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A group of women sit on a bench outside the grandstand Wednesday afternoon at the Shenandoah County Fair. Wednesday was Senior Citizens' Day. Rich Cooley/Daily
WOODSTOCK -- The first racers in the Old McNally's Pig Derby are named after famous horses: Hambiscuit, rather than Seabiscuit, and California "Porkchop" instead of "Chrome" finished first in the race Tuesday.
The following are results of the 4-H/FFA dairy livestock show on Thursday:
WOODSTOCK -- Tony Pestilli hasn't forgotten the promise he made 46 years ago.
Wednesday Judge: Jeff Semler, of Washington County, Maryland. 4-H/FFA Goat Showmanship Novice Champion: Cortney McDonald Novice Reserve Champion: Joseph DiRoberto Junior Champion: Cassidy Barrett Junior Reserve Champion: Casey Wenn Senior Champion: Bethany Gochenour Senior Reserve Champion: Ethan Gochenour Grand Champion...
WOODSTOCK -- According to Alvin Lineweaver, several years ago very few people made a point of watching the harness racing at the Shenandoah County Fair. But over the last 10 years, he said, the grandstands have become full.
Caroline Eye, 5, of Woodstock, licks a chocolate ice cream cone from the Dairy Barn at the Shenandoah County Fair on Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily
The following are winners of Tuesday night's demolition derby at the Shenandoah County Fair:
4-H/FFA livestock show results for Wednesday:
At top, Sara Shafer, left, and Cooper Swartz, right, both 5 and from Woodstock, bounce on a carnival ride at the Shenandoah County Fair on Tuesday. Tuesday was Kids' Day at the fair. Above: Jack Waltrip, 6, of Strasburg, holds on during his ride on the Ferris wheel at the Shenandoah County Fair on Tuesday. Photos by Rich Cooley/Daily
WOODSTOCK -- One barbecue food vendor at the fair is back by popular demand.
WOODSTOCK -- For Rusty Lineweaver and his father, Marshall, participating in the Shenandoah County Fair's demolition derby is a family tradition.
Tuesday Judge: David Gordon, of Middletown, Maryland 4-H/FFA Beef Showmanship Novice Champion: Kennedy Whetzel Novice Reserve Champion: Gracie Bailey Junior Champion: Sabrina Bauserman Junior Reserve Champion: Luke Whitacre Senior Champion: Nicole D. Kibler Senior Reserve Champion: Jenna Kibler Grand Champion...
Monday night's Demoliton Derby winners were:
Nel Bringsjord, of Edinburg, won Best In Show for her watercolor painting of a red truck at the Shenandoah County Fair. Courtesy photo by Norman Bringsjord
There were 47 drivers competing in the Nationwide Demolition Derby on Monday night at the Shenandoah County Fair. Demolition derby action continues again tonight at 8 p.m. Rich Cooley/Daily
WOODSTOCK -- Beanie Guthrie slides a pair of electric clippers up one side of her goat.
MondayJudge: Allison Moore of Selma, North Carolina 4-H/FFA Sheep Showmanship Novice Champion: Francis Ashby, Jr. Novice Reserve Champion: Kennedy Whetzel Junior Champion: Trevor Kibler Junior Reserve Champion: Luke Whitacre Senior Champion: Nicole Kibler Senior Reserve Champion: Bradley Custer Grand Champion...
The following are Sunday's Conicville Lawn And Garden Tractor Pull results: Youth Class 1st. -- Calvin 2nd. -- Jacob 3rd. -- Matt 900s Single 8-12 1st. -- Larry Sims 2nd. -- Mike Reynolds 3rd. -- Jacob Marton 900s Single...
The following are winners of the greased pig contest:
The following are results from Saturday's Shenandoah County Fair young farmers tractor and truck pull results:
The following are the results of Saturday night's 10,000 Pro Farm tractor pull at the Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock:
Tom Streett, president of the Shenandoah County Fair, lines the track with a set of hay bales Friday afternoon for the ATV races that evening at the fairgrounds in Woodstock. The fair is open through next Saturday. There will be family activities this morning at the fair, and the featured truck and tractor pull will start at 6:30 tonight. Rich Cooley/Daily
The Shenandoah County Fair Scholarship Pageant is reaching back to its roots.
Area children showing livestock at the Shenandoah County Fair might be young but they bring years of experience to help them lock horns with the competition.
STRASBURG -- Each August, the Shenandoah County Fair receives hundreds of entries for judging, ranging from baked goods and vegetables to craft projects and photography.
At an age when most teens are learning how to hold the steering wheel, Guy Gochenour was hauling thousands of pounds on his tractor.
FRONT ROYAL -- They're partying like it's 1849.
FRONT ROYAL -- Kara Plavchan, 11, of Front Royal, said she was nervous about showing her goat, Dancer.
FRONT ROYAL -- To some, she's known as Doris Drury. To others, namely the hungry crowds that pack the Warren County Fairgrounds each August, she goes by "the iced tea lady."
FRONT ROYAL -- Jordan Taylor celebrated a momentous birthday on Tuesday.
Youngsters have fun on the rides at the Frederick County Fairgrounds this week. The fair runs through tonight. Rich Cooley/Daily
If there's one thing the Warren County Fair won't be lacking next week, it's facial hair.
CLEAR BROOK -- A group of Frederick County fairgoers channeled their inner Kobayashi during the fair's apple pie eating contest on Thursday night.
CLEAR BROOK -- Valerie Miller, 12, of Winchester, said she likes working with rabbits "because they don't moo at you."
Nationwide Demolition Derby WOODSTOCK -- Spectators covered their ears and cheered drivers on during the Nationwide Demolition Derby held Monday night during the Shenandoah County Fair. View list of winners and an audio slideshow Audio slideshow by Rich Cooley/Daily The...