Aven Zimpfer, 10, of Anna, son of Tim and Raci Zimpfer, competes in the Jr. market show at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Competitors take part in harness racing at the Shelby County Fair Wednesday, July 27.
Anna Henry, left, 11, daughter of Jill and Shawn Henry, and Malina Chappie, 11, both of Houston, daughter of Deanna and Dan Chappie throw ball at the Little Log Cabin while playing an old children’s game called 7 up at the fair Thursday, July 28. The cabin is open only on kids day at the fair.
Alex Kellersmith, left, 11, of Lockington, son of Chad and Cara Kellersmith, and Jenna Allen, 14, of Sidney, daughter of Robert and Tina Allen, wait to show their alpaca males at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Brant Metz, 11, of Botkins, son of Andrea and Jeff Metz, rides a mechanical bull at the fair Thursday, July 28.
Braydon Cagle, 10, of Sidney, son of Luddie and Todd Cagle, carries out his meat pen of ducks after showing them at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Lance Poeppelman, left, 11, of Fort Loramie, son of Jeff and Shiela Poeppelman, shows Graci McClenen, 11, of Russia, daughter of Jessica and Chad McClenen, how to milk a cow at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Abby Burkett, left, 10, of Maplewood, daughter of Jeff and Cari Beth Noah, lets Milo Johnson, 2, of Sidney, son of Lynn and Randy Johnson, pet her lamb.
Kennedy Jackson, 14, of Jackson Center, daughter of Anthony and Stephanie Jackson, competes in the model contest at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Caroline Frieders, 15, of Jackson Center, daughter of Jack and Kay Frieders, competes in English hunter hack over fences at the fair Thursday, July 28.
Bryson Robert, 11, of Jackson Center, son of Shannon and Dan Roberts brushes his market lamb at the fair Thursday, July 28.
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. officer Brian Strunk, left to right, hands to awe struck brothers Jack Schweitzer, 6, and Garret Schweitzer, 4, both of Sidney, the children of Gary and Lesley Garrett, free t-shirts super hero water bottles and Gatorade at the Shelby County Fair sheriff’s booth Thursday, July 28.
Ben York, 9, of Russia, son of Ben and Lisa York, reaches for his single fryer after showing it at the fair Wednesday, July 27. It was the first year ben showed.
Tyler Robbins, left, 15, of Anna, daughter of Michelle and Rodney Robbins watches as Drew Bender, of Upper Sandusky, judges her single fryer at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
John Smock, 12, of Jackson Center, son of Phil and Mary Lee Smock, competes in the Jr. gilt show at the fair Wednesday, July 27.
Trey Sparks, left, 10, of Quincy, son of Jaimi Sparks, performs at the Gazebo with the help of his instructor Tim Mussers as part of Tim Musser’s Guitar Kids performance Wednesday, July 27.
Absolute Journey tribute band performs in the free entertainment tent at the fair Thursday, July 28.