Mexico Independence Day

September 16, 2012

Today, September 16, marks Mexico’s Independence Day (or Grito de Dolores). This is the 202nd anniversary of the event that started the War of Independence. Although true independence was not gained until 1821, it was this particular day that started the movement towards freedom. The Fair hosted a large parade in honor of the day,…

Shall We Dance?

September 5, 2012

There’s never a dull moment at the Fair and the annual Senior Ballroom Competition is no different. This year senior couples (ages 55+) competed for first, second and third place in the waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rhumba, tango and East Coast Swing. Each couple demonstrated a flair for fun, style and rhythm when they took on…