Tuesday, September 21, 2010

More from the fair

I have a couple more pictures from the fair last week that I thought I would share with you.
Saturday afternoon we made it in time to see some sights and then catch this band.
I thought they were pretty good and what a variety they had. The first song we heard sounded like country, they did some ZZ Top and quite a few from the 50's.

Just a random shot here.
I haven't done any playing around with pictures in quite a while so this one I had some fun with.

My favorite at the fair was this guy.
(taken from the fair book)
Jerry Brown is a multi-talented showman who has been dazzling audiences young and old throughout the United States for 31 years.
Jerry is an accomplished juggler, magician, mime/clown, musician, fire-eater, animal trainer, stilt-walker, teacher and storyteller--and he is a master entertainer who holds audiences spellbound with the variety and uniqueness of his presentations.
His performances are a delight to all, and his monkey pal, Django will steal your heart away.


  1. What fun. I wish I could have gone with you. Just saying.

    Have a terrific day. My best to Duke. :)

  2. Your fair looks like a fun time! I would have loved to seen that monkey!

  3. Oh Ann .... poor monkey - what a dreadful life for such a wonderful animal. They so need to live in troops for the social requirements of their happiness. The poor creature looks like a shrunken and miserable old man!

  4. Fairs are such fun and so interesting! Looks like you enjoyed your time there.

  5. That looks like a really fun time. It would have been neat to see that guy perform...talk about talent!

  6. That looks like it was a lot of fun...I used to love going to fairs - big or little. Haven't been to one in a long time -

  7. Django! What a cool name! :)

    Is that food in his hands?

  8. Jerry Brown, the all around man! What a multi-talented guy! I am wondering if Django also has been working 31 years same with his pal? :)

  9. Love the colorful monkey and its master :)

  10. love all the pics but the ones with Django are precious. what a cutie!1

  11. Did the band leave you wanting Moore? (Did you get it? The Moore Brothers? Oh yeah, I still got it.)

  12. Great Pictures Ann. Always fun at the fair. Is that you I see on top of the Ferris Wheel?LOL

  13. The fair has so many lovely colors to photograph ~ wonderful! And how cute is the monkey?? Very cute!

    Happy Day!
    xo Catherine

  14. Hope you took a spin on the Ferris Wheel, I would have made a bee line for it.I would have been charmed by Jerry and monkey.What a grand time!

  15. Great pictures.

    Now I want a monkey.

  16. Love the monkey. I'm sure he would of been fun to watch.

  17. The fair is great fun! I look forward to taking the kids and seeing my parents for our fair in October. Though I am not sure I will see a man with his monkey.

  18. Your "random shot" would make a great puzzle! That's the first thing I thought of when I saw it :)

    Monkeys are really cute, but don't know if I would want one as a pet.

  19. Oh, that looks like so much fun. I love outdoor festivals, especially with music. The perfect day.

  20. Sandee, wish you could have gone along :)

    beaded tail it is fun, and a must for anyone who lives here...lol

    sharkbytes he was a cute one

    kloggers, gee now I feel kind of bad for enjoying seeing them

    LDH they are fun, our is billed as the biggest little fair around :)

    tahtimbo they were very entertaining.

    Jean me too, he was adorable

    Grace this is the only one I've really gone to. There are several in the surrounding counties but I've never gone to them

    Nessa I thought so to. I'm not sure what he had in his hand, I think he had treats

    Junezach, not sure how long Django has been working with him.

    vanilla seven they were quite colorful

    Roschelle those were my favorite pictures from the day

    fishhawk yeah I get it, and yeah you still got it alright...lol

    Russ I can't believe you recognized me way up there...lol

    catherine I should have pulled my camera out more than I did but I always hesitate for some reason when I'm out in public. I'm so silly

    out on the prairie nope didn't do a single ride. I could have stood there all day and watched Jerry and Django though

    Bossy betty thanks, I'll see if I can get one sent to you, maybe Django has a brother...lol

    B Boys mom he was fun, so cute

    Nico it's even more fun now that the kids are gown and not draining me of money for the entire week...lol

    audrey oh you're right that would make a good puzzle wouldn't it.

    poetic shutterbug me too and the best part is if there is a band playing I'm more likely to get my husband to go along.


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