The Kenyon Agricultural Society held the Maxville Fair on June 17 and 18. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fair returned with all of its familiar events, activities, and the spirit of the local agricultural community.

Holstein show

The Holstein cattle show is always a major part of the Maxville Fair. Above and below: Competitors quietly parade their heifers around the show ring. Photo: James Morgan

Baby show

Above and below: There was a whole lot of cuteness crawling around on the floor of the Metcalfe Centre when it was time for the Baby Show at the Maxville Fair. There weren’t any signs of serious competition between contestants or their parents, just a lot of smiles and playing. Photo: James Morgan

Riding the Queen’s way

English-style horseback riding competition at the Maxville Fair. Photo: James Morgan

Serve’s Up!

Saturday was not exactly the best weather for beach volleyball, but the tournament at the Maxville Fair went ahead nonetheless with teams serving up fun. Photo: James Morgan

Arts and crafts

Above: Art inspired by ancient Egypt by students at Laggan Public School on display at the Maxville Fair. Photo: James Morgan
Below: Quilts were among the examples of local arts and crafts on display at the Maxville Fair. Photo: James Morgan