User Login    
 + Register
News : Missouri State Fair Announces Free Entertainment
Posted by Randy on 2013/6/28 10:20:28 (331 reads) News by the same author

Families attending this year’s Missouri State Fair can enjoy hours of free exciting professional entertainment.

Click to see original Image in a new window


The schedule will include everything from new features like the Welde’s Big Bear Expedition and Knights of Valour, a full metal jousting troupe, to returning crowd favorites, such as the Amazing Anastasini Circus, sponsored by U.S. Cellular, racing pigs, sponsored by Bluegreen Corporation and petting zoo, sponsored by Sam’s Club.

“The Missouri State Fair will offer an incredible schedule of free entertainment,” Fair Director Mark Wolfe said. “The free shows this year will entertain fairgoers of all ages, making the State Fair an especially economical choice as a summer family destination.”

The new Welde’s Big Bear Expedition features a family of bears, which serves as wildlife ambassadors, located west of the Agriculture Building Aug. 8-18. The bears have notable lineage, with their bear relatives performing with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in the 1940s.

Knights of Valour, as seen on the History Channel, are North America’s premier full-contact joust troupe. The troupe will alternate between performing weapons demonstrations and jousting in shows at the State Fair Arena. This one-day-only experience will include exciting horsemanship, bravery and chivalry from noon to 5:15 p.m. Aug. 11.

The State Fair will also provide four stages packed with 11 days of free, professional entertainment. Acts on the Kids Stage, sponsored by Subway, will include the Thank a Farmer Magic Show Aug. 8-18, Babaloo Music and Fun Aug. 8-12 and Spoon Man Aug. 13-18. The Thank a Farmer Magic Show will engage children in learning about agriculture, while Babaloo will provide over-the-top singing, dancing and shouting fun. The Spoon Man act will be a real stirring experience of comedy and laughter.

Music, comedy and variety acts are scheduled on three other free entertainment venues, which include Touchstone Energy Stage, Budweiser Stage and Ditzfeld Transfer Stage. Strolling entertainers, acts that meander the fairgrounds entertaining fairgoers, will include The Sweeney Family Band Country Comedy Review, sponsored by McDonalds, and Those Funny Little People, sponsored by Sonic.

Those Funny Little People have been featured on the television hit, America’s Got Talent. Their mix of humor, music and dance will entertain fairgoers of all ages Aug. 8-18.

The 111th Missouri State Fair, themed “Chicks Dig It!,” will be held Aug. 8-18 in Sedalia. For more information about the Missouri State Fair and the entertainment line-up, visit www.mostatefair.com, follow the Fair on Facebook and Twitter, or call 1-800-422-FAIR (3247).

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/4/24 4:39:16 - House Bill Would Let Motorcyclists Ride Without Helmets
2014/4/24 4:35:40 - Branson Aldermen Consider Public Smoking Ban
2014/4/24 4:26:51 - Kansas Will Nullify Local Regulation Of Guns
2014/4/24 4:22:21 - Call Of Duty Loser Calls In SWAT Team Hoax On Kid Who Beat Him
2014/4/24 4:13:13 - Warrensburg Teacher Charged With Child Porn
2014/4/24 4:08:35 - Authorities Investigate Shooting Death In Southwest Iowa
2014/4/24 4:04:22 - In Disney's Shadow, Homeless Families Struggle
2014/4/23 16:26:28 - NCMC Pirates Sweep Wentworth Red Dragons
2014/4/23 11:40:00 - Former THS Golfer Finishes Collegiate Career
2014/4/23 11:34:30 - KC Chiefs Re-Sign WR Williams
2014/4/23 11:20:00 - Mizzou Caravan Visiting Northwestern H.S. (Mendon) On April 30th
2014/4/23 10:40:00 - TMS Boys Track Wins Team Title At C.F. Russell Stadium
2014/4/23 10:10:00 - Chillicothe Hornets Sweep Team Titles at Cameron Invitational
2014/4/23 9:50:00 - Hornets Tip Trenton In Tight Tennis Duel
2014/4/23 9:45:47 - Police Stop Swerving Pickup, Find 13-Year Old Boy Driving Drunk Dad Home
2014/4/23 9:30:00 - Dr. G Discusses Bed Wetting
2014/4/23 8:32:08 - Trenton Out-Shoots Chillicothe In Riverside CC Duel
2014/4/23 8:10:00 - Gallatin Girls, Maysville Boys Win Tiger Relays
2014/4/23 6:47:15 - Mom Bites Off Ear Of Dog Attacking 2-Year Old Daughter
2014/4/23 4:45:03 - NCMC To Prepare For Tight Budget
2014/4/23 4:40:08 - Children's Mercy Hospital Adopts No Hitting Policy
2014/4/23 4:35:26 - Woman Allegedly Sells Heroin From Hospital Bed
2014/4/23 4:31:08 - Police: Newborn Found Alive In In Trash Can; Mom Arrested
2014/4/23 4:26:11 - Rape Charges Added In 10 Year Old Hailey Owens Death
2014/4/23 4:20:18 - Missouri House Panel To Consider Impeaching Governor
2014/4/23 4:16:05 - Internet TV Case: Judges Are Skeptical, Yet Concerned
2014/4/23 4:09:59 - Soldier Faces Hearing In Killings Of Iraqi Teens
2014/4/23 4:07:19 - Missouri Executes William Rousan For 1993 Farm Murders
2014/4/23 2:00:00 - MSSA Announces 2013-2014 All-State Basketball Team
2014/4/22 10:48:41 - Mizzou Quarterback Announces Intention To Transfer



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Advertisement
Click to see original Image in a new window
Listen to KTTN-FM