2018 Schoharie County Sunshine Fair News...|
Buffalo Barfield & “Unherd-of-Entertainment”
Gregg “Buffalo” Barfield and his wife, Michele Barfield, aka “Miss
Bumadean, serve up a delicious mix of truly “American” roots music to
produce their own distinctive sound!
Traditional Country & Western
Swing, Folk, Bluegrass, old-time Gospel, and Jug-band music make up just
a few of the ingredients that go into the pot to make up this unique
Barfield is a singer, songwriter, story teller and country
comedian who has written numerous songs in country, bluegrass, gospel
and children’s music genres.
He is a multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar,
mandolin, harmonica, spoons, Cajun/zydeco rub board, and Cajun
Miss Bumadean is a singer,
songwriter, and visual artist, accomplished at playing Cajun/zydeco rub
board, and piano.
With a “roux” made from their distinctive vocal harmonies,
traditional instruments, and a very honest, natural, down to earth
rapport with the audience, they’ve been winning fans and making friends
at every event they’ve been invited.
The show will offer a musical blend of both old and new
country, bluegrass, old-time gospel, and rhythm and blues, with just the
right touch of down home “clean” comedy.
Camels are excited to present Camel Kingdom as new exhibit this year
where the rarest breed of Dromedary camels will be showcased.
There are only 1,000 of these spotted, blue-eyed beauties in the
world. The exhibit will be
a "sight to see" for fairgoers because it is dressed up like an oasis.
It's an entertaining and educational experience. These are
domestic, not wild animals or endangered species.
Camel Kingdom’s main objective is to showcase these unique
creatures and educate the public about them. You can even have your very
own camel encounter with a photo after the show.
Show with a Cowboy Twist"
amazing One-Man Strolling Show of Comedy, Juggling, Cowboy Tricks, Magic,
Circus Lessons, and lots of Audience Participation.
Danny Grant is Texas born, but raised in
the real wild west... Key West.
Danny has been entertaining for thousands of guests at summer Fairs and
Festivals since he was 11 weeks old in his parent's comedy variety
show, "Bounce, OOO LaLa and Daniel." As a 2nd generation performer, Danny
was taught many skills that he used to create a fantastic show of his own.
Soon after graduating college, he very quickly realized that he was truly
meant for show business His
interaction with the crowd is superb and he is a bright, cheerful,
enthusiastic and skillful performer.
Watch for him as you stroll the grounds of the Schoharie County Sunshine
Rosaire Racing Pigs
Let’s Go Hog Wild At Pork Chop Downs|
and his daughter, Pamela, pig racing is a family affair.
Royal Racers in
1991. Pamela, is now co-owner and self-described “eighth-generation circus.”
The Rosaires make their home in Bostwick, Fla., but
the fair and festival circuit 10 months out of the year.
travel in style, in a
RV called the
The lower section of the vehicle, complete with air conditioning, is home
for the hogs.
Something unique about Rosaire's Royal Racers, and unlike any other
traveling pig racing company, is that they have a private outdoor exercise
area for all the animals, so they can go outside as they choose.
The humans’ living
quarters are upstairs.
This truly is a show for the ENTIRE family!
Kids and adults alike ALWAYS "squeal" with delight as these
speedy swine fly around the 180ft all aluminum track in about 7 seconds!
Cheerleaders or "Pig Rooters" from the audience are picked
to represent each pig - Audience
Participation a Must.
The pigs begin training to
be racers when they're about 1 month old. The Rosaires used cream-filled
cookies, similar to Oreos, as bait. “Running,” however, might not be the
most accurate description when the Vietnamese potbellied pigs hit the track.
No less a crowd pleaser than the swifter Yorkshires and Durocs, the rotund
racers waddle for the cookie.
Have a Swine Time!