Southeast Missouri District Fair grandstand entertainment

Friday, September 11, 2009

SATURDAY

Antique tractor pull

The Egypt Mills Antique Tractor Club will have a free antique tractor pull at 8:30 a.m. with tractors from the 1930s and 1940s pulling thousands of pounds through the dirt to see who can haul the most despite age.

Hotrod truck and tractor pull

The East Central Missouri Tractor Pullers Association attracts trucks, tractors and people who love to see their strengths. The hotrod truck and tractor pull starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $9.

SUNDAY

Midwest Classic Horse Show

A pet parade starts the festivities at 1 p.m. with no burros or horses allowed in this initial event. Then comes 26 categories of equestrian competition. The Midwest Classic Horse Show is a free event.

MONDAY

Hotrod truck and tractor pull

Big bad tractors and souped up trucks battle it out for bragging rights at the hotrod truck and tractor pull by KenTen Pullers and Pure Country C-106. Engines start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $9.

TUESDAY

Dual demolition derby

The dual demolition derby, a smashing success in past years, returns to the grandstand at 7:30 p.m. See car shells with fun paint smash each other to pieces. Last one running wins. Ticket are $9.

WEDNESDAY

Ninth annual Heartland Idol karaoke finals

River Radio has spent the year looking for talent in Southeast Missouri and the ninth annual Heartland Idol karaoke finals shows what the area's got. This free grandstand event starts at 7:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Little Big Town

The first of three nights of superstar country performers features Little Big Town. The Southern foursome starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $32 and $27 in advance and include fair admission.

FRIDAY

Joe Nichols

Country heartthrob Joe Nichols sings his popular tunes like "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" and maybe some from his upcoming album,"Old Things New," to be released Oct. 27. Tickets are $23 and $27. Show starts at 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

John Michael Montgomery

From "Life's a Dance" in 1992 to his new "All in a Day," John Michael Montgomery has entertained audiences for more than a decade with heartfelt songs and baritone voice. Catch him live at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27 and $23.

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