The West End Fair Association announces its entertainment line up for the 2012 West End Fair, held in Gilbert.
This year's fair will run Sunday, Aug. 26-Saturday, Sept. 1. Free admission daily for ages 10 and under.
On Sunday, Fair Preview Day, the gates will open at 10 a.m. with a $3 admission for 11 years and up, free admission for age 10 and under. All exhibit buildings are closed for judging but the Fair Museum is open from 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
The gates and exhibit buildings are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 12-10 p.m. and on Wednesday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Admission is $5 for 11 years of age and older.
There is free parking and free stage shows
Senior Citizens Day is Wednesday with a $3 admission for senior citizens 65 and older.
Children's Day is Thursday with games starting at 2 p.m. and the drawing at 4:30 p.m.
Service animals are allowed but no pets.
Main Stage and Bank Shell Shows are free
The entertainment at the Band Shell will be: Sunday, Aug. 26, Melody's Dance Studio 3 p.m., Olympik Karate 5:30 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 27, Pleasant Valley High School Band 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 28, Joe Nagele 1, 3, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 29-, Dan & Galla Show 1, 2:30, 4:30 p.m., Frank Ziro Karaoke 7-10 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 30, McElliot Irish Dance 5:30 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 31, Warren Ryerson Karaoke 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 1, Elite Dance 2 p.m., Olympik Karate 6 p.m.
The entertainment on the Main Stage will be: Sunday, Aug. 26, Nicole Donatone 12, 2, 4 p.m., Vesper Service 6:30 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 27, John Hamby & Southern Comfort 1, 3, 4:30 p.m., The Cramer Brothers 6, 7:30, 9 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 28, Len & The Sidekicks 12, 2, 3:30 p.m., Twitty Fever 5:30, 7:30, 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 29, Joe Bonson and Coffee Run 12,1:30, 3:30 p.m., Senior program 4:30 p.m., The Van Dells 6:30, 8:30 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 30, Jean & American Dream 12:30, 2, 3:30 p.m., Children's Day Drawing 4:30 p.m., Jesse Wade Gang 6, 7:30, 9 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 31, Steel Creek Country Band 12, 2, 4 p.m., AM Radio 7, 9 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 1, The Large Flowerheads 12, 1:30, 3:30 p.m., Chris Higbee 7, 9 p.m., Wood Carving Auction 4:30 p.m.
In the Arena: Sunday, Aug. 26, West End Quarter Midget Racing Club 11 a.m., Fireworks 9:30 p.m.; Monday, Aug. 27, Figure 8 Championship Double Race 7:30 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 28, Demolition Derby #1 Big Cars/Minivans 7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 29, Antique Tractor Pull 11 a.m., Demolition Derby #2 Compacts/Pickups/Lawnmowers 7 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 30, Demolition Derby #3 Big Cars/Compacts/Rollover Competition 7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 31, Interstate Sanctioned Tractor Pull 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 1-Garden Tractor Pull 10 a.m., New Penn Jersey 4x4 truck pull 6 p.m.
The West End Fair advanced admission discounted tickets are on sale now for $20 for six tickets (per book.)
Tickets are available at: Beltzville Bar & Grill, Pohopoco Drive, Kunkletown; DiMarcos Bakery, Route 209, Brodheadsville; Kunkletown General Store, Kunkletown; or by mailing a self-addressed stamped envelope to Pat Schneider, PO Box 84, Reeders, PA 18352.
Visit the Fair's website for more information at www.westendfairgilbertpa.com.