Photos: Food, fun and games at Winnebago County Fair

The Winnebago County Fair offered six days of entertainment Aug. 16-21 in Pecatonica. Pictured: Candied apples await hungry customers. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: Brandon Medearis, 15, takes his turn watering a cow from the Cedarville Knot-Catcher 4-H Club. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: James Murray instructs daughter Madison, 5, and son Lucas, 3, on the finer points of squirt-gunning on the Midway. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: Some nuzzling going on in the sheep barn. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: Riders get their dizzying money’s worth on the Zero Gravity machine. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: Rebecca Baird, 9, feeds a goat in the petting zoo. (Photo by Jon McGinty)
Winnebago County Fair: Little Autumn Williams, 3 1/2, helps Wes Ebersole feed his sheep. (Photo by Jon McGinty)

From the Aug. 24-30, 2011, issue