Premium books for the 2011 Waupaca County Fair, set for Aug. 24-28, are now available at www.waupacacountyfair.org.
Visitors to the website should click on Fair Book and then choose either Junior Class Premium Book or Open Class Premium Book.
The Junior Class Premium Book features Waupaca County Fair regulations, entry categories, animal check-in forms and information on Lil’ Shaver Show Buds Calf, Sheep, Pig, Poultry/Rabbits and Goat.
The Open Class Premium Book contains fair regulations, entry categories, forms for open class and animal check-in, and membership. Open class entries are due by July 26.
To find out if there have been any changes since last year, exhibitors should read the list of rules.
The Waupaca County Fair kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 24, with Buck Day on the Midway and the truck and tractor pull. Thursday is Veteran’s Day, music in the grandstand pavilion and beer tent, and the Catch-a-Pig Contest. Friday is Senior Citizen’s Day and features Neil Zunker and the Music Connection, Mad Dog & Merrill, and Big League Bull Riding. Saturday is the horse pull, pedal pull, chain saw carving auction, Nascar Party, and “Surfs Up,” a tribute to the Beach Boys. On Sunday, Aug. 28, fair activities include a polka service, harness races, Mad Dog & Merrill, the Mel Albright Orchestra and demolition derby.
Other county fair highlights include The Kidbucks Gameshow, chain saw artists, Rondini’s Magic Show and a catch-and-release trout pond.
Mega passes (available prior to and during the fair) for $40 include unlimited rides every day. Those who buy the Mega Pass through Aug. 23 have the option to purchase one season pass at a $5 discount.
General admission is $6, advanced season passes (purchased prior to gate open on Wednesday) are $18 and during the fair a season pass is $20. Children under 12 years of age are free. Parking is free year.
For more information, call the Waupaca County Fair office at 920-867-3395 or visit www.waupacacountyfair.org.