Unlike the Elko County fair we visited last summer, the Multnomah County Fair features hardly any cowboys or cattle, and no rodeo or horse racing.
Both fairs, however, feature plenty of red necks, funnel cakes, and award winning vegetables.
The enormous carrots below, however, were my favorites. They were very deserving of the blue ribbon.
And check out this amazing flower arrangement – it’s called Kicking Up Your Heels:
The Multnomah County Fair has a few things that the Elko County Fair doesn’t, though, including the Northwest Challenge X-treme Air Dogs Jumping Competition!
And robot soccer!
And chainsaw sculptoring! Heather would not let me get this awesome bench for our living room 🙁
Here are the sculptors in action:
Really though, the main draw for us was the animal exhibits, and the fair delivered.
This guy was in the Walk on the Wildside exhibit. He’s a black and white something or other:
I am 38 years old and I only learned the origin of the phrase “pig pile” yesterday:
The ponies all looked bored. Why don’t we say “bored as a pony”?
Nigel the Camel had a lot of energy:
And my favorite part of the entire 2010 Multnomah County Fair? The cute bunny!
Go read Heather’s view of the fair – Multnomah County Fair: Bunnies – We had such a great time, we needed two blog posts to describe it all!