|Lots of young girls wait their turn to show off their horses|
in the ring
|Families are assigned stalls for their horses and some look like|
second homes - see the photo on the right
|This street had many family stalls, along with the horses|
|This beautifully groomed horse has a league of admirers|
|A longer view over one of the judging areas|
|Farm machinery and transports line a long barn. Here is a|
bicycle driven saw and behind it a one horse sleigh
|I loved this Surrey with the Fringe on the Top (but no|
isenglass windows you could roll right down).
|This peddler's wagon had a colorful history as the peddler was|
a farmer who lost both hands in a farm accident and worked
as a peddler the rest of his life.
|This young boy works hard pedaling to run a rope making|
|Contra Dancing in Period Costume|
|We felt like youngsters in this group!|
|One large barn comprised a miniature village with this "home"|
cooking lunch for the period volunteers around the fair.
|This mother and daughter were making pounded cheese and|
butter on crackers as a snack for everyone.
|A busy weaver at her loom|
|This couple ran the general store, most popular item -|
|Music was provided as well.|
|The hat shop - I really loved wearing hats.|
|Before you can weave, the wool must be spun and died.|
|There was a functioning school - an actual one moved to the|
|The antique tractor pull, which ran all day|
There were a LOT of tractors!
|The produce competitions had lots of entries - here are just|
some of the pumpkin ones.
|The cows were beautiful|
|And the cow barns immaculate|
|Aren't these patterns lovely. The black and white is separated|
by a beautiful dove gray.
|I just loved this young boy eating his pizza with his cow|
|A close up|
|Such cuddly lovely sheep|
|There was an obstacle course for the pigs. For a treat|
this sow brought her piglets - a huge crowd favorite.
|And if you haven't had enough tractors there were tons of|
new ones on show and other farm machinery. There were
lots of rides as well, although Scott and I skipped that section
|Every year I look forward to my once a year|
fried dough covered with maple cream - Yum! We were
pleasantly surprised at the wide choice of food with some
much better and healthier options than usual. This of
course wasn't one of them!
|Scott and I on the tractor ride back to our car after our|
wonderful day at the Fair