County fair goes out with a bang, and a crunch, and a strum this weekend
GOUVERNEUR – The roar of the monster truck, the best of the local bands, and the crunch of demolition derby metal are just some of the sounds visitors will hear during the final days of the Gouverneur and St. Lawrence County Fair, while also enjoying the opening midway and a variety of agricultural and livestock exhibitions through Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Barney Street fairgrounds.
Admission to the fairgrounds is free, however, admission to special events each day have ticket fees. See each day below for the various fees. Parking inside the gate is $3, and season parking is $12.The schedule:
Friday, Aug. 6: 7:30 p.m. – monster truck show ($10).
• Saturday, Aug. 7: 9 a.m.- black & white show; 10 a.m.- draft horse show; 11 a.m.- 4-H clothing revue (youth building); 11 a.m.- ATV drag races & time trials ($5); 11:45 a.m. - mannequin modeling (youth building); 5 p.m.- local rock bands ($5).
• Sunday, Aug. 8: 8 a.m.- church services (in show ring); 9 a.m.- open horse show (show arena); 3 p.m.- release of animals & exhibits; 3 p.m.- demolition derby (grandstand) ($10).
For more information, visit www.gouverneurfair.net.