Piscataquis Valley Fair Facebook Posts

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Piscataquis Valley Fair Facebook Posts

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Many people look forward to attending the Piscataquis Valley Fair, held annually in August. The 133rd fair was postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Facebook posts ask what people will miss the most this year.

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July 17, 2020
August 27, 2020
August 29, 2020

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English

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July 17, 2020

Piscataquis Valley Fair: What are you going to miss the most this year, the rides, the music, the food, or an event like the ox pulling or demo derby?

Piscataquis Valley Fair: All of the above!

Darlene: We love to camp at the camp grounds and make all the events but I do think demolition derby will be a big miss and the horse shows

Anna: Going to miss it all! :(

Shannon: My fair people.

Deborah: The whole thing it is a great family event that we look forward to every year

Taylor: All of it!

LeAnn: Stans Fries!!

Michelle: Everything

Mary: North Country Riding Club Horse show!

Norm: tuff trucks

Judy: Everything!!!!!!!!

Nancy: Food

Janice: Demo derby

Dale: Flower show, food, animals

Allysa: The Demolition Derby, the rides, the animals, and the food!

August 27, 2020

Piscataquis Valley Fair: Today is what should be opening day 2020. What do you miss the most?

Patty: I was just telling my husband how strange it feels not to go to the fair this year. We are both 73 and been going now for 50 years.

Ashley: The truck pulls and food. My kiddo would have been tall enough this year for rides too I think so that stinks. The fair is my favorite.

Maaf: I miss everything! Good luck next year Maine fairs!!

Lou: Seeing old friends, the food, and all of what makes a great fair.

Michelle: Being able to go there n bringing the grandchildren to a great n amazing fair

Lisa: All of it from setting up and running around to relaxing with friends that have become family.

Sharon: Singing.

Lynn: Catching up with people, having fair food, watching the kids go on all the rides, and looking at the displays.

Katie: All of it... the smiles and laughs and fun my kids have there.

Darlene: Fair food, seeing people I haven't seen all year.

Norm: Tuff trucks

Judy: the smells and sounds and people!

Kelly: Horse pulling

Karen: Bingo! and being in Maine.

Dawn: Demolition derby lol

Ainsley: The horse show and the zipper

Samantha: I know a couple people missing their annual trip to the Fair and Fire Museum!

Kelly: Seeing people I haven't seen in years.

Damian: Scrambler and fried dough

August 29, 2020

Piscataquis Valley Fair: Lots of comments about missing the fair food this season. What food will you miss the most?

Leanne: Maple Cotton Candy

Piscataquis Valley Fair: Leanne, you can get that at Bob’s Sugarhouse on E Main St in Dover all year long!!

Becky: Corn dogs, cotton candy, curly fries, fried Oreos… pretty much all of it.

Sherri: French fries and burgers

Sharon: French fries and dough boys plus cotton candy

Darlene: Dough boys and sausage sandwiches

Jen: The animals and our fair family <3

Hilda: I always liked supporting the local fire departments’ burgers/hot dog standardized

Rosa: Blooming onions

Natasha: Blooming onions

Benjamin: Hearing Dan call the pulls on the loud speaker.

Jackie: Stan’s fries and hot sausage on the hill

Danielle: Stans fries

Crystal: Sausage and french fries and Doe Boy

Allysa: The local fire department hamburgers, the strawberry smoothie with some lemonade mixed in (end of the day leftovers) from the stand my cousin runs every year.

Char-lin: Blooming onion. And fried veggies!

Kate: Blooming onion and the doughboys.

Maaf: Fried food and cotton candy

Deborah: Dough boy

Ivy: Doughboys

Karylyn: Candy apples

Terri: Blooming onions!

Lynn: Doughboys

Wendy: Italian sausage

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Piscataquis Valley Fair Association, “Piscataquis Valley Fair Facebook Posts,” Heart of Maine Community Stories, accessed October 24, 2020, https://heartofmaine.omeka.net/items/show/90.

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