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Images: Wednesday's Lake County Fair

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Burt rides Sasha, left, and BoBo rides Scooby Blue during the Banana Derby at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Ann Petersen of Wauconda talks about the fair history book she is about to place in the time capsule that was buried Wednesday morning at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Angela Panateri with the Lake County Fair shows off some ribbons to be placed in a time capsule Wednesday at the fair grounds in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A 1966 Lake County Fair exhibitor ticket donated by Gail Gloede of Grayslake was placed in a time capsule Wednesday.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Lake County Fair board member Kelli Kepler-Yarc drops the time capsule in the hole after it was sealed with fair items Wednesday morning in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A note on the back of an old exhibitor ticket was part of the items saved in the time capsule Wednesday at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A time capsule is dropped into a hole Wednesday at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

A handful of items are prepared to be placed in the time capsule Wednesday morning at the Lake County Fair in Grayslake.

Paul Valade | Staff Photographer

Pro motocross racers entertain the crowd during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Jon Fritz of Sharon, Wisconsin washes his ewe lamb during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Vendor Sam Perkins cooks pork chops during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

4-H participants wait to have their goats judged during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Ten-year-old Caryn Meyer and her Eight-year-old brother Nathan, both of Wauconda, ride the Orient Express during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Starter Matt Welter gets motocross racers ready to roll.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Pro motocross racers entertain the crowd .

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Mollie Shutter of Mundelein competes in the Miss Lake County Pagaent .

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

A goat waits to be judged in the 4-H competition.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

From left, Taniya McDonald, Hannah Heitschel and Alona Heitschel, 13, all of Gurnee ride Ali Baba during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

People stroll down the midway.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Motocross racers cross the finish line during opening day of the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Wednesday.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Contestants compete in the Miss Lake County Pagaent.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

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Vendor Rodnye Horne shows off his bubble machine.

Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer

Gallery posted: 7/24/2013 10:05 PM

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Photos of the 85th Annual Lake County Fair in Grayslake from Wednesday, July 24, including Banana Derby monkey races, burial of a time capsule, the Miss Lake County pageant, and much more.
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