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132nd annual Piscataquis Valley Fair

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Piscataquis Valley Fair

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
CATCH A PIGGY BY THE TOE — Eight entrants in the age 6-8 division each chased down a runaway piglet during the pig scramble on Sunday afternoon as part of the 132nd annual Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft. The boys and girls could choose to keep their pigs or sell the animals to interested buyers.

Pig scramble Dover-Foxcroft

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
WENT WEE WEE ALL THE WAY TO THEIR NEW HOMES — The annual pig scramble at the Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft featured three age divisions for youngsters between 6-12 with entrants picked via drawings. Eight children between ages 6-8 went first, pictured, with each getting to take home a piglet. For ages 9-10 and 11-12 a dozen entrants chased down eight pigs.

Piscataquis Valley Fair tractor

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
HEAVY HAULING — Owen Weymouth finished third in the 1,300-pound improved class during a youth pull on Sunday morning at the Picataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft. Weymouth pulled the drag 158 feet, 1 inch.

Piscataquis Valley Fair

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
THE PULL OF THE FAIR — Robert Weymouth gets his tractor going during the 1,300-pound improved class in a youth pulling competition at the Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft on Aug. 25.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom
STEAL THE BACON — Children in the age 9-10 division of 2019 pig scramble at the Piscataquis Valley Fair began by running to the fence and back before they could go after a piglet. The 132nd annual fair ran from Aug. 22-25.

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