There's lots of new fun and excitement at the Cherokee County Fair this year, from two rollicking grandstand concerts to a demo derby and an ATV Extravaganza.
The fair runs July 10-13 at the fairgrounds in Cherokee.
Thursday features a concert by "4 Sisters & a Cousin," a high energy variety show, starting at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday, July 11, there will be a tractor pull at 7 p.m., and a free watermelon feed from 6-8.
Saturday, July 12, is kids' day on the midway, with a magic show. A demolition derby will wrap up the events at 6:30 p.m.
The Iowa Kids will perform in concert Sunday, July 13, 7 p.m. at the grandstand. Also Sunday is a talent show at 2 p.m. The Fair Queen contest will begin at 8:15 at the stage.
The ATV Extravaganza will be a new feature to the fair on Sunday, with registration from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All-terrain vehicles will compete in a mud drag, wheelie contest, farm obstacle course, pull-off and head-to-head racing. For more information, call 949-2060.