State Fair kicks off

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - ARKANSAS INSIDE -

Gabby Wil­son (left) of Madi­son, Ala., and Jo­hanne Ka­dio of He­ber Springs wres­tle with a stray Katahdin hair sheep that did not want to re­turn to its hold­ing pen dur­ing a sheep com­pe­ti­tion Thurs­day at the Arkansas State Fair. Thurs­day af­ter­noon was the of­fi­cial open­ing of the fair.

LIVESTOCK Cat­tle Barns 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Cat­tle Ex­hi­bi­tion Swine & Sheep Barn 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sheep Ex­hi­bi­tion 8 a.m. Sheep Com­pe­ti­tion Be­gins Goat Cen­ter

8 a.m.-8 p.m. Boer Goat Ex­hi­bi­tion 9 a.m. Boer Goat Com­pe­ti­tion Be­gins Starr Barn 12 Noon-8 p.m. Poul­try Ex­hi­bi­tion Cat­tle Barn 3

1-3 p.m. Beef Skill-A-Thon Be­gins Rab­bit Fa­cil­ity

3-8 p.m. Rab­bit Ex­hi­bi­tion Ag In Ac­tion Cen­ter

10 a.m.-8 p.m. Ed­u­ca­tional In­ter­ac­tive Farm An­i­mal Dis­play


Wendy’s Main Stage

8 p.m. Vince Neil Bud Light Pavil­ion

5-7 p.m. Happy Hour Mu­sic by The Wild­flower Re­vue

9:30 p.m. Bud Light Late Night Mu­sic Se­ries: Ran­dall Shreve 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

State Fair His­tory Mu­seum 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Bar­ton Rock and Roll Mu­seum

Hi­land Hill 12 Noon, 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Pi­rates of the Sky 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m.,

6 p.m. Mu­seum Of Dis­cov­ery 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.,

6:30 p.m. The Moo­gi­cian 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m.,

7 p.m. Wildlife Wendy


Arts & Crafts Build­ing

1 p.m. Arkansas State Fair “This is Arkansas” Photo Con­test

3:15 p.m. Arkansas Honey Cook­ing Com­pe­ti­tion

Arkansas Demo­crat-Gazette/BEN­JAMIN KRAIN

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