Ohio State Fair Unveils Butter Sculptures

This year's Ohio State Fair celebrates the 50th anniversary of the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir.(Photo: Ohio State Fair)
This year's Ohio State Fair celebrates the 50th anniversary of the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir.(Photo: Ohio State Fair)

The Ohio State Fair has opened the curtain on this year’s butter sculptures.

The display for this year’s edition of the fair celebrates the 50th anniversary of the All-Ohio Youth Choir and pays tribute to its founder, Glenville D. Davis.

The traditional butter cow and calf share a larger refrigerated display with a butter bust of Davis and 60 choir members. It was made public on Tuesday by the American Dairy Association, a day before the fair’s opening ceremony.

The sculptures include about 2,000 pounds of butter and took 543 hours to complete.

This year’s All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir has 200 members and will perform several times every day of the fair, which runs Wednesday through Aug. 4.

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