Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre
Las Cruces residents Jessica Quirico and her daughter Natalie Quirico, 8, enjoy the Sizzler ride Wednesday Wednesday, Sept. 30 during the first day of the Southern New Mexico State Fair. With more than 35,000 attendees expected, the fair continues until Sunday, Oct. 4 at the fairgrounds west of Las Cruces. The hours are 9 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. For more information, visit www. snmstatefairgrounds.net, call 524-8602 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.