County Fair Time

Dutchess event opens Aug. 21

The Dutchess County Fair opens in Rhinebeck on Tuesday, Aug. 21, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 26. Hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

The fair showcases local agriculture and horticulture with 12 barns of animals and daily competitions. There is also Century Museum Village, which features turn-of-the-century tools and demonstrations, a marketplace with 300 food and craft vendors, pig racing, live music, magic shows and carnival rides.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for seniors and military. Children ages 11 and younger are admitted free. See The grandstand schedule includes performances by The Wallflowers, Kane Brown, Chris Lane, Kip Moore and The Little Creek Band.

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