The Burleson County Fair will be kicking off eight days of activities starting tomorrow (Saturday) morning.
The annual Fair Parade runs through downtown Caldwell starting at 10am. KTEX 106’s Trailboss Troy will be broadcasting live from the parade in the Friendly Country Cruiser.
The Fair itself runs from this Sunday, September 24, through next Saturday, September 30, at the Burleson County Fairgrounds in Caldwell.
Parking will be limited at the Fairgrounds, but there is a shuttle bus that will run from downtown Caldwell.
Admission to the Burleson County Fair is $10 a day from Sunday thru Thursday. It then goes up to $15 after 4pm on Friday, and will be $15 all day next Saturday.
Children eight years old and younger get in for free.
The Burleson County Fair Queen candidates Abigail Flencher, Kate Hill, Macelynn Smith, and Jalynn Urbanovsky are selling fair memberships for $30.
Those who purchase the memberships will be admitted free to each night of the fair. Tomorrow (Saturday) is the deadline to purchase the memberships from the queen candidates, but there will be some available at the gate.
Sunday features the Little Miss Contest at 5pm, followed by the Baked Goods Auction, and then the crowning of the Fair Queen.
The carnival begins on Wednesday, September 27, and runs through next Saturday, September 30.
Senior Citizens Day at the Burleson County Fair is going to be on Thursday, September 28. That morning, they are going to begin the animal judging with the swine, rabbits, lambs, goats, commercial heifers, and steers.
Musical entertainment that night will be provided by the Jamie Jennings Band from 5-8pm.
The activities on Friday, September 29, begin with the broiler and turkey judging at 6:30am. The livestock judging starts at 9am.
Later in the day, they are going to have the Commercial Heifer Sale starting at 6pm.
The Friday musical entertainment includes the Crossroads Band from 7-10:15pm, and Shenandoah from 10:30pm-midnight.
On Saturday, September 30, they are going to have a pet show at 10am. That will be followed later in the day by the Youth Livestock Awards presentation at 4:15pm, followed by the Auction at 5pm.
The musical entertainment for Saturday, which wraps up the festivities, features Blackhawk from 9-10:30pm, and Stony LaRue from 11pm-1am.