Goshen Fair is centerpiece of Labor Day weekend
Some of the participants in the juior dairy show at the Goshen Fair on Saturday. BZ photos
The 107th annual Goshen Fair got underway under bright blue skies on Saturday. The fair resumes Sunday and will run through Monday. Sunday's highlights include a New England lumberjack competition beginning at 11 and a pie-eating contest at 2.
The fair's midway was packed with a hungry crowd.
The Northwest Connecticut Military Honors squad raises the flag.
Johnny Peers, above and below, and his Muttville Comix dogs entertained.
Fair President Scott Fraher welcomes the crowd.
Dan Belmonte of Goshen with his corn-grinding machine.
Gov. Ned Lamont, right, walks the midway with Audrey Blondin of Goshen and Larry Sweeney of Morris.
The new lumberjack stage at the fairgrounds.
Gov. Ned Lamont, left, meets Calvin Nodine of Nodine's Smokehouse.
Goshen Business Circle members, from left, Dawn Grosclaude, Amy Tobin, Lori Clinton and Erika Safran at their booth.
Julia Turtoro and Jason Masi were selling Goshen Good Neighbors calendars.
Diane Withstandley was one of the volunteers selling water for Goshen Community Care and Hospice.
Goshen First Selectman Bob Valentine demonstrated his blacksmith skills.