Sunday, June 12, 2016
What a Day at the 98th Country Fair!
We enjoyed a magnificent breakfast at the Hall, sponsored by LUFF Industries and Louis Dreyfus, then to the official opening and the grand parade. I was most impressed to see the Calgary Stampede Queen and Princesses in our parade again this year.
After the parade, I was able to sneak over to Airdrie to watch my granddaughter's dance debut on stage! She's four years old and her performance was impeccable! Her grandmother and I thought she was the very best dancer there, although we may be somewhat biased!
Back in Beiseker, I judged Chris Heighton's Main Street Car Show looking for the "Mayor's Choice" award again this year. Thanks Chris and all your helpers for another great show. This year I found a beautiful 1940 Ford which took my eye. Fantastic!
I quickly visited some of the other venues and had to come home to rest, which meant I missed pie at the Seniors` Centre! My loss! I also missed the 4H show and sale! I do enjoy watching those young people keeping family agriculture alive and well.
After I rested at home for a while, my daughter and son-in-law joined us for another fabulous beef-on-a-bun supper at the Hall.
Overall, an incredible day in our village. Our Lions` Club is quite small with just over twenty members and their ability to assemble all the activities of Country Fair and run them glitch-free is totally amazing. It was not surprising to see the same few Lions` members working at event to event throughout the day.
Rest up, gentlemen! You have the 98th Beiseker Country Fair in the books as a huge success. You should be proud!