Thousands of families enjoyed another great weekend at the Eastern RI 4-H Country Fair at Glen Park in Portsmouth, RI on July 21 and 22, 2012. A dedicated committee of farmers and volunteers has hosted a fun-filled family weekend for over 40 years. Admissions, cow chip bingo and a chicken barbeque dinner raise funds for 4-H Club scholarships. This Fair offers 4-Hers a public venue for competition and public outreach.
Livestock and animal events included Dairy and Beef Competitions, Dairy Parade, Horse, Goat, Rabbit, Poultry and Pet Shows. The petting zoo had barn animals including a one-week-old calf and goat as well as chickens, ducks and lambs. Pony rides were available for kids. [more]