SPRINGFIELD – Thursday, August 16th is Democrat Day at the Illinois State Fair. Today you can learn more about the party candidates by visiting various tents on the grounds.

Here are just a few highlights of the events for Thursday:

  • Livestock Center: Jersey Dairy Cattle Show at 8:00 a.m.
  • Covered Arena: Society Horse Show at 9:00 a.m.
  • Illinois Building Auditorium: Troupe Zahava at 10:00 a.m.
  • Ethnic Village: McKenzie Davis at 2:00 p.m.
  • Kids Korner: Professor Longhair’s Magic at 3:00 p.m.
  • Grandstand Avenue: Daily Parade at 4:00 p.m.
  • Thrillville: BMX Pros at 1:00, 4:00, & 7:00 p.m.
  • Rising Star Stage: Bishop Gunn at 7:00 p.m.
  • Ag Tent: Two Blondes and a Redhead Hypnotists at 7:15 p.m.
  • Grandstand: Thomas Rhett with Danielle Bradbery at 8:00 p.m.

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