Douglas County fairgoers wait in line for carnival rides as the Zondar rises into the night sky. The fair continues today and Sunday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 19th and Harper streets.
Lawrence youngster Adrianna Gramly, 11, raises her arms as she, Jackson Winter, 5, and his sister Jordan Winter, 10, ride The Orient roller coaster at the Douglas County Fair.
Camden Eary, 11, peeks out of a tank on display at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The U.S. Army 137th Infantry Division allowed people to climb inside the tank to get a look around.
The Poultry Barn at the Douglas County Fair is stacked wall to wall with cages containing ducks, chickens and other fowl.
Jet the quarter horse gets plenty of attention as Tami Parris straps her son, Hunter, 2, into the saddle and 8-year-old Nate Owens pets the horse before the Jackpot Barrel Race, one of the kickoff events of the 2007 Douglas County Fair.
Brittnay George, 11, of the Vinland Valley 4-H Club, looks at her Grand Champion Ribbon, the highest prize, which she collected for her dairy cow.
Jenn Crawford, 18, collects loose hay while talking with her friend Alex Vetter at the Douglas County Fair. Jenn is a member of the Kanwaka 4-H Club and has shown steers for eight years. "I just kind of hang out and watch her," Vetter said.