Jumbo preparation; NTSF Schedule

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Ismael Cruz places images of giant corn dogs on the jumbo corn dog stand in front of the Monkey Maze on the midway at the North Texas State Fair and Rodeo on Thursday in Denton. The fair opens today.

NORTH TEXAS STATE FAIR AND RODEO

•  When: Friday through Aug. 25

•  Where: North Texas State Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd.

•  Details: Tickets cost $15 for adults, $5 for children. To buy advance tickets, visit www.ntfair.com  and click on “ticket information.”

•  On the Web: www.ntfair.com

 

TODAY

 

1 to 6 p.m. — Creative arts contest entry check-in, Commercial Exhibit Building, South Wing

4 to 6 p.m. — Youth art contest entry check-in, Commercial Exhibit Building, West Wing

6 p.m. — PRCA Slack, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena

 

FRIDAY

 

6 p.m. — Gates and carnival open.

6 p.m. — Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens in Fair Hall; Commercial Exhibit Building opens.

6:30 p.m. — Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. — CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, First United Bank Fun Zone

7:30 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena

7:30 p.m. — Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

8:30 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

9 p.m. — Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

11:30 p.m. — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

1 a.m. — Gates and carnival close.

 

SATURDAY

 

8:30 a.m. — Parade lineup on the north side of Denton High School, 1007 Fulton St.

11 a.m. — Denton County Farm Bureau Jackpot Steer Showmanship, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

11:15 a.m — Denton County Farm Bureau Pre-Junior Miniature Hereford Steer Show, Livestock Pavilion

11:30 a.m. — Denton County Farm Bureau Junior TCCA Junior Steer Show, Livestock Pavilion

1 p.m. — Denton Record-Chronicle photography exhibit opens in Fair Hall; Commercial Exhibit Building opens.

1 to 6 p.m. — Afternoon armband honored at carnival.

2 p.m. — Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

3 to 6 p.m. — Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, First United Bank Fun Zone

3:30 p.m. — CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

4 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

5 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

6 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. to midnight — Evening armband honored at carnival.

7:30 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone; Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

 

SUNDAY

 

10 a.m. — Denton County Farm Bureau Jackpot Jr. Heifer Showmanship, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

10:15 a.m. — Denton County Farm Bureau Junior TCCA Heifer Show, Livestock Pavilion

1 p.m. — Gates, commercial building and carnival open; Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens, Fair Hall.

1 to 6 p.m. — Afternoon armband honored at carnival.

2 p.m. — Barbecue cook-off winners announced, Miller Lite Mobile Party Bar; Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

3 p.m. — Roving mariachi band; Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, First United Bank Fun Zone; Little Mister and Miss NTSF Pageants, Fair Hall

3:30 p.m. — CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

4 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

5 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

6 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone; Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

7 p.m. to close — Evening armband honored at carnival.

7:30 p.m. — PRCA Rodeo and Northstar Bank Rodeo Queen Coronation, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone; Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

10:30 p.m. — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

11 p.m. — Gates and carnival close.

 

MONDAY

 

6 p.m. — Gates and carnival open; Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens, Fair Hall; Commercial Exhibit Building opens.

6:30 p.m. — Open Beef Cattle Show, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion; Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. — Little Miss Junior and Junior Miss NTSF Pageants, Fair Hall; CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, First United Bank Fun Zone

7:30 p.m. — Ranch Rodeo, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8:30 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

9 p.m. — Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

10:30 pm — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

 

TUESDAY

 

6 p.m. — Gates, Commercial Exhibit Building and carnival open; Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens, Fair Hall.

6:30 p.m. — Mutton Bustin’ presented by Weldon’s Western Wear, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion; Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. to midnight — Carnival armbands honored at carnival.

7 p.m. — Miss Teen and Miss NTSF pageants, Fair Hall; CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, First United Bank Fun Zone

7:30 p.m. — 21 & Under Rodeo, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8:30 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

9 p.m. — Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

10:30 p.m. — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

Midnight — Gates and carnival close.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

6 p.m. — Gates, Commercial Exhibit Building and carnival open; Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens, Fair Hall; Mutton Bustin’ presented Weldon’s Western Wear, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

6:30 p.m. — Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. — CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, First United Bank Fun Zone

7:30 p.m. — 21 & Under Rodeo, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

8:30 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

9 p.m. — Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

10:30 p.m. — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

Midnight — Gates and carnival close.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

 

6 p.m. — Gates, Commercial Exhibit Building and carnival open; Denton Record-Chronicle photo exhibit opens, Fair Hall; Livestock Judging Contest, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion

6:30 p.m. — Peterbilt Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

7 p.m. — CoServ presents the Great American Duck Race, First United Bank Fun Zone

7:30 p.m. — Mutton Bustin’ presented by Weldon’s Western Wear, First State Bank Livestock Pavilion; Miller Lite Bull Blow-Out and North Texas State Fair Cowboy Protection Match, Miller Lite Rodeo Arena; Darr/JCB Equipment Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

8 p.m. — Kids’ Tractor Pull, NTSF Kid Zone

8:30 p.m. — Great American Duck Race, Fun Zone

9 p.m. — Spirit of the Horse, Fun Zone

10:30 p.m. — Commercial Exhibit Building closes.

Midnight — Gates and carnival close.

FAIR MUSIC SCHEDULE

BUDWEISER STAGE

 

All concerts on this stage start at 9:30 p.m.

 

Friday — Wade Bowen

Saturday — Casey Donahew Band

Sunday — Emilio Navaira

Monday — Jason Meadows

Tuesday — Max Stalling

Wednesday — The Turnpike Troubadours

Thursday, Aug. 23 — Josh Abbott Band

Friday, Aug. 24 — Stoney LaRue

Saturday, Aug. 25 — John Anderson

 

BUD LIGHT STAGE

 

FRIDAY

6 p.m. — The Rusty Brothers, Kyle Park

11 p.m. — Kyle Park

 

SATURDAY

6 p.m. and 11p.m. — Scotty Thurman and the Perfect Trouble Band

 

SUNDAY

3 p.m. — Roving mariachi band

 

MONDAY

6 p.m. and 11 p.m. — Brian Burns, Brian Houser, Tommy Alverson and Sonny Burgess

TUESDAY

6 p.m. and 11 p.m. — Ryan Ready, Cody Chance and Austin Cunningham

 

WEDNESDAY

6 p.m. and 11 p.m. — George Dunham and the Bird Dogs

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

6 p.m. and 11 p.m. — Luke Kaufman

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

6 p.m. — Matt Slovacek, Joey Green and Zach Edwards

11 p.m. — No Justice

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

6 p.m. and 11 p.m. — Justin McBride

 

 


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