Images: Thursday at the DuPage County Fair

 
Updated 7/28/2011 7:52 PM
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One of the many roosters at the fair.
  One of the many roosters at the fair.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Emily and Audrey Debouber of Schaumburg pet a sheep.
  Emily and Audrey Debouber of Schaumburg pet a sheep.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Rosemarie Erban, 6 of Hanover Park tries "corn shelling" the old fashion way .
  Rosemarie Erban, 6 of Hanover Park tries "corn shelling" the old fashion way .
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Brett Carberry, 9 of New Lenox tries his hand at duck racing.
  Brett Carberry, 9 of New Lenox tries his hand at duck racing.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Nadir Nelson, 8 of Forest Park checks out his own impression at the DuPage Children's Museum exhibit.
  Nadir Nelson, 8 of Forest Park checks out his own impression at the DuPage Children's Museum exhibit.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
The band "Rebelmann" performs. Band members include Glen Ellyn residents Grant Mason, 14, on bass, Bryce Mann, 14, on drums, Johnathon Mann, 14, on lead guitar and Clayton Mann, 11, on vocals. The band will also be playing at the Illinois State Fair next month and at the Whisky Go Go club in Los Angelos this October.
  The band "Rebelmann" performs. Band members include Glen Ellyn residents Grant Mason, 14, on bass, Bryce Mann, 14, on drums, Johnathon Mann, 14, on lead guitar and Clayton Mann, 11, on vocals. The band will also be playing at the Illinois State Fair next month and at the Whisky Go Go club in Los Angelos this October.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Spectators watch pig races.
  Spectators watch pig races.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Maura Zimmerman, 8, of Schaumburg makes some rope with help from fair volunteer Tabitha Barr of Downers Grove.
  Maura Zimmerman, 8, of Schaumburg makes some rope with help from fair volunteer Tabitha Barr of Downers Grove.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Spectators watch pig races.
  Spectators watch pig races.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Dan Basore of Warrenville gives a fishing demonstration .
  Dan Basore of Warrenville gives a fishing demonstration .
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
The 4H livestock showmanship competition took place on Thursday.
  The 4H livestock showmanship competition took place on Thursday.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
"Tall Woman" Carrie McQueen juggles while walking the midway.
  "Tall Woman" Carrie McQueen juggles while walking the midway.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Mason Clodfelter, 4 peddles a tractor through a maze of hay bales.
  Mason Clodfelter, 4 peddles a tractor through a maze of hay bales.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Rebecca and Abbey Loague of Downers Grove take a ride on a camel.
  Rebecca and Abbey Loague of Downers Grove take a ride on a camel.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Lead singer Clayton Mann, 11, performs with the band "Rebelmann".
  Lead singer Clayton Mann, 11, performs with the band "Rebelmann".
Mark Black | Staff Photographer