Down home fun for everyone at 69th annual fair

Adam Whelchel along with his son, William, and their froggie friend. “My children are third generation Colebrook frog jumpers,” Adam said. “Our secret is that we get our frogs from a local pond. But we can’t tell you which pond, that is the secret.” Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

COLEBROOK — Colebrook Associates held its 69th annual Labor Day Country Fair Sept. 1.

The fair, spread out along the town green, Town Hall and the Colebrook Senior and Community Center, included sales of art and jewelry, with attendees enjoying homemade pies, snow cones, cookies and brownies.

Janet Fredsall, co-director of the town’s Senior and Community Center, said 30 pies were cooked for the event, including pumpkin, apple, strawberry and lemon meringue.

“This is a great little community we have here,” Fredsall said. “It’s great to see so many people involved with it.”

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