Hometown, Alaska: The Alaska State Fair

The Guinness World Record breaking 125.9 pound cabbage from the cabbage weigh-off at the Alaska State Fair in 2009.

Giant cabbages.  Homemade quilts and hand fed piggies and bunnies.  These are only some of the elements of the annual Alaska State Fair in Palmer.  Tune in with host Ellen Lockyer and her guests for a look at the highlight’s of this years’ State Fair in Palmer. Find out what’s new this year and look back at some of the annual activities that make the fair a well loved part of Alaska life Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 pm repeating that evening at 10:00 pmon KSKA’s Hometown, Alaska.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage



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LIVE: Wed, August 25, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

REPEAT: Wed, August 25, 2010 at 10:00 p.m.


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