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Thursday Fair Schedule - August 21st, 2014

Gates Open 9:00am - 9:00pm5-10 pm Armbands $20 unlimited rides

Senior Admission $2.00 (62 years old and over)
Senior Citizens Day - Activities Beginning at Noon

All Events held at the Hospitality Tent are free of charge with gate admission for your enjoyment!

Daily Attractions

More Information Less Information Farmer for a Day Free Show! All Day
Presented by Bureau County Farm Bureau
Exhibit Hall 4

Farmer for a Day at The Bureau County FairA favorite of the little ones each year, Exhibit Hall #4, adjacent to the Allen building, has an area for kids to learn what it's like to live on a farm participating in various fun and interesting activities.

Open daily during fair hours.

Fine Arts Exhibits Noon - 10:00 pm
Allen Building

Scheduled Events

Senior Activities - Bingo & RefreshmentsNoon - 2:30pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
WZOE Live Broadcast 1:00pm - 5:00pm
WKEI & WLPO Live Broadcast 1:00pm - 2:00pm
More Information Less Information Dan Harding, Chain Saw Artist Free Show! 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30pm
Presented by Timber Falls Tree Service

Dan Harding, Chainsaw Artist at The Bureau County FairDan Harding, Chainsaw Artist will dazzle visitors with his unique wood carving skills every day of the fair, turning six-foot logs into a wide variety of detailed figures.

Dan perform 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 and 7:30 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 12:30 and 1:30 Sunday. Carving Auction will be held at 2:30pm Sunday.

Jack Ness - Variety Music3:00pm - 4:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
Beer Garden5:00pm - Closing
Presented by Tiskilwa Community Association
Near Grandstand
More Information Less Information Galaxy Girl Arial Thrill ShowFree Show! 5:00pm & 7:00pm
Presented by Heartland Bank, Cornbelt Energy, Mid American McDonalds & Norberg Monuments.

Galaxy Girl Arial Thrill ShowDare to thrill your audiences ? Then let Galaxy Girl Arial Thrill Show take your entertainment to new heights! Add pulse-pounding excitement to your next event that will keep your guests on the edge of their seats and have them coming back for more.

Choreographed to dynamic music, Galaxy Girl events performances feature state-of-the-art lighting, mic'd host, audience interaction, and incredible stunts of unmatched quality. Each action-packed show is followed by an opportunity for the audience to meet the performers for autographs and signed souvenirs.

Galaxy Girl events will bring a high-profile professional image to your event, making it a conversational topic for weeks to come.

Galaxy Girl performs multiple shows daily.

Alison Coyer - Traditional Music of the
Hammered Dulcimer5:00pm - 6:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
More Information Less Information Magic Matt's Family Fun ShowFree Show! 6:00pm & 8:00pm
Presented by Central Bank, Marquis Energy, & Variety Attractions.

Magic Matt's Family Fun ShowMagician and Balloon Artist Matthew Scherer, hasentertained audiences in the Chicago area and Midwest for over twenty-five years. Mr. Scherer's performances have been featured at the Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic Festival, the Illinois State Fair and other special events throughout the region.

Matthew Scherer presents family fun shows that are ideal for festivals and fairs, school events, scouting banquets, day camps and other family functions. Programs feature lots of audience participation in magically illustrated stories and routines. Your audiences will marvel and laugh at Mr. Scherer's presentations from his collection of magical favorites. Depending on your entertainment needs, programs may be combined with close-up magic, a magic workshop or balloon artistry to make a full day or evening of magical entertainment.

Magic Matt performs multiple shows daily.

The Generics- 7 Piece Variety Band7:00pm - 9:00pm
Presented by Midland States Bank
Hospitality Tent
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Annual Fair Concert featuring
The Beach Boys8:00pm
Presented by Kool 95.7, Piehl Motors, Pioneer Brand Products, Centrue Bank, Becks, Wyanet Carpet, LRB
Grandstand Event

Visit our Concert Page for more concert and ticket information!

Cake Walk 9:30pm
Fair Office

Livestock Events

Rabbits, open show6:00pm
Goats, open show7:00pm