PHOTO: An artful flight at the Mid-State Fair

July 22, 2012 

Fairgoers fly around the Wave Swinger at the Mid-State Fair.



    The California Mid-State Fair continues today through July 29 at the Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children ages 6 to 12. For more information, call 239-0655 or visit Check out the Tribune's Fair section as well.

Fairgoers fly around the Wave Swinger at the Mid-State Fair. Tribune photographer Joe Johnston captures life in black and white and shares the images at

What's happening today at the fair

The fair is open from noon to midnight; the box office is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 2198 Riverside Ave., Paso Robles.

Tickets: Adult (13+): $8; Child (6-12): $5; Senior (62+): $6.

Today’s schedule

9 a.m.: Dairy Goat Showmanship & Breeding Shows, Livestock Pavilion

9 a.m.: Open Horse Show, Equestrian Center

12 p.m.: Carnival and buildings open

1, 3, 5 & 7:30 p.m.: Mutton Bustin’, South End

2 p.m.: Tractor Races and Diaper Derby, Main Quad

3, 5 & 7 p.m.: Zoo to You, Headliner Stage

6 p.m.: Ladies & Lads Lead Competition, Livestock Pavilion

6 p.m.: Route 66 Obstacle Course Race, Paso Pete’s Ponderosa Stage

6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: Uncle Kracker, Frontier Stage

6:30 & 8:30 p.m.: Bangin’ 58’s, Mission Square

7:30 p.m.: Big Time Rush w/ Cody Simpson, Main Grandstand Stage

9 p.m.: KJUG Barn Dance, Headliner Stage

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