Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more

Clay County Fair 2018 opening weekend guide: schedule, entertainment, food and more
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Let the Spencer Signal be your guide for the 2018 Clay County Fair.

Spencersignal.com will have rundowns on the best entertainment and food, plus some cool stories about how people are making this fair the best yet.

Was food coverage mentioned? Food will be covered, for sure. Take a look at the fair’s food finder to get a preview and find your returning favorites.

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Shopping, eating and fun

As always, there’s a ton to do at the fair. Luckily, they’ve put together directories for all there is to try and buy.

There are also directories for:

Schedule

Fair coverage goes into full swing Sunday afternoon (Sorry, editor Tim Weideman is out of town Saturday.). But on Sunday, look to the Signal for inside scoops on what you can’t miss at the fair.


For now, check out a fair schedule and daily guides. Here’s Saturday and Sunday to get you started.

Can’t wait until Saturday to get a look at the fairgrounds? The Chamber Chill is at the fairgrounds Friday from 5-7 p.m.

Grandstand Entertainment

Chuckwagon races

Chuckwagon races are featured Saturday and Sunday starting at noon both days. Adult general admission is $15, kids 12 years old and under are $10.

Lee Brice w. Lewis Brice

Lee Brice opens up grandstand entertainment Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Brice is a two-time CMA/ACM/Grammy Song of the Year nominee.

“Lee Brice is one of the most talented songwriters and performers coming out of Nashville today,” Fair CEO Jeremy Parsons said. “This great night of country music will be an event that Fair concert goers won’t want to miss.”


Lewis Brice opens. Lewis’s sound features a mix of country, southern rock and rhythm and blues.

Tickets are $43 for general admission stage front standing, $38 for reserved grandstand seating and $33 for general admission bleacher seating. Tickets are available at midwestix.com, by calling 515-244-2771 or at the Clay County Regional Events Center Box Office.

Tesla w. Lita Ford

Hard rock stars Tesla hit the stage Sunday with guest Lita Ford starting at 7:30 p.m.

“As always, our goal with grandstand concerts at the Fair is to provide something for everyone,” Parsons said. “We know this great band – which has been requested by many over the past several years – will create a powerful night of music for our rock fans.”

Tickets are $40 for general admission stage front standing, $35 for reserved grandstand seating and $30 for general admission bleacher seating. Tickets are available at midwestix.com, by calling 515-244-2771 or at the Clay County Regional Events Center Box Office.

Check back Sunday for more coverage of the 2018 Clay County Fair.



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