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Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up (Credit: Linda Rosier)

Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up their first place ribbons in the Crosscut sawing contest at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Restoration Village

Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Restoration Village featured contests like corn shucking and crosscut sawing. Visitors could also enjoy live music performed by Buddy Mirriam and the Back Roads and dance along with people dressed in period wear.

Onlookers at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Onlookers at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Volunteers dressed in period wear engage in traditional
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Volunteers dressed in period wear engage in traditional contra dances with the audience at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Volunteers dressed in period wear engage in traditional
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Volunteers dressed in period wear engage in traditional contra dances with the audience at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

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Dancers at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Dancers at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Mike and Moira Fitall from Islip, take part
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Mike and Moira Fitall from Islip, take part in the Crosscut Sawing contest at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Participants in the corn shucking contest hand in
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Participants in the corn shucking contest hand in their finished product at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Melinda Mendez from Bellmore, hold her giant lollipop
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Melinda Mendez from Bellmore, hold her giant lollipop at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Visitors look over some of the winners of
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Visitors look over some of the winners of the culinary contests in the Exhibition Hall at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

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Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up their first place ribbons in the Crosscut sawing contest at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Buddy Mirriam and the Back Roads, play Bluegrass
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Buddy Mirriam and the Back Roads, play Bluegrass at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

A family poses for a photo in period
(Credit: Linda Rosier)

A family poses for a photo in period clothing at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration 2012 Fair. (Sept. 29, 2012)

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