Tonight was the big night – husband, daughter and I boldly ventured into the densely-packed, never-ending morass that is the Farm Show Complex in search of food, friendly farm animals, princesses, crafts… and beef jerky (for my husband). After dining on lightly breaded tilapia sandwiches and chocolate milkshakes (yeah, I know – terrible combination. But only if consumed outside of the Farm Show Complex. It’s hard to explain.), the journey began.
We visited a Butterfly House, where we got to feed butterflies a sweet drink from Q-Tips:
Not to be outdone, my husband proved irresistible to the locals:
My daughter was presented to Her Royal Highnesses:
Then it was off to see the crafts. Sadly, most of them were behind glass cases and couldn’t be photographed clearly due to all the glare (even without a flash, I couldn’t get a single decent picture). But here’s a small sample:
I’ll try to get a few more shots of the handspun yarn and knitted/crocheted contest entries another day. As the evening drew to a close and our feet started to ache, we made sure to end our pilgrimage at…
A very, very fun night was had by all. Can’t wait ’til Wednesday!