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Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 pm

The 106th Lincoln County Fair opens a three-day run Friday, July 11, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. featuring high-flying motorcycle jumping and rough- and-tumble bull riding competition.

Organizers said the fair is designed with the traditions that make the event a true part of the community.

“This fair offers a sense of county-wide community where people come together and share their commonalities rather than their differences,” said Town and County Fair Association Director Debra Jones. The Association contracts with Lincoln County to put on the annual fair.

On Friday, the focus will be honoring seniors and volunteers with a free BBQ will be offered to seniors hosted by Yaquina Bay Broadcasting and JC Market Newport. The King or Queen of Fair award ceremony will be hosted by RSVP, and vendors will offer displays and information at the Senior Health and Resource Fair.

Friday night at 7:30, July 11, Curtis Salgado will perform on the main stage.

“Liv Fast FMX” motorcycle jumping will be featured Saturday, July 12. The group is comprised of competitors from around the western states.

July 12 at the fair is dedicated to the families of Lincoln County with family-friendly activities, games on the lawn, nutrition information and free recipes, and interactive exhibits in the main hall. Visit with commercial vendors and learn more about OSU Extension Services.

The Oregon Fair Talent Contest will be held Sunday, July 13, bull riding will be held at 3 p.m. and a variety of musical groups will perform, including Maravel Road Steel Drum Band, Kelly Tibedeaux Cajun Fiddle and country music performer Jesse Ingram.

Schedules and details can be found at www.townandcountryfair.com or search Lincoln County Fair Oregon.

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