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What's new at the fair this year?

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One of the first questions fair-goers ask each year is "What's new at the Fair this year?" Here's a list of exhibits, etc. that are new to the Fair this year.

Carnival: Carnival enthusiasts will be "buzzing" about the two new spectacular rides being
brought to the Fair this year by carnival provider Butler Amusements.

  • Spin-Out - Made in England, the ride stands 45 feet high and has six four-passenger
    seats. There are only eight Spinouts traveling carnivals in the United States.
  • Super Shot - Imagine sitting about 90 feet in mid air with your feet dangling then CLICK!
    Now accelerating towards the earth you SCREAM. Gently the car glides slows to a stop
    via its magnetic braking system. Twelve passengers at a time will scream with delight
    aboard the Fair's newest two-minute ride.

P.O.P. Specials: In addition to the new rides, visitors can take advantage of special
promotions featuring pay-one-price bracelets. The discounted P.O.P. bracelet days will
be Friday (Sept. 7), Monday (Sept. 10), Tuesday (Sept. 11), Wednesday (Sept. 13), and
Thursday (Sept. 14).

P.O.P. bracelets allowing unlimited access to Butler Amusement
rides will be offered for $20.00 on the discounted days. Visitors to the Fair desiring the
thrill of unlimited rides on days other than listed may obtain the bracelets for $25.00.

Mutton Busting: Contestants age 6 years and younger and weighing less than 60 pounds
attempt to stay on a sheep for a thrilling six-second ride. Possibly one of the hottest attractions at this year's Fair, Mutton Busting provides tremendous excitement and entertainment for both the young competitors and fair visitors. Opportunities to compete and view the contest occur daily on the North Lawn southeast of the Agriculture Building.

Further information may be found at www.tommygproductions.com.

Super Science Company: Replacing the OMSI exhibit this year is "Fun with Physics" brought by
the Super Science Company. The interactive science exhibit brings sixteen hundred (1,600)
square feet of fun and education for all ages.

The area includes mind bogglers, simple machines, magnetic walls, and kids construction area. Further information may be found at www.supersciencecompany.com.

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