Solano County Fair set to open Wednesday
A worker climbs on a ferris wheel to secure a piece of the structure, at the Solano County Fairgrounds, Tuesday. Workers and vendors where preparing for this year's Solano County Fair, which runs from Wednesday to Sunday. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic)
VALLEJO — The livestock pens were filling up, the carnival rides were being set up – and at the home of the half-pound smoked sausage, Sacramento resident Linda Saevang was preparing to serve up that dish, along with garlic fries.
The Solano County Fair opens at 3 p.m. Wednesday at 900 Fairgrounds Drive in Vallejo and the day before Saevang, fresh from the Santa Barbara County Fair where jalapeno fries were a hit, said the bacon-wrapped hot dog was a favorite there as well.
Saevang, a vegetarian, is a spectator to all the meat eating and recalled visiting a vegan booth at the Sonoma-Marin . . . Continue Reading