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Fair days in Iron River

August 17, 2012
By NIKKI YOUNK - Staff Writer , The Daily News

IRON RIVER - There is a full slate of activities planned for this year's Iron County Fair, which runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Iron River.

Highlights include the 4-H market livestock auction today at 6 p.m., two Sick Air shows today at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., the demolition derby on Saturday at 6 p.m., and a Loggers'/Farmers' breakfast on Sunday at 7 a.m.

The full schedule is listed below:

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Pictured from left, Lillie Stapelton of Iron River, Aaanlia Lopez of Stockbridge Wis., Chloe Applin of Galesville Wis., and Ellie Garsomke of Appleton Wis., ride the Go-Gator at the Iron County Fair Thursday. The fair runs through Sunday.
Theresa Peterson/Daily News Photo

Today's all-day events include the arts and crafts sale, open class exhibit judging, and the antique farm equipment display.

Other events today include:

- 4-H market livestock judging from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

- Live music from Paula Dee from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

- 4-H market livestock auction at 6 p.m.

- Live music from Country Hashbrowns from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

- Sick Air shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Saturday's all-day events include the arts and crafts sale, antique farm equipment display, and carnival specials.

Other Saturday events include:

- 4-H horse show at 9 a.m.

- Draft horse pull at 9 a.m.

- Pedal pull contest weigh-in at 10 a.m.

- Pedal pull contest at 11 a.m.

- Live music from Mark Ralston from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

- Open class horse show at noon.

- Skip and Dave Ventriloquist at 1 p.m.

- Down on the Farm presentation at 2 p.m.

- Live music from Marilyn Moncivais from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

- Demolition derby at 6 p.m.

- Live music from Bill Hassey from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday's all-day events include the antique farm equipment display and carnival specials.

Other Sunday events include:

- Loggers'/Farmers' breakfast at 7 a.m.

- Dog show at 9 a.m., which will be followed by rabbit showmanship.

- Live music from Ritchie Stanek from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

- Tractor pull at 11

a.m., which will be followed by the truck pull.

- Chicken and corn feed at 1 p.m.

- Live music from Richie Yurkovich from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

- Iron County Fair drawing at 3 p.m.

- Release of exhibits and livestock at 5 p.m.

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