Photos: Bluegrass, brunch, blue-staters

More than 80 people, both curious and card-carrying, attended the Rappahannock County Democratic Club’s third annual Blue State Bluegrass Brunch at Washington’s fire hall March 23. Top, lieutenant governor candidate Aneesh Chopra and an associate talke to RCDC member Sharon Kilpatrick (right) and brunch guests (clockwise from Sharon), Kim Bealle, Jim Offutt, Bob Buettgens and Carl Zitzmann. After some music by Robert “Smiggy” Smith, attorney general hopefuls Justin Fairfax (top right) and Sen. Mark Herring (bottom left) addressed the crowd, which included at least three generations of one family — Flint Hill dentist Stella Liong (center), her daughter Calynn and mother, Trina.

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