PHOTO GALLERY: Opening day of Boone County Fair
Thursday, July 22, 2010 | 12:05 a.m. CDT
A waxing moon shines through a Ferris wheel at the 64th Annual Boone County Fair Wednesday night. The fair runs through Sunday, July 31.
Highlights of the opening day of the Boone County Fair included Hedrick's Educational Petting Zoo and the Miss Boone County queen competition.
Right before the opening of the Boone County Fair, Melaney Lee blows up the last few balloons for the Balloon Store on Wednesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
From left, Jonnie Small waits for visitors to start coming in at Hedrick's Educational Petting Zoo while Joe Hedrick, the owner, tends the stalls Wednesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Austin Dawson from Centralia gets face to face with a camel at Hedrick's Educational Petting Zoo on Wednesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. It was the first time he was visiting the Boone County Fair with his family.
Michele Love prepares for the Evening Gown Judging and On-Stage Question portion of the Boone County Fair Queen 2010 competition Wednesday night. Love was selected as a finalist.
Lily Williams, 19, poses backstage at the Boone County Fair Queen competition for her mother, Tammy Waltz-Nowlin. Williams was later crowned second runner up. This is her second time competing.
From left, Michele Love, Rynda Nichols, Lily Williams and Amy Wilsdorf await the announcement of the 2010 Boone County Fair Queen Runners-Up. Six young women competed in the event Wednesday night.
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