Fair Highlights for Friday, August 27

Today’s Highlight: Kids’ Day at the Fair, presented by MTA

Kids DayImagine if Kids had a day like mothers, fathers and groundhogs do…Well today MTA is making that possible! Children 12 and under are getting into the fair free and can participate in a range of activities.

Kids’ Day Activities- Presented by Mat-Su valley Frontiersman from 2:00- 6:00 pm
The AlaskaDispatch.com Borealis Plaza
Tent will be filled with activities for
children. Join in on the monster mural
coloring, play dough fun, and visit with
Safety Bear!

Diaper Derby and Toddler Trot
Presented by Combs Insurance Agency, Inc.
From 1:00 pm- 2:30 pm expect to see the
Pebble Corral filled with infants in
diapers racing on all fours and toddlers
trotting to the finish line. Have fun with
the parents and other adults cheering on
the little ones!

Kids’ Day Games- Presented by MTA
will be held from 3:00 pm -5:30 pm
Children 12 and under will join in on
this fun in the Providence Corral.
Watch as they have a blast in the
3-legged race, straw scramble,
egg-in-a-spoon, frog jump, pie-eating
contest, potato sack race, and
wheelbarrow race.

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies!
Decorate a cookie in the Hoskins Exhibits
from 2:30 pm- 4:00 pm
Also stick around for the C&H Sugar “Just for Kids” Cookie contest from 4:00 pm – 6:45 pm with judging at 7:00 pm.

Birdman of Las Vegas- Presented by Horizon Lines of Alaska
Pebble Coral, Daily 12:30, 2:30, 5:30 and 7:00 pm
Martin Buser and his puppies
Pioneer Plaza at the MTA booth, 3-6:00 pm
Demolition Derby- Presented by Anchorage Press, Kendall Toyota Grandstand, 6:00pm
Kendall Toyota Grandstand, 6:00 pm
Collective Soul- Presented by Mix 103.1
AT&T Borealis Theatre 7:00 pm
In the sky, 10:00 pm

Looking Ahead!
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Alaska State Fair Parade
Downtown Palmer, 11:00 am

Roller Derby- Rage City Roller Girls vs., Fairbanks Roller Girls
Kendall Toyota Grandstand, 4:00 pm

Greatland Chili Fiesta
AlaskaDispatch.com Borealis
Plaza Tent, 10- 4:00 pm

Parent Child Look-Alike Contest
Heineken Woodlot Stage, 4:00-6:00 pm

Lonestar- Presented by 107.5 KASH
AT&T Borealis Theatre, 6:30pm

Denali Cooks- Rockin’ Alaska for 20 years
(& counting!)
Sluicebox, 9:00 pm

Rodeo Dance- Featuring the Ken Peltier band
AlaskaDispatch.com Borealis
Plaza Tent, 9:00 pm – Midnight