Piglets snooze Thursday during the Monmouth Fair. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Amber Eldridge of Raymond and her children, Cyrus, 1, and Sydney, 5, stop Thursday to see a mother duck and her babies at the Monmouth Fair. The fair continues through Saturday. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Sumner residents Paul Cox, left, and Ellery Corson talk Thursday while tending to Cox’s pulling team of oxen at the Monmouth Fair. Cox had just won a second-place ribbon in the Farmer Pull with Pete and Star. “We will take it,” Cox said about coming in second. Corson, 95, made a living while working in the woods with horses. He used to compete with pulling horses, so he and Cox had a lot to talk about. The fair continues through Saturday. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

A tom turkey owned by farmer Bob of Chelsea will be at the Monmouth Fair through Saturday. “I don’t know what I will do with him after that,” Chelsea said. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Joy Buzzell of Greene looks Thursday at the old keepsakes in the Monmouth Fair Museum. Buzzell’s husband, Gary, maintains the museum, which is open through Saturday. The museum had its start about 2003 after a Monmouth resident donated an old chainsaw collection. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Amanda Cummings of Norway and her sons, Gage, left, and Ethan greet Rusty, a pulling oxen, Thursday at the Monmouth Fair. Owner Bruce Cox of Woodstock said Rusty’s teammate is named Red. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Sydney Eldridge, 5, of Raymond pets a rabbit Thursday at the Monmouth Fair. The fair continues through Saturday. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

The 110th annual Monmouth Fair is Maine’s first fair since the COVID-19 pandemic canceled the 2020 fair season. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Ruthann Waltz, 12, of Dresden plays with the ball and string Thursday that she bought at the Monmouth Fair. The fair continues through Saturday. Daryn Slover/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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