Guide to the Kansas State Fair (Sept. 18)

09/18/2011 7:08 AM

09/18/2011 7:08 AM

FAIRLY DELICIOUS

Monkey tail

Rating: Three stars out of four

Price: $3

WHAT IT IS: A classic treat featuring a banana dipped in chocolate and frozen.

WHERE TO GET IT: Several booths at the fair sell this cools-you-off treat, including the frozen cheesecake booth four food stands away from the KWCH building on Fortt. Riley Boulevard.

TONIGHT AT THE GRANDSTAND

Big Time Rush, the fair's biggest-selling ticket this year, will take the Grandstand stage at 4 p.m. today. The group will appear along with fellow boy band Hot Chelle Rae. Tickets are $25 and do not include outside gate admission. Read more about Big Time Rush in today's Arts & Leisure section.

Today’s schedule

7 a.m. — 4-H Horse Show, Expo Center

8 a.m. — Senior Doe Dairy Goat judging, Sheep, Swine and Goat Building; 4-H/FFA Rabbit Showmanship and Judging Contest, Rabbit Barn

9 a.m. — 4-H Demonstrations, 4-H Centennial Hall

10 a.m. — Antique Tractor Pull, Bison Arena; Exotic Animal Petting Zoo opens, south of Grandstand; Nostalgic Car Show (until 5 p.m.), south of Administration Building; Worship service, Bretz Law Arena; Dr. Goddard’s Lab, Do Art Building; Pig races, north of Bison Arena; Lenay Marteney (Christian), Lake Talbott

10:30 a.m. — Glenda and Mike’s Magic Show, Lake Talbott; ShenaniGuns Wild West comedy show, Gottschalk Park

11 a.m. — A.J. Lutter (chain saw artist), north of Lake Talbott

Noon — Call of the Wild Registration, Lake Talbott; Dr. Goddard’s Lab, Do Art Building; Midway opens, west of Grandstand; Ron Diamond (comic hypnotist), Bretz Law Arena; Pig races, north of Bison Arena; Jammin’ Biscuits (bluegrass), Gottschalk Park

1 p.m. — A.J. Lutter (chain saw artist), north of Lake Talbott; Call of the Wild Competition, Lake Talbott; Red Dog Saloon (variety show), Bretz Law Arena

1:30 p.m. — ShenaniGuns Wild West comedy show, Gottschalk Park

2 p.m. — Dr. Goddard’s Lab, Do Art Building; Cowboy Mounted Shooting, Expo Center; Ron Diamond (comic hypnotist), Bretz Law Arena

2:30 p.m. — Pig races, north of Bison Arena; Hutchinson Brass Quintet, Gottschalk Park gazebo

3 p.m. — Team Roping Competition, Expo II; Grandstand seating opens; Red, White and Blues (vocal variety), Lake Talbott

4 p.m. — Ron Diamond, Bretz Law Arena; Big Time Rush with Hot Chelle Rae, Grandstand; Tropical Shores Steel Drum Band, Gottschalk Park gazebo; INSTEP (rock and roll), Bretz Law Arena

4:30 p.m. — Melaine Ryan and Nina Jerke (country/gospel), Lake Talbott

6:30 p.m. — ShenaniGuns Wild West comedy show, Gottschalk Park

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