Aug 27, 2010 2:21 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

This weekend at the Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair is in full swing in Pueblo, including a Pancake Breakfast at the Gold Dust Saloon Saturday morning, followed by the State Fair Parade through downtown beginning at 10 am. 

Here's what's on the schedule this weekend--


Friday, August 27

Home Brew Competition
10:00 am - Special Events Tent - (East Patio of the Agricultural Pavilion)

Legislative Beef Show
4:00 pm - Fountain Park prior to Legislative Barbecue
2010 marks the first year for the Colorado State Fair Legislative Beef Show. Various Colorado legislative officials will be paired with a Jr. Market Steer exhibitor, whom will teach the legislator how to exhibit or show their steer.

Roller Derby--Jail House Jawbreakers vs. Rocky Mountain Roller Girls
6:30pm - Events Center - Kids 4-11 $1/Adults $15

Emerson Drive & 50th PRCA Dodge Rodeo presented by Big R
Rodeo starts at 7:00 pm followed by concert - Budweiser Rodeo Arena - $20
Discounted tickets are available at all Big R Stores!


Saturday, August 28

4-H Dog Show
9:00 am - Events Center

Bruce Sarafian - World Record Juggler
12:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Performs at the Young at Heart Children's Dentistry Kid's Fun Fountain, but also roams the Fairgrounds throughout the day.

Good Ol' Burgers
Everyone Loves Good Ol' Burgers! Their menu is popular with its "Burger by the Pound," which offers a ½ lb., 1 lb., 1 ½ lb. and the infamous 2 lb. Belly Buster Burger. With unique large portions they have been able to create something special for State Fair attendees. Located in the Plaza.

Foam Fest 2010
6:00 to 10:00 pm -Special Events Tent (East Patio of the Agricultural Pavilion) - $20 (does not include gate)

Blake Shelton & 50th PRCA Dodge Rodeo
Rodeo starts at 7:00 pm followed by concert - Budweiser Rodeo Arena - $20


Sunday, August 29

Today at the Fair...

Military Appreciation Day presented by KCCY 96.9
Active military personnel, with proof of military affiliation, receive FREE gate admission. Retired, discharged military and family members of active military receive $3 off gate admission.

Colorado "Dueling Cooks" Challenge
1:00 pm & 4:00 pm - Creative Arts Building Kitchen

Special Military Appreciation Concert presented by KCCY
5:00pm - WeatherPORT Tent

50th PRCA Dodge Rodeo
7:00 pm - Budweiser Rodeo Arena - $10 and active military, with valid ID, can take advantage of a $5 rodeo ticket




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