Gold Country Fair

Supes: No plans for Roseville’s Placer County Fair to “go dark”

Placer County Supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jim Holmes distanced themselves Tuesday from an earlier interest in looking at a Placer County Fair move to Auburn but the fair&rs ...

New committee to look at Placer County Fair options

Top officials for Auburn’s Gold Country Fair are not committing support for the idea of moving the 2014 Placer County Fair there from Roseville. But they’re also not c ...

Placer County Fair moving from Roseville to Auburn?

While the future of Roseville’s troubled Placer County Fair is uncertain, two Placer County supervisors are discussing the possibility of moving the fair to Auburn in 2015. ...

Reader Input: Fair fan sorely disappointed

I am writing in regards to the disappointment I felt after leaving the fair (early) Sunday evening. Every year, since I was little, I have looked forward to the Gold Country Fair ...

Farm animals help put the country in Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

The livestock barns are a magnet for Gold Country Fair attendees and represent thousands of hours of behind-the-scenes work for the children and parents who show their farm animals ...

Reagan plaque in Auburn highlights “Little Fair That Wouldn’t Die” quote

A new plaque will be dedicated Thursday marking a storied 1970 visit by a future president and a locally famous nickname then-Gov. Ronald Reagan gave to Auburn’s Gold County ...

Big fun, small joys of Gold Country Fair return to Auburn

The Gold Country Fair is back, a four-day annual celebration at the summer’s end that draws tens of thousands to Auburn’s fairgrounds on High Street. While fairgoers w ...

Home Depot lends a hand at Auburn’s Gold Country Fair

With the Gold Country Fair in Auburn a week away, the fairgrounds was getting a volunteer boost Wednesday from Home Depot. The North Auburn store provided labor, materials and equ ...

Media Life: Auburn’s Gold Country Fair has country hitmaker on tap

Dallas-based hitmaker Steve Holy is set to turn the Gold Country Fair in Auburn just a little bit more country. Holy, who has reached the top of the Billboard country charts twice ...

The little fair that wouldn’t die

The Gold Country Fair didn’t start with blue ribbons for the prized pig or biggest cabbage, or the best apple pie, or hot dogs and carnival rides. Actually, it started with h ...