October 15, 2015
Creative Arts Building

I love walking through the Creative Arts Building and looking at all the beautiful things that Texans have created for the competitions. The wall of jellies, jams, and preserves was absolutely beautiful. The winners are listed here http://bigtex.com/creativearts/caresults/

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October 15, 2015
Biscuit Baking Contest at the State Fair of Texas

I enjoyed seeing the beginning and middle of the biscuit baking contest at the State Fair of Texas. It was fascinating to see the contestants preparing the biscuits. The judges were fun to watch, too. It smelled so good! I keep checking the results page on http://bigtex.com/creativearts/caresults/, but I can't find out who won the biscuit […]

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October 15, 2015
Dallas Mounted Police Unit Barn

I enjoyed touring the horse barn and stables where the famous horses live that are part of the Dallas Police Department's Mounted Unit. They are great horses! People were petting them. One of the horses had a sign that said that he bites, but he was not there. I like their Facebook page, too.

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October 14, 2015
Free Beef-related items in the Food and Fiber Pavilion

Every time I visit the Food and Fiber Pavilion at the State Fair of Texas, I always get at least one free item. Sometimes, they were giving away delicious samples of Nolan Ryan's brisket. So tasty! Other times, they had this cool game where you can win a prize. I won a great measuring spoon, […]

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October 14, 2015
Waiting for the Midway Barker

On the Saturday of the TX OU game, I waited around for the Midway Barker, but I never saw him. What a disappointment! I will try again next year. I thought maybe that was him dressed in his street clothes, but who knows. He is a big celeb to me.  

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October 14, 2015
Rockin Rick at the State Fair of Texas

This year, I didn't get to see or hear Rockin Rick, but I enjoyed his performance in 2013 when I visited the State Fair of Texas. This year, his stage was pretty cool. Also, they had great comfortable chairs and rocking chairs for the audience. There was no one around when Rick was resting in […]

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October 14, 2015
Big Tex 2015

Big Tex stands over the crowd at the State Fair of Texas 2015        

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October 14, 2015
Alma y Corazon Tejano Ballet Folklorico

I enjoyed seeing the Alma y Corazon Tejano Ballet Folklorico at the Womens Museum at the State Fair of Texas. These performers gave a flawless performance. You can see how much they enjoy performing. The precision and beauty is unmatched. I was so impressed! The costumes and dancers are beautiful.  

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October 14, 2015
Photos from the Crowd Around the State Fair of Texas

There can be some heavy crowds at the State Fair of Texas. I always find it interesting to take photos of the crowd. Lots of interesting hats and characters to see.

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October 14, 2015
Me and Big Tex

I finally found a nice family who agreed to take my picture with Big Tex, once I offered to take their group photo first. I was very grateful!

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