2018 Clay County Fair: Snapshots
Clay County Fair Queen Emma Schwarck joined the annual Parade of Antique Tractors Tuesday morning. Thirty-five tractors from across northwest Iowa and southern Minnesota took a loop around the Clay County Fairgrounds. The traditional parade began more than 15 years ago and this year featured tractors from the '40s through the '70s.
Carter Kotewa, 20, of Fairmont, Minnesota, takes care of a giant turkey leg outside Grandpa’s Barn.
Lauren Stuckey, an 8-year-old Fairview Elementary student, offers a little TLC to one of the younger lambs inside Grandpa’s Barn. Stuckey offered a piece of straw to nibble on.
Marcus Hinkeldey, of Aurelia, grooms his open class Guernsey dairy entry prior to the afternoon show Thursday.
A pair of aging sunflowers enjoyed the sunlight near the natural grass at the Sundholm Environmental Center at the Clay County Fair. Friday's programming will feature snakes at 10 a.m., a live bald eagle at 11 a.m and 1 p.m., as well as a raptor presentation at 2 p.m.