By Brandy McDonnell, Features Writer | Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014
Although Grammy-winning musician Charlie Daniels will be working on his golden wedding anniversary, he is happy that the destination for the big day is Oklahoma. The couple married in Hazel Daniels’ hometown of Tulsa on Sept. 20, 1964. He will perform Saturday at the Oklahoma State Fair.
Some earlybird fairgoers eager to escape the morning drizzle Thursday found their way into the Creative Arts Building at the Oklahoma State Fair. Multiple booths devoted to robotics demonstrations attracted younger crowds with their hands-on activities and dancing robots.
By Graham Lee Brewer, Staff Writer | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014
Corn dogs and chicken fingers battered in Buddy Simon’s favorite childhood cereal, Cap’n Crunch, have been the talk of the Oklahoma State Fair. Simon, proprietor of Diamond Dawgs restaurant, said the taste of the Wonderboy, as he calls it, was the reason he was able to participate in the state fair.
During the Oklahoma State Fair’s Biggest Bubble Contest on Saturday at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, a field of about 15 contestants were given 90 seconds to blow as many bubbles as they could while judges measured the bubbles with plastic calipers.