Monday, September 29, 2008

Carp Fair 2008

Thoughts from a fall fair.

Strands of tickets for rides.



Running children.

Yummy snacks.

Coffee with a little sumpin sumpin.

Games. Prizes!!


T-shirts and ball caps - rocker styles.

Teenager gangs.

4-H people.

Sheep and cows.

Fancy chickens.

Model trains.

Reptile show - massive snake!


Huge horses.

Ribbons and trophies.



Long, long ride lineups.

More screaming!

Bumper cars.

Roller coaster.

Round and round.


8-horse hitch.

120 heavy horses in the ring.



Happy families.

flickr and I are still processing the pictures and videos that will make up this story.

The Carp Fair was an amazing event this year - you can read what took place here -

Stay tuned for the full story

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Carp Fair Mural

The Carp Agricultural Society has unveiled a new mural near the main gates of the Carp Fair - to celebrate the 145th anniversary and the through the generations theme. Many local people, long time supporters of the fair, and local icons are contained in the mural. Take a look to see who you recognize.