Sunday, August 05, 2001
New event joins old
By Suzanne Yowler
BURLINGTON Visitors to the Boone County 4-H and Utopia Fair, which opens Monday, will see a new attraction this summer: ATV/Motorcycle Dirt Drags.
The event, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, is one more innovation for a fair that is considered one of the best in the state.
Named an All-Kentucky Fair by the Kentucky Association of Fairs and Horse Shows, the Boone County Fair celebrates nearly seven decades this year.
IF YOU GO
Gate admission is $6 for people 3 and older. It includes parking, all rides and grandstand entertainment. Children 2 and under are free and pay $1.50 per ride. |
Information: (859) 586-6101 or www.boonecountyfair.org.
It began in 1932 in Florence, then moved in 1942 to its present location, the Boone County Fairgrounds on Idlewild Road in Burlington.
Tractor pulls, pig scrambles, horse shows, beauty contests and live music are some of the activities scheduled for Monday through Saturday.
Rides are open Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. until closing, and Saturday from 1 p.m. until closing.
Fair schedules are available at most Boone County banks and the Boone County Cooperative Extension office.
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