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What's happening during the last weekend at the Utah State Fair

Published: Thursday, Sept. 13 2012 12:27 p.m. MDT

Fletcher Runyan of Cirque Equinox flips off a high wire at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 6, 2012.   (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Fletcher Runyan of Cirque Equinox flips off a high wire at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 6, 2012. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

There is still plenty to do and see at the Utah State Fair during its closing weekend.

For complete fair information, including a full list of daily events, please visit http://www.utahstatefair.com/home.

Here are some highlighted performances and activities to enjoy this weekend:

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012

10:30 a.m.

The Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

11 a.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

12 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Fletcher Runyan of Cirque Equinox flips on a high wire at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 6, 2012.   (Laura Seitz, Deseret News) Fletcher Runyan of Cirque Equinox flips on a high wire at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, September 6, 2012. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

1 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

2:30 p.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

3 p.m.

Cache County Idol Winner (South Plaza Stage)

3:30 p.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

4 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

4:30 p.m.

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

5 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

6 p.m.

Intermountain Country Dance Association (front of Promontory Hall)

Texaco Country Showdown state final with headliner Eric Paslay - free, seating ticket required (High Def Satellite DISH Network Grandstand)

6:30 p.m.

Family Fun Contest - Utah's Own Watermelon Eating (South Plaza Stage)

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

7 p.m.

Tri Valley Square Dance Association (front of Promontory Hall)

7:30 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship - judging (Zion Building)

8 p.m.

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

9 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

Saturday September 15, 2012

10:30 a.m.

The Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

Iron County Idol Winner (South Plaza Stage)

11 a.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

Green Foods Contest (4-H/Deseret Building)

12 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

Junior Livestock Auction Buyers Lunch - ticket required (Specialty Tent)

Free Youth Activities (4-H/Deseret Building)

12:45 p.m.

Odor Eaters Stinky Sneaker Contest (South Plaza Stage)

1 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

1:45 p.m.

Odor Eaters Stinky Sneaker Contest (South Plaza Stage)

2 p.m.

Jr Livestock Auction (Showring)

Projecto Solo - dance group (South Plaza Stage)

2:30 p.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

Nahui Ehacati - dance group (South Plaza Stage)

3 p.m.

Latinos in Action - dance group (South Plaza Stage)

3:30 p.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

4 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

UTTPI Truck Pulls (Arena)

4:30 p.m.

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

5 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

6 p.m.

Family Fun Contest Registration - Telemundo Money Machine (South Plaza)

Intermountain Country Dance Assoc (front of Promontory Hall)

6:30 p.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

Family Fun Contest - Telemundo Money Machine (South Plaza Stage)

7 p.m.

Tri Valley Square Dance Assoc (front of Promontory Hall)

7:30 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

8 p.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

UT Farm Bureau Great American Dutch Oven Cook-Off - judging (Specialty Tent)

9 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

Sunday September 16, 2012

All day

Wildlife Building - fishing pond 4:00 - 7 p.m.

MORNING

10:30 a.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

11 a.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

11:30 a.m.

Master Kwon Taekwondo Demonstration (South Plaza Stage)

12 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

12:30 p.m.

Salt Lake Letter Carriers Band (South Plaza Stage)

1 p.m.

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

2 p.m.

Grocery Guru - Ken Roesbury (Zion Building)

2:30 p.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

3 p.m.

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo - Bill Johnson (Zion Building)

3:30 p.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand Building)

4 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

Nightline - dance group (South Plaza Stage)

4:30 p.m.

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

5 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

Brad Bosen the Ven-Tooele-Quist (South Plaza Stage)

6 p.m.

Family Fun Contest Registration - Marie Callender's Pie Eating (South Plaza)

DEMOLITION DERBY (Arena) * ticket purchase required

6:30 p.m.

Matt Baker Comedy + Stunt Show (Gazebo Stage)

The Misadventures of Captain Arr' (South of Grand Building)

Faily Fun Contest - Marie Callender's Pie Eating Contest (South Plaza Stage)

7:30 p.m.

Olympic High Dive Show (East Lawn)

Crossover- Variety music (South Plaza Stage)

8 p.m.

Lemurland of Madagascar (South of Grand)

Cirque Equinox (Gazebo Stage)

9 p.m.

Lokalgrown (Gazebo Stage)

Uni Phi- Reggae music (South Plaza Stage)

Gate Information

Fair Hours

Gates open at 10 a.m. daily

Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Regular Admission Prices

Adult ... $10

Senior (62 and over) ... $7

Youth (6-12) ... $7

Children (5 and under) ... FREE

Season Admission Pass ... $40

Carnival Wristbands

Matinee All-You-Can-Ride* ... $18

Regular All-You-Can-Ride ... $25

* Matinee All-You-Can-Ride Carnival Wristbands are valid for rides from carnival opening until 5 p.m. on the day of redemption

Parking

Parking is $6 cash only, in all Utah State Fair Parking Lots.

For complete fair information, including a full list of daily events, please visit http://www.utahstatefair.com/home.

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