TULARE – Touring to support her debut album Wildhorse, RaeLynn comes to the Tulare County Fair’s Budweiser Stage on Thursday, Sept. 14.
Wildhorse landed within the Top 10 on Billboard’s all-genre album sales chart and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart.
Opening for RaeLynn is Williams and Ree – The Indian and the White Guy, a music and comedy duo. The two have earned a CMA vocal duo nomination and have been on numerous country television shows and tour extensively throughout North America.
Budweiser Stage concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are free with gate admission. Previously announced concerts are Ohio Players performing on Friday, Sept. 15; Queen Nation, performing on Saturday, Sept. 16; and Tower of Power, performing on Sunday, Sept. 17.
The Tulare County Fair, Sept. 13-17, offers five days of entertainment, free with gate admission, including jugglers and drummers, educational activities for children, live local entertainment, an exotic animal display and petting zoo, motor sports, the new High School Madness school spirit competition and more.
New this year is the Ramos Brothers Circus, a traditional big-top circus offering fun for the whole family, along with a ventriloquist and Gypsy Time Travelers storytellers.
Carnival wristbands sell for $20 each prior to Sept. 12, and $30 during Fair week. A FastPass upgrade is available for $15, allowing wristband-holders to go to the front of the line for all carnival rides.
The ever-popular corn dog-eating contest, sponsored by Milo’s Corn Dogs, will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Eagle Mountain Stage. The first-place winner wins $500; second and third place winners win $200 and $100 respectively. Entry is $10 per person in advance; $15 per entry after Wednesday, Sept. 13. Forms are available at tcfair.org.
Pie-lovers have five minutes to eat as much pie as they can on Sunday, Sept. 17, for a chance to win two meet-and-greet tickets and reserved seating at the Tower of Power concert that evening. The contest, open to adults 18 and older, begins at 5 p.m. at the Eagle Mountain Stage.
For details on contests, call 686-4707 or email Tina Novoa, [email protected].
Visit www.tcfair.org for ongoing updates to the schedule of events or call the fairgrounds office at 686-4707.