The best reason for attending the Minnesota state fair is for a glimpse of Joe and his faithful sycophant "the Rook" in action. We were thoroughly entertained by the antics. Second to Joe would be these kids dancing to the band...I would have stayed longer but there was no seating. The third best reason for attending the fair would be
peek a moo
The reason for the hoods is to keep the wool from getting soiled before judging.