TODAY AT THE FAIR
It’s Real California Milk Night at the fair. Gifts to the first 1,000 guests.
WHAT TO DO: Children love to do crafts. Take them to the Lowe’s Playhouse for make-and-take projects from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
HIGHLIGHTS: Rabbits and goats take center stage in the barns today, with the junior cavy show set for 8 a.m. in the rabbit and poultry barn and meat goat showmanship at 5 p.m. in the ag mechanics building.
VARIETY FREE STAGE: Rodney Atkins, 8:30 p.m.
ARENA: Destruction Derby I, 6:30 p.m.
CENTER STAGE: Highway 99 Party Band; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Madie Boyd, 8 to 10:30 p.m.
COMMUNITY STAGE: Classic Harmony, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Danny Guizar & Small Town, 8 to 9:30 p.m.
HOURS: Gates open at 5 p.m.; exhibit buildings close at 11 p.m.; carnival closes at midnight.
PARK ’N’ RIDE: 4:30 p.m. to midnight; park and ride free from Stanislaus State (Crowell Road off Monte Vista Avenue) or Pitman High School (Christoffersen Parkway). Shuttles run every 15 to 20 minutes.
WHERE: From Highway 99, exit at Fulkerth Road in Turlock and head east. For fairgrounds parking, turn right on Soderquist Road, or go past Soderquist for more parking; $5 per vehicle.
ADMISSION: $12 for adults; $5 for children 7 to 12 and seniors 65 and older; free for 6 and younger.
INFORMATION: www.stancofair.com, (209) 668-1333