Fair entires were judged today!  But first we enjoyed an afternoon of harness racing.  This man won King for a Day:

A swing around the halls to see some of the other entries and the ribbons.

Elementary school artwork
Some winning photographs

A flipflop quilt

Winning green tomatoes

Collection of ephemera from the Illinois State Fair

This year, my mom decided to enter in the floral exhibitions. And she did pretty well! Especially considering she used only roadside weeds and found objects for vases.