Has anyone been to the Topsfield Fair?

Posted on: Sat, 08/26/2006 - 12:11pm
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We are thinking of going to the Topsfield Fair in Topsfield, MA this year. I will ask the usual series of questions at the food stands, but I wan't sure if they would be selling peanuts. Does anyone know? Replies would be much appreciated! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 08/28/2006 - 1:19am
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I LOVE Topsfield fair and have been going almost every year of my entire life. The food is always part of the excitement there. The last few years we have brought food with us, but my PA son had a baked potato last year that was fine. I am sorry I don't have any specific advice, but I will be interested to hear what others have to say. Enjoy yourself if you go.

Posted on: Wed, 08/30/2006 - 3:04am
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Ivbe gone myself, when I was a kid... Maybe even once while we were married/dating.
Never with the kids, as we're further south now...
Hope you have fun! I'd go, if you can afford it [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Wed, 08/30/2006 - 1:47pm
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I have been, but not with kids, and not with a PA kid. I do not recall lots of peanuts, but there are farm animals and feed around. We go to Davis's Farmalnd with no issues. Not sure how the general food compares. Might be carmel and nutty apples or something, but my dd is not airborne senseive.
I would attend if I did not have a thing about parking miles away and having a toddler in a srtoller as well. I hate feeling stuck in a venue far from my car and in heavy crowds! becca

Posted on: Thu, 08/31/2006 - 1:49am
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We don't do that fair, but we do a large one in NH. There are lots of peanuts. Peanut brittle, fudges, all kinds of things. If my child was touch or inhilation I would be nervous. There is also a lot of animal feed/etc.
My guy has gone every year since birth (this will be out fourth) and we have never had an issue. You may want to bring some of your own food.
BTW, as a sidenote, we just did Davis Farmland a couple of weeks ago (when it was still hot)...and it was a lot of fun!!!! We had no issues there, either!

Posted on: Mon, 08/28/2006 - 1:19am
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I LOVE Topsfield fair and have been going almost every year of my entire life. The food is always part of the excitement there. The last few years we have brought food with us, but my PA son had a baked potato last year that was fine. I am sorry I don't have any specific advice, but I will be interested to hear what others have to say. Enjoy yourself if you go.

Posted on: Wed, 08/30/2006 - 3:04am
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Joined: 05/28/2003 - 09:00

Ivbe gone myself, when I was a kid... Maybe even once while we were married/dating.
Never with the kids, as we're further south now...
Hope you have fun! I'd go, if you can afford it [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Jason
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[b]* Obsessed * [/b]

Posted on: Wed, 08/30/2006 - 1:47pm
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I have been, but not with kids, and not with a PA kid. I do not recall lots of peanuts, but there are farm animals and feed around. We go to Davis's Farmalnd with no issues. Not sure how the general food compares. Might be carmel and nutty apples or something, but my dd is not airborne senseive.
I would attend if I did not have a thing about parking miles away and having a toddler in a srtoller as well. I hate feeling stuck in a venue far from my car and in heavy crowds! becca

Posted on: Thu, 08/31/2006 - 1:49am
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We don't do that fair, but we do a large one in NH. There are lots of peanuts. Peanut brittle, fudges, all kinds of things. If my child was touch or inhilation I would be nervous. There is also a lot of animal feed/etc.
My guy has gone every year since birth (this will be out fourth) and we have never had an issue. You may want to bring some of your own food.
BTW, as a sidenote, we just did Davis Farmland a couple of weeks ago (when it was still hot)...and it was a lot of fun!!!! We had no issues there, either!

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