77th Manchester Community Fair.:
Aug. 9–13. Carnival midway rides and games (beginning Aug. 10), concessions, tractor pulls, livestock shows, live music, and more. Rides & games open at 3 p.m. (Wed.-Fri.) & 1 p.m. (Sat.); on Friday, “Toddler Time” rides (1-3 p.m.) suitable for age 7 & under. Also, an opening parade (Aug. 9, 6:30 p.m.), an International Demolition Derby (Aug. 10, 7 p.m.), Drag Races (Aug 11, 7 p.m.), a Rodeo (Aug 12, 7 p.m.), Side by Side and Pit Bike Races (Aug 13, 7 p.m.). For complete schedule, see ManchesterFair.org. 5–10 p.m. (Tues.), 2–10 p.m. (Wed. & Thurs.), noon–10 p.m. (Fri.), & 9 a.m.–10 p.m. (Sat.), Alumni Memorial Field, E. Vernon & Wolverine, Manchester. Admission: $7 (kids age 5 & under, free; fair pass, $30). Sat. before 3 p.m., $5. Wristbands for rides, price TBA. 428–8429 (fair week only), ManchesterFair@yahoo.com., . . . . . .