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Lane County Fair

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:00am

Lane County Fairgrounds
796 West 13th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401

Join us at the 2019 Lane County Fair for big name entertainment, great food, and a whole lot of fun! All ages welcome, so bring your family and friends!

Schedule of Events:

Community Stage Schedule:

1:00pm: Piano Man-Grounds Entertainer      
3:00pm: Piano Man-Grounds Entertainer      
5:00pm: Piano Man-Grounds Entertainer      
6:00pm: Band on the Run

Concert Series:

7:30 PM: Chris Janson

Oregon Author's Schedule:

11am-1pm: Howard Robertson (novels)
11am-3pm: Lona Feldman (children’s book)
11am-3pm: Nancy Willard (nonfiction)
11am-7pm: Dan Armstrong (novels)
11am-7pm: Dana Furgerson (stories, novels)
11am-7pm: Joe Blakely (history, novels)
11am-7pm: William Sullivan (hiking, novels)
1pm-3pm: James Burke (novels)
3pm-7pm: Mary Lowd (furry fiction)
5pm-7pm: W.B. “Bill” Martin (novels)
5pm-7pm: Joyce Davis (memoir)

Grounds Entertainment:

Freestyle MX World Wide Tour:

Freestyle Motocross riders performing the best tricks and whips of the sport of Freestyle Motocross. Featuring names and stars of the X-games, Gravity Games, and Dew Tour.  Freestyle Motocross ramp to ramp performance, jumps and tricks performed on metal take-off ramp to metal landing ramp approx 75' gap to 40' high, backflips, Superman seat grab, Nac-Nac, Cliff Hanger are all just a sample of the tricks these athletes will be boasting!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 12:45pm, 5:45pm, 8:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am, 4:30pm, 6:45pm

Circus Imagination:

We take kids out of the audience and transform them into instant circus performers! Watch a little girl become a Tight Rope Walker, cheer for the kids doing tricks dressed as wild animals, be part of a young boy's excitement to get shot out of a cannon!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 12:15pm, 4:30pm, 7:30pm
Sunday: 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 4:45pm

Louie Foxx Comedic Magician:

Audiences love Louie Foxx’s One-Man Side Show and you will too!  Howie Mandel called Louie’s performance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent “Fantastic” and the International Brotherhood of Magicians said Louie is “Incredible".

The One-Man Side Show is full of unique magic tricks and skills.  Whether making the audience gasp in disbelief as he wraps his head in duct tape to play a game of 20 questions, or making the audience roll with laughter as he tries to cut a banana in half with a bullwhip you can rest assured this is a magic show unlike any other!  The Society of American Magician’s called Louie, “A Variety Artist in the truest sense of the words!”

Louie is also a Two-Time Guinness World Record Holder and has been on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, the nationally syndicated television show How ‘Bout That, Evening Magazine, New Day Northwest, Otra Movida TV in Spain, and in London’s Guardian Newspaper!

Louie is enjoying life as the rockstar dad. His daughter gives him a valid excuse to go to the zoo once a week and build forts out of the sofa cushions.

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 1:45pm, 4:15pm, 6:30pm
Sunday: 1:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:45pm

Butterfly Encounter:

The Butterfly Encounter showcases 200-300 hundred butterflies, including 6 different species. This educational exhibit includes a video of the life cycle of a butterfly from the egg to the adult butterfly and even teaches you how to fix a broken wing. Feeding sticks are provided so you can feed and interact with the butterflies! Butterfly kits are also available so you can take home your very own butterfly and watch the whole hatching process!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-8:00pm

All-Alaskan Racing Pigs:

The All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are a team of eight athletes who race four-at-a-time around a 100-foot, sawdust-covered track. Each show consists of three rounds of racing, with the championship race pitting the four fastest racers from the earlier races in the show. There is also one surprise feature before the championship race. The pigs run flat track and hurdles, and take their breaks in the luxurious, air-conditioned "Piggy Penthouse". When the heat gets too much, the two-legged crew members take refuge from the sun by joining the racers in their comfortable home on wheels. The All-Alaskan Racing Pigs are licensed and routinely inspected by USDA animal welfare representatives.

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 1:00pm, 2:15pm, 5:00pm, 8:00pm
Sunday: Noon, 1:15pm, 4:00pm, 7:00pm

Children's Tractor Pull:

The tractor is one trick ride, but can it really pull all that weight? What you can't see is the special heavy-duty gearing underneath the tractors. The only gear is low, low, low. And that is how a ten-year old pulls the distance with two hundred pounds in the sled. This is one mean machine, and the kids all get to drive it! Just for ages 4-12, pedal tractor competitors race side-by-side down a 30-foot track. The older you are the more weight you begin with. If you "pull out", going the full 30-feet, you earn another run in the next round-this time with twice the weight! Everyone keeps going until the weight finally brings them to a halt. Every competitor goes home with a custom prize ribbon and a certificate with the weight and distance pulled. Every run gives mom and dad a great photo opportunity, or pose for a special shot by the race crew after the competition.

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 3:45pm, 6:45pm
Sunday: 2:45pm, 5:45pm

Professor Smart On The Family Fun Stage:

Professor Smart's Science Show has been performed for hundreds of thousands of people all over the country. “That was fun!” are the words most heard after his shows.  Trained as a juggler and comedian, Todd Victor brings science to life with story telling and cool demonstrations. Accurate and funny, he uses many volunteers.  Get ready to laugh and learn. Watch out, because things will be flying! Look for the Blue and Yellow Family Fun Stage Tents!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 11:45am, 1:30pm, 5:15pm
Sunday: 11:45am, 3:45pm, 6:15pm

Jim Cruise--Spoon Man:
Strolling throughout the week!

Come and get “SPOONED” Which is a lot better than getting forked. Stop sitting around the house getting all tarnished up and come out and have some clean fun. The “Spoon Man” offers a hilarious interactive comedy program for all ages. He gives a real stirring performance. Everyone will really eat him up. No bibs required. The “Spoon Man” has a totally clean act. He never uses dirty silverware. He will leave a lasting impression after playing on you (literally). It’s a spoonful of family fun.

The Piano Man:

He plays piano, he juggles and he can do them at the same time--He's the Piano Man! Watch as he plays classics on the piano with his juggling balls. Unique, entertaining, and FUN for the whole family!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 2:45pm, 6:15pm, 9:00pm
Sunday: 12:45pm, 3:45pm, 6:15pm

Playground Sports:

Have a Ball Experience with Playground Sports! Located near Yellow/F Gate and the grounds entertainment, Playground Sports brings you the always fun games of cornhole and ladderball. There will be many sets of each game so be sure to stop by and pair up or grab a team and play!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: Open All Day
Sunday: Open All Day

clown College:

Clown College features maze, hooping, juggling, balance, giant soap bubbles and is a great place for kids to play and parents to rest!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: Noon-8:00pm
Sunday: Noon-8:00pm

Toddler Zone/Nursing Station:

The Toddler Zone, a perfect place for toddlers and their parents to take a much needed break and hit the reset button. Inside the Convention Center in Meeting Room 1, you'll find an air conditioned space with tables for adults and children alike, colorful hands on activities, puzzles, building blocks and toys galore, a matted play area and a changing/nursing gazebo create a perfect oasis for fun and relaxation. Come and join us!

Daily Schedule: Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-8:00pm

Fritter Critters:
Strolling throughout the week!

The Fritter Critters are an award-winning group of physical artists/performers inside a variety of colorful and unique super-sized costumes! The mission is simple have fun!! It's a tough job and they take their play seriously with spontaneous slapstick and comedic relief, endless monstrous hugging, hamming it up for family photos and spreading their infectious fun to kids of all ages. Fill your empty arms with a furry group hug and keep an eye out for your favorite ambassador of fun--the Fritter Critters!

General Admission:

Adults: $9
Seniors: $7
Youth (6-12 years): $6
Children (5 years & under): Free

Season Pass:

5 Days of Fun Only $22
3 Days of Fun Only $18

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