Produced by the Hamilton County Agricultural Society, the 158th Hamilton County Fair features a variety of events from demolition derbies to cooking contests to an exotic animal petting zoo. Fairgoers will enjoy live entertainment, classic midway rides and a cow-milking demonstration for curious city folk
4-11 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday; noon-10 p.m. Sunday. $5 admission; $5 parking. Carthage Fairgrounds, 7700 Vine St., Carthage, 513-761-4224, hamiltoncountyfair.com.