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Weekend Roundup: A fairly full weekend in Moffat County

The 99th annual Moffat County Fair is up and running, and even if don't consider yourself farm folk, odds are you can find something going on this weekend you'll enjoy.

Friday fair festivities

The 99th annual Moffat County Fair offers many activities Friday, ranging from the swine show, rabbit show and poultry show to rodeo slack performances to Moffat County Older American Day picnic lunch and Senior Social Center activities followed by bingo and root beer floats.
A full schedule is available online.
When: Runs all day Friday, starts at 8 a.m.
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way
Cost: Free
For more information: Call 970-824-9180 or visit moffatcountyfair.com

The family that eats together…

Boys & Girls Club of Craig will host a family barbecue Friday, sponsored by AmeriGas. Parents are encouraged to attend for a free meal and see what the club has to offer.
When: 11:30 a.m. Friday
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Craig, 1324 E. Highway 40
Cost: Free
For more information: Call 970-826-0411

Homemade goodness

The Downtown Craig Farmers Market takes place each Friday afternoon at Alice Pleasant Park.
The gathering is full of local vendors selling homegrown produce, homemade delicacies, specialty artisan crafts and other unique goods.
Organizers are also taking applications for additional booths.
A special drum circle presentation will take place at 3 p.m. each week, as well, and all are welcome to join.
When: Noon to 6 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 26
Where: Alice Pleasant Park, 500 block of Yampa Avenue
Cost: Free to attend; booth space is $10 per event, $25 per month or $50 for the summer
For more information: Call 970-274-1792

A little bit country, a little bit rock 'n roll

Friday night at the fair will be packed with entertainment as the third annual Ridin' & Riggin' Days Rodeo offers cowboys thrills galore. During intermission will be the yearly Catch-a-Pig Contest for kids ages 5 to 13 to catch their own oinker.
Following the arena action will be a concert by country singer Jake Gill.
When: Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rodeo starts at 7 p.m. Friday; Catch-a-Pig Contest at intermission; concert at 9 p.m.
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way
Cost: Tickets for the night are $20 for ages 16 and older; $15 for ages 6 to 15; free to ages 5 and younger
For more information: Call 970-824-9180 or visit moffatcountyfair.com

Full fair fun

Throughout the day Saturday, the fair schedule will feature hours of activities for all ages, starting with a free pancake breakfast by the local FFA. Register your kids for events like Bucket Calf, Sheep Lead and Cowboy Baby contests, or get in with all ages for things like the Ranch Games obstacle course, photo contest, salsa and guacamole contests, watermelon-eating contest, community barbecue, antique tractor pulls, human hamster balls, rock climbing wall, mechanical bull, tractor contest, lawnmower races or late night dance.
A full schedule with contest rules is available online.
When: Runs all day Saturday, starts at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way
Cost: Free
For more information: Call 970-824-9180 or visit moffatcountyfair.com

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Physical challenge

Trapper Fitness Center will partner with Craig Fire/Rescue for the Firefighter-Like Agility Course and Fun Run Saturday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds.
Teams of three to five people will test their physical capabilities on a special course. All ages and experience levels are welcome, with anyone under 18 required to be on a team with their parent or guardian.
All participants will receive a free hat from the event, with prizes going to the winners.
Proceeds will benefit local charitable causes.
When: 9 a.m. Saturday
Where: Moffat County Fairgrounds, 640 E. Victory Way
Cost: $20 per team
For more information: Call 970-824-6932 or visit Trapper's Facebook page.