“Thrills, Squeals, and Ferris Wheels…It’s Fair-tastic” is the theme for the 57th Alabama National Fair presented October 8 – 17, 2010. New outdoor entertainment will include the Great American Frontier Show, Welde’s Big Bear Show, and Robinson’s Racing Pigs and Paddling Porkers. Also the Puppetone Rockers, Joseph Bauer’s Circus Maximus, and Circle C Petting Zoo will be back again this year. There are many competitive divisions for youth and adults to participate in such as livestock, baking, needlework, quilting, photography, art, and many other competitions. The Fair will open with our third annual Salute to America’s Veterans on Friday night.