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Spend the weekend at the Erie County Fair

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY — Long exposure photo of the Erie County Fair midway provided by Paul Scharf.
Thursday, Aug. 15

– The Arts Experience, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 11:30 a.m.

– Fried dough-eating contest, 1 p.m., Pine Grove Stage. Registration immediately prior. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

– 23 Skidoo, Slade Park, 1 p.m.

– Hypnotist Jerry Valley, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 2:30 and 9 p.m.

– Ramblin’ Lou Family Band, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 4:30 p.m.

– Sheriff’s bomb robot demonstration, Pine Grove Stage, 4:45 p.m.

– Ultimate Night of Destruction, featuring figure-eight racing, monster trucks and bus derby, The Fairgrounds Grandstand, 7 p.m. Tickets required.

– Solid Grease, Slade Park, 7 p.m.

– Enchantment Mountain Line Dancers, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, 9 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16
– Dance Spectrum, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 11:30 a.m.

– Crikwater Irish-American music, Slade Park, 1 p.m.

– Turkey leg-eating contest, Pine Grove Stage, 1 p.m. Registration immediately prior. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

– Hypnotist Jerry Valley, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 2:30 and 9 p.m.

– Ramblin’ Lou Family Band, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 4:30 p.m.

– Lucas Oil Pro pulling league truck and tractor pull, The Fairgrounds Grandstand, 6 p.m. Tickets required for those older than 12.

– Bello Voice Studio, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 6:15 p.m.

– Lance Diamond variety/soul show, Slade Park, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 17
NY Lottery Day

– Miranda Dance Academy, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 11:30 a.m.

– Buffalo Country Band, Slade Park, 1 p.m.

– Smoke dance competition, Nya:Weh Indian village, 2 and 7 p.m.

– Hypnotist Jerry Valley, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 2:30 and 9 p.m.

– Ramblin’ Lou Family Band, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 4:30 p.m.

– Sheriff’s K-9 demonstration, Pine Grove Stage, 4:45 p.m.

– Lucas Oil Pro pulling league truck and tractor pull, The Fairgrounds Grandstand, 6 p.m. Tickets required for those older than 12.

– METTS Dance, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 6:15 p.m.

– Wide Right classic rock, Slade Park, 7 p.m.

– Pepsi-Cola Marching Band, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 18
– Islette’s Elite, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 11:30 a.m.

– Stone Row Celtic and world music, Slade Park, 1 p.m.

– Demolition derby, also featuring Monster Trucks Iron Outlaw and Bounty Hunter, The Fairgrounds Grandstand, 1 and 7 p.m. Tickets required. Professional photos will be offered for purchase to all participants. Before each session, portraits shots of the car and crew will be taken. Action shots of each heat will also be available. Details of this offer to the driver, crew, sponsor and all participants will be shared, at the day of the event.

– Hypnotist Jerry Valley, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 2:30 and 9 p.m.

– Ramblin’ Lou Family Band, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 4:30 p.m.

– Niagara Experience Players, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 6:15 p.m.

– Lower Town Trio, Slade Park, 7 p.m.

– Cirque Zuma Zuma Ballroom & Beyond dance, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, 9 p.m.

Every Day
Aug. 15 – 18

– Swifty Swine racing pigs, Baker Park, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30, 2:30, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

– Midway caravan: Backyard Circus and Puppet Parade, Stroller Square Park. Circus times: 11 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. Parade times: 11:30 a.m., 2:30 and 4:30 p.m.

– Nya:Weh Indian dance troupe, inside gate 2, 11 a.m., 4 and 7 p.m.

– Historical building demonstrations, historical building and lawn, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

– Extreme Canines stunt show, inside gate 5, 11:30 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.

– Cirque Zuma Zuma, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, noon, 4 and 8 p.m.

– InJest with Nels Ross comedy, juggling and variety acts, around the park from noon – 2:30 p.m. On the National Grid Family Entertainment Complex stage at 3.

– Flippenout trampoline show, Kiddieland near the ShowPlex, 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.

– How to give a chicken a bath, 1 p.m. in front of the poultry barn, beginning Aug. 13.

– Comedy juggler Dale Jones, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, 1 and 5 p.m.

– Sea Lion Splash, inside gate 5 at 1, 3, 5 and 9 p.m.

– John Cassidy, the Bizarre Balloonologist, Tops Avenue of Flags Stage, 1 and 7:30 p.m.

– National Grid “live line” safety demonstrations, ShowPlex area near Indian village, 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m.

– New York State Police demonstrations, state police building, 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

– The Boys from Bushwood (Caddyshack), Ford Dealers in Outdoor Showplace/Channel 7, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

– Daily parade, from gate 1 – gate 5, 4 p.m.

– Steve Trash’s Green Street Show, walking around at 4 p.m., with a show in front of the expo hall.

– Gary the Silent Clown, National Grid Family Entertainment Complex, 6 p.m.

– Lasertainment, behind the Hamburg Casino, 10 p.m.
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