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Today at the Fair

Here’s a look at what’s happening at the Ventura County Fair today, Aug. 17, which is Military Day at the Fair:

* Military personnel and their dependents admitted free with valid ID

* Carnival wristband: unlimited rides noon to 6 p.m. for $14

* Seaside Park opens at 11 a.m.

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ALL DAY

Tri County Amateur Horse Show, Western Classes: Morgan Arena

Fresh Produce Day: Agriculture Building

Creative Memories: Creative Living

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Senior Division Breeding Sheep & Market Lamb judging: Clark Pavilion

Weights and Measures, until 5 p.m.: Creative Living

Geode Cutting & Bead Stringing, until 3 p.m.: Gems & Minerals

11:30 A.M.

Gordy the Banjo-ologist: Children’s Dell

Theater-16: Strolling

Babette Vasquez: Pepsi Community Stage

NOON

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Duke & Dolly Dolphin: Strolling

Singing Storyteller Lori Richards: Children’s Dell

12:30 P.M.

Howie’s Puppet Theater: Children’s Dell

Babette Vasquez: Pepsi Community Stage

Fun and Magic of Kerry Ross: Miller Stage

1 P.M.

Trike Pull, Junior Fair Board: Children’s Dell

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Rose Questions Answered, Sue Diller: Floriculture

1:30 P.M.

Gordy the Banjo-ologist: Children’s Dell

All Alaskan Racing Pigs: Porker Flats

2 P.M.

The Camarillo White Horses (film): Agriculture Building Theater

Roquemore & Lambert: Pepsi Community Stage

Singing Storyteller Lori Richards: Children’s Dell

Balloonacy: Strolling

2:30 P.M.

Chocolate Brownie Baking competition begins: Creative Living

Fun and Magic of Kerry Ross: Miller Stage

Howie’s Puppet Theater: Children’s Dell

3 P.M.

Roquemore & Lambert: Pepsi Community Stage

All Alaskan Racing Pigs: Porker Flats

Story Hour: Uncle Leo’s Barnyard

Faceting, Tumbling Stones & Silversmithing, until 7 p.m.: Gems & Minerals

Contest for Kids: Youth Building

3:30 P.M.

Gordy the Banjo-ologist: Children’s Dell

4 P.M.

Roquemore & Lambert: Pepsi Community Stage

4:30 P.M.

Singing Storyteller Lori Richards: Pepsi Community Stage

All Alaskan Racing Pigs: Porker Flats

5 P.M.

Chocolate Brownie judging: Creative Living

5:30 P.M.

Hypnotist Susan Rosen: Pepsi Community Stage

Howie’s Puppet Theater: Children’s Dell

6 P.M.

All Alaskan Racing Pigs: Porker Flats

The Camarillo White Horses (film): Agriculture Building Theater

Barntalk: Uncle Leo’s Barn

7 P.M.

Stock Car Racing & Demolition Derby: Grandstand Arena

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas: Miller Stage

Sphere Making & Flint Knapping, until 10 p.m.: Gems & Minerals

7:30 P.M.

Hypnotist Susan Rosen: Pepsi Community Stage

8:30 P.M.

Lonewolf: Pepsi Community Stage

9 P.M.

Starship, featuring Mickey Thomas: Miller Stage

9:30 P.M.

Fireworks Extravaganza

10 P.M.

Exhibit & Commercial buildings close

Fairgrounds and carnival open at 11 a.m., except for some horse shows and livestock events that begin earlier. Exhibits close at 10 p.m. Fairgrounds and carnival close at midnight. Admission: $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12 years, free for children 5 years and younger, and $3 for senior citizens.


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