• Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
30°
Thursday November 27, 2014
View complete forecast
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow17827.7512.81
Nasdaq4787.3229.06
S&P 5002072.835.8
AEP56.660.08
Comcast56.860.24
GE26.870.01
ITT Exelis17.98-0.04
LNC57.57-0.26
Navistar35.86-0.54
Raytheon106.670.27
SDI23.38-0.09
Verizon50.040.7

Allen County Fair officially open

Annual celebration runs through Sunday

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 6:40 am

The Allen County Fair opened Tuesday morning with a variety of animal-centered and entertainment events on the schedule.

Tuesday highlights included poultry and rabbit shows, a greased watermelon contest, a youth talent contest and a karaoke contest.

Today is senior discount day, on which seniors age 55 and old pay only $3. Thursday is designated as kids day and will feature many family-friendly activities, such as kid crafts, pony rides, a corn maze and a cookie stacking contest.

Admission to the fest is $5 daily, with children age 5 and younger free. Events take place at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road. For more information, visit allencountyfairgroundsIN.com.