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County Fair to bring back rodeo, old favorites

County Fair to bring back rodeo, old favorites

July 15th, 2011 in News

Carnival rides and food vendors will be coming to the Kingdom of Callaway Country Fairgrounds again soon. The fair runs from Aug. 1-6.

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Funnel cakes, livestock shows, demolition derbies and tractor pulls - it's that time of year again. The 33rd annual Kingdom of Callaway County Fair is just around the corner with opening day on Monday, Aug. 1.

There are a couple new features and some old favorites on tap for the county fair. This year opening day will be on a Monday, instead of, as in year past, a Tuesday. Events on Monday begin at 4 p.m. with the 4-H conference judging. With a non-perishable food item - which will be donated to SERVE's food pantry - participants can gain fair entrance for free on Monday. All other days, general admission is $10 for adults, free for those 12 and under or $35 for a season pass. The season pass covers the cost of all activities at the fair except food and carnival rides/games. The fair will run from Aug. 1-6.