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Every day at the Wood County Fair, Aug. 4-10, promises to be fun and action-paced, but Saturday – Concert Day – offers something extra special with country music’s Little Big Town performing at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $25 for reserved seats on the track and $20 in the grandstand. In addition, everyone must have a ticket and daily gate admission is $6 per person for those age 10 and over.

Though there is swine and junior fair state fair lamb weigh-in on Aug. 3, the fair opens to the public Aug. 4. Fair highlights by day:

Tuesday, Aug. 4: Veterans Day, includes harness racing at 1 p.m. and the official opening ceremony at 7:15 p.m., followed by the Youth Parade at 7:30 p.m. A baked goods auction at 9 p.m. in the Home and Garden World area caps the day.

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Enjoy hot, hot, hot summertime fun all month long

Ongoing
• Discover Downtown Toledo Walking Tours, Thursdays noon to 1 p.m., July 9-Sept. 17. Call 419-259-5207 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for meeting locations and destinations.
• Through Aug. 2: First Lady Style: White House Gowns, Hayes Presidential Center, corner of Hayes and Buckland, Fremont. The exhibit brings together 29 original and reproduction gowns worn by American First Ladies plus a collection of miniature copies of inaugural gowns worn by every First Lady through Hillary Clinton. 800-998-7737 or ww.rbhayes.org

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Enjoy rodeo fun at the Ottawa County Fair July 21. (Photo by Rayne Sherman, Lansing, MI.)

The 2009 Ottawa County Fair will be held July 20-26 at the fairgrounds, located 2.5 miles east of Oak Harbor on SR 163.

Mechanical rides will begin July 21 at 3 p.m. Ride prices are $10 3 p.m. to close Tuesday; and on Wednesday through Sunday, the cost is $10 to ride noon to 5 p.m.; $12 to ride 6-11 p.m.; and $15 all day.

General admission is $5 for 9 and older. Free admission Tuesday until 2 p.m., all day Tuesday for veterans and on Wednesday for senior citizens.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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