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Twins Tristan and Ryleigh Messer show off their body painting they got at the fair.
DANVILLE -- The 79th Annual Boone County Fair officially kicked off Wednesday with opening ceremonies and gospel music.
The fair also features a carnival and various types of vendor booths, games for the kids and much more each afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and at noon on Saturday.
Tonight (Thursday) features Rick K. & The Allnighters performing ‘50s and ‘60s music on the main stage at the Lick Creek Fairgrounds in Danville.
Friday’s entertainment lineup features former American Idol and country music star Bucky Covington at 9 p.m. and Ray Wheatley & Branded X Band opening at 7:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday features special guest Dwayne Hill with a living history Civil War camp and a working black smith shop.
Saturday’s schedule starts with a parade at noon in through the Town of Danville; Snow Tiger Martial Arts club at 2:30 p.m.; a Salsa Contest at 3 p.m.; Kids Day with games and prizes at 4 p.m; Karaoke Contest signups at 4 p.m. and the contest at 5 p.m.; the Madison Rotary Club auction at 7 p.m.; American Idol singer Chase Likens at 9:30 p.m.; and fireworks at 10:45 p.m.
For questions or additional information, call Virginia Messer at 304-245-8113 or Denise 304-837-7460.