April 1, 2013

98th Suwannee County Fair and Youth Livestock Show & Sale continues

The fair opens at 5 p.m. today, April 1

April 1, 2013 Staff Suwannee Democrat

Live Oak — The fair opens at 5 p.m. today, April 1. There will be a youth goat show, youth heifer show and a youth pedal tractor pull. The evening’s music will be provided by Gateway City Big Band.

Senior Citizens Day is Tuesday, April 2. There will be free admission and lunch for senior citizens from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served at 12 p.m. The fair opens at 5 p.m. At 6 p.m., the lawnmower pull is followed by the youth heifer show.

Those entering their hogs for show need to be at the fair between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3. The fair opens at 5 p.m. and hog showmanship will be at 6 p.m. followed by Twirling by Kary and by the youth pedal tractor pull.

Youth steer entry will be 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4, and the fair opens at 5 p.m. The youth hog show is at 6 p.m. followed by sawmill demonstrations and the lawnmower pull.

Friday, April 5, the fair opens at 5 p.m. and first on the list is sawmill demonstrations. The steer show will be at 6 p.m. followed by the youth pedal tractor pull at 7 p.m. The evening’s musical entertainment will be provided by Willow Creek Band.

Saturday, April 6, the fair opens at 12 p.m. The hog and steer sale will be held at 1:30 p.m. and at 3 p.m. a sawmill demonstration. Rounding out the fair’s events will be the demolition derby at 7 p.m.

Daily admissions:

Adults $5

Children (6-12) $3

Senior citizens $5 (Admission free on Tuesday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Special events nights slightly higher

Season tickets are $30 (good for duration of fair)

Parking is free and located in two areas, in front of the Coliseum and in the rear of the grounds via Gold Kist Boulevard.

For general information, call the fair office at 386-362-3247 or go to www.suwanneecountyfair.org 

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