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Windsor Fair
Date: 9/8/2010 Album ID: 1067641
Photos by Andy Molloy and Joe Phelan
Staff photo by Andy Molloy
HANDS DOWN:  Children play cards Sunday in the stalls at the Windsor Fair during the first day of the annual agricultural exhibition.  The kids were cutting decks before showing critters in the Maine Dairy Holstein Show on Monday.
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THE BIG ONE:  Al Berard helps unload a pumpkin Sunday during the weigh in at the Windsor Fair.  A new record was set for the heaviest pumpkin with a weight of 1094 pounds, surpassing the previous record of 843 pounds.
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FRIED: Linda Jensen serves fried dough Tuesday at the Windsor Fair as siblings Colt and Calyn Benner wait to place an order.
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NEVER A BOER: Danielle Mills, 12, shampoos a Boer Goat Tuesday at the Windsor Fairgrounds.  The annual agricultural exhibition commences Sunday August 29.
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CHIPS: The wood chips fly Monday as logger Charlie Wotjkun chops the tip of a log during the spring board competition at the 14th Annual Woodsmen's Day at the Windsor Fair.
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DUST: Kathy Johnston makes the saw dust fly while competing in the crosscut competition Monday during the 14th Annual Woodsmen's Day at the Windsor Fair.  Johnston sawed with fellow lumberjack Kelly Cousins.
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GONE ASTRAY:  Bob Cloutier, right, speaks with Windsor Fair Police Chief Todd Brackett about a team of horses pulling an empty carriage that went astray Monday at the Windsor Fair.  Witnesses said the teamster lead the horses away from people attending the Fair.  The teamster was injured after being ejected from the carriage when it collided with a stone wall.  No visitors at the Windsor Fair were injured, according to witnesses.
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HANG ON TO YOUR HAT: Jaime Belanger, of Carmel, holds onto her hat as she competes in the Central Maine Team Penning Association event on Friday afternoon at the Windsor Fair. 
As a team of three riders enter the ring judges call out a number and the team tries to pull the right three cows from the thirty cattle in a herd, each wearing a number from  zero to nine, 3 of each number. 
The rideres work together cut the ride cows from the herd, push them down the arena, and put them in the pen faster than any of the other teams. 
Today's theme is 4H Day and events include 4H sheep, dairy and working steers judging, a Ladies' Frying Pan Throw and a Motor Booty Affair Stage Show at 7:30 p.m.  Post time for harness racing is 1 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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People ride the Yo Yo swing ride as the sun sets behind them on Thursday evening at the Windsor Fair.
Today's theme is Children's Day and events include judging of beef cattle, horse pulling and team penning. Post time for harness racing is 3 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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Xaiver (cq) Wilbur, left, Shania Wilbur and their mother Rebekah Wilbur, from Riverton Grove Farm in Farmingdale work with steers Saturday morning in front of a giant puddle Saturday morning at the Windsor Fairgrounds.
Tropical storm Earl passed through overnight dumped about two inches of  rain. Except for a couple of large puddles the fairgrounds was mostly dry in the morning. 
Today's theme is Historical & Museum Day and events include horse pulling, a political pull cow milking contest at 5:30 p.m. and a show by comedian Bob Marley at 7:30 p.m. 
 Post time for harness racing is 1 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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A Brown Swiss dairy cow named Empress  licks her just-born calf named Eben on Saturday morning at the Windsor Fairgrounds. Within in 40 minutes of being born Eben was up and walking. 
Today's theme is Historical & Museum Day and events include horse pulling, a political pull cow milking contest at 5:30 p.m. and a show by comedian Bob Marley at 7:30 p.m. 
 Post time for harness racing is 1 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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Fair-goers watch as Brown Swiss dairy cow named Empress  lick her just-born calf named Eben on Saturday morning at the Windsor Fairgrounds. Within in 40 minutes of being born Eben was up and walking. 
Today's theme is Historical & Museum Day and events include horse pulling, a political pull cow milking contest at 5:30 p.m. and a show by comedian Bob Marley at 7:30 p.m. 
 Post time for harness racing is 1 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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Fair-goers watch as Brown Swiss dairy cow named Empress  lick her just-born calf named Eben on Saturday morning at the Windsor Fairgrounds. Within in 40 minutes of being born Eben was up and walking. 
Today's theme is Historical & Museum Day and events include horse pulling, a political pull cow milking contest at 5:30 p.m. and a show by comedian Bob Marley at 7:30 p.m. 
 Post time for harness racing is 1 p.m.  
The fair continues  through Monday at the Windsor Fairgrounds located on  Route 32 between Routes 105 and 17 in Windsor.
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THE LAST DAY: People consume ice cream and fried clams Sunday on the fairway at the Windsor Fair.  Crowds of people lined up for rides, to watch events and bet on horse races on the last day.
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THE INVITATIONAL:  Jockeys come to the finish line during the Windsor Invitational Sunday.
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GOT MILK: Susan Morissette, left, of Winslow, and Deborah Sanderson, of Chelsea, compare milk pales Sunday afternoon after competing in the Windsor Fair political pull.  The women, both Republican candidates for the House, competed against politicians from across Maine.
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GOT MILK: Indepedent gubernatorial candidate Kevin Scott, of Andover, milks a cow Sunday during the Windsor Fair political pull.
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RACE ACCIDENT: People attend to two of three men struck by the racing gate at the start of the Windsor Invitational horse Sunday at the Windsor Fair.  The gate, towed by a vehicle ahead of the pack of horses, hit three people watching the race.
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