PHOTO GALLERY: Boone County Fair parade

Saturday, July 18, 2009 | 5:49 p.m. CDT; updated 9:53 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 18, 2009
From right, Sadie Cook, brother Trey Cook and John Stephens prepare to represent the retro style of Columbia's 63 Diner in the Boone County Fair parade on Saturday in Columbia.

Goats, horses, cars and floats were just some of the sights to see in the Boone County Fair opening parade on Saturday in Columbia. Families lined Broadway from Dorsey Street to Fifth Street, and children waited their chance to gather up candy, beads and other goodies that were tossed from the floats.

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Lexi Weable, right, delights over the toys and treats handed out during the Boone County Fair parade Saturday in Columbia. Weable's mother, Jennifer Weable, brought a bag to the parade to hold all the treats.
The Boone County Fair begins with a parade every year. Spectators saw race cars, the royal court, goats and floats pass them by Saturday in Columbia.
Members of the City-Wide Drumline and Rhythm Band of Columbia wave vibrant flags as they march in the Boone County Fair parade Saturday.
Sheila Durnil, left, makes final adjustments to her daughter Lorelai's outfit before the start of the Boone County Fair parade Saturday in Columbia. Lorelai Durnil was part of the Rock Bridge 4-H Club float.

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