On Saturday, May 24, the Douglas County Fair board is hosting several events at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in conjunction with Ava Summer Fest activities. They are:
– parts swap meet starts at 10 a.m.;
– in the afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. Roadrunners are hosting a Classic Car Cruise-In; and
– Saturday evening, beginning at 6 p.m., a Car Demolition Derby. First place takes $1000, and the first three places receive gift certificates. Gate prices are: ages 12 and up, $5; children age 3-11, $3; age 2 and under, free.
In July, during the fair, the board is planning many events for daytime enjoyment, as well as the annual nighttime entertainment. Plans include school pride night and a truck demolition derby. The fair also includes livestock shows, a petting zoo and other fun exhibitors.
The Douglas County Fair board will meet on Tuesday, May 27, at 6 p.m. at the fairgrounds. The meetings are open to the public, and the board welcomes your attendance and participation.
For additional information on demolition derby events, please contact Vern Deatherage, 683-7419.