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Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

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Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

Scouting the competition

Scouting the competition
Photo: Natalie Conn
Bianca Barker, 9, far left, watches the pig races Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Cumberland County Fari. Her pig, Bo, will be racing next.

Smelling the finish line

Smelling the finish line
Photo: Natalie Conn
Bianca Barker entices her pig Bo with a Twix bar that she will give him after he races in the pig race at the Cumberland County Fair.

Pushing pumpkins

Pushing pumpkins
Photo: Natalie Conn
Few spectators braved the rainy weather Sunday to see giant pumpkins wrestled onto pallets for the Maine State Pumpkin Contest at the Cumberland County Fair.

Wiley winner

Wiley winner
Photo: Natalie Conn
Eileen and Paul Buckley with their Jersey wooly rabbit named Wiley Tucker, who was named Best in Breed at the at the Cumberland County Fair on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Accompanied by Charlotte?

Accompanied by Charlotte?
Photo: Natalie Conn
Luke Goodwin, 5, from Gorham, watches the pig races at the Cumberland County Fair on Sunday, Sept. 27.

Fair trade

Fair trade
Photo: Natalie Conn
Brendan Moore, 14, visiting Maine from St. Andrews in Canada, endured the rain and cold weather on Sunday to visit the Cumberland County Fair and purchase a hand-carved clothing rack.