The fun is already underway at the Benton Franklin Fairgrounds!

This morning featured 4-H and Future Farmers of America animal judging and a cheer competition. The Super Science Company and Kids' Zone opened at 10 and will go until 6 p.m. Jest in Time Circus performed at 10:30 and Cale Moon performed at 11:30.Brody Gross performs at 12:30 and Jest in Time Circus is on again at 1:30 and 3:30.

The carnival rides open at noon and close at midnight.

At 4 p.m. the Dock Dogs Big Air WAVE competition starts (and is on again at 6 p.m.) and the Wine Garden opens. The Tri-Cities Big Band starts at 4:30, as does the Pedal Tractor Pull.

Xtreme Bulls in the McCurley Arena start at 7 p.m.

REO Speedwagon is on at 7:30.

Fair closes tonight at 11 p.m.

$1 from each adult admission ticket sold between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. goes to 2nd Harvest.

Hinder is tomorrow, Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy and Bradley Gaskin is Thursday, Foghat is Friday and Jerrod Niemann is Saturday.