The Waupaca County Fair opens Wednesday, Aug. 24, in Weyauwega.
The event offers five days of rides on the Midway, tractor pulls, pig chasing, a demolition derby, magic shows, live music and chain saw carving.
Youths from throughout the county will display their projects, which range from cows, goats and poultry to plants, photos and knitting.
Wednesday is 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 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 opening on Wednesday) are $18 and during the fair a season pass is $20. Children under 12 years of age are free.
For more information, call the Waupaca County Fair office at 920-867-3395 or visit waupacacountyfair.org.