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Posted July 25, 2013 | Leave a comment
Frederick County Fair starts this weekend
By Josette Keelor
The Frederick County Fair will begin this weekend with pre-fair events before the fair officially opens Monday at the fairgrounds in Clear Brook.
Weekend events will include the Frederick County Fair Open Horse Show at the fair horse arena at 9 a.m. Saturday. Sunday, livestock exhibitors may begin setting up at the barns, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The little, preteen and junior miss Frederick County Fair pageants will begin on the South Lawn stage from noon to 3 p.m.
From 2 to 5 p.m., agriculture and home economics exhibits may be brought to the Whitacre Building, and registration will be open for check-in at the administration building.
Monday to Friday, gates will open at 4 p.m. and rides and concessions will be open at 6 p.m. each night, with a barbecue dinner in the Ruritan Building and evening entertainment also starting at 6 p.m. Buildings housing FFA projects and animals will close at 10 p.m. each night. On Aug. 3 gates will open at 3 p.m., rides and concessions will open at 5 p.m. with a barbecue dinner in the Ruritan Building.
Admission is $6 for adults older than 11, $3 for ages 6-11 and free for children 5 and younger. Senior Citizen's Night allows $3 admission to anyone age 55 and older with ID. Monday, Wednesday and Friday ride all night for $30. For more information, call 540-667-8739 or visit www.frederickcountyfair.com.
Monday: Senior Citizens Night
7 a.m. -- Enter all livestock at the barns before noon. The FFA building will be closed for judging from noon to 6 p.m.
11 a.m.-noon -- Day camp with swine, home economics and flowers in the show barn.
11 a.m.-noon -- Day camp with a cattle, pet show and other contests in the show barn
9:30 a.m. -- Pet show in the show barn
9:30 a.m. -- Livestock winners in the senior and junior divisions will compete for title of Supreme Champion in the show barn
6 p.m. -- Demolition Derby at the grandstand
Contact Community Engagement Editor Josette Keelor at 540-465-5137, ext. 176, or email@example.com
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