Photos: A Screaming Good Time!

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Joseph Galea, 2, is held by his mother as he throws a ping-pong ball, hoping it will land in a fish bowl and he can take home a goldfish from the Punkintown Fair.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

The flying saucer caused a tot to hold tight to her mother with one hand and to the seat’s edge with the other.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Naturalist Dean Davis talks up “Animals No One Loves” as he displays a snapping turtle.

The Enterprise — Michael Koff

Squeals of glee were let loose by Abiligail Pasquini, 6, as, seated on burlap, she sailed down the fair’s slide. 

The 71st Annual Punkintown Fair, held on July 26 in New Salem, is the volunteer fire department’s three-day fund-raiser that includes rides, games, and animals.

 

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