Riding into fair fun
Oliver Ruen races around the practice arena as he takes part in the World's Smallest Rodeo on Friday.
(Photo by CAROLINE LOBSINGER)
A young duo races through the tunnel of a hay maze created at the Bonner County Fair for the young and young at heart to play in.
Miss Sandpoint Rodeo Maddie Gunter explains the rules of the World's Smallest Rodeo to interested cowboys and cowgirls at the Bonner County Fair on Friday.
A Bonner County youth tries his hand at hooking a rope ring onto the horns of a "steer" at the Bonner County Fair on Friday.
A youngster tries her hand at milking a goat with the assistance of Anita Palmer.
A young cowgirl races to complete a clover design as she competes in the World's Smallest Rodeo on her trusty steed.
Zoe Hunt ponders her next move as she plays a game of checkers with a friend at the Bonner County Fair on Friday.
Anita Palmer, left, smiles at the delight shown by a fairgoer who decided to try his hand at milking a goat on Friday. The Bonner County Fair wraps up today with a full slate of activities.
Young cowboys and cowgirls kick off the fun as the World's Smallest Rodeo gets underway on Friday. The event is a fan favorite and attracts dozens of youngster each year.
Jordyn Tomco and Izzy Stark play a game of Jenga at the Bonner County Fair on Friday.
A young cowboy has a soulful gaze as he waits his turn to compete in the World's Smallest Rodeo on Friday.
Oliver Ruen races toward the finish line after competing in a round of "keyhole" during the Bonner County Fair's World's Smallest Rodeo on Friday.
A trio of goats form a line on their pen as they try to convince a young fairgoer to give them a snack. The goats were among a variety of animals showcased at a petting zoo held at the Bonner County Fair on Friday.
Among today's activities at the Bonner County Fair: 9 a.m., Market Animal Sale, indoor arena; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., fair food court open; all day, hay bale maze; 11a.m.-6 p.m., "Messy Mania" kids activity area and mini ninjas adventure course; 12 p.m., skillet throwing contest, lawn in front of outdoor arena; 1 p.m., ice cream eating contest, activity tent; 1-3 p.m., Smokey Bear, food court and main exhibit building area; 1-3 p.m., Bonner the Bull, food court and main exhibit building area; 1 p.m., 4-H large animal round robin, indoor arena; 1:30 p.m., best mullet contest; 2:30 p.m., diaper derby contest, lawn in front of outdoor arena; 3:30 p.m., Parade of Champions, indoor arena; 4 p.m., award ceremony, indoor arena; 4 p.m., 4-H ice cream social and awards ceremony, Ed Brown Band Stand, 7:30 p.m., demolition derby. Info.: bonnercountyfair.com