First Night at the Georgia Carolina State Fair

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The line at the main gate backs up with people before everything opened during the first day at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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People stand in line for the Fire Ball ride at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Patrons walk through the Livestock barn at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A tiger plays with a liger's tail in the performing cage at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Ruby the Liger rubs against a fence as she sits on a box in the performing cage at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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People are seen as they glide through the air on a ride where swings spin at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Stuffed animal prizes are seen hanging from the roof of various game booths at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Miniature horses perform in a show at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Nine-year-old Jillian Swafford (left) washes one of her show cows and laughs with her mother Jana Swafford (right) as they prepare for a dairy show at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Nine-year-old Devan Johnson (right) eyes a large snake (lower left) near an exhibit at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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People are seen as they ride the Fire Ball at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Miriam Nichols (center) sits on a dividing wall in the livestock barn as she watches her family's cows eat at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Pearl the white bengal tiger sits on a box in the performing cage at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Show cow Ruthie gets a bath by Jana Swafford at the Georgia Carolina State Fair on Friday, October 18, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff

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