Saturday, August 27, 2016

155th Children's Fair


Some moments from the 155th Children's Fair, August 20, 2016.

Why walk when you can ride in style?

People travel to come to the Fair, Stina made the trip from Norway

Nellie's Bakery in the Church Basement


Members of the Bethel Souhegan Lodge prepared food for the fair

Woody Meizner provided a shady area of his lawn for the animals and pony rides. The shade was welcome on this hot day.

A pot-bellied pig had a bite to eat. He was a bit shy.

Chicken BBQ starts ealy in the morning

A watched pot never boils

Part of the meal

Raffle Basket along with a tank of oil and 2 cord of wood

There were a few items left over from the yard sale that was held earlier in August

This was impressive

Members of Smirkus Circus were at the fair

Working in the Garden Shop I had the opportunity to see many folks who used to live in town, such as Lee Butcher

Who doesn't love ice cream?


What's new at Appleton? CITS

Cotton Candy anyone?

Cool glasses

Betsy selling tickets at the children's area

Junior Firefighters

Flowers at the Garden Shop

Bill Tobin auctioneer
Auction items


Only the couch was auctioned

Mike Ordway performs for the folks waiting for the hayride

Horse and pony rides 
Plenty of visitors


Hot dogs and hamburgers

Purple cotton candy

Look what I got at the auction

Bill and Faith celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary at the fair

Dan Grady's Marvelous Marionette Medley 



Friday, August 19, 2016

154th Children's Fair


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The 154th Children's Fair was held on Saturday, August 15, 2015. This is a look back at that day.

Showy Datura in bloom at the Garden Shop

More blooms for sale

Why buy vegetables when you can get the whole plant at the Garden Shop



Lisianthus

Robots

Auction baskets

Zinnias are always a favorite

Eyes in the sky

Why did the chicken cross the road

Petting Zoo


Piggy eyes

Pony rides

Horse rides

A dog's life

Dyed wool

Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

Betsy


Chicken BBQ

Busy Dad

Puppet Show