Welcome to the weekend! Start it off with some fun at the Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids. Here is what's going onFriday:

9 am - Open class poultry/pigeon show

9 am - 4-H Horse Pleasure Show

9 am - 4-H Small Pets Show with Cat & Exotics Show to follow

9:30 am - Open Class Sheep Show

10 am - Commercial, Discovery, Heritage, Ag, Craft buildings all open until 9 pm

10 am - Livestock Demonstrations in front of the barns until 11 am

11 am - 4-H Kid's Fun at the Exhibit Building until 2 pm

11 am - 4-H Llama Show

11 am - Ag in the Classroom at the FFA tent (also at 1 and 3 pm)

Noon - Midway opens (Armband special until 5 pm)

Noon - Beer garden opens until midnight

Noon - Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo at the FFA Barnyard

Noon - MN Raptor Center in the Activity Area (also at 2 and 4 pm)

Noon - Kellen Marson Hypnotist on stage (also at 2 and 4 pm)

1 pm - FOCI Glass Blowers in Heritage Square (also at 2, 3, 4, and 5 pm)

1 pm - Cribbage Tournament in the Beer Garden

3 pm - Free corn feed sponsored by the Benton-Sherburne Corn Growers

5 pm - 4-H Performing Arts Exhibition and Public Fashion Revue

5 pm - Bingo in the Bingo Building until 11 pm

5 pm - Tractor Pull (Antique, Out of Field, and Modified) in the Grandstand

6 pm - 4-H Llama Costume Contest

7 pm - Police K-9 demonstrations in the Activity Area

7 pm - Talent Show on the Cottonwood Stage

8 pm - Pandemic on the Beer Garden Stage until Midnight

Don't forget to visit 98.1 at the fair! Abbey will be broadcasting live from 2 - 7 pm at the main entrance!

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