My First California State Fair
There's always the first time; I just can't believe it took two decades to achieve. Well, better late than never, as they say.
Anyway, I finally got to go to the California State Fair today, July 20. The annual state fair at the California Expo in Sacramento this year runs from July 12 to 28. This being my first time to go, I was quite overwhelmed. There are too many things to see at a very small amount of time. But we have to make do with what we have and make the most of the limited time. In short, we opted to go for the music, some of the exhibits and of course, food. The weather was a pleasant 90F, cooler than the usual 100-degree weather for Sacramento in the summertime.
Online, we found out that they offer a food pass for $28, which gives you 4 food vouchers. A good deal I think, because the food items are costly, as they do in fairs and festivals.
We entered two buildings, A and B, where there were exhibits from counties, cooking demos, and a whole lot of shopping.
The Farm to Glass exhibit/area is pretty interesting. We did not partake of any alcoholic beverage because we had over an hour's drive to home, but I found all the posted materials about alcoholic beverages informative.
Like old fogeys that we are (not really), we stayed to listen to two sets of blues music at the Blues and Brews section. The husband enjoyed the music so much that he bought a cd and got it autographed, which I found too funny. Then it was time to go home. I did not get to see the animals or the produce, or try the carnival rides. There's always the next time for the things I miss this time.
OUR WORLD TUESDAY