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Here are the results of the Quick Votes (number of votes):
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2016

Spring is here! Then summer & the fair! What are you most looking forward to?
Arena shows 468
Musical shows 302
Food 132
Rides & games 121

Have you gotten your arena show tickets yet?





Where was the first West End Fair held?
Saylors Lake 8
Kunkletown 8
Weir Lake 22
Present day fairgrounds 26

Much better this time, but the answer is Weir Lake !



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2015
 
Spring is here!  Then summer & the fair!  What are you most looking forward to?
arena shows  56
musical shows  33
food  17
rides & games  17 
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Since most are looking forward to the arena shows, which one will you attend?
Mon. Dirtarama,134
Tues., Wed., Thurs. Demo Derby,367
Fri. Tractor Pull,87
Sat. Truck Pull,129
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What day do you intend to visit the fair?
Sunday   422
Mon or Tues   363
Wed or Thurs   153
Fri or Sat   161
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What is your favorite sandwich at the fair?
Sausage Sandwich   231
Steak Sandwich / Cheese Steak   214
Hamburger / Cheeseburger   60
Chicken / Pork BBQ   100
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Which of these is your favorite at the fair?
ice cream/ waffles & ice cream   122
funnel cake   175
apple dumplings   72
elephant ears   95
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Who was your favorite performer this year?
Chris Higbee   354
Redhead Express   5
Marty Haggard & Cramer Bros.   2
NOMaD   0
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2014
  
Who was your favorite performer this past year (2014)?
Megastars of Country     13
The Uptown Band     11
The New Individuals     6
The Tommy Guns Band     4
 
What are you most looking forward to at the fair?
Musical performances 6
Rides & games 4
Food 13
Arena shows 5 
  
What most helps you decide when to visit the fair?
Weather 6
Entertainment appearing 4
No school for kids 5
The day of the week 3 
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What tragedy struck the fair in 1978?
hurricane 6
flood 29
fire 17
hail 1
Some of you were correct - FIRE !
 
When was the first West End Fair held?
1900 5
1920 77
1937 11
1948 9 
 Most of you were correct - 1920 
 
How many days did the first West End Fair last?
1 day        5
2 days      5
3 days      8
4 days      11 
Stumped most of you on this one - The first West End Fair lasted only 1 day! 
 
Where was the first West End Fair held?
Present day fairgrounds   21
Weir Lake   20
Kunkletown   21
Saylorsburg Lake   18 
Stumped most of you again - The first West End Fair was held at Weir Lake! 
 
Why was the West End Fair not held in 1942 & 1943?
Weather                  10
Lack of interest         1
Lack of funding         6
World War II            93 
The vast majority of you are correct - World War II 
 
What was the protest about at the 1990 fair?
Women's Rights       12
Civil Rights                  7
Animal Rights         188
Wow!  Most of you knew this one! 
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2013
 
Favorite Sandwich:
 
   Sausage Sandwich                       25 
    Steak sandwich/Cheesesteak               10 
   Hamburger/Cheeseburger                             4
   Chicken/Pork BBQ                                4 
 
 
Favorite Arena Show:
 
   Demolition Derby      10
    Tractor Pull                                 2
    Truck Pull                                    3
    Monster Truck Show                 5 
 
 
 Favorite Weekend Day/Night to attend:
 
   Sunday                       7
   Friday                       12
  Saturday           17 
 
 
Favorite Fire Department Food Stand:
 
  Blue Ridge            245
   Kunkletown                          33
   West End                            206 
 
 
Favorite Church Food Stand:
 
  McMichael's               14
   Middle Creek                       13
   Salem                                      9
   St. John's                              10 
 
Favorite Sweet:
 
    Ice Cream / Waffles & Ice Cream      36
   Funnel Cake                                57
    Apple Dumplings                                 16 
    Elephant Ears                                       25 
 
Most looking forward to:
 
   Arena Shows            20
   Food                     67
   Musical Shows         15
   Rides & Games        20 
 
Number of times coming to the fair:
 
    1 or 2                        165
      3 or 4                                     30
      5 or 6                           16
      all 7 days/nights                 33
 
Eating at the fair this week: 
 
   Fudge                                       23
  Candy / caramel apple        10
   Pickle on a stick                    10
  Popcorn                               30
 
Eating at the fair this week: 
 
    French fries / Dutch fries         35
     Corn on the cob                                       18
    Pierogies                                                   14
    Stuffing / filling                                         15 
 
Favorite  carnival ride:
 
   Starship 3000            9         
   Musik Express  3                     
   Scooter   1
   Ferris Wheel               9
 
Eating at the fair this week:

   Taco salad                                           7
   Hamburger bean bake                     4
   Pizza                                                  10
   Pork & Sauerkraut                  11 
 
Keeping you cool:
 
   soda                                        4
  lemonade / iced tea         24
  fruit slushies                             9
  frozen cappuccino                            4
 
Weekday to attend:

   Monday                       4
   Tuesday                              2
   Wednesday                        4
  Thursday                    8
 
Favorite Free Show This Year (2013):

   Close Encounters -Exotic Kind                                   4
  Dennis Beach Wood Carver                  8
   Close Encounters Petting Zoo                                    4
   Dan & Galla                                                                    4
 
Favorite Performer This Year (2013):
 
  Chris Higbee           97
   UUU                                        9
   Mahoney Brothers              11
   Richie Fields                        28 
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