All’s Fair: From Altamont to Schaghticoke, from Fonda to Chatham

September 1st, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg
A young man relaxes with his cow in the afternoon.

A young man relaxes with his cow in the afternoon.

Photographs by Michael Seinberg

It’s September, and that means that the Local 518 county fair season is kicking into high gear with plenty of animal judging, fried dough, racing pigs, karaoke, cotton candy, amusement rides on the midway and all-around last-gasp-of-summer fun…

Nippertown contributor Michael Seinberg captured the fab fair fun at last month’s Altamont Fair, which has closed for another year, but there are still quite a few other nearby fairs that you won’t want to miss:

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LIVE: The Altamont Fair @ the Altamont Fairgrounds, 8/14/14

August 18th, 2014, 3:00 pm by Greg

Altamont Fair 2014 - photo by Michael Seinberg

Photographs by Michael Seinberg

Fun at the fair? Oh yeah, you bet…

And while the Altamont Fair has come and gone for a another year, but we’re still in the midst of county fair season, and there’s still plenty of fair fun to be had around Nippertown.

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LIVE: The Altamont Fair @ the Altamont Fairgrounds (Part II)

August 19th, 2013, 4:00 pm by Greg

Night on the midway

Photographs by Michael Seinberg

The big Altamont Fair wrapped up its week-long run on Sunday (August 18), and as far as we know, Ryan Gosling didn’t make a return appearance this year. But there was still plenty of fun to be had – from the midway to the animal exhibits, from the entertainment to the games of chance…

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LIVE: Altamont Fair @ the Altamont Fairgrounds

August 16th, 2013, 2:00 pm by Greg
The Midway

The Midway

Photographs by Michael Seinberg

The Altamont Fair opened its gates once again on Tuesday, and plenty of folks from all around Nippertown and beyond headed to the fair for fun-in-the-sun, frisbee-catching dogs, fried dough and more.

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LIVE: The Altamont Fair, 8/16-21/11

August 19th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg
The Stinger @ The Altamont Fair, 2011

The Stinger

The Altamont Fair isn’t just another county fair. In fact, the Altamont Fair is actually three county fairs rolled into one – representing Albany, Schenectady and Greene counties.

Fried dough, Racing pigs. The midway. Lots of music. And just about the best spot in all of Nippertown for people-watching.

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