It’s just not summer without a visit to a county fair. Even (or maybe especially) for city slickers, a trip to the county fair is a reminder of all that’s wholesome, joyous, and a little bit dirt-stained. It’s a perfect place to take the kids for the day—with all manner of livestock there for the ogling and petting. The whole family can watch (or take part in) agriculture-related competitions—one of the grand traditions of any county fair thanks to 4H. If you don’t exactly have a prized hog you’ll be showing, or if your backyard zucchini doesn’t look like it’s going to tip the scales as a record breaker, you can always win at the cake auction—or PP&B Bingo.