• Today at the fair
    August 31,2013
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    Albert J. Marro / Staff Photo

    Amanda McGill works on the sign for one of the displays at the Vermont State Fair in Rutland. The fair opened Friday and will run through Sept. 8. McGill is the assistant superintendent of the Grange division at the fair.
    Today is the first full day of the Vermont State Fair.

    Maple products will be judged in the Maple Building at 10 a.m., and Grange exhibit judging will be at 10:30 a.m. in the Bergstrom Building, along with giant pumpkin judging.

    The midway and exhibits open at 11 a.m.

    The Rabbit Show begins at 11 a.m. in the Pet & Poultry Building.

    The floraculture entries can be seen in the Bergstrom Building each day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the Wild Flower arrangements featured today.

    Greg Burroughs performs on the Sugarhouse Stage at noon, 2:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

    Rosaire’s Racing Pigs run at 12:30, 3:30, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.

    The 4-H Club has four events: Goat Show at 1 p.m. in the Show Tent, Rabbit Showmanship at 2 p.m., Fashion Show at 4 p.m., both in the 4-H Building, and Animal Costume Class at 7 p.m. in the show tent.

    The culinary arts judging is at 1 p.m. in the Bergstrom Building.

    Daredevils Unlimited are at 1:30, 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

    Horses, Horses, Horses perform at 2, 4:30 and 8 p.m.

    Great Little Bear Show begins at 2:30, 5:30 and 8:30 p.m.

    Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors over 62, $4 for children 6 to 12 years, and free for children under 6. Parking is $3.

    Ride from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $20 wristband.

    For ticket reservations and information, call 775-5200, or email vtstfair@comcast.net.
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