B y Dan King and Krystle S. Morey

Holy smokes! The final days of the fair are here already!
The Washington County Fair, which began Monday, runs through Sunday at the Washington County Fairgrounds on Route 29 in Greenwich.
The weekend is jam-packed with all sorts of fun for the whole family. Here’s a look at some of the highlights:
Today is Children’s Day with a veritable cornucopia of children’s activities throughout the day. Nearly every venue has an event dedicated to the youth, and of course, there’s always rides for kids of all ages.
Friday offers tractor pulls, youth horse shows, milking contests and free ice cream.
Out of Field Tractor Pulls are scheduled for Friday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Motorsports Arena.
At 11 a.m. there will be a youth western horse show, where talented kids on their horses maneuver around barrels and through other obstacles in the Horse Arena.
In the Judging Area Tent, attendees can try their hand at milking a cow. There’ll be a milking contest at 6:30 p.m.
Wrapping up the night is a free ice cream cone giveaway by Stewarts’ Shops. The chilling feast starts at 5:30 p.m. in the Ag Center.
Saturday is Rural Broadband Day, presented by Hudson Valley Wireless. The day kicks off with stories and snacks for children at 10:30 a.m. in the Ag Center. Later in the evening at the Ag Center, from 7-8 p.m., kids can participate in the fair’s all-inclusive veggie races to determine who has the speediest spuds and quickest carrots.
On Saturday evening, One For The Road will perform at Entertainment Tent 1.
The Granville-based classic rock band is set to wow hundreds at its two shows at 6 and 8 p.m. The group, which plays a mix of original music and covers, draws inspiration from artists including Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin and Eric Clapton.
Lead singer Rebecca Schwenger said the band is excited to showcase its music at the fair, mentioning that the show will be “considerably larger” than the others it’s performed at. One For The Road has performed at several local venues including the Granville Hook & Ladder Firehouse and its annual Firemen’s Carnival.
“It’s so exciting. We can’t wait to showcase our band,” she said.
Sunday, the fair’s final day, is Family Day, which means for $20 attendees can take an unlimited number of spins on all of the carnival rides.
Start off the day with a church service in Entertainment Tent 1. The service is open to all and begins at 9:30 a.m.
At noon, there’s an antique tractor pull in the Antique Tractor Area. This will be followed by rabbit Olympics at 1:30 p.m. in the Poultry/Rabbit Area.
New this year is a power wheel derby for kids. The event kicks off at 3:30 p.m. at the Motorsports Arena. There’s a full-sized demolition derby in the arena at 5 p.m. Also at 5 p.m., check out the chainsaw carving auction in Entertainment Tent 1. It’s your chance to take home that wooden bear or other carved statue that you’ve always wanted.
Admission to the fair is $10. Children ages 13 and under get in free. That cost does not include carnival rides. Week-long tickets can be purchased for $30. Parking is free in all fair lots.
Gates are open from 5-10 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.
For additional details about fair admission, parking and schedules, visit washingtoncountyfair.com.

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