Boone County Fair continues Wednesday
by FRED PACE, EDITOR
Beautiful babies, awesome automobiles and mean motorcycles kicked off the 78th Annual Boone County Fair this past weekend at the fairgrouds at Lick Creek in Danville.
Alyssa Schulz was named the Grand Champion of the Most Beautiful Baby Conest and will now be the Grand Marshal for the Boone County Fair Parade on Saturday, Aug. 6, fair officials announced.
Schulz was also awarded a $200 cash prize.
Skip Wootens Dodge truck was the winner of the car show and Breonia Cooks motorcycle was selected as the winner of the bike show.
The fair continues this week, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 3.
The remaining schedule for the fair includes:
Wednesday, August 3, starts registration at 7:15 p.m. with opening ceremony.
7:30 p.m. Boone County Boys (Larry Peters)
9:30 p.m. Weekend Grass
Both of these groups are Gospel and Blue Grass. We hope everyone will enjoy them.
Thursday, August 4, - Stage music starts with 8 p.m. show of Rick K and All-nighters.
They are 50s & 60s music.
Friday, August 5, - Stage music starts with 7:30 p.m. show Branded X Band & Ray Wheatley.
9:30 p.m. show- Scott Holstein from Boone County with a Nashville Contract.
Saturday August 6, - The Boone County Parade will start at 12 noon through the town of Danville.
Please call Wanda at (304) 369-6909 and leave her a message. Other numbers are Virginia at (304) 245-8113.
We need everyone in the parade to support the fair, including all sports teams and bands, and 4-H Groups.
Saturday, August 6, 3 p.m. Salsa Contest. Anyone can bring their salsa for a taste and test prize.
4 p.m. is kids day with games, prizes, and treats.
4 to 5 p.m. Karaoke contest will begin.
7 p.m. Rotary Auction will start.
9 to 10:45 p.m. Black Water Outlaws (Back from last year)
10:45 p.m. Fireworks will start.
This is a scheduled carnival for everyday of the fair.
Dwayne Hill, out magician, will be there on Saturday.
Also, karaoke signups for one hour only on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 4 to 5 p.m.
Bring in fresh and canned fruits and veggies on Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bring in all flowers on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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