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Images: Weekend fun at the Lake County Fair

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  • Sisters Audrey, 2, left, and Grace Routh, 5, of Hoffman Estates, play in the sprinklers at the Growing Grace Landscape Association exhibit at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show during the last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Sisters Audrey, 2, left, and Grace Routh, 5, of Hoffman Estates, play in the sprinklers at the Growing Grace Landscape Association exhibit at the Chicago Flower & Garden Show during the last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Quinn Podolski, 4, of Waukegan, feeds a goat in Miller's Petting Zoo during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Quinn Podolski, 4, of Waukegan, feeds a goat in Miller's Petting Zoo during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Beekeeper Sarah Westlund, of Mundelein, left, explains about beehives at the Lake County Beekeeper's Association booth during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Beekeeper Sarah Westlund, of Mundelein, left, explains about beehives at the Lake County Beekeeper's Association booth during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Hailey Sonnenberg, 6, of Lake Villa, holds a chicken in Miller's Petting Zoo during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Hailey Sonnenberg, 6, of Lake Villa, holds a chicken in Miller's Petting Zoo during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Bonnie Fritsch Land, of Portage, Wis., milks her goat, Emma, during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Bonnie Fritsch Land, of Portage, Wis., milks her goat, Emma, during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Eleven-year-old Matthew Gaines, of Libertyville, hangs around the livestock stalls during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Eleven-year-old Matthew Gaines, of Libertyville, hangs around the livestock stalls during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Douglas Cash, 15, of Lake Villa, looks at a watercolor painting made by his sister, Jocelyn, during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Douglas Cash, 15, of Lake Villa, looks at a watercolor painting made by his sister, Jocelyn, during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • The Sunday morning service is conducted by Sarah Presley-James of United Protestant Church in Grayslake during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

       The Sunday morning service is conducted by Sarah Presley-James of United Protestant Church in Grayslake during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • David Martin, of McHenry, holds his son, Isaac, 2, as they spin rope during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       David Martin, of McHenry, holds his son, Isaac, 2, as they spin rope during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Members of United Protestant Church play religious songs during the Sunday morning service during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

       Members of United Protestant Church play religious songs during the Sunday morning service during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Grand champion rooster Pike crows during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Pike is owned by Lake Villa resident Jim Anderson.

       Grand champion rooster Pike crows during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Pike is owned by Lake Villa resident Jim Anderson.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Prize winning peppers during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Prize winning peppers during last day of the 84th Annual Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Gary Rogers, of Team USA, scores a goal by knocking the ball between two concrete blocks during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Gary Rogers, of Team USA, scores a goal by knocking the ball between two concrete blocks during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Team USA driver Gary Rogers, left, has his car lifted off the ground as Team Italy driver Scott Redden rams the ball into him during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Team USA won the contest 4-0.

       Team USA driver Gary Rogers, left, has his car lifted off the ground as Team Italy driver Scott Redden rams the ball into him during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Team USA won the contest 4-0.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Flagman Zach Lentz moves the 400 lb. ball to the middle of the field during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Flagman Zach Lentz moves the 400 lb. ball to the middle of the field during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Woodstock fans stand on a hill as they cheer for team Italy during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Team USA won the match 4-0.

       Woodstock fans stand on a hill as they cheer for team Italy during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake. Team USA won the match 4-0.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Team USA and Team Italy battle for the ball against the wall during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.

       Team USA and Team Italy battle for the ball against the wall during Auto Soccer at the Lake County Fair Sunday in Grayslake.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • 11-year-old Sarah Larimer of Lake Forest puts her face into a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       11-year-old Sarah Larimer of Lake Forest puts her face into a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Derek Collins of Grayslake Tops in Training awaits an attack from Thor, Lake County Sherif Tony Fanella K-9 during a police dog demonstration at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Derek Collins of Grayslake Tops in Training awaits an attack from Thor, Lake County Sherif Tony Fanella K-9 during a police dog demonstration at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Anastasia Masurat of Chicago encourages Estelle, 2, and LuLu, 1, Cannahan to eat a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Anastasia Masurat of Chicago encourages Estelle, 2, and LuLu, 1, Cannahan to eat a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Quinten "Q" Quiney of Nuclear Reaction drum line wipes sweat off his face before performing at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Quinten "Q" Quiney of Nuclear Reaction drum line wipes sweat off his face before performing at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • 4H Community worker Sabrina Huley gives Clover Buddy Elena Hevrdejs, 8, of Lake Villa a high-five and Kit Brennes after participating in the 4H fashion show at the Lake County Fair on Saturday

       4H Community worker Sabrina Huley gives Clover Buddy Elena Hevrdejs, 8, of Lake Villa a high-five and Kit Brennes after participating in the 4H fashion show at the Lake County Fair on Saturday
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella shows the audience how Thor digs to find and help point out where narcotics may be hidden, also pictured Tops in Training in Grayslake owner Alex Rothacker.

       Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella shows the audience how Thor digs to find and help point out where narcotics may be hidden, also pictured Tops in Training in Grayslake owner Alex Rothacker.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Seven year-old Eli Hardegree of Skokie puts his face into a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Seven year-old Eli Hardegree of Skokie puts his face into a blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Joe Schwan of Ivanhoe, IL digs his face into his second blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday. Joe won the adult section of the pie eating contest eating a pie and a half.

       Joe Schwan of Ivanhoe, IL digs his face into his second blueberry pie during an old-fashioned pie eating contest in which contestants had five minutes to eat the most at the Lake County Fair on Saturday. Joe won the adult section of the pie eating contest eating a pie and a half.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Nuclear Reaction drum line pumps up the crowd at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Nuclear Reaction drum line pumps up the crowd at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Ann Sargent of Crystal Lake attempts to make Thor sit during a police dog demonstration, Thor would not sit because he is trained to only listen to Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella.

       Ann Sargent of Crystal Lake attempts to make Thor sit during a police dog demonstration, Thor would not sit because he is trained to only listen to Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

  • Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella pats Thor on the back to stop his attack on Derek Collins of Grayslake during a police dog demonstration at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.

       Lake County Sherif K-9 Officer Tony Fanella pats Thor on the back to stop his attack on Derek Collins of Grayslake during a police dog demonstration at the Lake County Fair on Saturday.
    Joel Bissell | Staff Photographer

 

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