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PUBLISHED: 11:16 AM on Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Southeast Alaska State Fair to be held in Haines July 26-29
The Southeast Alaska State Fair provides a showcase for agricultural and domestic arts, creative arts and crafts, and the opportunity for educational, cross-cultural and social exchange.

The fair strives to ensure active community participation and support guaranteeing perpetuation and growth by planning, budgeting, promoting and operating events, which enhance the economic cultural and creative well-being of the community of Haines and the region.


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  The Southeast Alaska State Fair in Haines gives participants an opportunity for good grub.
A Fair For All - July 26-29

Fair hours:

• Thursday, July 26, noon-8 p.m.

• Friday, July 27, noon-8 p.m.

• Saturday, July 28, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

• Sunday, July 29, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Daily admission is $7 for the general public, $6 for senior citizens and free for children 5 and younger. A four-day pass may be purchased for $20.

2007 Fair Main Stage Entertainment Schedule


  The Southeast Alaska State Fair provides a showcase for agricultural and domestic arts, creative arts and crafts, and the opportunity for educational, cross-cultural and social exchange.
Thursday, July 26

1 p.m. - Haines DDF

2 p.m. - Carl Reese

2:30 p.m. - Potlatch Band

3:30 p.m. - Missed By A Long Shot

4 p.m. - Men of Note

4:30 p.m. - Art Johns and Friends

5 p.m. - Terri Tibbit

6 p.m. - Randy McDonald Band

7 p.m. - Fishpickers

Evening concert:

9 p.m. - Deering and Down ae

10 p.m. - Missed By a Long Shot


  The Fair strives to ensure active community participation and support guaranteeing perpetuation and growth by planning, budgeting, promoting and operating events which enhance the economic cultural and creative well-being of the community of Haines and the region
Friday, July 27

12 p.m. - Haines Children Theater Conservatory

12:30 p.m. - Nicole Edwards and Dan Rowe

1:30 p.m. - Yees Ku Oo

2 p.m. - Burl Sheldon

2:30 p.m. - Juneau Jumpers

3 p.m. - Kid's Tractor Pull

3:30 p.m. - The Clumsy Lovers

4 p.m. - Daniel Forlano

5 p.m. - Silver Jackson

6 p.m. - Singer Songwriter Competition

7 p.m. - Sweet Sunny North

Evening concert:

9 p.m. - Milo Matthews

10 p.m. - Eternal Flame Dancers

10:30 p.m. - The Clumsy Lovers

2007 Fair Main StageEntertainment Schedule


  Nat Nichols chomps down on a turkey leg before attending to his plate of sweet potato fries at the Southeast Alaska State Fair.
Saturday, July 28

11:30 p.m. - Nuclear Elvis

Noon - Juneau Jumpers

12:30 p.m. - Allen Cote

1 p.m. - Flattlands

2 p.m. - Fiddle Contest

3 p.m. - Bluegrass 101

3:30 p.m. - The Gourds

4 p.m. - Brenda Berezan

5 p.m. - Salsa dance lesson and performance by Heather and Antonio

6 p.m. - Glorious Youth Parade

7 p.m. - Brave Monkey

Evening concert:

9 p.m. - Bluegrass 101


  Despite the warm weather at last year's fair, attendees take a look at knitted items. Vendors at the fair vary from clothing to arts and crafts. For information about the fair, go online to www.seakfair.org.
10 p.m. - Eternal Flame Dancers

10:30 p.m. - The Gourds

Sunday, July 29

11 a.m. - Marijke Jane

Noon - Kris and Lindy

1 p.m. - Salsa dance lesson and performance by Heather and Antonio

2 p.m. - Clambone

3 p.m. - Potlatch Band

Contests

• Most Lovable Dog Contest - Saturday, July 28, at Tlingit Park

• Logging show: Women's events at 5 p.m. Friday July 27, and men's events at 1:30 p.m. Saturday July 28.

• 4-H horse show Saturday, July 28

• Open horse show Sunday, July 29


  For more information about the contests, contact the fair office at seakfair@aptalaska.net.
• Fiddle contest Friday, July 27

• Zucchini Contest -Thursday, July 26; Entries accepted until 2 p.m. with judging at 2:30 p.m. Bring your zucchini to the fair to get judged and get in free.

• Songwriters' competition - Friday, July 27

• Sunball men's and women's slow pitch softball tournament Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 27-29.

• Volleyball tournament - Sunday July 29

• Disk golf tournament - Sunday July 29

• Guy Hoffman horseshoe tournament - Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29

Grand Parade

The parade will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, starting at the Fire Hall. There are many divisions to enter with prizes for the best entry. The theme for this year is "A Fair for All."

Most Loveable Dog

Think you have the cutest, most loveable dog? Or maybe he/she has the shortest tail? Bring your leashed pal at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, to Tlingit Park, and maybe even win a prize. You can show off your loveable dog while you both march in the parade.

Kid's Fair

The Kid's Fair is open from 1-3 p.m. daily for crafts.


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