Today (Friday) is the big day for hundreds of livestock exhibitors at the 155th Washington County Fair.

(Mark Whitehead)

The junior livestock auction starts at 1 p.m. in Barn #1 at the Washington County Expo, with 260 lots participating.  KWHI’s live broadcast of the auction begins at 12:45 p.m. on AM 1280, FM 101.7 and kwhi.com.

Also happening today are the commercial halter heifer show and commercial steer award presentations at 8 a.m.

Today is Children’s Day and Veteran’s Day at the fair.  Veterans will receive half-price admission at the gate with proper ID until 6 p.m.  Other fair attractions will include the carnival, country creations, mutton bustin’, rodeo and wild steer saddling. 

William Clark Green will open at 8 p.m. for Shane Smith and the Saints at 10 p.m.

A free shuttle bus will be available to take fair guests from the Brenham High School parking lot to the fair’s main entrance.  The shuttle will run from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. tomorrow (Saturday).

KWHI will have live reports from the fair from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by the broadcast of the auction after the noon newscast.

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