The Eastern States Exposition is, effectively, the state fair of New England. It's been running since 1917, and I haven't been in about 20 years, so I convinced a few friends to go yesterday, and we were all glad we went.
The Big E features food delicacies:
Yes, it's a bacon cheeseburger on a donut! I didn't eat it, but ate this instead:
Olivera had her first corn dog:
The Big E also features great artwork:
I had to buy this last one (for $4). Apparently it's from a world with floating killer whales, other moons, and palm trees.
The Big E also features great medical innovations:
Amazing historical and educational displays:
It's an animatronic refrigerator! (see, some entertainment technology content)
Amazing acts from Alesya Goulevitch:
Electrifying Elayne (a contortionist who shoots a bow with her feet):
And, of course, livestock:
More photos here.