The morning turned out to be lovely, there was a spot or three of rain on our way into K-State, but other than that the sky was nicely overcast, keeping the temperature down. Not that this was going to matter because we took the bus from uni to the north end of Cico Park and the County Fair. It seemed to be free entry, so after looking at the horses and cows, we wandered in and started looking at the sheep, pigs, rabbits and ducks, as mentioned a day or two ago. And as Michael had his camera, I asked him to take photos of the animals, and he took some lovely photos. In fact, all these photos are his.
There was some voting for the People's Choice here, but we didn't contribute, and Jimmy would probably have told us to keep moving too. The plates did have some nice looking produce on them.
We had lunch at the kiosk and then took the bus home. We toyed with the idea of coming back after 6pm to see the rides and other sideshow excitement but Jimmy was pooped, and it was really, really hot. Plus, we had some new books to read...
Thank you Riley County Fair! We really enjoyed our morning out there - it was well worth it! We were also pleasantly surprised by how mild the morning was (it heated up not long after we returned home). Fun times were had and Jimmy is now better prepared for things like the EKKA and the Warwick Show, but perhaps not the rodeo.
All photos taken by Michael.