With no grass to cut on the muddy track, the lawnmower racers stick to drifting around the corners instead.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

With no grass to cut on the muddy track, the lawnmower racers stick to drifting around the corners instead. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

IN PHOTOS: The Grand Forks District Fall Fair

Demo derbies, crafts and cannabis

Despite a rainy Sunday, the Grand Forks Fall Fair still pulled a good crowd last weekend to checkout the locally grown crops and talent on display at Dick Bartlett Park.


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The Friends of the Library group offer an array of treats with the tea at the Grand Forks Fall Fair.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

The Friends of the Library group offer an array of treats with the tea at the Grand Forks Fall Fair. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Under sunny Saturday skies, visitors make the most of an open field to dance and live music.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Under sunny Saturday skies, visitors make the most of an open field to dance and live music. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

When zucchinis don’t make it to the dinner table, it could mean that they’re tied up on the racetrack.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

When zucchinis don’t make it to the dinner table, it could mean that they’re tied up on the racetrack. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Florence Vatkin’s custom quilt at the fair depicts a flooded downtown Grand Forks.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Florence Vatkin’s custom quilt at the fair depicts a flooded downtown Grand Forks. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

In a Grand Forks first, two cannabis categories (indoor and outdoor-grown) appeared at the 2019 fall fair.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

In a Grand Forks first, two cannabis categories (indoor and outdoor-grown) appeared at the 2019 fall fair. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Giant cabbages, a kohlrabi the size of a basketball and trays of treats with corners missing (the mark of peckish judges) filled the Grand Forks curling rink last weekend for the fall fair.                                (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

Giant cabbages, a kohlrabi the size of a basketball and trays of treats with corners missing (the mark of peckish judges) filled the Grand Forks curling rink last weekend for the fall fair. (Jensen Edwards/Grand Forks Gazette)

IN PHOTOS: The Grand Forks District Fall Fair