Free entertainment at the Clay County Fair, Sept. 9 to 17, in Spencer, IA, ranges from a comic ventriloquist to a comedy clown cowboy.

Events scheduled at the Tent Theater include: Saturday to Monday, Sept. 9 to 11, James Wedgewood, comic ventriloquist, and De'Anna, hypnotist; Tuesday to Thursday, Sept. 12 to 14, the Fox Brothers, gospel music, and Tuey, a comic juggler; and Friday to Sunday, Sept. 15 to 17, Sean Emery, a prop comic, and Jack Tango, a variety band.

Performances at the Plaza Stage include: Saturday to Monday, Sept. 9 to 11, Glen Everhart, musician and humorist; and Brainwaves, an improv comedy team; Tuesday to Thursday, Sept. 12 to 14, the Bruce Bradley polka band, and David Malmberg, comic ventriloquist; Friday to Sunday, Sept. 15 to 17, T. Texas Terry, a comedy clown cowboy, and Four Shadow, an a cappella group.

Special attractions include: A Quit Smoking Seminar, with hypnotist De'Anna, Monday, Sept. 11, at 5:30 p.m.; Mayberry Deputy, Tuesday to Thursday, Sept. 12 to 14; and Jamie Doeren, a chainsaw artist, Friday to Sunday, Sept. 15 to 17.

Other attractions at the Clay County Fair included: one of the country's largest and best HO gauge railroads; the Clay County Fair History Museum; The Adriatic Animal Attractions spectacular Bengal tiger presentation; Tonto and Star; Otavalomata, music of the Andes; Blaze, the balloon blowing goat; the Arts Barn; classic car display; two vintage tractor display; and horseshoe pitching, with open competition.

For more information, contact the Clay County Fair Association, at 712-262-4740.

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