If you go: Manatee County Fair
When: Fair gates open at noon Saturday.
Hours: Admission: $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, free for children under 5, $7 for seniors older than 55, $5 for active military with ID and $20 for midway armbands (from noon to midnight).
Location: 1402 14th Ave. W., Palmetto.
Paid parking: Available on south end of fairgrounds at Church on the Rock on 14th Avenue West and at Palmetto High School after school hours.
Schedule: Events include 15th annual baby contest, ninth Annual BBQ Competition and Show-Me Safari Pig Races.