Sheryl Crow, Gary Allan to perform tonight
The 167th Canfield Fair will conclude today with an 8 p.m. concert at the grandstand featuring country performers Sheryl Crow and Gary Allan. Tickets are still available.
Over the course of her career, Crow has released seven studio albums and garnered nine Grammys. She’s had several hit songs, including “All I Wanna Do” and “If It Makes You Happy.”
Allan’s most recent release is “Set You Free,” his ninth studio album.
The grandstand box office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and tickets also can be purchased online by visiting the Canfield Fair’s website, www.canfieldfair.com.
Today’s attractions include derby, racing
Grandstand attractions for this morning include the Open Draft Horse Pig Iron Derby from 8 to 11 a.m., which will be followed by Harness Racing at noon.
A free seminar on how to read a race program, as well as wagering, will be offered trackside at 11:30 a.m.
Fair attendance Saturday was 75,827, which brings the four-day total to 173,981.
Last year’s Saturday attendance was 71,756, and the four-day total for 2012 was 176,830.
A spiral-bound cookbook filled with recipes from last year’s ribbon winners and friends is available to purchase for $10 in the Arts and Crafts Building.
For information about next year’s contests, or to obtain a 2014 Arts and Crafts Premium Book, contact the fair’s office beginning in March at 330-533-4107.
Blood donors needed
The American Red Cross will host a blood drive at the Canfield Fair, next to the Medical Building, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
Prospective donors should bring their photo ID or Red Cross donor card, as well as the names of medications they’re taking; eating a light meal of iron-rich foods and drinking plenty of water before giving blood is recommended. The actual donation takes about eight to 10 minutes.
Donors will receive a Red Cross T-shirt, while supplies last.