Glenn County Fair Preps

FFA kids and carnival workers are all getting ready for four days of fun in Orland for this year's fair.

Posted: May 15, 2019 11:55 AM
Updated: May 15, 2019 11:55 AM

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the glenn county fair is just two days out -- and the fairgrounds are bustling as teams get ready for the big events. our hayley watts has a sneak peak at the action in orland today. are you ready? "this year there's a lot of people worried about not making weight... you gotta get your pig here, you have to wash it, bursh it make sure it looks nice," said meaghan. it's the biggest community event in glenn county. "fair time is always fun time, there's stress in there but it's fun at the end," sais parisio. hundreds of kids are showing off months of hard work --they've raised pigs, cow, sheep, lambs -- now, they're hoping to cash in big at the auction. one competitor says if you're new to ffa, raising rabbits is a good place to start. "if you want to start with something light and learn something easy to do, you only have them for 30 days so it's not so much work but you still have to take care of them and water and feed them every day," said hanna parisio. rides are going up... nat sound the glenn county fair kicks off with a vintage tractor pull thursday night. then boat racing -- a destruction durby -- you can even race your own truck through mud ptis and jumps. what's your favorite part? "selling my pig and hanging out with my friends, rides, funnel cake," said "it's a chance for neighors and friends that haven't seen each other in a while to get together, watch some shows, really it brings the community together as a whole," said martin. hayley watts action news now. ## the fair starts thursday at 2 p-m at the fairgrounds in orland.## and the results of the asphalt cowboys annual round-up chili cook-off in redding is in. the best chilli served up
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