Sunday, July 20th

1st Annual Car and Bike Cruise

2014-car-bike-cruise-smThis new event will be spectacular! The show runs from 9am-5pm, rain or shine. The first 175 entries get a free t-shirt. Grab a delicious chicken BBQ lunch at the 4-H Center and watch the huge parade come marching to the fairgrounds after 1 p.m. Stay around for the Big Boys Tractor Pull that night, the NTPA Super Stock event.

We Need Your Help!

Agriculture Education/Birthing Tent

lenfair2013_060The Livestock Committee would like your help in their Agricultural Education Tent (formerly the Miracle of Life Tent or Birthing Tent) at the Lenawee County Fair July 20-26, 2014. If you have a “mom” close to giving birth that you would like to bring to the Fair to possibly deliver, or if you would be interested in watching over our mom’s -in-waiting, we need your help! Contact Dr. Lorrie Tritt at 517-605-1487 ASAP.

Bring Your Well-Loved Teddy Bear’s for Repair

Students from MSU’s SAMY (Science, Animals, Medicine & You) program will be on hand Thursday and Friday night from 5-7 pm in the Agricultural Tent to repair your favorite stuffed teddy bear.

Monday, July 21 & Wednesday, July 23

Not Just One, But Two Great Figure 8 Car and Truck Demos!

motorsSee not just one, but two great Figure 8 Car and Truck Demos at the 2014 Lenawee County Fair. Come to cheer on your favorite drivers and lots of smash/crash action. Vehicles thunder around the figure 8 track in a quest for the checkered flag and a chance to compete in the final drive. The stands are always full for this high energy, fast action competition. Purchase Tickets for Monday | Purchase Tickets for Wednesday

July 20 – July 26

FREE Entertainment at the Bandshell Everyday of the 2014 Fair

lenfair2013_063The Bandshell entertainment is free and full of talent. See our Bandshell tab for schedules of all events. Highlights include Motown Experience on Monday (read more), Three Men and A Tenor on Wednesday, Dueling Pianos on Friday, and The Scott Thompson Band on Saturday. Plus the ever popular Queen’s Pageant on Sunday and local Talent Contest for Junior, Intermediate, and Senior levels on Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22

Sanctus Real Christian Concert

lenfair2013_102Damascus Road is again sponsoring a Christian concert w/ Sanctus Real gracing our stage. In their sixth album, Run, the band shares a new collection of melodies plus its title track a simple and straightforward praise song. Their music will touch your hearts with lyrics about life and faith. Beginning 16 years ago in basement, Sanctus Real has proven staying power and music that reflects living through faith in God. Purchase Tickets Today.

Celebrating 175 Years as the Longest Running Fair in Michigan

New Exhibits, Artwork, and Artisans

lenfair2013_053Visit the expanded Centennial Farm display in the Grange building and a new taxidermy & wildlife exhibit. A 32′ mural is posted in the Congress Building along w/ fine art created by local exhibitors. A 36′ county map, displays photos and interesting facts about each county community. Artisans of Lost Arts & Vintage Crafts of the past will have exhibits and demonstrations in the Agricultural Building as well as being out and about the grounds with music from yesteryear.

Thursday, July 24

Hear “Redneck Crazy” Live! Tyler Farr in Concert

Tyler-Far-Pics-2Country fans -Join the foot stomping, hand clapping in the Grandstand with Tyler Farr (read more) who is “in it for his fans”. This avid small town outdoors man and classically trained vocalist will rock the stage, the track, and the seats with his honky-tonk country tunes. Current hit tune is “Whiskey In My Water” and he is well known for his ever popular “Redneck Crazy”. Purchase Your Tickets Today.

PLUS special guest Frankie Ballard will be lighting up the stage w/ Tyler. Frankie grew up in Battle Creek and played baseball at Western Michigan University – then pursued music as his main passion. Frankie loves doing what he does best –  taking his music to the people. Frankie will set the stage for a great country concert performance you won’t want to miss.

Great for Families!

Save With a Fun-Pak, 7-Pak or MEGA pass!

lenfair2013_014Can’t wait to see who will reign as fair queen, who will win the local talent show, how exciting the Grandstand entertainment will be? Buy your Fun-Pak now;  admission to 6 grandstand events for the price of $35 (does not include the Farr/Ballard concert). Get your 7-Pak and have 7 gate admissions for the price of 5. While you’re at it, a MEGA pass from Big Rock Amusements/Midway will allow you to ride every ride throughout the week from Monday @ 5 until the fair closes on Saturday night. Fair food all week long – hurry to this gala event, the Lenawee County Fair 175 years old, young at heart. Buy Your Fun-Pak Today.

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