Clark County Fair endures whitehot weekend

first_imgWhen: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. Carnival opens at noon.Where: 17402 N.E. Delfel Road, Ridgefield.Admission: Adults, $10; seniors 62 and older, $8; kids 7-12, $7; kids 6 and younger, free. Unlimited carnival rides, $25.Parking: $6. C-Tran shuttle, $2 per person round-trip from park-and-ride lots; 6 and younger ride free. $1 admission discount with a bus fare stub.Highlights: Chris Young with Britnee Kellogg, 7:30 p.m. at the Sleep Country Amphitheater. The optional show costs $25 to $35 and includes fair admission. Dock Dogs Big Air WAVE competitions, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Barrel racing at 2 p.m., and rough stock rodeo at 6:30 p.m.Pets: Not permitted, except for personal service animals or those on exhibition or in competition.Information: Clark County Fair or 360-397-6180. Columbian’s mobile website for the fair. The fair also has its own app that can be downloaded from your mobile app store.The heat beat up the Clark County Fair over the weekend but John Morrison said there are plenty of reasons to visit in the next seven days.“I can recoup from this,” Morrison said Sunday evening after the mercury reached 93 in Vancouver. “The carnival was so good on Friday, the losses were almost made up.”The fair is a big business and Morrison, the fair manager/CEO and biggest booster, said he had hoped for 26,000 guests on Saturday and was 8,000 to 9,000 fairgoers shy of that.last_img read more