2017-08-06 / News

Saginaw County Fair 2017

Photos by Jeanne Marcello and Keith Salisbury


Saginaw County Fair Antiques superintendent Donna Felton enjoys the Native American Indian artifacts exhibited at this year’s fair. Some are from the early 1800s. Saginaw County Fair Antiques superintendent Donna Felton enjoys the Native American Indian artifacts exhibited at this year’s fair. Some are from the early 1800s.

The Lake Country Quilters work diligently at hand stitching a quilt during the Saginaw County Fair. The Lake Country Quilters work diligently at hand stitching a quilt during the Saginaw County Fair.



A young man practices for the marble shooting competition held Thursday at the fair. A young man practices for the marble shooting competition held Thursday at the fair.

The critters at Animal Oasis beg for food as fairgoers pass by. The critters at Animal Oasis beg for food as fairgoers pass by.

Youth rabbit exhibitors chat after the tension of judging is over. Youth rabbit exhibitors chat after the tension of judging is over.

A young competitor tries to get her goat to walk the balance beam in the goat obstacle course competition on Wednedsay night in the arena. A young competitor tries to get her goat to walk the balance beam in the goat obstacle course competition on Wednedsay night in the arena.
The dust flew Wednesday night for aggressive dirt track racing and demolition derby in the grandstand.The dust flew Wednesday night for aggressive dirt track racing and demolition derby in the grandstand.


A youngster enjoys his motorcycle ride in the carnival midway. A youngster enjoys his motorcycle ride in the carnival midway.

Starting off small, a young equestrian is the first to answer the judge’s questions in the Western pleasure riders’ competition. The riders wait anxiously to find out who takes the blue ribbon. Starting off small, a young equestrian is the first to answer the judge’s questions in the Western pleasure riders’ competition. The riders wait anxiously to find out who takes the blue ribbon.

Baby goats were a big draw at Animal Oasis. Baby goats were a big draw at Animal Oasis.

The racing was fast, furious and chaotic on Tuesday night as Donkey Racing came to the grandstand. The racing was fast, furious and chaotic on Tuesday night as Donkey Racing came to the grandstand.

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