- Getting pictures of him in his John Deere snapsuit sitting on John Deere tractors
- Hearing a dad tell his son "Oh honey, that's not where you go to SEE alligators; it's where you go to EAT alligators" about a 'Gator on a stick' booth
- Seeing that a radio station had set up a 'Lactation Station'- a tented in area with chairs where you could nurse
- Playing the State Fair Scavenger hunt that some friends put together where we tried to get photos of things like 'best ZZ Top beard' and 'most food items on a stick carried at once'
- Pet surgery- live spaying and neutering in the pet building
- Largest hog
- Robot wars