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Sedgwick County Fair kicks off in Cheney

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 7:35 a.m.
  • Updated Thursday, July 10, 2014, at 10:33 p.m.

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Sedgwick County Fair

Rabbits, chickens, goats and other animals were judged in 4-H competitions at the Sedgwick County Fair on July 10, 2014. (Video by Jaime Green)

Sedgwick County Fair highlights

To see a complete list of events, go to ourcountyfair.com.

Thursday

8 a.m. – 4-H exhibit buildings open

4 to 10 p.m. – Citizen’s State Bank Children’s Petting Zoo

6 p.m. to midnight – Pride of Texas Carnival

6:30 p.m. – CrossFit Workout Competition at basketball court

7 p.m. – Logan Mize concert at fairgrounds arena

8:30 p.m. – Dueling pianos, featuring piano players from Ernie Biggs, at open-air stage

Friday

8 a.m. – 4-H exhibit buildings open

7 p.m. – ACRA Bull Blowout at fairgrounds arena; Meritrust Fair’s Got Talent Hall of Fame Show at open-air stage

Saturday

7:30 a.m. – Registration begins for the run to Cheney at open-air stage

8 a.m. – 4-H dog show at Extension Center in Wichita

8:30 a.m. – 1-mile run to Cheney; meet on Main Street

9 a.m. – 3-on-3 basketball at basketball court

10 a.m. – Pedal Pull

2:30 p.m. – Washer tournament

5 p.m. – People’s Choice tasting behind open-air stage

5:30 p.m. – Hot dog eating contest at open-air stage; 4-H livestock barbecue dinner at livestock pavilion

7 p.m. – Demolition Derby at fairgrounds arena; Meritrust Fair’s Got Talent Hall of Fame Show at open-air stage

8:30 p.m. – Hypnotist at open-air stage

10 p.m. to midnight – Street dance at open-air stage

It is Sedgwick County Fair Time.

For nearly three-quarters of a century, the fair in Cheney has been an annual tradition, showcasing some of the county’s best gardeners, farmers and homemakers.

This year’s entertainment includes a concert Thursday night by Clearwater native Logan Mize, now a Nashville star.

Other events include a demolition derby, a parade, exhibits by local 4-Hers and booths by area businesses.

The fair runs through Saturday.

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