Today at the Fair, July 22

JULY 22nd
Valley First Credit Union Day at the Fair! First 1,000 guests receive a gift from Valley First Credit Union. Seniors FREE Day.

FOODMAXX ARENA: Extreme Rodeo at 6:30 PM

BUD LIGHT VARIETY FREE STAGE: Dennis Quaid and the Sharks at 8:30 PM

COORS LIGHT CENTER STAGE: Kind of Blue @ 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM, Mystic Moon @ 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM, The Sweet Taunts @ 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM, The Polyester Wags @ 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM, Marirose & the Gypsies @ 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM, Eric Vodessa and the Wildmen @ 7:45 PM – 8:30 PM and Icarus Jones & the Collective @ 9:30 PM – 10:15 PM

PG & E COMMUNITY STAGE: GK Music @ 12:00 PM -12:45 PM, Coyotes Dance Group @ 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM, ATC Taekwondo @ 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM, Suzy Haner the Hypnotist @ 4:00 PM – 4:45 PM, Bob Crawford @ 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM and Suzy Haner the Hypnotist @ 7:00 PM – 7:45 PM & 9:30 PM – 10:15 PM

GREAT AMERICAN PIG RACES: Weekdays: 5:30 PM, 7:30 PM, & 9:00 PM Weekends: 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM

THE HIGH DIVE: Weekdays: 6:00 PM, 8:30 PM, & 9:45 PM Weekends: 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM, & 8:30 PM

EmpowHER Lounge: The Fair along with Vintage Faire Mall and Yonan’s Jewelers bring guests a contemporary and inspirational lounge for young women ages, 16 and older. The empowHER Lounge is geared towards inspiring young girls to be great leaders in our community.

RECHARGE! MODESTO TOYOTA LOUNGE: Guests can relax and charge their iPhones and Android phones in this modern and cozy lounge. Open from 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.

BABY CARE CENTER, SPONSORED BY HONEY’S AIR AND SOLAR: Parents can utilize this lounge to feed their children, nurse babies, change diapers, or just have a place to relax for kids. Open 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

LIVESTOCK: 53rd Annual Junior Livestock Auction at 8 a.m.

HOURS: Gates open at 12:00 pm; exhibit buildings close at 11 p.m.; carnival closes at 12 a.m.

PARK ‘N RIDE: 11:30 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Park free and ride free from CSU Stanislaus (Crowell off Monte Vista) and/or Pitman High (Christoffersen Way). Shuttles run every 15 – 20 minutes to/from the Fair’s Arch Gate. Sponsored by FOX 40 News, Budweiser and Vintage Faire Mall.

WHERE: From Highway 99, exit at Fulkerth Road in Turlock and head east. For Fairgrounds parking, turn right on Soderquist Road, or go past Soderquist for more parking; $5 per vehicle.

ADMISSION: $12 for adults, for age 65 and up 5, $5 for children age 7 to 12, and free for age 6 and younger.

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Adrenna B. Alkhas
Marketing and Communication Director
900 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380
(209) 668-1333 x340
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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.