FRYEBURG, Maine — Maine’s largest agricultural fair is getting underway.
The Fryeburg Fair kicked off Sunday with sheepdog trials, a pig scramble and horse and ox pulling contests. Other events in the coming week include harness racing, a skillet throw, a flower show, a pie contest and all manner of farm animals.
The fair was launched in 1851 and draws tens of thousands of attendees. The event is the largest and last fair of the season in Maine. It runs through next weekend at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds.