Entertainment set at 2012 West End Fair
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.