NEW MILFORD — The opening of the 159th Harford Fair is only days away. With everything the fair offers for all ages, one of the favorite spots on the fairgrounds is the Shade Pavilion, located in the center of the fairgrounds. This seating area offers free entertainment every day throughout fair week, Aug. 22 through 27.
Illusionist Jeremy Biesecker will perform Monday and Wednesday. Stan Kalafut and The Brass Majors will offer easy listening musical entertainment and rounding out the evening will be Them Boys. The Mountain View Chimettes, fifth and sixth grade students who perform with director Molly Birosak, will kick off Tuesday. In addition, the Tri-State Gospel Singers and Dani-elle will offer musical entertainment that same day. The Old Time Fiddlers, a group of fiddlers will play many old-time favorites with hand-clapping rhythms and The Tomahawks will provide evening entertainment. The popular John Wicks will return on Thursday in the Shade Pavilion.
The young vocalist and song writer Alex Creamer will perform on Friday and then dances with the Windwood Hill Dance Academy that afternoon. SNMBC Praise Band and Infinity will make for full-time entertainment in the pavilion throughout the day on Friday. Saturday wraps up the 159th fair with entertainment by the Lenoxville Band, one of the oldest continuously performing community bands, with both roaming and stage performances. Am Radio makes music for the evening as the fair winds down for another year.
Harford Fair offers other free entertainment daily and throughout the week some of which includes crafting demonstrators, Master Gardeners of Susquehanna County, Chainsaw Carving by Kevin Treat. Two free animal shows will provide family entertainment at both ends of the fairgrounds. The Royal Bengal Tigers Show is in the North Arena and new to the fair at the South End is Panfilov’s Performing Pets.
For specific days and times of performances and other information, visit harfordfair.com. Schedules are also available in the premium book and brochures.