By CHRIS LADD
The Sumner County Fair kicked off on Monday.
The fair takes place now through Saturday, July 14.
The gates will open each night at 5 p.m. at the Sumner County Fairgrounds located at 222 Fairground Road in Gallatin.
Among the highlights this year are the Sumner County Beauty pageants that will take place starting
Tuesday night. The pageants wrap-up on Thursday night with the Fairest of the Fair.
A cruise-in will take place beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday night. On Saturday night, TennPenn Performing Arts Company will be performing from 4:30 through 6 p.m.
This year the fair will have the rides, food, games, pageants, exhibits, giveaways, and more.
For more information about the Sumner County Fair you can pick up a fair book at the Sumner County UT Extension, 658 Hartsville Pike, Gallatin, TN 37066.
2018 Sumner County Fair Schedule
Monday, July 9
2 p.m.-7 p.m. Entry of All Exhibits. All articles will be received between these hours.
8 p.m. Giveaway
Tuesday, July 10
9 a.m. Judging of entries
6 p.m. Baby Contest
Wednesday, July 11
10-11 a.m. Entries received for adult baking contest
10:30-11:30 a.m. Entries received for Youth Baking Contest
11 a.m. Judging of Adult Baking Entries
11:30-12:30 p.m. Judging of Youth Baking Entries
12 p.m. Pick up of Adult Baking Entries
4-5:30 p.m. Children’s Day
6 p.m. Little Miss Beauty Contest
8 p.m. Junior Miss Beauty Contest
Thursday, July 12
5:30-6 p.m. Entries for 4-H Fun with Fashion Show
6 p.m. 4-H Fun with Fashion show begins
6 p.m. Teen Fairest of the Fair Beauty Contest
8 p.m. Fairest of the Fair Beauty Contest
Friday, July 13
5 p.m. Cruise In
Saturday, July 14
4:30-6 p.m. Musical Theater Concert
Sunday, July 15
1:30-2:30 p.m. Pick up all entries