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Columbus Monthly staff
Colton Swearingen, 18, of Pittford, New York, warms up his lasso while waiting out a rain delay during the Buckeye Rodeo at the Franklin County Fair in Hilliard on Tuesday

Franklin County Fair, through Saturday, July 20

Get your fair fix ahead of the Ohio State Fair by attending the Franklin County Fair this weekend. It runs through this Saturday, July 20, at the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Hilliard. Admission gets you access to most attractions and performances, and the gates are open until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday night. Expect log-rolling lumberjacks, magic shows, musical performances and even live pig racing. Friday night will also feature dueling pianos, and Saturday will see a corn hole tournament, pie-eating contest and a demolition derby.