43 photos from the Riverhead Country Fair

Decorated vegetables.

It was a perfect autumn day for the 40th annual Riverhead Country Fair, which took place along the waterfront and Main Street on Sunday.

Thousands of people enjoyed exhibits, vegetable and cake decorating competitions, craft booths and much more.

Top Photo: Decorated vegetables (Credit: Katharine Schroeder photos)

A prize-winning decorated pumpkin.

A prize-winning decorated pumpkin.

Seemingly endless varitey of apples.

Seemingly endless varitey of apples.

Vegetable competition contestants.

Vegetable competition contestants.

Prize winning blue pumpkin.

Prize winning blue pumpkin.

The "Most Unique Vegetable" award went to Ty Llwyd Farm in Riverhead.

The “Most Unique Vegetable” award went to Ty Llwyd Farm in Riverhead.

Country fair food.

Country fair food.

Crowds along Main Street.

Crowds along Main Street.

Pat and Bob Guidorizzi from Mastic purchased a beautiful birdhouse.

Pat and Bob Guidorizzi from Mastic purchased a beautiful birdhouse.

Fiona all decked out for the season.

Fiona all decked out for the season.

Officers from Riverhead Police Department were on hand to keep things running smoothly.

Officers from Riverhead Police Department were on hand to keep things running smoothly.

Crocheted blankets.

Crocheted blankets.

A prize-winning decorated cake.

A prize-winning decorated cake.

A cake titled "A Day on the Farm."

A cake titled “A Day on the Farm.”

 Good sports Laura Cilento and Chirs Meyer of Remsenburg pose for the camera.

Good sports Laura Cilento and Chirs Meyer of Remsenburg pose for the camera.

Cayden shows off his award.

Cayden shows off his award.

Cayden Savino, 3, of Shoreham with his award winning decorated pumpkin.

Cayden Savino, 3, of Shoreham with his award winning decorated pumpkin.

Haunted fishtank pumpkin with real goldfish swimming inside.

Haunted fishtank pumpkin with real goldfish swimming inside.

An honorable mention.

An honorable mention.

A prize-winning decorated pumpkin.

A prize-winning decorated pumpkin.

Ten-year-old Sophia Leone creates a sand sculpture.

Ten-year-old Sophia Leone creates a sand sculpture.

A group of friends from East Moriches.

A group of friends from East Moriches.

The VFW booth at the fair.

The VFW booth at the fair.

Sasha from the North Fork Animal Welfare League hopes to be adopted.

Sasha from the North Fork Animal Welfare League hopes to be adopted.

From Long Island Antique Power Association, from left: Tyler Shepherd, Mike Young, and Gene Shepherd with a Cub Cadet.

From Long Island Antique Power Association, from left: Tyler Shepherd, Mike Young, and Gene Shepherd with a Cub Cadet.

Tyler Booker, 10, of Riverhead dreams of someday riding on a tractor.

Tyler Booker, 10, of Riverhead dreams of someday riding on a tractor.

Prize-winning quilts.

Prize-winning quilts.

Jellies, jams, and syrups.

Jellies, jams, and syrups.

Best of Show pumpkin.

Best of Show pumpkin.

Kelsey McCafferty and Matt Schmitt of Holy Schmitt's in Riverhead.

Kelsey McCafferty and Matt Schmitt of Holy Schmitt’s in Riverhead.

Decorated incense bottles.

Decorated incense bottles.

The Sunnyland Jazz Band performs.

The Sunnyland Jazz Band performs.

The crowd on the riverfront.

The crowd on the riverfront.

Beautiful fall colored scarves.

Beautiful fall colored scarves.

Decorations on the dock.

Decorations on the dock.

Rotary Man.

Rotary Man.

A boat decorated for Halloween.

A boat decorated for Halloween.

Meghan Shepps of Center Moriches takes a break with son Hunter, 2.

Meghan Shepps of Center Moriches takes a break with son Hunter, 2.

Nick Luparella and Tara Arichabala show off their stuffed potatoes. The potatoes were grown in Riverhead.

Nick Luparella and Tara Arichabala show off their stuffed potatoes. The potatoes were grown in Riverhead.

First prize in decorated vegetables.

First prize in decorated vegetables.

A group of friends from Long Island enjoy the fair.

A group of friends from Long Island enjoy the fair.

A staple of a good fair — funnel cake.

A staple of a good fair — funnel cake.

Kristopher, 3, and Leah, 2 show off their face paint.

Kristopher, 3, and Leah, 2 show off their face paint.