The Dallas County Fair kicked off in Adel early Thursday morning, July 11 with the 4-H/FFA Sheep Show followed by a carnival, live music, face painting, and more during Kids Day.

For more photos, visit the gallery from day one of the fair.

The fair continues Friday with the 4-H/FFA Swine and Rabbit Shows, Hot Diggity Dog Show, wood carving demos and more. Friday’s activities will wrap up with the Joe Diffie concert at 8 p.m.

Check out the full fair schedule at