Wilson County Fair continues this weekend with dozens of options sure to please anyone in the family.
Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, and the carnival opens at noon Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.
Gates, buildings and the carnival open Monday at 5 p.m.
Admission for adults is $7, for children ages 6-12 is $5 and for children ages 5 and under is free.
Saturday’s theme, Tennessee Lottery Day, will include events such as the Bicycle Ride Around Wilson County, the Super Pull, featuring four-wheel-drive trucks as well as tractors, Sacred Harp Singing and the 13 and Up Amateur Talent Show.
Visitors can see the best of poultry and rabbits, as well as watch sheep dog demonstrations.
Local cooks and bakers will face off in a salsa competition as well as the Pillsbury Pet-Ritz Baking Championship, and even a cookie decorating contest.
The $1,000 Cash Giveaway drawing will again be held each day of the fair.
Sunday’s theme, Red, White and Blue Day – You “BEE”long at the Fair, will include such events as a church service in Fiddlers Grove featuring the Lebanon First Baptist Church Choir and the Immanuel Baptist Church Choir.
Some of the area’s best animals will take center stage with a cat show, a dog show, a dairy goat show, a stock horse show and even a miniature donkey show.
Additionally, Rachel’s Challenge Rally will be held Sunday.
Monday, the Fairest of the Fair Pageant will take center stage.
In addition, there will be a picnic for seniors age 60 and older, and Ivan Parker and Friends will perform in concert.
The fair will draw to a close for the evening at 10 p.m. with the nightly fireworks show.