174th Dutchess County Fair is a Success

RHINEBECK – Billed as The Hudson Valley’s true Classic, The Dutchess County Fair was held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. This years fair drew an estimated crowd of 5000,000 plus over six days. Music acts this year included Daughtry, Locash, Lanco, and Dylan Scott.

The Dutchess County Agricultural Society Sponsored its annual Horticultural Exhibit. Pictured above is it’s Best in Class winner by Lynn Mehl of Good Old Days Florist in New Windsor (photo:Ed McCarthy).
The project depicts The Woodstock festival on its 50th anniversary, and it’s “vibe.” Good Old Days motto is Flowers at Peace with the Planet. They are a certified green florist and deliver to the tri-state area.

Assisting in the project with props and technical/ historical expertise were Jimi Heslin of The Axe Shop, Ankh Films, Prof. Ed McCarthy and Renee’ Ruwe and Billy.

The Dutchess County Fair started in 1845 and is the second largest county fair in New York State.

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