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Final fair countdown
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Karina Mendoza, a member of Westport 4-H, had her hands full caring for two cows during the fair. The Turlock resident and Pitman High School student was awarded with True Novice Dairy Showmanship on Wednesday. - photo by JEFF BENZIGER/The Journal

There are only two days left to enjoy the Stanislaus County Fair, but plenty of time to catch a sizzling summer concert, support local 4-H and FFA exhibitors or get a thrill on the midway.

For many, a visit to the fair is all about the food.  Journal multimedia director Frankie Tovar and Studio209 went back to the fair this year for another installment of "Frankie's Fair Food Adventures." Watch as he visits The Oyster Bar, Sharkey's and Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls. Studio209 can be seen at and

Those looking for entertainment this weekend, have a number of options.

Ashanti will perform Saturday on the Bud Light Variety Free Stage, followed by Los Dinnos on Sunday. Both concerts are free with the price of fair admission and are set to start at 8:30 p.m. Tuff Trucks and Mud Drags will amp up the motorsports action Saturday in the FoodMaxx Arena, and on Sunday the Hispanic Rodeo will be in town. Both arena events require tickets and are set to start at 6:30 p.m.

For more information on what's happening at the Stanislaus County Fair this weekend, visit