Klein.