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Last chance to join in on the excitement at the Mon County Fair

The fair ends today with carnival rides and food, pageants and livestock shows, 4-H and community exhibits and much more.

The fairgrounds are open from noon-11 p.m. today, with the schedule featuring wood-carvings, a car show and character meet-and-greets.

The all-inclusive $15 entry fee covers parking, access to carnival rides, all exhibits, live entertainment and motorsport events (pit passes not included). Fair entry is cash only.

Today’s schedule

  • Fairgrounds open, noon-11 p.m.
  • Community shows, exhibits and vendor booths open, noon-11 p.m., Hazel & J.W. Ruby Community Center
  • Face painting by Marcia & Co!, noon-5 p.m. and 6-10 p.m.
  • Monongalia County Extension Building opens, noon-11 p.m.
  • WV DNR Educational Exhibit, noon-11 p.m., livestock barn area
  • Carnival open, 1-11 p.m.
  • Team Zoom Canine Entertainment, 12:30-1:15 p.m. and 3:30-4:15 p.m., livestock barn area
  • Diaper Derby, 1-2 p.m., registration at noon in Hazel Ruby Building; derby begins at 1 p.m.
  • Free Bike Giveaway by WV Free Bikes for 4 Kidz WV
  • Mason Dixon Boys wood-carving demonstrations, 1-11 p.m.
  • Bee Beard, 2-2:30 p.m. and 5-5:30 p.m., livestock barn area
  • Coke Oven Dirt Drags, 2-9 p.m., Motorsports Arena
  • Car Show registration opens, 3-5 p.m. Show runs 5-8 p.m.
  • Character meet-and-greet: BLUEY & BINGO, 3-4 p.m. and MARIO & LUIGI, 5-6 p.m., Kid Zone area
  • Auction buyers meet-and-greet, 5-6 p.m., livestock barn
  • Livestock auction, 6-9 p.m., livestock barn
  • Ryan Cain & The Ables, rockabilly and honky-tonk band from West Virginia, 6-7 p.m., Hazel & J.W. Ruby Community Center