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Blue Hill Fair 2013

Boyd Stevens' tractor at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

Boyd Stevens' tractor at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

Boyd Stevens participates in the Maine Antique Tractor Club’s tractor pull at the Blue Hill Fair on Friday, August 30.

Photo by Jessica Brophy

The harness races drew a crowd to the grandstand at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The harness races drew a crowd to the grandstand at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The harness races drew a crowd to the grandstand at the Blue Hill Fair on August 31. With the George Stevens Academy band performing between races, drivers hitched up race their horses to win glory and donated prizes.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Ryan Annis performs in the Blue Hill Fair Idol 2013

Ryan Annis performs in the Blue Hill Fair Idol 2013

Runner up Ryan Annis, of Prospect, sings Elvis in the Blue Hill Fair Idol finals on Monday, September 3.

Photo by Anne Berleant

The Maine Lumberjack Show at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The Maine Lumberjack Show at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The Maine Lumberjack Show gave an awesome display of log-sawing, axe throwing, log rolling and chain saw art.

Photo by Jeremiah Savage

The Midway at Blue Hill Fair 2013

The Midway at Blue Hill Fair 2013

Whether it was the giant slide, the Ferris wheel or the merry-go-round, fair goers of all ages kept the Midway busy at the Blue Hill Fair. Throw in game booths and traditional fair food—from cheese fries to fried dough to bacon-wrapped hotdogs—and the Midway stayed hopping, even through the rain on Labor Day.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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The harness races at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The harness races at the Blue Hill Fair 2013

The harness races drew a crowd to the grandstand at the Blue Hill Fair on August 31. With the George Stevens Academy band performing between races, drivers hitched up race their horses to win glory and donated prizes.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Trudi Clark performs at Blue Hill Fair Idol Contest 2013

Trudi Clark performs at Blue Hill Fair Idol Contest 2013

Trudi Clark, a former Deer Isle resident and past winner of the Blue Hill Fair Idol Contest, performs “Famous in a Small Town” by Miranda Lambert in the finals on Monday, September 2.

Photo by Anne Berleant