Racers, rockers add to midway attractionsFairgoers can tune in to ‘70s rock or enjoy a country duo during the Head of the Lakes Fair next week. The fair, which runs Tuesday through Sunday at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, 4700 Tower Ave., also includes bingo, a farm zoo and wine making demonstrations.
Fairgoers can tune in to ‘70s rock or enjoy a country duo during the Head of the Lakes Fair next week. The fair, which runs Tuesday through Sunday at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, 4700 Tower Ave., also includes bingo, a farm zoo and wine making demonstrations.
Tuesday the gates open for a free sneak-a-peek at 6:30 p.m. Fairgoers can visit the animal barns, drop by the 4-H building to see arts, crafts and science project, or just head to the midway. Racing takes place at the AMSOIL Speedway with hot-laps at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. Admission will be charged to attend the races.
Wednesday gate admission is free for ages 17 and under until 6 p.m. The rides and midway open at 2 p.m.
On Thurdsay, children ages 17 and under are admitted free until 6 p.m. Senior bingo is set for 1 p.m. Thursday with the rides and midway opening at 2 p.m. There will be a kids tractor pedal at 6 p.m. Thursday followed by the livestock auction at 7 p.m.
Friday the Farm Zoo will be open from 1-6 p.m. with the rides and midway opening at 2 p.m. Badfinger takes the stage for the Friday night concert, which is free with gate admission. The 1970s rock band’s hits include “No Matter What,” “Without You,” “Day After Day” and “Baby Blue.” The concert begins at 6 p.m. with opening band The Bugs.
The country duo of Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey, known as Steel Magnolia, are slated to perform the 6 p.m. Saturday concert, with opening band The Legendary Hell Puppies. The duo were paired in Country Music Television’s second season of “Can You Duet” and went on to win it. In the year since, they have won over fans and supporters with their music. Steel Magnolia’s hits include “Keep On Lovin’ You,” “Last Night Again” and “Edge of Goodbye.”
Sunday, the rides and midway open at noon. Wine demonstrations by Wine Beginnings run from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday with wine judging from 3-4 p.m.
Gate admission is $8 for adults age 18 and older, $5 for youth ages 13-17, $3 for children ages 6-12 and free for children ages 5 and younger.
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