While we didn’t win the NC State Fair Deep Fried Ambassador blogger contest, that won’t stop us from sharing our fabulous adventures at the Fair! We are taking 2 trips to the Fair this year – one for the night-time adventures and once for the day time animal cuteness. These are our escapades after dark!
Kamikaze (AKA Rebecca) and I, plus our beaus Matt & B, and the omnipresent Ellen Lynch went to the Triangle Deep Fried Tweetup preview night at the Fair. For just $5 a person you get to attend an exclusive tweetup event, get a sweet swag bag and catchup with all your social media buddies. Always a great event. We even got to sample the deep fried kool-aid (sweet, gooey and very red) and a deep fried bubblegum (deep fried marshmallow with bubblegum sauce and Chiclets = delicious!). You can read some of my embarrassingly awesome tweets.
Part of the Tweetup was a SCVNGR hunt, a handy iPhone app. So I’m a pretty competitive girl when it comes to brainy or puzzle challenges and I dragged the ladies and gents all over the Fair trying to complete challenges as Team CarnieVores (name supplied by the Aslaksens). We got 17 out of 20 challenges, but didn’t win the night. Sad face!
Weaved into all this craziness was lots of food and fun. In the 4.5 hours we tromped around the Fair we: