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Utah State Fair highlights,

Thursday, Sept. 4:

All day events:

$1 admission all day.

Ag-Venture Tent (West Center Mall)

All Creatures Barnyard Racers (West Center Mall)

Big Cat Safari Display (south of Grand Building)

Centennial Village (south of arena)

Chain Saw Carvings (carvings and bid sheets located on the East Center Mall)

Dairy Farmers of Utah Butter Cow Sculpture (Promontory Hall)

Native American Pow-Wow (Specialty Tent)

New & Antique Farm Machinery Display (West Center Mall & Promontory Hall)

Scrapbook Demo/CockADoodle Design 5-8 p.m. (Creative Arts/Conference Center)

Utah Olympic Oval Bungee Jump (East Center Mall)

Working Artist/Warren Archer, sculptor (Fine Arts/Bonneville Building)

Xbox Odyssey (east end of Fairpark)

Special events:

3 p.m. — Big Cat Safari Show (south of Grand Building)

3 p.m. — Jerry Muir "Master of the Chain Saw" (East Center Mall)

3 p.m. — Tracy Gibbons/singer and songwriter (Gazebo)

3:30 p.m. — Maxinettes/singing and dancing grannies (Pioneer Stage).

3:30 p.m. — All Creatures Barnyard Racers (West Center Mall)

4 p.m. — Maxx Air Force Motorcycle Stunt Team (East Center Mall)

4:30 p.m. — Taylor Williams & Friends/classic pop and show tunes (Meadow Gold Family Fun Floor)

5 p.m. — Big Cat Safari Show (south of Grand Building) and Cowboy Poets (Village Stage)

6 p.m. — Dan Mink the Rhinestone Roper/trick roping (Village Stage).

7 p.m. — Miss Utah State Scholarship program and PRCA Rodeo (Arena)

8 p.m. — The Neighbors/classic rock 'n' roll (Plaza Stage)

8:30 p.m. — Music Competition Winner's Recital (Pioneer Stage)

Other information:

Utah State Fair is at 1000 W. North Temple. Admission (except for $1 today) is $5 for adults (Monday through Thursday) and $7 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Seniors are $5, and youths ages 6-16 are $4. Children 5 and under are free. Gate accepts cash and credit cards only.

Fair hours (except 3-10 p.m. today) are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Parking is $4 Monday-Thursday and $5 on Friday-Sunday.

UTA buses 18, 19, 20, 34 and 50 access the Fairpark.

For more information, call 538-FAIR on go online to: www.utahstatefair.com.