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This weekend at the fair: great pumpkin carving, Miranda Lambert

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Sep. 16, 2011 at 3:33 pm with No Comments »
September 16, 2011 3:40 pm

Heading out to the Puyallup Fair this weekend? Here’s some of what’s going on.

SATURDAY AT THE FAIR

4-H Film Festival, 10 a.m., Pavilion

Jazz Disciples, 10 a.m., Education Stage

Giant Pumpkin Carving, 11 a.m., Pavilion Overhang

Meet Dora the Explorer, 11 a.m. ToonzVille

4-H Dog Agility Show, 1, 5 p.m., W.H. Paulhamus Arena

Roberto the Magnificent, Comedy Juggling, 1:30, 3:45, 6 p.m. Fountain Plaza Stage

Miranda Lambert, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand

SUNDAY AT THE FAIR

Mutton Bustin’, 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 p.m. Green Gate Area

Fiestas Patrias Festival, 11 a.m., Grandstand

Let’s Pretend Farm Time, noon, 2, 4, 6, 7:30 p.m., SillyVille

Tuff Boxx Band – JBLM, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 p.m. Showplace Stage

Tacoma TotemAires, 5 p.m., Education Stage

How to Do the Puyallup

Hours: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday.

Admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors (62 and older) and students (ages 6-18); free 5 and younger. Advance discount tickets at Safeway, Walgreens, Fred Meyer and South Hill Mall.

Transportation: The fair has yellow Puyallup Fair Express buses that start running at 9:15 a.m. from four Park & Ride lots every 20 to 30 minutes: South Hill Mall, Lakewood Towne Center (behind Barnes & Noble), Tacoma Mall, and River Road/Fourth Street Northwest (adjacent to Kmart parking lot). Fares are cash only: $4 round trip, $3 one way and free for kids 23 months and younger on adult’s lap.

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

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FAIR ATTENDANCE

Thursday: 44,181

Same day last year:
41,266

Total attendance so far: Up 15,475 from 2010

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