In Rappahannock’s much-larger neighbors, late summer means it’s time for an annual ritual: the country county fair. The Warren County Fair kicked off last weekend in Front Royal and will run through this Saturday. Photographer Douglas Graham spent a day at the fairgrounds …
A rooster awaits judging in the poultry barn at the Warren County Fair last Sunday.
A cowboy shoots balloons at a full gallop during a demonstration by the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association.
Moms get their daughters ready backstage for the Tiny Miss, Little Miss and Pre-Teen pageants on the Main Stage at the Warren County Fair.
A wall of old fair posters and flyers.
Warren County Fair
Warren County Fairgrounds, 26 Fairgrounds Rd., Front Royal, VA 22630
This year’s fair runs through Saturday (Aug. 8). Events include a 4-H livestock showmanship contest, Old McNally’s Pig Derby, a monster truck show, plus music from several country and oldies groups. More at warrencountyfair.com.