This post was submitted by Donald Jones.
Paintings, quilts, antique dresses and even Styrofoam cheeseburgers are just some of the items to be judged at this year’s North Carolina State Fair.
Today’s the last weekday of the Fair. Can you believe it’s almost over already?! Well as usual, Brian Long (or “B Lo” as Candice Combs and I like to call him) has hooked us up again with the day-of tip sheet. Today’s highlights include the “Farm Animal Frenzy”, a tobacco “mocktion”, a dress that will [...]
If not, you’re missing out. Each day at the N.C. State Fair, the Circle C Racing Pigs put on quite a show near Gate Nine. And, it’s a blast. It’s not just pigs either, but ducks and goats chase after a beloved prize-Cheese Doodles. The emcee is lively, often picking people from the crowds to [...]
The Flower and Garden competition handed out its highest honors yesterday. The Arthur K. Pitzer Award, awarded to the best blue ribbon winner in the garden division, was given to the Wakefield High School horticulture program for its Patchwork Quilt Garden. The Commissioner of Agriculture Award, given to the best exhibit in the Flower and [...]
So I stumbled across a pretty funny sign … “Don’t feed your fingers to the horses.” And that reminded me to tell you guys who the winners were for the 2008 N.C. State Fair Farm Animal Frenzy. Ok, wait for it. Wait for it. They were Murial, the Dairy Queen, Javier at the Fair and [...]