CUBA — After missing out on the 2020 Sandoval County Fair, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, youngsters from Sandoval County, plus a few Rio Arriba County kids, are back at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds for the 2021 4-H Fair.

Wednesday’s events 4-H indoor arts and crafts show, while Thursday’s events included 4-H rabbit and poultry shows.

The fair began on Wednesday and will end on Saturday.

Descriptions for each photo are listed below, starting with the first one on the screen:

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A steer relaxes in the barn during the Sandoval County 4-H Fair on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

A rabbit named Thumper, owned by Abigail McSween of Corrales, is judged for fur quality, ears, feet and other characteristics during the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Adrianna Casaus of Cuba has her gray rabbit judged during the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Natalie Herrera (left) and Taymond Begaye (center) of Torreon, located in western Sandoval County, listen to 4-H rabbit and poultry judge Kevin Branum as he gives his assessment of their rabbits during the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Spectators watch the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Turkeys start getting restless on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Silas Gonzales of Lindrith, located in southern Rio Arriba County, gets his hen ready for the 4-H poultry show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

For pictures 8 and 9: Items from the 4-H indoor arts and crafts show will be on display through Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba. Categories include natural science, engineering science, animal science, home economics, creative arts and hobby crafts. The competition itself was held on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.

A rabbit owned by Gavin Garcia of Bernalillo was named the grand champion in the roaster class competition during the 4-H rabbit show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Morgan Waugh of Corrales showcases her gray hen, Celestia, during the 4-H poultry show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

Marcos Casaus of Cuba prepares to showcase his rooster, Oro, during the 4-H poultry show on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, at the Sandoval County Fairgrounds in Cuba.

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Photos by Rio Rancho Observer business and Sandoval County reporter Matt Hollinshead.

Matt Hollinshead | Staff writer