Sunday Sep 12 2010 comments Gold Country Fair night-time fun By: Photos by Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal -A +A Ashden Scheffber-Mendez, 6, of Auburn, displays his buckle for winning the mutton bustin' competition during the bull riding event Saturday night at the Gold Country Fair. Taking the path of least resistance, Charlie Too Tall, a rodeo clown, is shown the easy way over and under the jump. Proud to be an American and standing behind his flag tall is Dennis Lewis from Lincoln at the pre-show festivities for the bull riding competition. Taking chances into their own hands and riding the Cowboy Toro teeter-totter are Trent Thill, Tyler Stotts, Matt Edington and Trian Tillis. Trent was the ultimate rider who got the thrill as he was thrown from the ride by a bull. Rodeo clowns distract an angry bull as the rider is launched into the air. Professional bull rider and Sacramento State student Jose Garcia tapes his wrists as he prepares to take on an anxious bull. Singing the blues with perfection, Jackie Greene takes the Coors Main Stage at the Gold Country Fair on Saturday. Jackie Greene gets the crowd fired up during his performance on the Main Stage Saturday. The ferris wheel comes alive at night in glowing colors at the Gold Country Fair. The Zipper ride will make anyone's stomach turn during the day, but it's beautiful at night. The view from the top of the ferris wheel takes in the Gold Country Fair. The carnival rides glow under the starlight at the Gold Country Fair. Night time is all aglow at the Gold Country Fair 2010.