The Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts, the 5th largest fair in North America, has been around for 99 years. It is a unique experience with everything from the midway to crafts and a lot more. I hope you enjoy this tour.
Farms from throughout New England are represented here
getting ready for the showing
a little trim and primping
concern about the trim in the next stall
even the sheep must look their best
even the animals get tired
border collie herding demo
It was Massachusetts Day... band from Auburn High School
Each New England state has a building like this. Products unique to each state are displayed
Connecticut, home of a PEZ museum...really
ready for the parade...there are several each day
year round tavern on the grounds
famous Big E creampuffs
practicing in the arena
Randy Burns, aka "The Mechanical Man." Randy, an amazing performer and true gentleman. See films on you tube. He makes everyone smile.
This is Randy in 2012. When he works outside he wears these brightly colored suits.
The Hallamore Clydesdales were at the fair
an amazing blacksmith at work
Singer Anita Ward of "ring my bell." She rocked the house!