Student silent auction added to Tulare County Fair line-up
TULARE – FFA students from throughout Tulare County will auction their handcrafted projects during the Tulare County Fair beginning at noon on Saturday, Sept. 16, and closing at noon on Sunday, Sept. 17.
Smaller silent auction items include garden flowers made from horseshoes, wooden wall décor, a horseshoe wine rack and a horseshoe American flag. Larger items include barbecues, a barbecue stand, a two-tiered horseshoe boot rack and an agriculture bin trailer. Minimum bids range from $60 to $2,500.
The silent auction items will be on display in the show ring area of the fairgrounds during the dairy and beef replacement heifer sale and market steers on Saturday, Sept. 16, and during the Junior Livestock Sale on Sunday, Sept. 17.
The Tulare County Fair, Sept. 13-17, offers over 50 attractions free with gate admission, including jugglers and drummers, educational activities for children, live local entertainment, an exotic animal display and petting zoo, three nights of motor sports, the new High School Madness school spirit competition and more.
Among the new attractions this year is the Ramos Brothers Circus, delivering dazzling acrobatics, juggling, high-flying daredevilry and gleeful clown antics. This Big Top circus features a two-hour showcase of world-class entertainment for fair-goers of all ages.
The Budweiser Stage this year features a diverse lineup of concerts, opening with Night Ranger and followed by country darling RaeLynn, The Ohio Players and Queen Nation (a tribute to the music of Queen) and closing on Sunday with Tower of Power. All concerts are free with gate admission.
Carnival wristbands sell for $30 and a FastPass upgrade is available for $15, allowing wristband-holders to go to the front of the line for all carnival rides.
Visit www.tcfair.org for ongoing updates to the schedule of events or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707