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Good weather sets fair up for big weekend

All hands on deck to milk this cow near the 4-H booth.6 / 24
Checking out chickens in the Poultry Barn7 / 24
The Royal Rushers' portion of one of the dairy barns.8 / 24
The 4-H booth provides games and siplays along with helpful information.9 / 24
Checking out what's under the seat.10 / 24
Youngsters enjoy defying gravity with a little help from a bungy cord.11 / 24
Looking below to try and win what's up above.12 / 24
A nice day for a spin.13 / 24
This kids train is one of the new rides on the midway.14 / 24
The Beast pulls its weight during the Tractor Pull.15 / 24
This Farmhall is given the light and the sign to rev-up.16 / 24
Plenty of smoke but not a lot of dirt flying from this tractor yet.17 / 24
The more weight the better for this model.18 / 24
This John Deere is being readied for the competition while in the pit area.19 / 24
Juding by the ribbons it has won Marvel is one super horse.20 / 24
Brandon Geraets of Elmwood brings his beef cow to the auction.21 / 24
This sheep is being led around the auction ring.22 / 24
Another steer up for auction.23 / 24
Young boys engage in a balloon fight outside the Junior 4-H Dairy Barn.24 / 24

Another year of almost perfect weather has the Pierce County Fair set for a big weekend of attendance.

With the forecast for Saturday and Sunday practically the same as Friday's, sizeable crowds should be expected as there were Friday evening for the annual tractor pull and FFA livestock auction.

The big grandstand event for Saturday is the annual Ellsworth Funsters Demolition Derby, which begins at 7 p.m. It is one of the largest single date attended gatherings in the county drawing nearly 3,000 fans to the fair's grandstand every year.

Other Saturday events including the finals of the Pierce County Talent Show at 11 a.m. at the picnic pavillion, The Little Dairyman's Show at 12:30 p.m. in Arena Barn along with afternoon shows from Pickles the Clown in the Gazebo, Vicky Emerson in the Picnic Shelter, magician Jared Sherlock, also in the Picnic Shelter. This evening there will be karoke in the social garden starting at 7:30 p.m. Lizzy the Dream Girl hypnotist will also perform in the picnic shelter at 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.