2017 Wilson County Fair
1860's Mortuary
1860's Mortuary
Mary Ann Hooper explains the attire and mourning process for middle/upper class women in the 1860's. The time specific attire was properly worn after losing a husband during the first and second years of mourning was very specific. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Weaving House
Weaving House
by Angela Vasquez
 
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Corn hole Competition
Corn hole Competition
The corn hole competition got really hot at the Wilson County Fair. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Grand Champion
Grand Champion
Katlin Peay from Franklin, TN, won the Grand Champion prize in the Jennets 2 and older class at the Wilson County Fair. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Jammin' before the Bluegrass Contest
Jammin' before the Bluegrass Contest
Tony Avery from Mt Juliet and Rob Percy from Smyrna play together before the Bluegrass Competition in Fiddlers Grove at the Wilson County Fair. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Milking Demonstration
Milking Demonstration
Educational programs were plentiful at the Wilson County Fair. Here is a live cow milking demonstration showing how the modern dairy farm operates. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Practice, practice, practice
Practice, practice, practice
That's how you make it to the Bluegrass Competition - practice, practice, practice. Rob Percy from Smyrna, practices to compete on the guitar. He also competes on the Mandolin and fiddle! Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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School in the 1860's
School in the 1860's
Dotty Meadows demonstrates how school was in the 1860's. Learning to write using slate boards are Harper, 8, and Emily, 9. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Spinning and Weaving
Spinning and Weaving
Cricket, from Minor Hill, TN, demonstrates and tells about spinning thread and weaving various items from some very unusual products. She currently is spinning thread from corn stalk strands. Items shown were made from wolf fur, New Zealand Possum, recycled soda bottles, dryer lint, recycled blue jeans, milkweed, etc. Photo by Bob Strausburg
 
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Bluegrass Competition
Bluegrass Competition
Competitors in the 2017 Bluegrass Competition. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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Bluegrass Competition (2)
Bluegrass Competition (2)
Competitor in the 2017 Bluegrass Competition. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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Bluegrass Competition (3)
Bluegrass Competition (3)
Competitor in the 2017 Bluegrass Competition. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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Demolition Derby (2)
Demolition Derby (2)
Kenny Rawls of Murfreesboro, TN moves on to the finals of the 2017 Wilson County Fair Demolition Derby. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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Ice Cream Freeze Off
Ice Cream Freeze Off
Brenda Pannel competes with her husband Ken in the 2017 Wilson County Fair Ice Cream Freeze Off. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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Lawn Mower Demolition Derby
Lawn Mower Demolition Derby
#92 Cody McCloud hits hard in the 2017 Wilson County Fair Lawn Mower Demolition Derby. Photo by Carmen Gregson
 
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