Early riders enjoy a spin on the Flying Swings Sunday, Sept. 23, on opening day of the annual Cumberland Fair. The fair continues through Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Cumberland Fairgrounds. (Dudley Warner / For The Forecaster)

Abby Constantin and Nyome Baldinelli from New Life Farm in Windham take a break from grooming their cows Sunday at the 2018 Cumberland Fair. (Dudley Warner / For The Forecaster)

Charlie Lopresti’s 811.5-pound pumpkin took first prize at the 2018 Cumberland Fair. This was the third year the Buxton resident, who is the chief meteorologist at WGME, has won the contest. (Dudley Warner / For The Forecaster)