PHOTO GALLERY: Monday at the Boone County Fair

Monday, July 25, 2011 | 11:44 p.m. CDT
The Tornado, a ride at the Boone County Fair, twirls in a circle, also allowing riders to twist their individual four-seat pods.

Fairgoers at the Boone County Fairgrounds road swinging rides, saw a man on stilts and attended 4-H demonstrations on Monday.

Jesse McGee holds his cowboy hat to keep it from flying off the Vertigo ride Monday at the Boone County Fair. McGee said he enjoyed the giant spinning swing set.
Christopher Ankenman, 3, sits high on his father Todd's shoulders to give 'Shorty', an alter ego of magician 'Kid' Davie, a high five while mother Michelle watches Monday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Jake Vaughn instructs how to put together a simple light circuit during the 4-H working demonstration contest Monday at the Boone County Fair. Vaughn's demonstration earned him a spot at state-level competition.
Alyvia Swearingen, 10, shows Boone County Fair Queen Nicole Shoop and first runner-up Lily Williams how to make a cookie bouquet during the 4-H working demonstrations contest on Monday. Swearingen decorated pink cookie monsters in dedication to the Sesame Street character now known as the vegetable monster.

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