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AUGUST 08, 2024


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DL Weatherhead TimberWorks Lumberjack Show

Olympics of the forest: This show has the lumberjacks competing against each other in the following events: log rolling, cross-cut sawing, hot sawing, axe throwing, chainsaw carving, and chopping plus the exhilarating speed pole climbing and the cant hook choker race.


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Live Shark Encounter

The only educational, traveling shark show in the United States featuring a diver who swims with Live Sharks doing natural activity that has rarely been seen by the public. This attraction is self-contained with its own attractive canopy where patrons can sit in comfort & enjoy the sharks swimming in their specially designed aquarium. The Show combines education and entertainment all presented in a fun and entertaining format the whole family will enjoy!

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Butterfly Encounter

We have 200-300 hundred butterflies including 6 different species. Our educational exhibit shows a video of the life cycle of a butterfly from the egg to the adult butterfly and how to fix a broken wing. Feeding sticks are provided so fairgoers can feed and interact with the butterflies. Butterfly kits are also available so patrons can take home their very own butterfly and watch the whole hatching process


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Hot Glass Academy

Join the Hot Glass Academy for glassblowing demonstrations. Shows will be held daily near Gate 5 and the Large Stock Arena.


Friday, August 16th at 9:00am.

Draft Horse Pull

Join us at the Grandstand for an incredible tradition at the fair: the draft horse pull! Experience the thrilling spectacle as mighty horses showcase their strength and skill. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable event! See you there!

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Catherine Hickland

SEE the Show or BE the Show!

This outrageous, family-friendly Comedy Hypnosis show will give you tears-rolling-down-your-cheeks laughter! Be amazed and experience Celebrity Hypnotist Catherine Hickland as you watch your friends and family doing things you never imagined possible!

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