Cattle-roping and bull-riding, livestock contests, carnival fun, and kid-friendly events are just a few of the things putting you in a countrified mood. Tracy Lawrence and Ludacris are two of the many headliners. Go online for a complete list of events or to buy tickets and just follow the big, gleaming belt buckles.
March 16-30. Fairgrounds, $8 ($5, kids); carnival, $35 (includes fairground); rodeo & concert: $20-175 (includes fairground).