Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.
National Blue Ribbon School Breaking ground for renovation, Strong Public School, ca. 1996Conducting the ceremonial ground breaking at the…