Nathan qualified at the Smith County Fair competition to participate in the Kansas State Pedal Pull Championship in Hutchinson. So Saturday we headed off toward Hutchinson and our trip to the State Fair.
Before we headed to Marion's brother Marvin's house, we bypassed Hutchinson and went 15 miles south to Yoder, Kansas. We visited around town and went to the Yoder Hardware store and Demelia's Quilt shop. Then we went to Carriage Crossing and ate lunch. After lunch, we stopped by an Amish farm which was having a bake sale by the highway. We picked up several cinnamon rolls, a strawberry rhubarb pie, a peach pie, and a small jar of zucchini/strawberry jelly (I thought it sounded interesting and wanted to try it).
After that, we headed to Marvin's and prepared for the big event on Sunday. After attending church with Marvin's family we headed to the fair to get Nathan registered and have some lunch.
|Nathan proudly registered for the Pedal Pull|
(he got a hat and button that signified he was legit)
|Nathan was entry #48|
There were 55 boys registered in the 5 year old class.
|Nathan got pretty tired, hot, and thirsty. At one point he just sat down at my feet!|
(note: this was towards the beginning of the waiting...once they called us to line up, there was not this much room around us...we were like sardines!)
|Nathan sitting on stage waiting for his turn.|
|Almost to the big event|
|At the starting point....go...go...go....|
|And at the end...good run buddy boy!|
It was definitely an experience and both Nathan and I were VERY grateful for water afterwards. ;0)
I'll do another post with pictures of our fun the next day on Monday - dollar days!