County Fair

County Fair takes an intimate look at a treasured American pastime through the lives of six people whose passion, preparation, and pride come together at the local fair. The stories of a seamstress, a demolition derby driver, a circus performer, a French fry vendor, and twin sisters who show cows have us looking at this summer tradition in a brand-new light.

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Cast

Meg Turner

Meg Turner

After years off pursuing other passions, 15-year-old Meg Turner struggles with nerves around showing heifers and is determined to be as successful as her champion twin sister.

Mara Turner

Mara Turner

15-year-old Mara Turner has been showing heifers at fairs across the country since she was 9 years old, and she is no stranger to the champion title.

Alison Rappleyea

Alison Rappleyea

Alison Rappleyea's intricate creations are not only award-winning, they have become a gesture of love and faith for her growing family. 

Dan Luckett

Dan Luckett

After extreme personal loss, Dan Luckett’s joined a traveling circuse and turned to card tricks and juggling to make sense of the world.

Taylor Feldkamp

Taylor Feldkamp

Tow truck operator Taylor Feldkamp spends his scarce off hours preparing for the demolition derby and retaining his spot on the winner’s pedestal.

Jim Cullers

Jim Cullers

French fry impresario Jim Cullers finds peace with a life on the road, serving up the hot, crisped fries his uncle perfected more than 75 years ago.

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