Where are we today ?
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A nice quiet sleep here after a later night than usual and slept in until 5:30 this morning. By 6 am the cars were rolling in and filling the fairgrounds . Every thing here starts early and finishes early.
|still pretty quiet at 6 am|
|pancake and sausage breakfast underway early as usually|
Before there was a line up at 7 am, I stopped in to pick up a 1/2 dozen Tea Balls (not Tballs I made a bobo yesterday)
|no line ups right now|
|here they are|
|this be a Tea Ball|
Then I saw the guys getting ready to Bbq the Chicken legs on this huge charcoal BBQ
|chicken ready for the BBQ, love their chicken|
|then they making Apple fritters right here|
no we did not buy any
|by 8 am parking is getting full|
Then Suzie and I head down for her favourite Pork on a Bun. Nicely BBQ'd actually pea meal bacon on the grill with BBQ sauce, yummy? Yup
|a nice way to start the day |
Then we walked and checked out things, people watched and just enjoyed this wonderful warm sunny day, Glad we wore light clothes , shorts, t-shirts and hats did get or 89F (31C), no matter to me I love this weather.
|no time for ice cream today, but is excellent|
we have had it in the past
|ice cream machine |
They have so many different foods here now way could we sample them all.
Now into the arena to check out a few of the 211 quilts they have here donated for the auction.
Suzie checked out a whole bunch of them, Then we took off a cruzed a bit more, so much to see here, and food to eat !
|lots of amazing quilts|
|hundreds of fresh Strawberry pies made right here|
|displaying the quilts for the auction|
|then some quilts here outside from the thift store|
Now to another area where the Hispanic and Korean Mennonites have their specialties Past Erb Transports old truck , they do a lot for there relief sale here, Refrigerated trucks to name one thing.
|I enjoyed single Empanada very tasty |
A very long lineup for the spring rolls, made right here we have tried but don;t like them enough to stand in a long line for an hour or more.
|2 groups making spring rolls here|
|nice that they have free water stations every where here|
|very long line for spring rolls|
Then we ran into Suzie's Aunt and Uncle again and they had a couple of Ham bones that they saved from the Easter Dinner we missed. They know I like the bones to make soup so they saved them for me , Thanks so much Earlus and Delores. Will be making some ham bean soup as soon as I can.
|Back to put the bones in the freezer and noticed the parking is pretty full,|
glad we don't need to get out
Checking out the donut project and noticed Suzie's cousin Tim was frying some donuts.
|Tim doing a great job with the donuts|
|glazing the donuts|
|fresh Kettle corn made right here smells wonderful|
|this quartet signing up a storm |
Time for a bite for lunch Suzie wanted a sausage on a bun, Me being the runner took care of that, she is watching the quilt sale.
|very tasty farmers sausage and fries|
|Suzie wanted a piece of strawberry pie so I did my duty |
and grabbed a couple of pieces yummy ?Yes.
|a selfie, Me, Suzie and aunt Delores|
|this small quilt sold for $5,000.00|
|this be the Feature quilt sold for $6,600.00|
all great fundraisers
|more great entertainers|
Just after 12 noon lots of the food vendors are sold out and shutting down.
|pretty quiet here now|
Back home we relaxing in the shade enjoyed our e-readers.
|another new page turner for me|
About 2 pm I went back to check out what was left . I picked up some BBQ'd chicken legs 1/2 price 2 bucks each so ordered 6 they gave me a bonus 7 love the deals , they just want to wrap it up.
|tents coming down quickly|
By 6 pm all was cleaned up like nobody was here, amazing !
|we got more dust here in one day than we did in the desert in 2 weeks|
Suzie's Dad was still here so we had him over for supper, reheat some chicken legs and a salad did the trick tonight.
|Nice to have Suzie's Dad here for supper with us|
That was our busy fun day wrapping up his sale once again. Finishing this posting at 9:30 pm still outside and 71F (21C) more of this wonderful weather we love. I did get 5.5 miles (8.8kms) walked today, working of all that food we ate.
This sale is every year the last Friday night and Saturday morning in May every year, And you can camp/park here for free if you are in the area.
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