Adams Agricultural Fair This Weekend
The 44th annual Adams Agricultural Fair will once again showcase the agricultural pursuits of Berkshire County along with family-friendly entertainment.
iBerkshires.com reports the event, also known as the Aggie Fair, will to take place from Friday through Sunday, Aug. 3-5, at Bowe Field, Old Columbia St.
The fair continues its mission to keep farming traditions alive by endorsing the local agricultural community, 4-H and other participating members.
Volunteer-driven, the Aggie Fair promotes local agriculture through its exhibits, such as animal judging and the selling of local produce.
This year, the fair hopes to draw a large crowd with exciting new events such as a rodeo; the only one of its kind in the region, it will feature professional bull and bronco riding.
There will also be musical events. Friday and Saturday will feature shows at 7 p.m. by Elizabeth Young and the Restless Hearts and Bits and Pieces, Saturday and Sunday it’s children’s musical artist Terry a la Berry at around noon both days.
Additionally, adult beverages will be served at the evening musical events.
The fair concludes on Sunday with the hugely popular demolition derby at 2 and the awards ceremony at 5 p.m.
The cost of entry for the fair is $8 for the whole day or three-day pass for $20. Children under 5 years gain free entry and those ages 5 to 16 are $6.