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Day 224: The Spring Fair 2012, Puyallup, WA

It’s that time of year again…The Puyallup Spring Fair is happening April 19 – 22 (4 days only!).

There is TONS of FREE things to do at the fair. Take your pick and have a great time…

Free Entertainment

Dock Dogs: This new sport challenges dogs to dash down a specially built 40-foot canine runway and jump headlong into a large portable swimming pool filled with 27,000 gallons of water. The longest distance jump wins! Enjoy the spectacular abilities of these amazing dogs.

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs: Stop by and watch piglets race around a track for the coveted prize of a peanut butter cup at the finish line.

Timberworks Lumberjack Show: Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. No, it’s not Superman – these “men of steel” are lumberjacks in the Timberworks Lumberjack Show. The NEW show includes century-old skills like axe throwing, chopping, log rolling, cross cut sawing, hot sawing and chainsaw carving. To pass idle time in logging camps, lumberjacks would challenge each other in a head-to-head competition.

Danny Vernon Illusion of Elvis: With the voice, look, and passion of the twentieth century icon, Danny Vernon recaptures Elvis Presley’s appeal! This show is sure to be fun entertainment for the whole family!

Gothard Sisters: A show with this talented trio of sisters includes fast fiddle numbers, singing ballads, and champion Irish step dancing incorporated into exciting numbers featuring country, Irish, flamenco, and rock influences, as well as stories, educational tidbits, and a good time for audiences of all ages.

KKWF Presents JT HodgesDetailsCountry fans want to hunt down JT Hodges, Texas newcomer, after getting a listen to his infectious summer single, “Hunt You Down.” Plus, there’s plenty more to be pursued in Hodges alternately tender and raucous Show Dog – Universal Music debut. Fans are quickly finding out that behind those baby blue eyes lies the seasoned soul of a country-rock classicist. Check out his show at the Coca-Cola Stage.

Northwest Jr Rodeo: From the littlest to the champion bull rider, these young contestants bring big hearts and the cowboy spirit. The NWJR kick-off event for 2012 will feature bareback riding,, bull riding, team roping, breakaway roping, barrel racing, goat tying, pole bending, dummy roping and more! Free with Fair admission, Friday – Sunday. Located in Paulhamus Arena, south end of the Fairgrounds.

Rockaraoke Contest: Rockaraoke takes karaoke to the next level with a live band covering over 400 songs for you to sing to. More info

Let’s Pretend Wild West Show: Little ones will love being part of a Wild West show. This is an impromptu stage show for children, where they are the entertainment. They are selected from the audience and choose costumes they want to wear: cowboys and cowgirls, cows, horses and other Wild West characters.

Puyallup Spring Fair Choir & Ensemble Festival: This festival features some of the region’s most accomplished choral and ensemble groups including the Total Experience Gospel Choir with Tracie Davis as the very special Mistress of Ceremonies. Don’t miss this memorable event taking place at the Showplace Stage on Saturday, April 21, noon – 5 pm.

Ag Magic Show: Go back to the agricultural roots of the Puyallup Valley! Whether you’re a Kid or a parent, you can help make the magic happen AND test your own agricultural knowledge.

Red Hatters: Enjoy fun and activities just for Red Hatters. New this year is the Great Red Hat Houdini Caper. Can you make a bunny disappear? And back for the 4th year is the hat contest – with a “Down on the Farm” theme! Bring your decorated hat to the Garden Stage.

Face Painting: Kids 12 & under can get their face painted for FREE! Face painting is located indoors in KidZone!

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Kenton Becker is a local mortgage loan officer specializing in helping families buy or refinance homes in Puyallup and surrounding areas. He specializes in FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional financing and many other unique programs to help each client achieve home ownership success. Kenton Becker was born and raised in Puyallup  and currently lives and works here as well.

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