I wanted to post these last week.  However, work got in the way.  Here are a few frames from the Gravenstien Apple Fair in Sebastopol, August 13, 2011.

 

Six year-old Nathan Hill of Petaluma gets the best of a caramel apple, Saturday August 13, 2011 during the caramel apple eating contest at the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2011

Chris Dale, who showed up with an artistic statement on his stomach, won the apple pie eating contest, Saturday August 13, 2011 during the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol. Dale won for the second year in a row. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2011

Chris Dale, right, sizes up the apple pie eating competition, Saturday August 13, 2011 during the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol. Dale won for the second year in a row. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2011

A dozen or more food vendors lined the perimeter, Saturday August 13, 2011 at the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2011

 

Festival goers of all ages, Saturday August 13, 2011 enjoyed the Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastopol. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2011

-Kent Porter