Chaffee County Fair kicks off with Mark Chesnutt concert on July 22
The Chaffee County Fair Board announced that a Mark Chesnutt concert will kick off the 2017 county fair. The event will take place Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Chaffee County Fair and Rodeo Grounds in Poncha Springs, Colo. (5 miles west of Salida). The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and the tickets are on sale now for $30 each at http://www.chaffeecountyfair.com. A schedule of events can be found on the website, as well.
This concert will kick off a week of fair activities running through Sunday, July 30, 2017. Some of the grand events include 4H livestock shows and projects, U.S. Forest Service Mule String & Packing Clinic, Rocky Mountain Bull Fry, music performances and dances, Muttin’ Bustin’, steer riding, catch-a-pig, Mountain States Ranch Rodeo, CPRA Rodeo, performances by the Westernaires, and much more. The Chaffee County Fair is north of U.S. Hwy. 50 at the intersection of County Road 127 and County Road 120, just outside Poncha Springs.❖
— Chaffee County Fair