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Last Group Of Entertainers Announced For 2024 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo (TX)

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has released the final list of entertainers for the 2024 season. Wynonna Judd, Brad Paisley, Chris Young, Big & Rich, and Gretchen Wilson are among the performers who will play in February at the Frost Bank Center, the rodeo announced on Thursday.

Events Promoter Tony Cochrane Says Sporting Codes Cannot Afford Temporary Ekka Stadium

Former Gold Coast Suns chairman Tony Cochrane has hit out at the Palaszczuk government’s move to make sporting codes pay for a temporary stadium while the Gabba is being rebuilt for the 2032 Olympics.

IAFE Member Dale Jones Featured On Tar Heel Traveler TV Episode

The Tar Heel Traveler explores the NC State Fair and introduces Dale Jones, the remarkable one-armed juggler.

2024 Boonville-Oneida County Fair (NY) To Take Place July 23-28

Next year’s Boonville-Oneida County Fair will take place between July 23 and 28, according to an announcement by members of the Fair Board. The theme for next year’s fair and parade will be “Farm Fresh at the Fair,” officials said.

Manatee County Fair (FL) Adds Online Ticket Sales For 2023

The Manatee County Fair returns Jan. 11 – 21, 2024. Fairgoers can purchase admission tickets online for the first time in the fair’s 108-year history.

Mercer County Fairgrounds (OH) Shows Off New Market Hall To Donors

The Mercer County Fairgrounds is showing off the 1st phase of their big addition project. The fairgrounds invited donors and stakeholders to sign the beams of the new Market Hall.

Johnson County Agricultural Association (IA) Receives $125,000 WCRF Grant

The Johnson County Agricultural Association received a grant award of $125,000 from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation on Nov. 29, which will be used to replace the main livestock show arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Branch County Fair (MI) Board Hopes For $1 Million From County ARPA Funds

The Branch County Fair is asking for more than $1 million from county American Rescue Plan Act funds. Fair officials said the funding is necessary to compensate for losses from the COVID-19 pandemic for the fair and its Dearth Community Center operations.

Wattsburg Erie County Fair (PA) To Host 1st Annual Light Up Parade

The first annual Light Up Night Parade will be held at the Wattsburg Erie County Fair grounds on Saturday, December 9. The parade will start at 7 p.m. followed by a tree lighting ceremony.

Quality Field At The Cornish Winter Fair

It was ‘standing room only’ for the crowds watching the Cattle Championship at the Cornish Winter Fair, with areas of the showing ring several people deep, eager to see who clinched the big prizes of the day.

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