Elk County Fair celebrates 40th anniversary

KERSEY – "Treasure the Memories" at the 2014 Elk County Fair takes place Aug. 5-9 as new entertainment will grace the fairgrounds along with old favorites. Among the new faces around the fair will be the young country crooner Coston Cross, David Darwin - One Man Sideshow, Black Cat Hell Drivers, Buffalo Beals Petting Zoo and Buttons the Clown, a Ridgway native.The fair will open Tuesday at 4 p.m. with the opening ceremony set for 6 p.m. Fair hours for the week are from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m.Registration for exhibits is Sunday, Aug. 3 from 2-7 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Kersey. There is a $6 fee and those submitting entries will receive a free one-day pass.