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Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

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Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

Fair pair

Fair pair
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
Amelia Aberle of Falmouth shows her 8-week-old New Zealand white rabbit at the Cumberland County Fair on Sunday.

All smiles

All smiles
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
Aidan Hayes, 9, and his sister Ciara, 13, of Cumberland, enjoy one of the rides on opening day of the Cumberland County Fair on Sunday. The fair continues through Saturday, Oct. 2.

Opening-day crowd

Opening-day crowd
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
The midway fills with visitors Sunday afternoon at the Cumberland Fairgrounds.

Make a face

Make a face
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
A crowd gathers around as Ron Bechard of Chelsea carves a huge pumpkin Sunday on the opening day of the Cumberland County Fair.

Campbell concert

Campbell concert
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
The Don Campbell Band entertains a large crowd on Sunday at the Cumberland County Fair.

Fair swings into action

Fair swings into action
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
Cumberland County Fair visitors were treated to a polo demonstration Sunday morning.

Granting wishes

Granting wishes
Photo: Paul Cunningham / For The Forecaster
Jason Bartlett of Goshen, N.Y., drives Western Cyclone to a win Sunday at the Cumberland County Fair. Bartlett grew up in Augusta, but is now a successful harness racer in New York. His appearance at the fair was a benefit for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.