October 12, 2015
Shorty McKoy, Tiniest Texas Cowboy

Shorty McKoy may only be 17 inches tall, but he has a lot of spirit, and he can dance! I enjoyed seeing a performance of Shorty McKoy and his tall companion. I also caught some great video.

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October 12, 2015
Bob Warr's Magic Chuck Wagon

I enjoyed learning a few fun magic tricks at Bob Warr's Magic Chuck Wagon at the Kid's Boardwalk at the State Fair of Texas. The master magician showed the children at the fair how to magically pull on a rope to set loose a block that had been clearly knotted in. He also showed a […]

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October 12, 2015
Canstruction at the State Fair of Texas

Canstruction is a contest where people built interesting sculptures out of canned goods. The sculptures were created to showcase the State Fair of Texas' theme this year, "Passport to Texas." The food will ultimately be donated to the North Texas and Tarrant Area Food Banks. Canstruction is located in the Science Place / Perot Museum […]

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October 12, 2015
Tree House Maestro

I always enjoy hearing the Tree House Maestro perform at the State Fair of Texas. A talented guitarist sits in a treehouse with blinking lights around and performs, day and night. It is soothing and relaxing to hear him play. He must have a lot of stamina to sit up there and play for so […]

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October 12, 2015
Farmer Mike the Pumpkin Carver

I saw Farmer Mike the Pumpkin Carver in the Errok McKoy Greenhouse on the Midway on Saturday, October 3, 2015. The last time I had visited the greenhouse back in 2013, I saw the pumpkins he created, but I had never seen him in action before. It was great to see his artistry and concentration […]

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October 12, 2015
Beer Haven - The World's Largest Bar on Wheels

I visited Beer Haven to see if I could catch any live music there. It was neat to see a mobile brewery. I am not a beer drinker, but the idea of local craft beers on tap is appealing. If I go back to the fair on Saturday, I hope I can catch the last […]

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October 11, 2015
Texas OU Weekend at the State Fair of Texas

On Saturday, October 10, 2015, I walked around the State Fair of Texas for about 7 hours. I walked 7.22 miles while I was there and climbed 4 flights of stairs. The areas around the Cotton Bowl, where the Texas-Oklahoma college football game was played, were extremely crowded. As soon as I arrived, I was able to […]

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October 9, 2015
Tree Man Stilt Walker aka Ollie the Oak at the State Fair of Texas

I first saw the Tree Man Stilt Walker back in 2013 at the State Fair of Texas. I was curious about the creator and portrayer of this fascinating stilt walking character. What a great guy! I found his FaceBook page here. His website seems to be here at walkingtreeman.com. This great article from 2011 tells […]

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October 8, 2015
Kroger's Wild West Pet Palooza at the State Fair of Texas

I enjoyed seeing some of Kroger's Wild West Pet Palooza at the State Fair of Texas. The trained animal show is performed in the Fair Park Band Shell. Rescued animals are trained by Joel Slaven and his team. Next time, I will sit closer to the action so that I can get better photos. It was […]

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October 7, 2015
Video of Entire Starlight Parade at the State Fair of Texas 2015

On Sunday night, October 4, 2015, I filmed the Starlight Parade at the State Fair of Texas. There were appearances by: Dallas Police Mounted Unit State Fair clowns Dallas Police on Motorcycles Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps Dallas Police on Motorcycles John Deere tractor Miss Plano Collin Street Bakery horse drawn carriage CleaverBrooks horse […]

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