Clarion County Fair opens

Staff writer

The Clarion County Fair opened Sunday amid enthusiasm among attendees and all those involved in bringing together the annual event.

While workers were busy setting up the carnival rides, many of the food vendors had already opened. A variety of local organizations also pitched their tents.

Sunday’s events included the 4-H shows, a car and Jeep cruise-in, a pet show, the Farmers & Merchants picnic, the ballgame and a free picnic.

The Redbank Valley Church Association presented a free concert with contemporary Christian recording artist Ryan Stevenson.

Today’s events include drag racing, in which anything can run on the track. Last year, a couple of snowmobilers participated.

Both the 4-H rabbit judging and the open horse show will be at 9 a.m. The new Commercial Exhibit Building will open at 3 p.m. and the Children’s Barn at 4 p.m. The Home and Family Exhibits will open at 5:30 p.m. in the skating rink. The baked goods auction will be at 6 p.m. at the skating rink.

Daily exhibits include Extreme Illusions and Escapes, the Pompeyo Dog Show, Michael Felk’s tinsmith show and MAX Power.


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