Down the Midway
Air Date: Week of October 12, 2007
The award-winning pumpkin tipped the scales at 1,095 pounds. (Photo: Emily Taylor)
Producer Emily Taylor captures the sounds of the Rochester Fair in Rochester, New Hampshire in this audio postcard. Giant pumpkins, anyone?
[SOUND OF HORNS, PEOPLE TALKING]
CURWOOD: Horse cart racing, pumpkin weigh-ins, and arcade games are just some of the many activities at the Rochester Fair in Rochester, New Hampshire.
[BELL RINGS, CHILDREN SHOUT]
CURWOOD: And what better way to celebrate the fall harvest then by taking a stroll along the fairground midway. Living on Earth’s Emily Taylor took her recorder and did just that. She put it all together in this audio postcard.
[ACCORDION PLAYS, MAN SHOUTS TO PASSERSBY “YOU CAN”T WIN BY WALKING BY, COME ON IN GIVE IT A TRY FOLKS . . . “]
[ANIMAL NOISES, DUCK QUACKS, CHILD SAYS “WHY’S HE MAD AT US?” OTHER CHILD SAYS “HE’S NOT MAD AT US,” FAIR MUSIC PLAYS]
CURWOOD: Our audio postcard of the Rochester Fair was recorded by Emily Taylor.
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