Thursday, October 23, 2008

NC State Fair

What would fall be without the state fair?


We spent the day at the NC State Fair with our two daughters, granddaughter and son-in-law. I think one of the best things about the fair is the aroma of food as soon as you pass the gates. So the first thing we did was eat!




There is always so much to see and do at the fair and here are some of the events of the day.


























The exhibits were great.



We did the crafts building too, and I was so busy looking that I didn't take photos. The only thing we didn't see were the gardens, and that will have to wait for another whole day!











A fantastic time!

16 comments:

carolyn said...

Oh WOW just look at the size of those pumpkins!

Ruth Welter said...

Hi Donna, Ow, I love fairs...Chris and I go every chance we can. Especially arts and crafts fairs are a favorite.

Ruth

Catherine Holman said...

Looks like you had a great time. I love this time of year!
Hugs,
Cathie

Rosie's Whimsy said...

I love the goats! How fun! It's been forever since I went to a state or county fair.

So glad the walk a thon was a success.

((hugs)) Rosie

Protege said...

This brings back so many wonderful memories from my time in Durham, NC. We would attend the state fair every year and had a really good time doing so. Thank you for posting these pictures Donna.

Deb said...

What a great State Fair.
Congratulations Donna - you have won my Giveawy. I'll send you an email to get your address this morning! Thanks again for entering!

Jan said...

How fun for you guys. Nothing like a good old fashion fair. Especially in NY.

Beverly said...

I can feel the excitement and smell the food right now. Looks fantastic.

Donna said...

Looks like you had lots of Fun!! Happy day sweetie!hughugs

keeper of the chocolates said...

we love the fair...we missed it this year due to our move, so these pics were a joy to see! glad you had fun!
hugs
shelbi

Happy @ Home said...

Every year I think I would love to go to the NC state fair and have not made it yet. Your wonderful photos are the next best thing.

Glad you and your family enjoyed it.

Hugs,
Kim

Mimi Sue said...

I love county fairs! My grandpa was a farmer and it was such a big deal for him. We always had a great time. Looks like your walk was a fabulous success. Congrats. Mimi

Sheila said...

Fall fairs are always such fun.
Since with hubby being unwell I won't get to visit any this year I enjoyed visiting yours.
Those pumpkins are amazing..!

Firefly Hill said...

Hi Donna,

Oh the fair looks like so much fun! Thanks for sharing your great photos...

I also enjoyed reading about your Hemophilia Walk and the tribute to your father...very heart warming! You have a beautiful family!

Meggie said...

What a glorious fair! Food is usually what I like best about any fair. With all those wonderful smells, I can't resist the food. Only after eating can I then concentrate on the other activites.

Suzanne said...

How fun! I love State Fairs....there is always so much to see and eat! :)