Saturday, September 3, 2011

The 99th Annual Goshen CT Fair

This weekend marks the 99th year for the Goshen Fair, so we packed up the family and made the drive out to the Fairgrounds and I was immediately rewarded with the Fried Dough Truck. Nothing says country fair like a good fried dough an fortunately, the one benefit to being back in CT is we use sauce here.

After our initial helping of fair treats, we ventured through some of the various barns and were greeted by a host of very cute barnyard favorites: cows, sheep, rabbits, chickens and pigs.

As 1:00 rolled around, the boys became very anxious as the time for the truck pulling contest had arrived. In the heat of the afternoon, we sat and watched as various modern and antique trucks tried for the elusive " full pull ".

Once again, we visited Tractor Mac and were greeted by the author, Billy Steers, who was kind enough sign a couple of books for the boys.

We ended our day trying to free some aliens from their cages but it just wasn't meant to be...

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