The Capital Region's hometown fair, Aug. 17-22, features midway rides, the Royal Hanneford Circus, racing pigs, hypnotist shows, live music, demolition derbies, exhibits, Dynamo Dogs, livestock events, horse shows, petting zoo, exotic reptiles, chainsaw carving, lumberjack show, competitions, favorite fair food and more. Admission (includes rides, shows, attractions, exhibits and parking) is $22 on site and $18 online pre-sale. Fair gates open at noon Tuesday and 10am Wednesday – Sunday. Midway hours: 2-10pm Tuesday, noon-10pm Wednesday – Thursday, noon-11pm Friday – Saturday, noon-8pm Sunday. For more information, call 518-861-6671.