Washington County Fair runs through Saturday

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Carnival fans, your favorite week of the year is here.

Of course, we’re talking about the 2015 Washington County Fair, now underway and running through Saturday, Sept. 5 on the fairgrounds at 2536 N. McConnell Ave. in Fayetteville.

Gates open each day at 10 a.m. Carnival rides start at 5 p.m. (noon on Saturday) and close at about 10 p.m. most evenings. Friday and Saturday nights, the carnival is open late until 2 a.m.

There’s also a bull riding event on Saturday night. The 2015 Bull Buck Out begins at 7:30 p.m., with “Mutton Bustin‘” at 6:30 p.m.

Cost for entry at the fair is $5 for adults. Children ages 6 and under get in free.

For a full schedule of events visit mywashingtoncountyfair.com.

Daily specials

Wednesday: Kids get in free until 3 p.m.
Friday Midnight Madness armbands are $20 with a Pepsi can
Saturday: Armband $20 with Pepsi Can from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.