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Madera Fair Hosts 1700 Third Graders & Scotty McCreery Rocks

MADERA - Over 1700 third graders from the school's of the Madera Unified School District descended on the Madera Fairgrounds for Kid's Day. The kids went through the buildings and visited the lions and tigers and lizards. Oh my.

The folks from the Jamie Oliver Big Rig Teaching Kitchen showed the kids which foods to eat for a healthier lifestyle. The kitchen is at the fair all week and the instructors are putting on cooking demonstrations for parents and kids.

Madera Fair Kicks Off With Los Lobos

MADERA - The Madera Fair kicked off it's 2013 season Thursday with cheerleaders, barbeque and Los Lobos. The gates opened at 5pm, as it will tonight, to crowds of cheerleaders taking the stage for dance offs.

Local clubs like the Breakfast Lions, who have been feeding the kids out at livestock all week, and Pan American fired up their grills for burgers and tacos. In fact if you are looking for the best food value at the fair, the Breakfast Lions Club has a cheeseburger combo meal for only $4 with chips and a drink.Plus the Breakfast Lions have the cheapest soda at the fair. A can for one dollar.

Madera Fair's Watching Country Star Rodney Atkins

MADERA - There are three days in the books for the 2012 edition of the Madera District Fair. On Saturday the community gathered to support the kids from the FFA and 4H with the Junior Livestock Auction.

Last year, the fair set a record with the amount of money raised and this year it is expected to be even bigger. A goat sold for $27 dollars a pound, a turkey sold for over $700; with numbers like this that goal should be easy to achieve.

Slug Bug in Madera: VW Spring Fest 2013

MADERA - If you were anywhere near the Madera Fair Grounds Sunday you probably have a very black and blued arm from all the "Slug Bugging" going on in the area. A few hundred vintage Volkswagen enthusiast descended on the fair grounds to celebrate everything air cooled at the 2013 Madera Spring Fling.

There was a car show with nearly every model of vintage and modern Volkswagen on display. Over on the grass venders were selling everything from cars and car parts to t-shirts and hats. There was even one booth with vintage toys and Coca-Cola items. And lets not forget the VW Hot Wheels Drag Racing for the "kids".

Madera Fair's Rockin the Paridise with Styx

MADERA - The kids of the Madera Unified School District descended on the Madera Fairgrounds Friday morning for a few hours of cotton candy, animals and education. Education at the Madera Fairgrounds? Yes, there is plenty of education going on at the fairgrounds this weekend. There is the lumberjack display, lumber town, master gardeners and of course the animals the kids from the FFA and 4H have out at the barns.

Madera Fair Ends It's Successful Four Day Run

MADERA - The gates have closed on the 2012 edition of the Madera District Fair and what a great time was had by all. The concert line up this year was awesome from Thursday night's "Tower of Power" to Saturday night's Rodney Atkins. Did I mention the legendary classic rock band "Styx"?

Madera Fair Kicks Off With A Little Soul - With a Capital "S"

MADERA - It's time to Party Down in Lumber Town as the Madera District Fair opened it's gates Thursday night to thousands of patrons. The first things guests may have noticed when they entered the fairgrounds was the old Floriculture Building is gone. It's been replaced with a working waterwheel and a representation of the old Sugar Pine Lumber Mill that once sat out on Tozer Road near the site of Millview School.


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