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That time of year

Kids enjoy the rides at the first day of the fair. | Blake Bell/Star-News

Kids enjoy the rides at the first day of the fair. | Blake Bell/Star-News

Wanna ride? Then come on out to the Kiwanis Covington County Fair this week through Sunday. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Here’s the schedule and admissions cost:

• Today: 10 a.m. until noon, and on the midway only, there’s free admission for disabled citizens only. Pay one price of $20, and ride until closing, or buy individual tickets. Tonight is also the Tiny Miss Covington County Fair at 6:30 p.m. Active military and reserve military receive free admission with military ID.

• Wednesday: It’s family night! Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for children. Pay one price of $15 and ride until closing or buy individual tickets. Entertainment for the night is the youth search for talent (grades 7-12) at 6:30 p.m. Prize money will be paid for winners: first place, $150; second place, $75; and third place, $25.

• Thursday: It’s senior night. For those aged 65 and over, admission is $4. Everyone else pay one price of $20, and ride until closing, or buy individual tickets. Entertainment for the night is the youth search for talent (grades kindergarten through 6th) at 6:30 p.m.