June 27, 2022

Fair food, fun at Newton County Fair

KENTLAND, Ind. — The 103rd Newton County Pun’kin Vine Fair will be July 11-16.

“We are excited to announce the return of a carnival this year,” said Cory Groover, fair spokesperson. “The Carnival Company will open each night at 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, through Saturday, July 16.

“Nightly bracelets are offered, only $10 for Newton County residents and $25 for non-Newton County residents.”

Enjoy shows on the Free Stage, including gospel music at 7 p.m. July 11, a magic show at 7 p.m. July 12, country music at 7 p.m. July 13, a healthy eating seminar at 5 and 6 p.m. July 14 and a Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band at 7 p.m. July 15.

A variety of music from 15th & Hulman will take over the Free Stage at 7 p.m. July 16.

For more entertainment options, check out the Grand Stand lineup:

July 9 — Harness racing at noon.

July 11 — Little Miss & Mister Pageant at 6:30 p.m. Teen and Queen Pageant at 8 p.m.

July 12 — IPA Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m.

July 13 — 4-H Night and Battle of the Barns at 7 p.m.

July 14 — Cincinnati Circus, 6 and 8:30 p.m.

July 15 — Rodeo at 8 p.m.

July 16 — Demo Derby at 7:30 p.m.

The fair also will feature 4-H competitions and exhibits, antique tractor parades and more.

Learn more at www.newtoncountyfair.weebly.com.

Erica Quinlan

Erica Quinlan

Field Editor