Today at the Western Idaho Fair

August 22, 2013 

Here is a sampling of events:

CONCERT

- 7:30 p.m.: Southern rock with Brantley Gilbert at the Grandstand.

GROUNDS ACTS

- All day: Fun with physics and puzzlemania, near the Rose Garden.

- 1, 3, 6 and 8:30 p.m.: Pig, duck and turkey races, Gate C.

- 1, 4:15 and 7:45 p.m.: Escape artist Lady Houdini, Spectra Stage.

- 2:30 and 5:30 p.m.: Hypnotist James Kellogg, Garden Stage.

- 3, 6 and 8:30 p.m.: Wild about monkeys, Bronco Motors Area.

- 4:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.: Cody Beebe & The Crooks, Garden Stage.

CONTESTS

- 1 p.m.: Fleischmann yeast contest, Western Town DemoStation.

- 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.: Kids pedal tractor pull, Kids Corral.

- 5:30 p.m.: Dash for cash, Western Town.

- 6:30 p.m.: No Spillin' the Pie Fillin', Western Town.

DEMONSTRATIONS

- All day: Antique tractor display, north of Expo Building.

- 5 p.m.: Make and take a flower wreath, Floral Department.

- 6 and 7 p.m.: Learn to knit and crochet, Home Arts Dept South Expo.

ANIMALS AND LIVESTOCK

- All day: Meet the animals, across from Kids Corral; Simplot Ag Pavilion, north of Expo Building.

- 1 p.m.: How to give a chicken a bath, Small Animal Building.

COMPETITIVE EXHIBITS

- 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.: Milking contest, Show Rings 1 and 2.

- 10 a.m.: Shorthorn show, Show Rings 1 and 2.

- 2 p.m.: Halter classes, The Onion Ring.

- 3:30 p.m.: Riding classes, The Onion Ring.

- 4 p.m.: Drill team competition, D&B Arena.

- 5 p.m.: WIF dairy cattle judging contest, UDI Ring.

The fair continues through Aug. 25. Fair hours: noon to 11 p.m. at gates A, B, C, F; 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., livestock gate only; noon to 9 p.m. closing day.

Concerts are free with paid gate admission: $8 adults, $5 children, $6 seniors, single-day carnival wristband for unlimited rides, $30, available at carnival booths.

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