Friendly faces everywhere at fair


Photos by Laurie Hamame | AIM Media Midwest

Auctions, horse pulls, and showmanship judging — oh my! The fun never quits at the Lorain County Fair and crowds of people that bopped in and out on Thursday were a true testament.

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Jeanette Mihalis comes to the fair every day of the week. Here, she paints a pumpkin during a step-by-step instruction.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_13-3.jpgJeanette Mihalis comes to the fair every day of the week. Here, she paints a pumpkin during a step-by-step instruction.

Harper Fleming of Wellington wins reserved grand champion in rabbit breed judging.
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Grace Peters races against the clock alongside her horse in the Pass the Pony event.
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Mallory Bloom rests against her heifer Fireball. A heifer is a female animal that has never had a calf.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_3-2.jpgMallory Bloom rests against her heifer Fireball. A heifer is a female animal that has never had a calf.

Siblings Travis and Alissa Leyva have a blast.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_4-2.jpgSiblings Travis and Alissa Leyva have a blast.

Bob and Ellen Steinberg of North Ridgeville pet a curly-haired sheep.
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Two pigs huddle close to take an afternoon nap.
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In the pony pull, 52- to 54-inch ponies haul 7,800 pounds as far as they can.
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In the mini-horse fun show, Kayla Edwards runs alongside her horse as it leaps over a hurdle.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_8.jpgIn the mini-horse fun show, Kayla Edwards runs alongside her horse as it leaps over a hurdle.

A brown calf bats his eyelashes awake after a nap.
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Logan Galloway doesn’t need a bed when he has a pet cow to rest on.
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Brian Frombaugh teaches his son Gregory how to milk a goat.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_11-1.jpgBrian Frombaugh teaches his son Gregory how to milk a goat.

Gobble gobble! Jodi and Julia Klotzle hold up two turkey legs.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_12-1.jpgGobble gobble! Jodi and Julia Klotzle hold up two turkey legs.

A friendly face peeps through her stable.
http://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2017/08/web1_14-3.jpgA friendly face peeps through her stable.