User Login    
 + Register
News : Missouri State Fair Announces Free Entertainment
Posted by Randy on 2013/6/28 10:20:28 (575 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
2015/4/17 11:00:00 - THS Senior Named Missouri's FFA President
2015/4/17 10:31:23 - NCMC Postseason Nemesis To Host National Tournament, Starting in March 2017
2015/4/17 10:30:00 - Trenton Clipped By Chariton In Tight Boys Tennis Battle
2015/4/17 10:21:00 - NCMC Pirates Blow Late-Game Lead, Swept On Thursday
2015/4/17 10:06:32 - Trenton Middle School Boys Win PC Relays
2015/4/17 9:20:00 - Trenton Girls, Brookfield Boys Win Trenton Relays Team Titles
2015/4/17 9:00:42 - Lawson Wins Cameron Golf Invitational, Trenton Sixth
2015/4/17 8:41:25 - Mizzou Basketball Signs Point Guard To '15 Class
2015/4/17 8:20:00 - Phi Mu Epsilon Hosts 90th Anniversary Party At NCMC
2015/4/17 8:10:00 - Daviess County Hosts Solid Waste Collection In May
2015/4/17 8:05:44 - Grand River Tech Organization To Host Mock Accident
2015/4/17 7:57:31 - Sullivan County Lifts Boil Advisory
2015/4/17 7:40:00 - Area FFA Students Compete For State Awards
2015/4/17 7:33:07 - Gallatin Hires New City Administrator
2015/4/17 7:27:41 - Man Shot, Killed In MU Parking Garage
2015/4/16 11:23:07 - NCMC Makes Signing Of THS Standout Official
2015/4/15 15:20:00 - Trenton Girls Dominate TMS Track Meet At CF Russell Stadium
2015/4/15 15:17:18 - Savages Sweep THS Boys Tennis
2015/4/15 15:07:07 - Eighth-Inning Wild Pitch Gives NCMC Baseball Victory In Kansas
2015/4/15 15:00:44 - NCMC Lady Pirates Trample Graceland JV
2015/4/15 13:10:00 - Laredo Board Approves Raise For Certified Staff
2015/4/15 13:10:00 - Newtown-Harris Offers Contract To Principal Foster
2015/4/15 13:10:00 - Princeton Basketball Coach Resigns, Takes Principal Job At Ridgeway
2015/4/15 11:20:00 - Trenton Resident Charged With Marijuana Possession
2015/4/15 11:20:00 - Pleasant View District To Place New Sign In Front Of School
2015/4/15 11:10:00 - Trenton R-9 Announces New Hirings For 2015-16 School Year
2015/4/15 10:40:00 - Novinger Wildcats Cruise At Milan
2015/4/15 9:44:17 - Trenton Lady Bulldogs Win Brookfield Relays
2015/4/15 9:40:00 - NCMC Women's Basketball Hits Iowa For 2015 Recruit
2015/4/15 9:27:25 - Shorthanded Trenton Beats Princeton In Monday Golf Duel



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM