BIBLE HILL - There's no mistaking what Jillian MacMillan's favourite part of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition is.
The rides are what the eight-year-old Onslow resident looks forward to most each year as summer draws to a close and the exhibition comes to Bible Hill.
"Yeah, yeah, yeah," MacMillan said enthusiastically. "They're fun. We come for them every year."
MacMillan couldn't wait to get to the midway on the exhibition grounds after her sister Emma was finished competing in 4-H events. MacMillan and her friend, six-year-old Danielle Ertl, got right down to business and got busy jumping from ride to ride.
"The one I really like is the Tornado," Ertl said. "That one is fun because you can make it spin as fast as you want."
Alexis Zegray and her friend Kennedey Height were also busy on opening day Tuesday getting on as many rides, run by Hinchey's Rides and Amusements, as possible. The 15-year-olds had pretty well all of the 18 rides covered in just two hours and Zegray was feeling the effects, battling to keep her lunch down.
"This is the best part of the ex," Haight said of the rides.
Haight said she enjoyed the Zipper the most.
"Because it's a thrill," the Debert resident said. "You go up high and it flips you around and it's a lot different than the other ones here."
In spite of not feeling well, Zegray said she would be back for more later this week as the exhibition continues until Saturday.
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