Today’s high is predicted to only be about 80, and there’s a chance of afternoon showers.
In addition to all the clubs and vendors on Famous Food Row and around the grounds, from this morning until noon there’s a ribs contest in the 4-H Lamb Barn, the chicken barbecue contest in the 4-H Poultry Barn and the ice cream crank-off in the Home and Family Arts Building.
The Midway is open from noon until 11 p.m., and it’s a wristband day, with all-you-can-ride wristbands on sale until 4:30 for $25. The wristbands expire at 6 p.m. today, though rides will be open until 11 p.m. at regular price.
This morning is the Corvette Show in the Sheep/Swine Arena, as well as the Classic Car Cruise-In from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. in the infield behind the grandstand main stage.
And of course, the fair will once again go out with a big bang, — or a few of them, with the Nation-Wide Demolition Derby starting at 7 p.m. at the grandstands.