Tonight is opening night for the 2011 Lawrence County Fair here in Imboden.

Today, carnival workers were putting the final touches on the rides, concession stands and games at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Star Amusements opens tonight at 6pm with tickets available at the fair. Thursday night is Armband Night, advance purchase armbands are $12.00 and available at Shelter Insurance, Citizens Bank and Iberia Bank in Imboden.

A Gospel Singing with Ice Cream Social will be tonight, Wednesday at 7pm in the Gymnasium.

Livestock and Poultry judging will take place during fair week, booths and exhibits will be open for viewing all week.
Thursday- 8:00 am-12:00 am Check in entries into Educational Exhibit Building.

Friday and Saturday nights will be the Lawrence County PRCA Rodeo, Tickets-Adults $10.00, Kids (6-12) $6.00 and under 5 is free.

The Lawrence County Car Show will be held Saturday August 20th starting at 9am with Awards being handed out at 3pm.

Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office has it’s Mobile Command Center set up at the fairgrounds, Sheriff Jody Dotson invites everyone to stop by and visit.