Friday, August 13, 2010

Skagit County Fair in Mount Vernon Ends Saturday August 14

The Skagit County Fair 2010 edition started up Wednesday, August 11. It ends tomorrow, Saturday, August 14.

Betty Jo Bouvier, one of the Woolley Wild Women is heading to Mount Vernon to the fair today. To see a 5 year old's Bunny 4-H display. At least that's why Betty Jo said she was going to the County Fair for the first time in years.

I suspect the real reason Betty Jo is fairbound is so she can participate in the Homebrew Competition. The Brewers Choice Awards are to be announced around 2pm Saturday. The categories of beer that Betty Jo might get to sample include American Pale Ales, India Pale Ales, Light Ales, Amber Ales, Dark Ales, Light, Amber and Dark Lagers, plus Other Beers, like those flavored with fruit.

It costs $7 for an adult (19-64) to get in the fair. Seniors (65+) are $6. Kids (7-18) are also $6. Under 6 is free.

Entertainment at the Skagit County Fair

Friday, August 13

11:30AM Roberto the Magnificent
1:00PM Hypnotist Jennifer Harris-Balch
2:00PM Poor Man’s Jug Band
4:00PM Hypnotist Jennifer Harris-Balch
5:30PM Bad Apples
6:30PM Candysound
7:30PM The Halyards
8:30PM The Lonely Fores

Saturday, August 14

11:30AM Roberto the Magnificent
Noon Polecat
1:00PM Hypnotist Jennifer Harris-Balch
2:00PM Poor Man’s Jug Band
3:30PM Queen’s Bluegrass
5:00PM Hypnotist Jennifer Harris-Balch
6:00PM The Fair & KSVR Radio presents: Gallos Musical
7:00PM Alegres Musical de Durango
8:00PM Atrevidos de Mexico

Please show up for my 7PM Alegres Musical de Durango performance.

Directions to the Skagit County Fair

From I-5, take the Anderson Road Exit 225
Head West on Anderson Road
Turn Right (North) onto Old Higway 99 South Road
Old Highway 99 South Road becomes South 2nd Street
Turn Left (West) onto Taylor Street

Parking is at the South Gate off of Taylor Street.


Betty Jo Bouvier said...

Wasn't aware of the Homebrew Competition--I will definitely make a note of that! We are going to see the Bunny 4H and The Haylards. Ninety degree weather is predicted. OUCH! Maybe a snocone is in order.

Durango Northwest said...

Betty Jo, the Homebrew Competition looks like it's a big deal, with the winner getting his brew bottled at the Anacortes Brewery. Next year you should enter that stuff you brew in your still.