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Crawford Kicks Off County Fair Season

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MEADVILLE--- It's a fair in the books as the largest agricultural fair that Pennsylvania has to offer. It's the 69th annual Crawford County Fair---one of the most anticipated weeks of the year for thousands of people in the region.

There are dozens of horses, goats, pigs, and donkey's on display for the public to enjoy.

Sheppard Walter Clark primps our wooly friend, Cherokee, for shearing ahead of Tuesday's Livestock and Breed show.

“I want it to be flat on the top and kind of square and shape the body so it's trim in the front and full in the back,” Clark says.  “I want that leg to be smooth like cotton.”

A county fair wouldn't be the same without some of the classics---funnel cakes, home-style Barbeque, the freshly squeezed lemonade.  

“We all come back, and we just come to the same spot. It's just a tradition,” Jody Sanders of Nick's Italian Sausage explains.

Four-time Grammy award nominee Hunter Hayes will perform at the fair Saturday night with special guests Dan and Shay and Sam Hunt.

It's a country jam session expected to fill hundreds of seats and pump thousands of dollars in the local economy in Crawford County.

“It's a good thing because it supports us too,” Sanders adds.

The fair continues through next Saturday, August 23.

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