The annual Kids Day Kids Way event was held in
front of the Lincoln Stage and just outside the barn that houses the
Kids were joined by the Logan County Fair royalty - Queen Emma,
Junior Miss Isabella and Little Miss Luci in a morning filled with
The program was sponsored this year by Dr. Kristen Green and
included many craft projects, games, fun things like balloons and
tattoo’s and the animals of the Ritchhart Petting Zoo.
Children had rocks to paint in fun colors of their choosing. Another
option, take a paper plate and turn it into a funny face, or simply
draw and color a picture onto the round surface.
The balloon artist was a very popular guy with children enjoying
requesting special shaped balloons that they would get to keep and
take home along with their rocks and plates.
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There was a photo op where children could play
dress-up and get their picture taken with the Logan County queens.
A tattoo artist was also popular at the event and drew special words
or shapes on the children’s hands and arms.
Outside, children could give the hula hoops a try, or spend time
visiting the petting zoo. At the zoo, they fed and petted the
animals - goats, sheep, young calves, and even turtles.
The event seems to grow larger each year, as parents and kids catch
on that Kids Day, Kids Way is a ‘must-attend’ event at the Logan
County Fair. Around the room and outside, moms, dads, grand-moms,
and grand-dads were having as much fun as the kids.
[Nila Smith / Karen Hargis]