Yolo County's booth took home a silver medal at the California State Fair in a competition that included 29 counties. The theme of the booth was, "YOLO: You Only Live Once."
Coincidentally, I'm about halfway done writing a story about this now-popular acronym, which has swept the Internet, particularly Twitter. I'll have that story up on Tuesday or Wednesday. Here's more about the county's silver medal:
Yolo County’s unique exhibit impressed the judges with its “bucket list” of great things to see and do in Yolo County.
This year’s display was made possible thanks to generous donations from: Cache Creek Casino Resort; Fred C. Heidrick Museum; Clarksburg Wine Company – Old Sugarmill; PreStar, Inc.; Yolo County Supervisor Duane Chamberlain; Yolo County Visitors Bureau; YoloArts; Yolo Solano Cooperative Extension
This year’s State Fair booth represented the following highlights, all found in Yolo County:
Surprisingly diverse and engaging, Yolo County offers its own “bucket list” of great things to see and do. Savor the flavors of farmers markets, award-winning local wines and crazy-good cuisine from American to Thai. Thrill to the rush of skydiving or river rafting, pro baseball, festivals, parades and world-class performing arts. Hike or bike the verdant countryside, explore one-of-a-kind museums, dive in to charming small downtowns, and unwind at a soothing spa. Whatever the season, you’ll find a reason—so come experience the fullness of life in Yolo County. After all, you only live once!