Fair Well until next year


The sights and sounds of the 165th Bellville Street Fair

By Zach Jones - zjones@civitasmedia.com



Zach Jones | The Star

The Clear Fork High School Band makes its annual appearance following the crowning of the Bellville Street Fair Queen. Their performance marks the start of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair.

Zach Jones | The Star The Clear Fork High School Band makes its annual appearance following the crowning of the Bellville Street Fair Queen. Their performance marks the start of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair.


Zach Jones | The Star One of the many entries that line the Bellville Library during the Bellville Street Fair. The landscape portrait was painted by Joyce Fenton and won Best of Show in the Bellville Art competition.


George Fleiner | The Star Fair goers fill Village Green during the five days of Bellville festivities.


Zach Jones | The Star Many vendors transform the streets of the downtown Bellville turning the village into an annual festival grounds.


Zach Jones | The Star Bob Watts' Best of Show winning entry into the Bellville Street Fair Quilt Show.


George Fleiner | The Star Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy the swing ride located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.


Zach Jones | The Star The Clear Fork Flag Corps marches in to help the band kick off the fair festivities in front of Village Hall.


Zach Jones | The Star The 'Pride of the Valley' drums up support during the annual Bellville tradition.


Zach Jones | The Star 2014 Bellville Street Fair Queen Susie Beveridge addresses the crowd during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair Queen Pageant.


Zach Jones | The Star A corn entry's view of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair's produce competition.


Zach Jones | The Star The 'Fun Slide' provides its riders with an aerial view of the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.


Zach Jones | The Star Tractors fill the street as a nod to the area's rich agricultural heritage.


George Fleiner | The Star The Marching Princesses perform at the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair. One the many yearly traditions in the village.


George Fleiner | The Star Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy ridex located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.


Zach Jones | The Star Patrons look on at the tractor display, part of the fabric of Bellville culture.


George Fleiner | The Star Food vendors line the streets selling their diverse array of fair food during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.


George Fleiner | The Star The Buckeye Country Cloggers perform at the Main Stage during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.


George Fleiner | The Star Ethan Fowler captured the reserve champion title during the dairy judging at 165th Bellville Street Fair.


By Zach Jones

zjones@civitasmedia.com

Zach Jones | The Star

The Clear Fork High School Band makes its annual appearance following the crowning of the Bellville Street Fair Queen. Their performance marks the start of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5148.jpgZach Jones | The Star

The Clear Fork High School Band makes its annual appearance following the crowning of the Bellville Street Fair Queen. Their performance marks the start of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair.

Zach Jones | The Star

One of the many entries that line the Bellville Library during the Bellville Street Fair. The landscape portrait was painted by Joyce Fenton and won Best of Show in the Bellville Art competition.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_51844.jpgZach Jones | The Star

One of the many entries that line the Bellville Library during the Bellville Street Fair. The landscape portrait was painted by Joyce Fenton and won Best of Show in the Bellville Art competition.

George Fleiner | The Star

Fair goers fill Village Green during the five days of Bellville festivities.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_DSC_8746.new_1.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

Fair goers fill Village Green during the five days of Bellville festivities.

Zach Jones | The Star

Many vendors transform the streets of the downtown Bellville turning the village into an annual festival grounds.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5134.jpgZach Jones | The Star

Many vendors transform the streets of the downtown Bellville turning the village into an annual festival grounds.

Zach Jones | The Star

Bob Watts’ Best of Show winning entry into the Bellville Street Fair Quilt Show.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_51684.jpgZach Jones | The Star

Bob Watts’ Best of Show winning entry into the Bellville Street Fair Quilt Show.

George Fleiner | The Star

Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy the swing ride located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_DSC_8824-1-.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy the swing ride located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.

Zach Jones | The Star

The Clear Fork Flag Corps marches in to help the band kick off the fair festivities in front of Village Hall.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5136.jpgZach Jones | The Star

The Clear Fork Flag Corps marches in to help the band kick off the fair festivities in front of Village Hall.

Zach Jones | The Star

The ‘Pride of the Valley’ drums up support during the annual Bellville tradition.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5147.jpgZach Jones | The Star

The ‘Pride of the Valley’ drums up support during the annual Bellville tradition.

Zach Jones | The Star

2014 Bellville Street Fair Queen Susie Beveridge addresses the crowd during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair Queen Pageant.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5048.jpgZach Jones | The Star

2014 Bellville Street Fair Queen Susie Beveridge addresses the crowd during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair Queen Pageant.

Zach Jones | The Star

A corn entry’s view of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair’s produce competition.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5094.jpgZach Jones | The Star

A corn entry’s view of the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair’s produce competition.

Zach Jones | The Star

The ‘Fun Slide’ provides its riders with an aerial view of the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_5132.jpgZach Jones | The Star

The ‘Fun Slide’ provides its riders with an aerial view of the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

Zach Jones | The Star

Tractors fill the street as a nod to the area’s rich agricultural heritage.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_49775.jpgZach Jones | The Star

Tractors fill the street as a nod to the area’s rich agricultural heritage.

George Fleiner | The Star

The Marching Princesses perform at the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair. One the many yearly traditions in the village.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_DSC_8708.new_.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

The Marching Princesses perform at the 165th edition of the Bellville Street Fair. One the many yearly traditions in the village.

George Fleiner | The Star

Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy ridex located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_DSC_8831.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

Clear Fork students enjoy their early dismissal on Friday. Children enjoy ridex located on far end of the Bellville Street Fair.

Zach Jones | The Star

Patrons look on at the tractor display, part of the fabric of Bellville culture.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_IMG_49755.jpgZach Jones | The Star

Patrons look on at the tractor display, part of the fabric of Bellville culture.

George Fleiner | The Star

Food vendors line the streets selling their diverse array of fair food during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_DSC_8705.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

Food vendors line the streets selling their diverse array of fair food during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

George Fleiner | The Star

The Buckeye Country Cloggers perform at the Main Stage during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_DSC_8763.new_1.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

The Buckeye Country Cloggers perform at the Main Stage during the 2015 Bellville Street Fair.

George Fleiner | The Star

Ethan Fowler captured the reserve champion title during the dairy judging at 165th Bellville Street Fair.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/39/2015/09/web1_web1_DSC_8736.new_.jpgGeorge Fleiner | The Star

Ethan Fowler captured the reserve champion title during the dairy judging at 165th Bellville Street Fair.

The sights and sounds of the 165th Bellville Street Fair

By Zach Jones

zjones@civitasmedia.com