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      Fair welcomes visitors for 108th year

      T he 108th Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair has opened its gates and is inviting visitors in for a week full of events


      T

      he 108th
      Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair has opened its gates and is inviting visitors in for a week full of events


      "

      Every year I came to the fair and I always wanted to go to the
      t-barn and so I can look at the pigs," Jacob Kerner-Deyoung, 4-H participant said.


      A

      ll those years of coming to the fair made
      Jacob realize that he wanted to raise a pig.


      "

      She's a very playful pig and very nice
      so raising her was lots of fun," Kerner-Deyoung said.


      S

      o he raised
      Madeline, a 300 pound hog, that he will show off in a 4-H competition at the fair. A yearly showcase that allows local kids to compete and gives fair goers the chance to watch.


      T

      he farm aspect is just one of many fun things families can experience at the fair.


      "

      I like coming out and having lots of fun checking out all the food and riding ride

      s," Erik Hosler, fair attendee said.


      G

      ames and the thrilling rides are sure to entertain any kid



      and at night

      , country concerts, monster truck shows, and live auctions make this event fun for all ages.


      "

      Everybody needs fair food at least once a year

      ," Agnes Shaw, Emmet-Charlevoix County Fair Manager said.


      For a full list of events, CLICK HERE.

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