Day Four of the Dallas County Fair Promises Busy Saturday

July 15, 2017 5:35 am
Raccoon Valley Radio's Kevin Waters with the Big Red Radio at the 2017 Dallas County Fair

Raccoon Valley Radio’s Kevin Waters with the Big Red Radio at the 2017 Dallas County Fair

Today is day four at the Dallas County Fair, and fair-goers can expect a very busy Saturday.

At 8 a.m., the 4-H and FFA junior feeder show is the first of several animal shows throughout the day. The beef show is at 8:30, the pet show is at 9, the cat show is at 11:30, and the poultry show is at 3:30. Other 4-H events include the static exhibits available for viewing from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., the Clover Kids pet show at 10:30, shooting demonstrations by the Sharp Shooters 4-H Club from noon – 4 p.m., and the 4-H Foundation silent auction, which closes bidding at 3 p.m.

Other activities include: the baby contest; the Farm Bureau watermelon feed; the Antique Power Club display and demonstrations; the kids pedal tractor pull; minute-to-win-it ag edition games; and bingo. The main event is the figure 8 and circle track racing at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for kids age 6-12. After the main event will be a fireworks display and a free concert by Cold Filtered.

Raccoon Valley Radio’s Big Red Radio will once again be broadcasting live today from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. We will be playing music, relaying important information, and giving live fair results. Listen to Raccoon Valley Radio each day this week for fair updates and events, and check out our fair coverage webpage at

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