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VARIETY OF ENTERTAINMENT WILL ADD FLAIR TO FESTIVITIES

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When asked to describe the entertainment for this year's Utah County Fair, all fair director Francine Christensen could say was "wonderful!"

In conjunction with the first full-scale fair in two years, organizers have brought a full slate of entertainment for the fair's four days.Beginning with a grand opening performance on Wednesday night, the fair will include musical performances, magic exhibitions, talent contests and more. In fact, Thursday - the fair's senior citizens day - will include music on three stages from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The fair will also feature a Thursday, Aug. 11, concert by Lee Greenwood, the Grammy Award-winning country singer, who wrote the number "God Bless the U.S.A."

Christensen said audiences for the Greenwood concert, which will be at the Spanish Fork City Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena, may bring their own seats or blankets to get closer seating.

Other entertainment at the fair includes:

- JoDee Clark, the winner of the 1994 Rising Star Talent Competi-tion.

- Dale Myrberg, "The Yo-Yo Man," who has performed in two TV specials with the Smothers Brothers.

- The Lowe Family, U.S. representatives at the 1994 International Children's Festival in Shanghai, China.

- Korene Greenwood and the Freeway Band, third-place finalist on the Nashville Network's "You Can Be a Star" contest.

Tickets for the Lee Greenwood concert are $10 in advance from all Utah County First Security Bank locations, the photo departments of all Utah County Smith's Food King stores, the Petal Pantry in Payson and the fair office itself, 51 S. University Ave., Provo. Admission goes up to $12 the day of show.

All other entertainment is free with the price of the fair admission, $3 for adults, $2 for children and $7 per carload.