JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)
The annual Jefferson City Jaycees Fair kicks off Monday night with COVID-19 safety measures in place again this year.
Last year, the fair added additional hand sanitizing stations and social distancing measures. The measures will be continued at the fair this year.
The Jaycees Fair will be offering musical performances each night in addition to other events including motocross, tractor pulls and a figure eight scramble. Fair attendees Monday night will have free entrance to the event and the fair is offering dollar ride night.
There will also be a food drive held at the fair starting Monday and running through Friday. Fair attendees are asked to donate food items including canned goods, pasta products and cereals. The donations will benefit the The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri's partner agencies.
The events at the fair for the 4-H and FFA are listed below:
- Breeding Beef Show - 6 p.m.
- Beef Show Market - 5 p.m.
- Market Sheep Show - 5:30 p.m.
- Market Swine Show - 6 p.m.
- Market Livestock Auction - 6 p.m.
- Market Memories at the Fair - 9 a.m.
- Ham Auction/Breakfast - 7 a.m.
The six-day event is set to run until Saturday.