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Monday, September 5, 2016

A Day at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York

Eric & I walk across the bridge
above State Fair Avenue to the
New York State Fair in

A self portrait

This is my first time at the
State Fair.

Eric went here once, when
he was a teenager.

represent two of New York's
largest crops.

People ride around the 375
acre fairgrounds on truck
drawn trolleys.

Eric eats his Byrne Dairy
Ice Cream Cone while he
& his sister, Doreen, look
at the fairground map.

built in 1937, has many
food related displays.

Visitors line up for Baked
for $1.00 per spud.

Now, we need a beverage.  Let's go to The Taste New York booths at The Colonnade.

We look at Wine Slushies at
the Montezuma Winery

Eric is "Getting Slushed" &

There are sooo many food choices
here: Bacon Corn Dogs, Bacon
Cheddar Fries, Italian Sausage
& Cheese Steak.

Syracuse is the home of

This booth has Orange

The Agriculture Museum
is VERY popular.

Thirsty fair-goers enjoy
 ice cold Lemonade.

This year's Butter Sculpture
is a tribute to the 2016
Summer Olympics.

Visitors line up to buy
25 cents a glass.

This year's Sand Sculpture
is a tribute to the acts &
activities at the Grandstand.

of Transportation is hiring.

Flat Stacks are space saving
food storage containers.

Some visitors win big
at the Midway... a giant
 stuffed Bear & a Smurf.


A Native American Dancer
moves to the Techno Beat.

The Harriet May Mills Memorial
Eric and I wander over to the Empire Room Patio.

We wait in line for State
Fair Bloody Marys, made
with 1911 Vodka.

Our Spicy Bloody Marys
come loaded with a Chicken
Wing, Cherry Tomato,
Potatoes, a Jumbo Shrimp,
Celery, a Sweet Gherkin,
Green Olive & Cheese Curds.

We walk past the Pan-African

I see why there are mult-day
passes to the Fair...  There's
too much to see & do in
just one day.

Eric and I have walked our feet off....  It's time to head home.

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