FAIR: Plenty of fun to go around


An Alpine goat peaks over the side of the wall to see who is walking by his pen.

An Alpine goat peaks over the side of the wall to see who is walking by his pen.


Lauren Seader of LaGrange walks her dog Bandit before the dog show.


Titus Lamb of Sullivan rinses the soap off his cow.


Sierra Bourdess of Sullivan washes the tail of her miniature horse.


Christian and Noah McClintock of Oberlin enjoy a bag of popcorn.


A jockey trouts his horse around the grandstand before the harness race.


A minon created out of round bales of hay stands guard by one of the fair’s entrances.


Madison Palmer of the Firelands Future Farmers of America chapter received an A for her silk flower arrangement at the Lorain County Fair.


Kaitlyn Likes of Litchfield takes Beauty out of her pen to eat some grass.


Abigail Drake of Wellington practices flipping her Holland Lop Oreo.


Cori Ramgren and Genalda Finley of Wellington take their goats out of their pen for visitors to pet.


Photos by Valerie Urbanik | Civitas Media

The 170th Lorain County Fair opened its gates Monday and people rushed into the grounds to enjoy the first day of the fair. The 4-H members were up early before the gates opened, washing their animals and walking them around. Here are a few photos we took this morning.

An Alpine goat peaks over the side of the wall to see who is walking by his pen.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5716.jpgAn Alpine goat peaks over the side of the wall to see who is walking by his pen.

Lauren Seader of LaGrange walks her dog Bandit before the dog show.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5717.jpgLauren Seader of LaGrange walks her dog Bandit before the dog show.

Titus Lamb of Sullivan rinses the soap off his cow.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5721.jpgTitus Lamb of Sullivan rinses the soap off his cow.

Sierra Bourdess of Sullivan washes the tail of her miniature horse.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5776.jpgSierra Bourdess of Sullivan washes the tail of her miniature horse.

Christian and Noah McClintock of Oberlin enjoy a bag of popcorn.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5778.jpgChristian and Noah McClintock of Oberlin enjoy a bag of popcorn.

A jockey trouts his horse around the grandstand before the harness race.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5836.jpgA jockey trouts his horse around the grandstand before the harness race.

A minon created out of round bales of hay stands guard by one of the fair’s entrances.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5858.jpgA minon created out of round bales of hay stands guard by one of the fair’s entrances.

Madison Palmer of the Firelands Future Farmers of America chapter received an A for her silk flower arrangement at the Lorain County Fair.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5847.jpgMadison Palmer of the Firelands Future Farmers of America chapter received an A for her silk flower arrangement at the Lorain County Fair.

Kaitlyn Likes of Litchfield takes Beauty out of her pen to eat some grass.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5841.jpgKaitlyn Likes of Litchfield takes Beauty out of her pen to eat some grass.

Abigail Drake of Wellington practices flipping her Holland Lop Oreo.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5842.jpgAbigail Drake of Wellington practices flipping her Holland Lop Oreo.

Cori Ramgren and Genalda Finley of Wellington take their goats out of their pen for visitors to pet.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2015/08/web1_IMG_5852.jpgCori Ramgren and Genalda Finley of Wellington take their goats out of their pen for visitors to pet.

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