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Daily Top 5: Sunday, October 11, 2015

Each new day at the 2015 State Fair of Texas brings exciting shows, family-friendly activities, live music, and so much more.

Visiting the Fairgrounds today? Be sure to add these five not-to-miss events to your to-do list.
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Daily Top 5 for Sunday, October 11, 2015
Presented by AT&T

Buildings open at 10 a.m.

  1. Chevrolet Main StageChevrolet Main Stage

    Presented by Chevrolet.

    With live music as one of its cornerstones, the State Fair of Texas presents 24 days of free concerts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, featuring a variety of musical acts across all genres. The stage showcases national and regional talent of all types, with all performances included in the price of admission.  Be sure to stick around and catch the Beach Boys on the Main Stage at 5:30 p.m.

  2. Farmer Mike Pumpkin CarverFarmer Mike Pumpkin Carver

    Mike Valladao, a.k.a. Farmer Mike, is world renowned for his enormous and expressive pumpkin carvings. Fairgoers can see him in action on weekends in the Errol McKoy Greenhouse. Carving 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Greenhouse on the Midway.

  3. Jump! The Ultimate Dog ShowJump! The Ultimate Dog Show

    Presented by Renewals by Andersen.

    Two-time World Champion Frisbee Dog Trainer Lou Mack and his canine flight crew will astonish fairgoers with their fast-flying feet, gravity-defying leaps and amazing displays of balance. A jaw-dropping experience! Shows at 10:15 a.m., 11:15, 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. in the Pan-American Arena.

  4. Canstruction ExhibitCanstruction Exhibit

    Presented by Bank of America.

    Using only cans of food, Canstruction participants are challenged to create innovative structures that will be displayed in a giant art exhibition throughout the 2015 State Fair. Canstruction is a unique charity that hosts competitions across the nation to showcase colossal canned masterpieces. All can constructions are created in line with this year’s State Fair theme, “Passport to Texas.” At the end of the competition, all canned food will be donated to the North Texas and Tarrant Area Food Banks. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Science Building.

  5. Kids’ BoardwalkKids’ Boardwalk

    Presented by McDonalds.

    Free and just for kids, the State Fair of Texas Kids’ Boardwalk is where the fun begins! Kid-friendly acts like Ronald McDonald and Buford Buzzard join new additions such as an interactive magic show and a tiny cowboy puppet, along with games, crafts and face painting. Make sure you stop in and get your temporary Big Tex tattoo! This outdoor area is located near the Leonhardt Lagoon, conveniently close to the Wild West Pet Palooza and Big Tex’s Barnyard – two other family favorites. Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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