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  • Competitors in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races speed around a turn at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Competitors in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races speed around a turn at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • A roasted corn stand at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       A roasted corn stand at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • "Ice Lady" Pat Wachlin is in her 33rd year delivering ice at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       "Ice Lady" Pat Wachlin is in her 33rd year delivering ice at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Haley Latona of Beach Park shows a steer during the Master Showman competition at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       Haley Latona of Beach Park shows a steer during the Master Showman competition at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Two-year-old Lydia Nagorzanski of Ingleside drives a tractor with help from her father, David, right, and Tod Buenger at the Lake County Farm Heritage Association during the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       Two-year-old Lydia Nagorzanski of Ingleside drives a tractor with help from her father, David, right, and Tod Buenger at the Lake County Farm Heritage Association during the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Pato Thornycroft of Lake Bluff Brewery Co., talks with Victor and Pam Dobrogowski of Mundelein during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       Pato Thornycroft of Lake Bluff Brewery Co., talks with Victor and Pam Dobrogowski of Mundelein during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Brian Cooper of Baderbrau Brewery serves beer to Missy Foss of Third Lake during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       Brian Cooper of Baderbrau Brewery serves beer to Missy Foss of Third Lake during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Jason Danielson of Capital Brewery Co., talks with beer enthusiasts during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.

       Jason Danielson of Capital Brewery Co., talks with beer enthusiasts during the Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fair on Sunday at the fairgrounds in Grayslake. Sunday's events featured the demolition derby, Craft beers tent, wool spinning demonstration, talent shows and more.
    Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer

  • Competitors from 10 states participate in the pre-race parade during the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Competitors from 10 states participate in the pre-race parade during the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Tyler Frazier of Van Buren, Ind., replaces a drive belt on his mower prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Tyler Frazier of Van Buren, Ind., replaces a drive belt on his mower prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Racers line the pit area prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Racers line the pit area prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Competitors kick up dust while negotiating a turn during the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Competitors kick up dust while negotiating a turn during the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Brian Bennett of Coffeyville, Kansas, fills the tires on his mower while his son, Gage, watches prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Brian Bennett of Coffeyville, Kansas, fills the tires on his mower while his son, Gage, watches prior to the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Participants compete in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Participants compete in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Competitors in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races, including Brian Bennet of Coffeyville, Kansas, right, participate in a pre-race parade at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Competitors in the "Mow Down Showdown" lawn mower races, including Brian Bennet of Coffeyville, Kansas, right, participate in a pre-race parade at Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Piper Johnson, 4-1/2, of Round Lake shares her ice cream cone with her dad, Brian, as they relax on a bench during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Piper Johnson, 4-1/2, of Round Lake shares her ice cream cone with her dad, Brian, as they relax on a bench during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Monkeys mounted on the backs of dogs compete in the "Banana Derby" during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.

       Monkeys mounted on the backs of dogs compete in the "Banana Derby" during the Lake County Fair in Grayslake Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 

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