The gates at the Skowhegan State Fair open at 7 a.m. every day of the 10 days it runs. From then until when the midway closes at 11 p.m. each night, it’s fence-to-fence action, from 4-H and other agricultural shows to midway rides, to the demolition derby, independent wrestling, tractor pulls, laser tag, music, dance and a high-wire act.

Sunday’s schedule includes the Kennebec River Woodsmen Championship, which begins at 10 a.m. and includes sawing, chopping and tree-felling events.

The 4-H Day Parade is at 11:30 a.m., the exhibition halls open at noon and the midway and harness racing begins at 1 p.m.

The ever-popular demolition derby was held Friday night, but it also takes place Monday and again Friday, at 7 p.m. each night.

Monday is Senior Citizens Day. Anyone age 62 and older gets in for $4 admission. Regular admission costs $10 Sunday and Monday, as well as Friday and Saturday. Monday through Thursday, admission costs $8.

The fair continues through Saturday, Aug. 22.

For a full fair schedule and information about multi-day passes and other fair details, go to

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