Honey, I shrunk the farm?
The commerical building of the Stevens County Fair opens up at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 and one of the first things you'll see if you walk in the Lee Community Center fair entrance is a 1/25th scale model farm display built from scratch by Jimmy and Jerry DeKam of Ruthton. The model farm displays more than 70 pieces of farm equipment, including trailers, combines, elevators, wagons, and tractors.
Other happenings this afternoon include the Hillbilly Silly Science show and 4-H goat judging. The Kiwanis Talent Show winners performa at the Storck Bandshell at 5:30 p.m. and the 4-H Sheep Show and judging begins at 6 p.m. A few midway rides are open and running, but Family Fun Show Carnival Wristband Night starts at 6 p.m. tonight. Also happenining this evening is the ValuFord and Chrysler Enduro race at 7 p.m. at the fairground grandstands.
For a full list of Stevens County Fair coverage, click here. Also, be sure to grab the Saturday, Aug. 12 edition of the Stevens County Times for more stories and photos from the first days of the fair.