Gather at the Missouri State Fair on Friday, Aug. 19, for Missouri Electric Cooperatives (MEC) Day. Be one of the first 1,500 visitors to the MEC Building on this day and receive a free LED light bulb. View the building schedule on our website.
Below are highlights for Friday, Aug. 19:
- Great free entertainment including Honky-Tonk Dream and Dirt Road Addiction on the Budweiser Stage and The Groovy Guy Show and Motown & More on the Touchstone Energy Stage.
- Homegrown Singer Contest Semi Final Round, sponsored by Bimbo Bakeries USA, at 4 p.m. on the Budweiser Stage.
- Livestock shows and competitive exhibit contests, including dairy and beef cattle, swine, goats, gypsy horse shows, floriculture and home economics.
- Draft Horse Hitches at 6 p.m. in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.
- Rock-It the Robot and Professor Farquar & Polecat Annie strolling the fairgrounds.
- Military Flag Retreat Ceremony honoring Charles “Dean” Rhine, of Rocheport, sponsored by Capital Materials, Starline Brass and Retrieving Freedom, at 5:30 p.m. by the flagpole located at the Historic Administration Building.
- KC and the Sunshine Band with The Four Tops at 7:30 p.m. in the State Fair Grandstand, presented by CFM Insurance; tickets available for purchase online or at the State Fair Box Office.
- Bull Riding Competition at 8 p.m. in the State Fair Arena; tickets available for purchase online or at the State Fair Box Office.
Visit our website for more information on additional highlights for Missouri Electric Cooperatives Day, Friday, Aug. 19.