Massive Butter Sculpture Unveiled as New York State Fair Kicks Off - NBC New York

Massive Butter Sculpture Unveiled as New York State Fair Kicks Off

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    Massive Butter Sculpture Unveiled as NY State Fair is Set to Kick Off

    This year's butter sculpture at the New York State Fair portrays a young couple sharing a milkshake and a child dunking cookies with her grandfather.

    (Published Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019)

    What to Know

    • This year's butter sculpture at the NY State Fair portrays young couple sharing a milkshake and a child dunking cookies with her grandfather

    • The sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter was formally unveiled Tuesday by the American Dairy Association North East

    • The fair runs from Wednesday through Sept. 2

    This year's butter sculpture at the New York State Fair portrays a young couple sharing a milkshake and a child dunking cookies with her grandfather.

    The sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter was formally unveiled Tuesday by the American Dairy Association North East.

    Butter sculptures have been a New York State Fair staple since 1969. Last year's sculpture depicted a farmer delivering milk from his farm to a customer in a supermarket.

    The fair runs from Wednesday through Sept. 2.

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