More fun from the Rockda le Fair
Fair Park pavilion turned into shopper’s paradise with dozens of ar ts and crafts booths selling ever ything from jewe lry to toys. The 2011 Rockdale Fair was held Oc t. 20 - 22 at Fair Park, drawing good crowds and enjoying near perfect wea ther.
There wasn’t room in last week’s Repor ter for the ususal number of Fair photos, so here are a few more of the best ones captured by The Reporter’s camera.
The 2011 Fair included a $207,020 livestock auction, benefitting Milam Count y 4-H and FFA youth, the second hig hes t in Fair histor y.
Rep or ter/ Mike Brow n
Above, pet show emc ee John Krause asks Claire Jenki ns if ‘Mr. Whiskers’ can do any tr icks. At ri ght, Scott Brog ger cuts off ‘two or on e’ slices of that good ol’ Cajun boudin sausage during Fair’s BBQ cooko ff which drew a record number of cookers to the park for 2011 event.
At lef t, the way it used to be as antique tractor show drew lots of rem iniscing. Above, Glen Dyer’s 1948 Ford An glia, was para de’s top antique and car show’s best street rod.