Need a ride to the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden? The Whatcom Transportation Authority is offering free rides, plus special service to the fair. Details: ridewta.com.
Here’s the Northwest Washington Fair schedule for Thursday, Aug. 18:
Hours: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. through Saturday, Aug. 20; carnival rides and games for all ages open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
Where: Northwest Washington Fair and Events Center, 1775 Front St., Lynden.
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Cost: Gate admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 62 and older, and $7 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and younger are admitted for free.
11:30 a.m.: Confirmation 6, all hitches.
Noon and 5 p.m.: Horse shows.
7:30 p.m.: The Gaither Vocal Band, featuring Gospel Music Hall of Famer Bill Gaither. Tickets, in addition to fair admission, are $25 for reserved grandstand seats and $35 for preferred seats.
▪ Banner Bank Festival Stage:
11:15 a.m.: NWSilverstars, competitive cheerleading
Noon: Sterling Dietz, magician.
1:30 p.m.: Time Benders, classic rock, pop.
2:30 p.m.: Tammy Harris Barton, hypnotist.
4 p.m.: Sterling Dietz, magician.
5:30 p.m.: Tammy Harris Barton, hypnotist.
7 p.m.: Time Benders, classic rock, pop.
▪ Reco Stage: 11 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m.: Predators of the Heart wildlife show
▪ Water Tower: 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m.: Wenatchee Youth Circus