Kayla Blevins, 13, of the Pioneer 4-H Club, waits her turn to check in her sheep Tuesday at the Douglas County Fair.
Halee Barnes, 17, of the Stull Busy Beavers 4-H Club, looks over a rabbit named Ruby before entering it in the Douglas County Fair on Tuesday. Organizers estimate more than 300 volunteers will put in more than 6,000 hours of work to operate the fair.
Volunteer judges like Sy Nyhart, of Leavenworth, look over the vegetables as they came in for the Douglas County Fair Tuesday. The fair runs through Sunday.
Sarah Ward, 7, of the Kanwaka 4-H Club, wrapped her gourd in a towel to bring it to the Douglas County Fair on Tuesday as she checked it in the food division.
Holly Swearingen, 9, of the Eudora 4-H Club, gives a hog a drink Tuesday afternoon during check-in late in the afternoon at the Douglas County Fair.
Clinton Eagles' Kahlyn Heines, 17, collected a purple ribbon in photography on Tuesday afternoon from Jerry Liles, of Topeka. The Douglas County Fair opened Tuesday as 4-Her's brought livestock and other projects to the fair.
Ashley Lesser, 15, of the Stull Busy Beavers, checks out her woodworking project a lounge chair just before she entered it in the Douglas County Fair Tuesday afternoon.
Coy Leming, 8, of the Stull Busy Beavers, listens to the judge tell him about his bird house.
Eudora farmer Jim Gabriel, president of the Douglas County Fair Board, eats pie with his son Tucker, 9, Tuesday morning at the fair. As part of his duties, Jim Gabriel takes part in daily pie judging and names the best pie entered that day.
Fair Volunteers like Genny Hunsinger, are just some of the people who help volunteer during the Douglas County Fair. Hunsinger helped with the preserved foods, on Tuesday morning.