PHOTOS: Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

Games, rides and food lured folks from all over Montgomery County during the annual fair in Gaithersburg.

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Games, rides and food lured folks from all over Montgomery County on a recent Friday night.
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Clare Reed’s first place-winning Bourbon Red turkey attempts to peck the camera.
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Vallery Austin, from Gaithersburg, speaks with stilt-walking juggler Carrie McQueen.
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Visitors take photos of Ashley Carlisle's third place-winning Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish chicken.
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Germantown’s Cobey England (right) takes a selfie with Ana Stasiya.
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Leby Sylvie, from Ivory Coast, captures a memory with her four children, ages 8-10, in the cow barn.
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Dave Gill, from Latonsville, contemplates his wife’s goat, Little Debbie, before Monday’s judging.
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The excitement of the pig races at the Hogway Speedway. Photo by Oscar Jones.
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Sweetheart, age 2 from Gaithersburg, checks on JJ Kidwell, the pig.
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A milk goat plays peek-a-boo with the camera.
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Austin Rippeon and Christina Sok from Frederick admire the goats.
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Addie, age 12, from Gaithersburg, leads Caroline to the auction pavilion.
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Gaithersburg resident Seyon carries his 18-month-old son on his shoulders.
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Gourmet candy apples and loaded marshmallows on a stick offer some variety to the standard fair fare.
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Brookeville's Kara, age 4, can’t wait to get her hands on the corn on a cob that her mom, Jenny, has just purchased.
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Look no further. Follow your heart, and nose, to the funnel cake stand.
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Escape artist and extreme illusionist Josh Knotts prepares to escape from his straitjacket before the Claw shreds him on stage in front of a packed audience.
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Sydney, age 6, won a prize at the shark tank.
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Kids were drawn to the friendly ducks at the Lucky Duck.
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Four-year-old Carter; Mier, 6, and Hunter, 3, show off their brand-new goldfish.
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The Ferris wheel stands tall over the midway at the 67th Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in Gaithersburg.
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Sandra and Robert Harvey, from Kennebunk Maine, bid on a duroc hog during a live auction. The winning bid for "William Rogers" was $1,075.
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Eleven-year-old Lillian, from Olney, holds her rabbit, winner of Best in Show.
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