Press Photos by Beverly Springer The perennial favorite known as The Great Allentown Fair happened Aug. 30 to Sept. 4 at the Allentown Fairgrounds. ABOVE: From left to right, fair volunteers Betty Pappas, of Salisbury Township and Marie Toth, of Allentown organize the antiques display around a “Clue” theme.
Robyn Aguesseau travels from Bethlehem Township to enter her banana bread in a baking contest at the fair. Press Photos by Beverly Springer
Annual volunteers Diane and Ervin Kellogg, of Allentown, accept a pumpkin entry.
Fair volunteers Darlene Brosky and Peg Heminitz, both of Zionsville, accept and organize entries in the garden vegetable category.
Three generations of the Schmidt family, longtime Lehigh Valley residents, enjoy The Great Allentown Fair together. Pictured from left are grandparents, David and Sharon; granddaughter, Sophia; son, Dave and grandson, Davy. Additional photos appear on Page A6.
Sharon Boyer, a master gardener living in Limeport, stops to admire a crocheted shawl.
Alexis Beck travels from Center Valley to enjoy fun at the Fair.
Anabel Julien, of Allentown, is eager to get through the fence to ride the “big kid” rides.
Allentown resident Liliana Leone knows what she likes and she likes bunny rabbits.
From left to right, Leo Monternino and his big sister Juliana, travel from Farmingdale, N.J. to experience the fair where they spend some time visiting the sheep.
From left to right, Andrea Semmel-Lazarus leads Tommy and 4H member Trevor Bowman handles Paul E. on the way to the judging ring.