Saturday Sep 10 2011 comments Gold Country Fair By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Photo by Kim PalaferriAustin Landry flies high on the swings at the Gold Country Fair. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalClare Leach does her best throw with a dart to win her grandma Carol Leach a prize at the balloon dart toss at the Gold Country Fair on Saturday. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalSeven year old Derek Culver was determined to bring home a new pet from the Gold Country Fair. It took him 8 tosses to capture his new pet, a pair of goldfish. Photo by Kim PalaferriTesting out their cars they made for the traditional Boy Scout Pinewood Derby are Jessy West, Ayden Danovaro in front and in back are, Vincent Price and Zander Price. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournaEight year old Weston Martin convinced his grandma June Weston to take a ride with him on the Ferris Wheel at the Gold Country Fair. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalErika Molebash spends a few minutes with her Grand Champion Sheep Lee Ann after the livestock auction where Lee Ann was sold to Echo Valley Ranch. One of the main events at the Gold Country Fair is the Livestock Auction, which draws crowds in the hundreds. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalThese nuns know how to stay cool, by sharing some icecream with Gabe Barnes who is kind of shy. From left are Sister Mary Judith and Sister Maria Fatima. Photo by Kim PalaferriZach Hecker takes a thrilling ride on a roller coaster at the Gold Country Fair. Photo by Kim Palaferri/Auburn JournalHip Hop duo Shane Clement and Corey Thill throw down some lyrics with their song "Keep a Smile" during a performance at the Gold Country Fair. The pair is part of the Auburn Hip Hop Congress.