A group of 13 restaurants have joined together to participate in Downtown Woodland Fair Days, a special event to bring fair food to customers who are missing iconic dishes with this year’s cancelation of fairs due to the coronavirus pandemic. Christy Hayes, the owner of Mojo’s Lounge & Bar, saw other cities doing drive-through fair events and wanted to bring that idea to downtown Woodland. All participating eateries have added deep-fried favorites and other treats to their menus from Aug. 10 through Aug. 16.
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When Christy Hayes arrived in Woodland in 2004, the former U.S. Air Force heavy diesel mechanic was fresh out of active duty. She found a job as a hostess at an iconic downtown eatery, Morrison’s Upstairs. She worked her way up to bartender and then bar manager. But Hayes never expected she would one day see the building house her own restaurant.
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