Today marks day two at the Dallas County Fair, and there is a full slate of events throughout the day at the fairgrounds in Adel.
The day kicks off at 8 a.m. with the 4-H and FFA Sheep Show in the show ring. From 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dallas County Hospital will be hosting the Amazing Public Health Race, which starts near the gazebo. Other events taking place today include: the Rubber Chicken Show at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m.; Mr. Nick the balloon artist from noon – 6 p.m.; Jim Walling’s Pony Rides from noon until dark; the bubble gum and pie eating contests from 3-4 p.m.; and the BBQ dinner for Dallas County 4-H exhibitors and families at 5:30 p.m.
In addition to the sheep show in the morning, there will also be the goat show at 1 p.m., and the bucket and bottle calf show at 2 p.m. The 4-H static exhibits are also available to view all day, as is the Dallas County Little Critter Corner. There will also be a carnival, caricatures, Clover Kids activities, and musical performances throughout the day.
The main event is the junior rodeo and mutton busting event at the south arena. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for kids age 6-12. After the main event, there will be music provided by RW Smith.
Raccoon Valley Radio’s Big Red Radio will be broadcasting live from the fair from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. today, playing music, relaying important information, and giving live fair results. Listen to Raccoon Valley Radio each day this week for fair updates and events. You can also check out our fair coverage webpage at RaccoonValleyRadio.com.