Gallery: Du Quoin State Fair to continue through Labor Day weekend

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  • Patrons of the Du Quoin State Fair roam the street lined with vendors Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • The ride, the Super Shot, rises, on Friday, August 31, 2018, during the Du Quoin State Fair. (Corrin Hunt | @CorrinIHunt)

  • Doug Ballou of Bremen, Indiana pours salt onto freshly popped caramel popcorn Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Michelle Bernard, of Texas, waits at her food stand for customers, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Nick Knappenburger | @DeKnappenburger)

  • CJ Ticer of Ava and Maddy Taylor of Murphysboro share a moment Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Reagan Gavin | @RGavin_DE)

  • Danielle Jones, 9, of Grand Tower, aims at his target, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

  • Fairgoers ride the Skywheel on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Reagan Gavin | @RGavin_DE)

  • Preston Bartolotti, 12, of Christopher, swings through the air, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, on a ride provided by Miller Spectacular Shows at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Hannah Majewski, left, 2, and her sister Naomi Majewski, 6, both of Du Quoin, ride the little wheel, on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Du Quoin State fair. (Corrin Hunt | @CorrinIHunt)

  • Trey Robinson, 11, of Murphysboro rolls inside a ‘human hamster ball’ on water Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Jacob Oetjen of De Soto crawls inside a ‘human hamster ball’ on the water Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Trey Robinson, 11, of Murphysboro attempts to walk inside a ‘human hamster ball’ on water Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Jacob Perkins, 6, of Carbondale, getting in a blow up ball, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Allie Tiller | @allietiller_de)

  • Willow Hohgrefe-Fry, 8, of Willisville, rolls inside a bubble ball, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Hope Casey, 9, of Coulterville, spins upside down in a bubble ball, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Nick Knappenburger | @DeKnappenburger)

  • A young llama pokes its head through the pen bars, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, inside a petting zoo at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Goats at the free petting zoo look for morsels of food to eat, Friday Aug. 31, 2018 at the DuQuoin State Fair. (Isabel Miller | @IsabelMillerDE)

  • Alayna Justynski, 1, of Pickneyville, pets the goats inside the petting zoo, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quion State Fair. (Carson VanBuskirk | @carsonvanbDE)

  • Jensen Wilburn, 1, of West Frankfort, gives a cow a carrot, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the petting zoo, during the Du Quoin State Fair. (Corrin Hunt | @CorrinIHunt)

  • Jensen Wilburn, 1, of West Frankfort, feeds a goat at the petting zoo, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Jacob Schwarm, 28, of Marion throws his lasso around a practice cattle, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhart)

  • Dusty Cavett pets her Mother's horse, Response, after brushing him down, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 at the DuQuoin State Fair. Cavett is from Charleston and has attended the fair for five years. Next she will be attending a requalifying race in Pana. (Isabel Miller | @IsabelMillerDE)

  • James Judge cuts down a log while balancing on a springboard during the Lumberjack Challange, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Nick Knappenburger | @DeKnappenburger)

  • Fred Satkily saws a piece of wood in a lumberjack show, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Joey Sears | @Joey_Sears10)

  • Jay Popoff of Lit raises a hand while singing Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Lucas Huelsing (left), 9, Imperial Mo. sings along with Jay Popoff (right), vocalist for Lit, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. Huelsing was brought on stage to sing after Popoff noticed a sign reading ‘Luke luvs Lit’. “[being on stage] was the best thing I’ve ever experienced,” Huelsing said. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • People in the crowd raise their fists to the music at the Du Quoin State Fair, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. (Allie Tiller | @allietiller_de)

  • Jeremy Popoff (left), and Jay Popoff (right) of Lit, Jay Popoff mimics guitar playing on his microphone stand Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Jay Popoff, lead singer of Lit, singing to the crowd at a concert for the Du Quoin State Fair, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.(Allie Tiller | @allietiller_de)

  • Marcos Curiel of P.O.D. holds up his guitar during their performance Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Sonny Sandoval of P.O.D. sings Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Terry Corso, guitarist for Alien Ant Farm, plays guitar Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Tim Peugh, of Alien Ant Farm, plays bass Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Dryden Mitchell of Alien Ant Farm sings, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, during the Gen X Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Dan Miller of O-Town sings, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, during the Pop 2000 Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • O-Town dances during their performance, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, during the Pop 2000 Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Trevor Penick sings with pop group O-Town, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 during the Pop 2000 Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Ryan Carbrera looks up at the audience during his performance, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at the Grandstand stadium during the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Audience members hold up cellphone flashlights and lighters during a love song sung by Ryan Cabrera, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 at the Grandstand stadium during the Du Quoin State Fair.

  • Aaron Carter addresses the crowd, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 during the Pop 2000 Tour inside the Grandstand stadium at the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

  • Tyler Hilton performs at the Grand Stand stadium, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, during the Du Quoin State Fair. (Mary Barnhart | @MaryBarnhartDE)

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