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You can find goats of many breeds, ages and sizes at the Indiana State Fair’s “Goat Mountain.” This is one of the many places at the fair you can visit to experience fun for all ages. Watch the video above to see what the “Goat Mountain: experience is like.

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DIY expert Adeina Anderson of Creative Lifestyles shares some fun ways to bring fair fun to your backyard.

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If you’re looking for some family fun Sunday, here’s a great option for you, featuring activities from pony, carriage rides and hot air balloons rides to a petting zoo.

Mark Mattingly, director of Biltwell Event Center joined us today to share what you need to know about the Biltwell Summer Fair. Here’s more from him:

This event is part of our quarterly Open Door Series which is designed to invite our community and neighbors to enjoy different themed events throughout the year.

The fair will be from 4-9 p.m. Sunday at the Biltwell Event Center, 950 S. White River Parkway West Drive.

Our state fair theme offers plenty of outdoor activities for social distancing including:

Food is provided by MBP Catering & Santorini Greek Kitchen (both located here in the Biltwell Event Center).

Our historic building opened in 1922 as a door & cabinet factory and features our Grand Hall as well as our Dock, Den & Deck spaces for all types of events.

Find advance sale discount tickets online here and here.

Tickets include entry, entertainment, carnival games, fair food and non-alcoholic beverages/combos.

There is an additional charge for balloon rides, pony & carriage rides, alcoholic drinks.

For more information visit the Biltwell Event Center website.

With no state fair this summer, Annessa Chumbley is bringing to the state fair foods to your home. Today, she shows us how to mix up the perfect blue ribbon worthy Lemon Shake-up.

Lemon Shake Up No.1

  1. Fill a 16-24 ounce jar or glass with ice.
  2. Pour 1/3 cup of lemon syrup over the ice and squeeze one or two additional fresh lemons in.
  3. Place a lid on and give it a good shake.
  4. Fill with fresh water, and sip through a large straw!

Lemon Shake Up No.2

  1. Fill a 16-24 ounce jar or glass glass with ice.
  2. Pour about 1/4 cup of sugar in the bottom.
  3. Cut two lemons in half and squeeze as much juice in as possible; throw the squeezed lemons in the glass or jar as well.
  4. Fill with fresh water, put the lid on, and give the drink a good shake.
  5. Sip through a large straw and enjoy!

Lemon Syrup 

  1. Place water and sugar in a small saucepan and heat to medium high.
  2. Stir continually until it boils. Reduce heat and simmer five minutes to let the syrup thicken.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir in zest and juice of three lemons.
  4. Let syrup set in the refrigerator to cool.
  5. Strain syrup and store in the refrigerator.