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NPR Road Trips: Fairs and Festivals - Stories That Take You Away . . .-logo

NPR Road Trips: Fairs and Festivals - Stories That Take You Away . . .

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Step right up as the gates swing open at fairgrounds across the USA. This delightful collection explores the unique joys of the public gatherings that take place in cities and small towns, when people of all stripes and sizes meet to gawk at cows, ponder seed art, get hypnotized, compete in husband-calling contests, and eat virtually anything on a stick. Farming, food, politics, parades, shilling, glad-handing, people-watching, and silliness are celebrated here. If you’ve been to a fair or festival, you’ll love this collection. If you haven’t, here’s what you’ve been missing.

Step right up as the gates swing open at fairgrounds across the USA. This delightful collection explores the unique joys of the public gatherings that take place in cities and small towns, when people of all stripes and sizes meet to gawk at cows, ponder seed art, get hypnotized, compete in husband-calling contests, and eat virtually anything on a stick. Farming, food, politics, parades, shilling, glad-handing, people-watching, and silliness are celebrated here. If you’ve been to a fair or festival, you’ll love this collection. If you haven’t, here’s what you’ve been missing.
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Step right up as the gates swing open at fairgrounds across the USA. This delightful collection explores the unique joys of the public gatherings that take place in cities and small towns, when people of all stripes and sizes meet to gawk at cows, ponder seed art, get hypnotized, compete in husband-calling contests, and eat virtually anything on a stick. Farming, food, politics, parades, shilling, glad-handing, people-watching, and silliness are celebrated here. If you’ve been to a fair or festival, you’ll love this collection. If you haven’t, here’s what you’ve been missing.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Noah Adams

Length:

1h 7m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

08:13


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:41


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:26


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:33


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:58


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:35


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:09