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Shasta District Fair continues four-day run Thursday

June 12, 2014

Redding Record Searchlight, Calif.



June 12--The Shasta District Fair continues its four-day run Thursday. Showcase performers will be The Doo Wah Riders on Thursday, The Chris Gardener Band on Friday and the demolition derby Saturday.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for kids 6-12, and seniors 62 and older, free for kids 5 and younger. Parking is $6. Carnival wristbands bought in advance are $23 each.

Seniors get in free all day Thursday during Senior Day.

New this year is A Walk on the Wild Side, a show featuring exotic cats and animals, including a tiger cub. It will be featured at the Igo Schoolhouse lawn area.

Thursday

Hours: noon to 11 p.m. Carnival open 2-11 p.m. Gates close 10 p.m.

Senior Day: Seniors 62 and older get in free.

1 p.m.: Shasta County Talent Search, Pepsi Stage

2:30 p.m.: Pygmy Goat Show, North Livestock Lawn Show Ring

4 p.m.: Junior Rabbit Show, North Livestock Lawn Show Ring

5:30 p.m.: Pee Wee Showmanship, Main Livestock Show Ring

6-9 p.m.: Wine tasting in the Wine Garden. Cost, $10, does not include fair admission. Tickets available at Fairgrounds office: 378-6789

6 p.m.: The Voice of Shasta County Contest, Pepsi Stage

8 p.m.: The Doo Wah Riders, Grandstands.

Friday

Hours: noon-1 a.m. Carnival noon to 1 a.m. Gates close at midnight

1 p.m.: Junior/Senior Dairy Cattle Show, North Livestock Lawn Show Ring

1 p.m.: Boer Goat Show, Main Livestock Show Ring

5 p.m.: Gymkhana, Horse Arena

6 p.m.: The Voice of Shasta County Contest, Pepsi Stage

8 p.m.: The Chris Gardener Band, Grandstands

Saturday

Hours: noon-1 a.m. Carnival noon to 1 a.m. Gates close at midnight

6:30 a.m.: Junior Livestock auction buyers breakfast and registration, Livestock Area

8 a.m.: Junior Livestock auction begins, Main Livestock Show Ring

8 a.m.: Ag Mechanics Silent Auction, Livestock Area

8 a.m.: Jumping, halter, English and Western horse shows, Horse Arena

Noon: Sale of livestock champions, Main Livestock Show Ring

2 p.m.: Diaper Derby, Pepsi Stage

3 p.m.: Ag Mechanics silent auction closes

6 p.m.: The Voice of Shasta County Contest finals, Pepsi Stage

7 p.m.: Demolition Derby, Grandstand

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