The 44th annual Adams Agricultural Fair will once again showcase the agricultural pursuits of Berkshire County along with family-friendly entertainment. 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.


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