County Fair Season Wraps Up in Mid-Missouri

7 years 4 months 3 weeks ago Friday, July 20 2012 Jul 20, 2012 Friday, July 20, 2012 6:05:00 AM CDT July 20, 2012 in News
By: Emily Hauger
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY - Montgomery County, as well as other counties around Mid-Missouri, will finish up their county fairs with some big events Friday and Saturday.

A semi-truck and school bus demolition derby will start at 7 p.m. at the Northwest Arena on the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. A truck and tractor pull will start at 7 p.m. on Friday night at the Grandstand and continue Saturday night at 7.

The fair will also feature many kids events on Saturday like a watermelon-eating and seed-spitting contest, a punt-pass-kick competition and a greased pig and animal calling contest. For a complete list of the fair's events, visit http://www.montgomerycountyfair.org/#!fair-book.

The Randolph County Fair will host a pancake breakfast Friday morning from 6:30 to 8:30 as part of its county fair. A swine and poultry show will follow at 9 a.m. On Saturday morning, the 11th annual Classic Clover 5K Run/Walk will take place. Participants are asked to line up at 8:15 and the race will start at 8:30. For a full list of events, visit http://www.moberlymonitor.com/news/x1073619178/RC-Fair-continues.

The Monroe County Fair also wraps up its festivities this weekend. A swine show, a fashion revue and a livestock and ham sale will take place today at the fairgrounds. Tomorrow will feature a dog show, a car show and youth events. Fair activities will wrap up with the Monroe County Rodeo at 8 p.m. A list of all the events can be found here: http://extension.missouri.edu/monroe/countyfair.aspx.

The Boone County Fair will start on July 23.

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