FUN at the FAIR

The classic Zipper ride spins around on the fairgrounds.

The Marquette County Fair began Thursday with rides, games, music and events like car and horse shows. Top left, the classic Zipper ride spins around on the fairgrounds, located along M-553 in Sands Township. Top right, friends and family crash into each other on the fair’s bumper cars ride. Above, Nick Dattilo, host of Nick’s Kids Show, gets kids up on stage to “play” a number on their instruments as he sings. The fair will remain open through the weekend. To view a full schedule of events, visit the website at (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)