WHAT'S FREE Canfield Fairgrounds
Many attractions at the 155th Canfield Fair may be enjoyed at no cost. Here are some:
Animals: Cattle, dogs, exotic beasts, geese, goats, horses, ostriches, swine, turkeys.Western Reserve Village: Restored buildings include a log cabin, blacksmith shop, one-room schoolhouse, doctor's office and country store.Antique Carriage Museum: Showcase of restored buggies and wagons used before the invention of the automobile.Band concerts: High school marching bands from Mahoning County perform daily at the grandstand. Daily shows on three stages include Youngstown State University's Symphonic Band and local musical groups.Buckeye Memorial Grove: Memorial area dedicated to war veterans.Domestic arts and crafts: Needlework, crafts, canned and baked goods, ceramics, fashions, quilts and dolls all will be displayed in the arts and crafts building.Education building: Displays of penmanship, poetry, art, woodworking, science, math and home economics done by Mahoning County pupils. Live demonstrations may be seen each day.Fine and Floral Arts building: Photography, art, sculpture, painting on porcelain, handicrafts, floral designs and flower exhibits are displayed. Entertainment and art demonstrations may be seen daily.Government building: Displays of townships and government agencies.Grange displays: Handmade items, preserved foods and crafts made by members.Holbern Herb Gardens: In Western Reserve Village.Junior Fair activities: Style reviews, saddle horse shows and many other shows and demonstrations involving members of 4-H, Junior Grange, FFA, Camp Fire, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Farm Bureau youth.Milking Parlor: Shows how cows are milked with modern equipment.Old McDonald's Farm: A petting zoo.Pumpkin Palace: Home of the giant pumpkins and squashes.Antique Farm Machinery and Small Engines: Threshing, woodcutting and baling equipment of yesteryear is displayed and demonstrated.