We took a walk through the Missouri State Fairgrounds “Highway Garden”. This park inside the fairgrounds is a peaceful way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon.
A peaceful place to wander.
An overhang to watch koi/or feed them if you’re so inclined.
Waterfall’s are so relaxing.
This water garden is complete with a covered promenade. During the State Fair there are benches lined all along this scenic spot.
And what would a Thursday Doors post be without a real door?
Hidden away behind the rock wall is the maintenance door for the drinking fountains. They were winterized already with a little bit of duct tape (this is where you insert your redneck jokes) so no close-ups. But there are several around the front and sides of this man-made structure.
There’s even an ivy tunnel for the romantics, photo shoots (senior pics), or a reprieve from the sun.
Dating back to 1901, our State Fair City will once again be invaded by all sorts of folks. Tourists, vendors, hooligans and about all of the Missouri State Highway patrolmen and women that can be housed in our motels for a good 30-mile radius.
It was the first time, and it wouldn’t be the last………Sunset over the carnival grounds.
My first entry into the ‘Discover Challenge’. Hope you’ll check out other entries here.
Usually I’m taking photos of my Etsy stuff at our beautiful Missouri State Fairgrounds. After all, it’s extremely close to my home.
This is a small part of the Highway Gardens at the fairgrounds. Many couples have used this for their wedding ceremony. It is really a showcase.
But sometimes, there’s an issue with the great outdoors called “Wind”. So a phone call to my next door neighbor and Mother-in-law was in order. She recently remodeled her home and it sure looks nice! She gave me permission to use her space for some photos. So here’s one of them.
Her armless chair was one of several spots in her home I photographed my yo yo table runner. I was able to showcase its versatility thanks to her generosity.
Thank you Nancy! Just wanted to say how much I appreciate it! And your plants are still alive 🙂 (Inside joke)