Sights from the opening day of the 2018 Wyandot County Fair Posted on September 13, 2018 0 Spread the Love - Share this Post! Members of the Mohawk High School marching band performed a few songs at the the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. Wilber Hensel, a 94-year-old World War II veteran out of Marseilles was one of many veterans who stopped by the Masters’ Building for the veteran’s luncheon. All veterans received a gift bag plus a free boxed lunch, cookie and drinks. Carly Balliet and Gabby Zimmerman stood for a brief photo shoot on the midway Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. Both Balliet and Zimmerman showed goats at this year’s fair. Rachael Herring and Noah Cheney were named the 2018-19 Wyandot County Fair Queen and King runners-up following the King and Queen pageant on Tuesday in the Masters’ Building. Members of the Indian Mill Antique Association drove tractors during the Wyandot County Fair parade on Tuesday. At least 10 tractors were driven in front of the audience. John and Esther Walker show off their fun sides by posing for a picture with the 2018 Wyandot County Fair motto “Sew it, grow it, show it.” Catherine Hinkle performs a midair flip on the bungee/trampoline attraction at the Wyandot County Fair on Tuesday. She was joined by four members of her family. Members of the Riverdale High School band performed a few songs at the the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. Members of the Carey High School marching band performed a few songs at the the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. After being named the Beef Dairy Feeder Queen at the Wyandot County Fair, Leah Frey rode in the bed of a pickup truck and was recognized in front of audiences at the Wyandot County Fair parade on Tuesday. Director Keitha Voorheis (lower left) leads the cast of “The Addams Family” during a music rehearsal on Monday. Shows are set for Oct. 25-28. Submitted photo Carey’s Addison Vaughn twirled and juggled batons on fire during the Carey High School marching band’s performance at the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. The opening day of the Wyandot County Fair honored veterans with free admission and a free lunch. The lunch was run by Wyandot County Veterans Service Officer Theresa Miller (left) and was even visited by Ohio Department of Veterans Services head Chip Tansill (right). Tansill honored all Vietnam veterans at the lunch with a special pin and said the Wyandot County Veterans Service Office is one of the best-run out of all of Ohio’s 88 counties. The Wynford High School marching band performed a few songs at the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair. All participants in the Wyandot County Fair King and Queen pageant posed for a photo following the announcement of winners. Pictured are Mackenzie Myers, Rylee Goodman, Mackenzie Lowery, Audrey Boes, Rachael Herring, Kathryn Conley, Seth Rothlisberger, Noah Cheney, Bradley Chaffee, Colton Breidenbach and Justin Hartman. With a few spectators watching, Chalis Moseley (left) and Karlie Riedel rode the ferris wheel, one of many rides at the Wyandot County Fair, on Tuesday. The Upper Sandusky High School marching band, the final band to perform at the the County High School Band Show on Tuesday at the Wyandot County Fair performed a few songs before joining the marching bands of Mohawk High School, Wynford High School, Riverdale High School and Carey High School to play “God Bless America” in honor of those lost on 9/11. The Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s booth in the Merchants’ Building represented a front porch, complete with rocking chairs, to highlight its motto, “When you’re here, you’re family.” Baked goods were auctioned off Tuesday afternoon in the Masters’ Building at the Wyandot County Fair. The pictured blackberry pie went for $27.50. Spread the Love - Share this Post!