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Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2007

Lawrence Datebook

August 2, 2007

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2 Today

Douglas County Fair: petting zoo, 1 p.m.-10 p.m.; carnival, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.; antique tractor pull, 6 p.m.; music by Chuck Mead, 8 p.m.; Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Lawrence Board of Zoning Appeals, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

3 FRIDAY

Douglas County Fair: bale-throwing contest, 6 p.m.; carnival, 6 p.m.-midnight; music by Within, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.; demolition derby, 7:30 p.m.; Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

Fiftieth Annual Threshing Bee, antique and classic tractor pull, 7 p.m., Threshing Bee Grounds, 16 and 92 highways, McLouth.

4 SATURDAY

Downtown Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 824 N.H.

Douglas County Fair: turtle race, 9 a.m.; petting zoo, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; carnival, 1 p.m.-11 p.m.; hot rod tractor and truck pull, 7 p.m.; music by Twang Daddies, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.; Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

Fiftieth Annual Threshing Bee: garden tractor pull, 11 a.m.; Flint Hills Truck Pulling & Outlaw Hotrod /Mini-Rod Association tractor pull, 7 p.m., Threshing Bee Grounds, 16 and 92 highways, McLouth.

5 SUNDAY

Fiftieth Annual Threshing Bee: ATV pull, 1 p.m.; Outlaw truck and tractor pull, 7 p.m., Threshing Bee Grounds, 16 and 92 highways, McLouth.

Douglas County Fair: awards ceremony, 3 p.m.; 4-H livestock auction, 4:30 p.m.; Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., see full schedule at www.dgcountyfair.com.

6 MONDAY

Douglas County Commission meeting, 8:30 a.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority Board of Commissioners study session, 6:10 p.m., Maceli's, 1031 N.H., 830-2253.

Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St.

7 TUESDAY

Downtown Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 1020 Vt.

Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.

Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752.

8 WEDNESDAY

Lawrence Farmers Market, 4 p.m.-6 p.m., 925 Iowa.

Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., county courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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