County Fair Essays

  • Everyone Should Go to the County Fair!

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    Everyone Should Go to the County Fair! If you've been to the County Fair before, there's no reason for you to keep reading this. You already know how much fun it is. You don't need to be convinced. You're already going back. You can stop reading right now, go buy your pre-sale tickets, and get the car packed up and ready to go. But you, yes, you, what's your excuse for not having been to the past 156 County Fairs? Oh, "I wasn't born 156 years ago," you say? That's no excuse. You're just

  • Descriptive Essay Example: Livestock Sale at the County Fair

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    Livestock Sale at the County Fair Every year I get this feeling. The knots in my stomach are pulled tighter every time I pass through the narrow rock arch labeled with an aged sign reading, Welcome to the Delta County Fair Grounds. My eyes peer into the distance, and like every year, the park is full of commotion and energy. Kids swinging on the swings, teenagers showing off their new school clothes while sitting on the chipped green tables eating mazzo dogs, and the various types of food stands

  • The County Fair

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    eyes to the sky. You can see the different coloured lights a mile off, luminous yellows, greenspi8nks, reds and blue. When you get into the grounds, it takes you five minuets to read the words they’re spelling out, that is if you don’t go to fairs often, I could tell you what each ride is just at a glance. When you get off the Waltzers or the Holly-Wood, you want something to eat, and you discover it’s “ONE POUND FIFTY FOR A PORTION OF CHIPS?”. They are all scabby and bruised, but compared

  • Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

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    Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White Fern convinced her dad not to kill the runt pig and he gave it to her to take care of. She named him Wilbur. Wilbur was getting bigger and bigger and eating more and more. He had to be sold so Fern called her aunt and uncle the Zuckermans. The goose told Wilbur that there was a loose board in his pen. He escaped but he got tired, hungry and afraid. Uncle Homer lured him back to his pen with food. Wilbur had a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day because

  • My Band

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    told us about a friend of his whose step-son played guitar. We called him up and had him come over to audition. He was amazing especially considering his age, 15, so there was no way we could pass him up. A week later, the three of us a played a county fair Battle of the Bands and lost. This was no big deal, since we had been together for exactly a week. Over the next couple months we searched high and low for a singer and a bassist, when we realized what we were looking for was right under our noses

  • Autistic Savants

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    “Autistic Savants” Autism is a biological disorder that affects a child’s motor and social skills. These children cannot work in social settings like school and so many of them feel left out not because they are different, but because they don’t know how to interact with others. It seems that everyone knows about autism very well; however, there are some children who are autistic yet they have a very special ability in one area. These children are called autistic savants. Autistic savants are

  • Informative Essay On County Fair

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    many activities to do in the summer and one of them would be attending your state or county fair. I grew up in Bettendorf, IA which is a part of the Quad Cities. In the Quad Cities, the Mississippi Valley Fair is one week towards the end of summer which draws in a large crowd. The fair is something that people anticipate all summer long and can’t wait for the arrival of fair week. With the use of pathos, the county creates billboards, advertisements, attractions, entertainment and those amazing corn

  • County Fairs In Rural America

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    Throughout the summer, in rural America, many counties hold a party. County fairs are a tradition that gives locals a chance to enjoy themselves. Deschutes County, which is located in the heart of Oregon, is no different. Over the years, we have become more sophisticated at throwing a party. Our fair operates normally late in July, and in 2015 ran from July 29 through August 2. This ritual of summer celebration has been taking place here for over 90 years. The current 132-acre site is much larger

  • Shelby County Fair Research Paper

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    hotter, it is the time for the annual Shelby County Fair. The Fair offers one week of fun, competition, and enjoyment for kids as well as adults from surrounding communities. Even though the days are extremely hot, the boys and girls continue to wear jeans. Jeans and boots is a very popular clothing attire in Shelby County, and you will find your share of it at the fair. There is a vast variety of different competitions and entry openings at the fair. Shows consists of cattle, pigs, chickens, sheep

  • My Speech On The Dutchess County Fair

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    I tried to focus on some familiar faces to help me not be nervous. I think that for this speech I tried to focus more on informing my audience about the Dutchess County Fair, which actually helped me lessen my nerves. 4.) How do you feel about what/how you did? I think I did a good job. I felt a little crunch for time towards the so I took professors Leinwall’s advice and when the 30 seconds sign came up I quickly

  • The Montgomery County Fairgrounds

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    Montgomery County Fairgrounds “When people arrived in the morning on the 17th there was a display of horses, cattle and farm products” (Drury 807). “The first Montgomery County Agricultural Fair was held in Dayton at Swaynie’s Hotel on East First Street October 17th and 18th, 1839” (Drury 807). 1853, the state fair was held on Washington Street, the same year the county fair was held there (Drury 807) then in 1874, “the Southern Ohio Fair Association began having fairs on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds

  • Leadership

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    support others? Are they outgoing, and positive? All essential for a leader. Throughout the past 4 years, I have taken on several leadership roles. I have become more involved in my church. I have taken on more responsibilities in 4-H and Kane County Ambassadors. I have participated in high school cheerleading, and competitive All-Star cheerleading. Participation in these organizations has allowed me to develop outstanding leadership skills. My desire to be a role model to the youth in my church

  • Patina White Marketing Strategy

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    simple looks such as spoons or pennies into jewelry or hangers. Growing off ideas found on apps such as Pintrest, Facebook, Tumblr, etc., for if the customer would like something created by her, but with a specific look. Events such as the street fairs held in West Fargo, North Dakota, the Flea Markets in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota; Beth will most likely be attending those. Owning her own studio at her house, also in Detroit

  • Is Affirmative Action Fair?

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    Is Affirmative Action Fair? A black student has been waiting for that letter of acceptance from the college of her choice. She receives that letter and gets in. At the same time a female white student is also waiting for her letter of acceptance from that same college. The white student receives a rejection letter even though she had higher test scores and a better GPA than the black student. Was this fair to the students? Was it the best outcome for the country in the long run? Many minority

  • Shakespeare play: Macbeth

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    as to use the contrast between appearance and reality as the basis for the plot of the story. In Act one, Scene one, one of the most famous quotes in all of literature is spoken: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair/ Hover through the fog and filth air.” While if interpreted literally, it makes no sense because the words fair and foul are antonyms, the reader (or viewer if the play is being seen) must recognize that this really implies that the appearance of something may not be the actuality. In Act one

  • 4-H Club Thesis

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    Without a doubt the most meaningful activity I have ever been involved in is 4-H. I have been a member of the Cheerful Champs 4-H club for almost ten years. When you join a 4-H club the members and leaders become your friends and family. 4-H’s mission is to provide a positive environment for kids to grow and succeed through. With such an environment 4-H hopes to give kids confidence and empower them to do whatever they hope to achieve. Empowerment turns kids into leaders and teachers. After being

  • Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair

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    In the tragedy, Macbeth by William Shakespeare, the paradoxical theme of “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” functions throughout the play. The line is a prophecy which one thing seems like another. It implies especially to the characters that they are not as they seem to be. The Three Witches are the ones who introduce the paradox that runs throughout the play. The theme affects these characters because although they speak of the future, they do not seem to affect the course of it. They are the agents

  • Affirmative Action - Is it Fair?

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    Affirmative Action - Is it Fair??? Affirmative action in theory and in thought is intended to promote the welfare of this country’s minorities by supporting the idea that individuals are equal and should not be judged by race or sex. Therefore, in situations like job and university applications, we should consider minorities to be as feasible a choice for hire as a white male candidate, taking into consideration their background. In short, it tries to give minorities that have been at a disadvantage

  • The 1893 World’s Fair

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    The 1893 World’s Fair A World’s Fair is an “[I]nternational exposition that features exhibits dealing with commerce, industry, and science.” (World Book Encyclopedia 412) Entertainment is also present along with cultural activities. In 1893, the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, although inaugurated a year late, commemorated the discovery of America. I feel that the Exposition displayed some of the more beautiful architecture of its time; its immense buildings and sculptures drew heavily

  • Creative Commons - America Needs Fair Use Licenses

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    Creative Commons - America Needs Fair Use Licenses It’s likely happened to you before, you turn on your radio, or favorite music video network and begin listening to a song by some hot new pop starlet, hip-hop superstar, or aging rocker. The beat is catchy, inviting, and oddly familiar, almost too familiar in fact. You may think, “Didn’t David Bowie, or, hmm, wasn’t it that guy from Queen that played this riff in like ten years ago? Who is this Vanilla Ice guy and why is he rapping over it