Preparing for the fair

Mark McSweeney of Webster, Mass., an employee of Rockwell Amusements, performs a bit of cosmetic work as he sands the base of one of the ferris wheel gondolas, after  setting up the ride in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Mark McSweeney of Webster, Mass., an employee of Rockwell Amusements, performs a bit of cosmetic work as he sands the base of one of the ferris wheel gondolas, after setting up the ride in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Mark McSweeney of Webster, Mass., an employee of Rockwell Amusements, performs a bit of cosmetic work as he sands the base of one of the ferris wheel gondolas, after  setting up the ride in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

The fair runs from July 13 through July 16.

Domingo
Domingo "Sunday" Garcia, an employee with Rockwell Amusements, changes a few light bulbs as he squeezes between the roof and one of the overhangs, while setting up the funhouse in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Volunteer Flo Mullane, of North Stonington, decorates the curtain of stage number one in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. Flo Mullane and fellow volunteer Nancy Weissmuller, not in photo, have volunteered their services at the fair for over 30 years. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Volunteer Flo Mullane, of North Stonington, decorates the curtain of stage number one in preparation for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. Flo Mullane and fellow volunteer Nancy Weissmuller, not in photo, have volunteered their services at the fair for over 30 years. (Tim Martin/The Day)
Alison Ryan of Stafford Springs, Conn., assists her 2-year-old nephew Gavin Barber of Plainville, Conn., as he plays on his grandmother's phone, in the shade of
Alison Ryan of Stafford Springs, Conn., assists her 2-year-old nephew Gavin Barber of Plainville, Conn., as he plays on his grandmother's phone, in the shade of "The Gourmet Pizza" trailer, owned by his grandmother, who is inside preparing for Thursday's opening night of the annual North Stonington Agricultural Fair, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The fair runs from July 13 through July 16. (Tim Martin/The Day)

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