Shower But a Temporary Glitch to Successful Fair

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Photos and story by Rick Hiduk

The Kiwanis Wyoming County had a quiet opening on Wednesday, as senior citizens took advantage of free admission and exhibitors returned to see how their submissions had fared. Temperatures were in the upper 80s, and the air was thick, but the fair’s earliest arrivals strolled the midways and found eager vendors of food and many other wares.

Throughout the day, trucks and trailers delivering larger livestock to the barns entered and exited the grounds via Route 6. Pigs, goats, and sheep were in their pens, and many smaller animals and poultry had already been judged and presented with ribbons. The horses had yet to arrive, but all exhibits seemed to be fully up and running.

Rain storms could be seen in every direction, and it appeared that the fair would be spared a soaking. During the dinner hour, however, a heavy downpour sent patrons scurrying for tents and vendors battening down the hatches.

The clouds cleared, making way for a noticeable drop in temperature and humidity, and the fair resumed. The current forecast calls for beautiful weather on Thursday and Friday, a return of heat and humidity on the weekend, and a chance of showers on Sunday evening.

For a complete rundown of special competitions and entertainment yet to come, visit www.wyomingcountyfair.com

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