The Goodhue County Fair, a staple in the area for the last 163 years will take place this week at the fairgrounds in Zumbrota. This year the schedule includes a grandstand show each evening with a Demolition Derby Wednesday, a Truck and Tractor Pull on Thursday, an Auto Cross on Friday and a Demolition Derby on Saturday.
Free events are scheduled every day as well throughout the fair grounds and feature the All American Lumber Jack show, Just 4 Kids Entertainment, Are you smarter than an 8th grader, 4-H fashion review, antique tractor display, goat costume show, history story time with my great aunt Arizona and livestock judging in the arena many afternoons. The Goodhue County Commissioners meeting will be held in the tent at 10am on Thursday.
The Beer Garden will have free live entertainment daily with the Dave Carpenter Band at 2pm and Hayden Ashworth at 4pm Wednesday, Troy Johnson at 5pm on Thursday, the Polka Dots at 3pm and Bryan Anderson at 6pm on Thursday and the Dads after the demolition Derby on Saturday.
The carnival will be open 2pm to 10pm on Wednesday and 1pm to 10pm on Thursday through Saturday. Food stands and exhibits will be on the grounds and in the buildings about the fairgrounds.
Daily admission is $7 for adults, $12 under 12 years old. Wednesday is Day Care Day, Thursday is Ag Day, Friday is Senior Citizens Day and $20 ride specials are available each day.
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