Five things you can do at the DuPage County Fair today
The DuPage County Fair opens today in Wheaton and runs through Sunday.
Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with highs in the mid 70s. In other words, it's a perfect day to head to the fair.
Here are five events you should check out today.
1, Dairyland Donkey Races
Head over to the Horse Arena at 8 p.m. to try your hand at donkey racing. It's free with fair admission.
2. Woody's Big Cats
A new addition to the fair. The display features an adult liger -- a lion/tiger hybrid -- a white tiger, golden
tiger, adult male lion and a male lion cub. Three shows daily: 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. The show is located across from the Grandstand.
3. Sheep Shearing Demonstrations
Head over to Ag-Ventureland to find out how to shear a sheep. Five shows each day at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
4. Monster Truck Show
Get your monster truck fix at 6:30 p.m. at the Grandstand.
#countdown Just 4 more days til #funinthesun at the #Fair! #pigs can't fly but they sure can do #pigraces ! pic.twitter.com/p7gmZt74z7— DuPage County Fair (@DuPageCoFair) July 19, 2014
5. Swine Time Pig Races
These pigs fly around a racetrack. Five shows daily -- 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. -- on the east side of Ag-Venturland.