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Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Restoration Village

Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up

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) Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

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
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

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

Volunteers dressed in period wear engage in traditional
Photo 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
Photo 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)

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

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

Mike and Moira Fitall from Islip, take part
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

Kristen and Matthew Becker from Syosset, hod up
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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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