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County Fair: 'Fun for the whole herd'

The 107th annual Clackamas County Fair and Rodeo opens Tuesday, Aug. 13, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Clackamas County Event Center in Canby.

by: PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Susan Sommers, the Kitchen Cupboard superintendent, awarded a blue ribbon to Eugene Fankhauser, who won the Contain Your Cookie competition, last year at the county fair.The fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. VFW Post No. 1324 will raise the American flag every day at 8 a.m.

Daily events include:

Tuesday, Aug. 13: Children’s Day. Children ages 12 and younger are free; talent show semifinals for youth and adults. Participation in the Kiddie Capers Parade is still free, but this year the club would like those who participate to take a can of food to parade registration at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14: Senior Citizens Day. Reduced entry fees for by: PHOTO BY ELLEN SPITALERI - Emilie Owen lets Ethan, 9, pet one of her goats at the Clackamas County Fair last year.seniors; Golden Wedding Game & Ice Cream Social and performances by Gospel Sing Youth Finals.

Thursday, Aug. 15: Carnival Discount Day, with performances by Gospel Sing Adult Finals.

Friday, Aug. 16: First Responder’s Day: police, fire, paramedics and Armed Service members in uniform or with service identification get free fair admission.

Saturday, Aug. 17: Salute to Agriculture Day, with talent show finals for youth and adults and the Miss Rodeo Oregon VIP Press Party, after the official crowning during the rodeo.

Sunday, Aug. 18: Fred Meyer Family Day: children ages 12 and younger are free all day with one paid adult, and Star Rentals Demolition Derby from 2 to 4 p.m.

For a full schedule of events, visit clackamas.us/fair/fair.html.



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