Gold Country Fair

Auburn ready to get ‘Ag-cited’ at the Gold Country Fair

Are you ready for your annual dose of cotton candy, scream-evoking rides and farm animals? The Gold Country Fair is coming to town. Although, like many other organizations, the fa ...

Ready to rock the Gold Country Fair?

A longtime Auburn family favorite, the Gold Country Fair kicks off Thursday and continues to Sunday, Sept. 11. The fair offers four days of fun for revelers of all ages, and featu ...

County fairs in jeopardy

County fairs are in the bull’s eye as the state looks for ways to cut the budget. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to eliminate the $32 million funding for 2012 could put 29 fairs ...

Fair CEO says goodbye

Gold Country Fair’s chief executive officer is retiring after six years. Greg Hegwer, who joined the fair’s staff in 2004, said Tuesday he felt this was an appropriate time to ...

Gold Country Fair has a parade of winners

The Gold Country Fair began Sept. 9 with its annual Boosters parade. To a fitting theme, “BEE a Kid Again,” the Boy Scout Troop 13 of Newcastle began the parade as color guard ...

Real Americans uphold peace

Regarding the 9/11 demonstrations at the Gold Country Fair: It was so refreshing to see a picture of Americans upholding the true values of peace and tolerance in the wake of all ...

Double thank you to band directors

As proud parents of Placer High Band students who are this year’s seniors, we spoke in somber voices during the Gold Country Fair parade as it dawned on us that this was the last ...

Fair brings fun for whole family

Cotton candy, funnel cake, animals and screams of excitement drifting from thrilling rides. Sound familiar? The Gold Country Fair is back in town. The fair opens its doors at 4 p.m ...

Coloring contest will represent healthy pets

Residents can learn how to be responsible pet owners at the Gold Country Fair this weekend. The Auburn Police Department is teaming with several non-profit organizations for the c ...

Our View: Gold Country Fair Auburn’s own slice of Americana

This is one of the most fun times of the year to be in Auburn. The Gold Country Fair kicks off Thursday with a parade through Downtown Auburn launching a wild weekend of family fr ...

Gold Country Fair tips hat to Eisley brothers

Two brothers, whose nursery business has been solidly rooted in the community for nearly eight decades, are this year’s Gold Country Fair Boosters Parade grand marshals. Earle a ...

Rock out to blues, country, and more

The Gold Country Fair in Auburn will feature multiple music artists who are well-known in their genre. Take a look at who’s scheduled to rock the stage next weekend starting ...

Another View: Share the bounty

Harvest time is here and the demand at our food closets is tremendous! The foothills are an excellent place to capitalize on the fertile soil, good weather and abundant land with a ...

Planning commission thwarts business owners parking plans

Joseph Tucciarone sought out creative ways to solve a parking problem on his property adjacent to the fairgrounds and make a little money on the side. Tucciarone owns a carwash and ...

Gold Country Fair wins achievement awards

The Gold Country Fair received recognition in several categories at the annual Western Fair Association achievement awards competition held recently in Reno. The fair’s marketin ...