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Today at the fair: Ride deal, Chicago concert

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Sep. 13, 2011 at 7:42 am |
September 14, 2011 1:37 pm

Guessing there may be some Tacoma families looking for something to do today. Here’s what’s happening Tuesday at the Puyallup fair.

It’s Dizzy Pass Bracelet Day. You can enjoy most of the fair’s rides on an unlimited basis all day long after buying a $25 pass.

Fastest Fingers Contest, tatting, 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30 p.m. Pavilion, second floor

Tacoma Banjo Club, 11 a.m., Education Stage

World Of Music, interactive hands-on museum of music, noon, 2, 4 p.m., Paulhamus Park

4-H Equine Show, 4:30 p.m. W.H. Paulhamus Arena

A Wee Bit Celtic, 7 p.m., Education Stage

Chicago with The Tacoma Symphony, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand

FAIR ATTENDANCE

Friday, Saturday and Sunday combined: 191,785

Same days last year: 193,885
IF YOU GO

Dates: Today-Sept 25.

Hours: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.

Admission: $11 for adults, $9 for students (ages 6-18) and seniors (62 and older). Advance discount tickets at Safeway, Walgreens, Fred Meyer and South Hill Mall. There’s no admission charge for kids 5 and younger.

Parking: $10 Monday-Friday, $12 Saturday-Sunday.

Transportation: The fair has its own express bus service this year instead of Pierce Transit. Buses depart every 20 to 30 minutes from the South Hill Mall, Lakewood Towne Center and Tacoma Mall, and Fridays through Sundays from River Road and Fourth Street Northwest in Puyallup. Cost is $4 round trip and $3 one way, cash only.

More information: Fair website

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