Jefferson County Fair Set To Open Tuesday


Amusement rides, food and farm animals - you'll find them all at the Jefferson County Fair.

The fairgrounds in Watertown is a buzz of activity right now. 

the concessions are being set up, the rides are rolling in and the tents are filling up with animals. 

Tuesday is opening day of the 196th fair - one with a big focus on the area's number one industry - agriculture.

"That's actually why we're here to help educate the public on agriculture and dairy cattle and the beef cattle that are here," said John Anderson, who is showing cows.

There's a dog show and a rabbit show as well as a spelling bee in the morning Tuesday. 

The midway opens at 1 p.m.

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Friday, December 9, 2016
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