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Butter-Up to 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show's Massive Food Sculpture



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    Shown is a detail of the annual butter sculpture Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at the Farm Show complex in Harrisburg, Pa. Starting Saturday, thousands of visitors are expected to descend on the state capital for the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show, a weeklong celebration agriculture and rural life..

    Dozens of people gathered to witness the unveiling of a carefully sculpted half-ton of butter that heralds the opening of the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show.

    The life-size butter sculpture revealed Thursday at the farm show complex in Harrisburg depicts a dairy cow and farm family members showing off baby chicks and apple pies.

    The state Agriculture Department estimates more than 500,000 people will attend this year's show, a celebration of agriculture and rural life which opens Saturday and runs through the following Saturday.

    Events include rodeos, a food court featuring an abundance of Pennsylvania foods, exhibits of modern farm equipment, square-dance contests and more than 13,000 competitive exhibits featuring horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats and rabbits.