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It’s all about family at the county fair

Published 3:30pm Thursday, July 24, 2014

For the 163rd year, the Cass County Fair will offer up entertainment for the entire family beginning Sunday.

The fair will run Sunday through Saturday, Aug. 2.

As usual, the fair will provide plenty of fun for all ages, including draft horse pulls, street legal pick-up trucks and semi tractor pulls, NTPA Regional National tractor and truck pulls, demolition derby, Super Kickers Rodeo and SJO Super Cross Championship Series in the grandstands.

Music returns to the grandstand Monday night when the Willis Clan performs.

While the grandstand entertainment brings in a majority of the people to the fair, there are plenty of other reasons to visit Cassopolis during the week.

Visitors came come out and take part in the amateur karaoke contest or enjoy the firefighter and lumberjack shows, the Wild World of Animals.

On top of all that, there are plenty of livestock barns to visit and competition among the county’s youth.

Gate admission is just $6 per day for adults and $1 for childern ages 6 to 12.

There are also three free days.

Veterans can get in for free on Monday with identification, while seniors (adults 60 and older) get in with a Medicare card or driver’s license. Friday, Aug. 1 is Homemakers Day. They will be admitted free until 9:30 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 2 is family day where admission will be $1.

So if you are looking for some fun at an affordable price, then visit the Cass County Fair.

 

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