PHOTO: An artful flight at the Mid-State Fair

July 22, 2012 

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

JOE JOHNSTON — jjohnston@thetribunenews.com Buy Photo

  • CALIFORNIA 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 www.midstatefair.com. 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 http://bwcafe.tumblr.com.

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. www.midstatefair.com

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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