Centennial Farm welcomes new piglets, plus more things to see this week at the OC Fair

Centennial Farm welcomes new piglets, plus more things to see this week at the OC Fair
There’s a new set of piglets at Centennial Farm! Violet, the Farm’s 2-year-old pig, gave birth to a litter of adorable piglets.
“Everyone’s gone hog wild about the birth of Violet’s piglets!” said Evy Young, Centennial Farm supervisor.
In fact, the Farm will be planning a birthday party for the piglets on Sunday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to noon.
In the meantime, you can visit the days-old piglets at Centennial Farm anytime during OC Fair hours, today through Friday noon to midnight and Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to midnight.
After visiting the animals at Centennial Farm, here are five other things to do this week at the OC Fair:
1. Catch Gavin DeGraw in concert (Wednesday, July 26, 7:30 p.m., Pacific Amphitheatre) – Gavin is best known for his hit songs “Chariot” and “I Don’t Wanna Be.” He is currently on tour supporting his fifth studio album Something Worth Saving. The show will feature special guest Calum Scott.
2. See talented Jr. Chefs compete (Thursday, July 27, 3 p.m., OC Promenade Culinary Arts) – Mason Partak (winner of Chopped Jr.) and Sean Le (MasterChef Jr.) will go head to head on the main culinary stage.
3. Watch monster trucks in all their glory (July 26-30, Action Sports Arena) – The TRAXXAS Monster Truck Destruction Tour will roar its engines during the third week of the OC Fair. This action-packed show is not to be missed.
4. Rock out with Sweet & Tender Hooligans (Saturday, July 29, 8:30 p.m., The Hangar) – Every day is like a Sunday with this Morrissey and The Smiths tribute band. Led by Jose Maldonado, Sweet & Tender Hooligans will perform everything from “What Difference Does It Make?” to “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out.”
5. Get a sweet tooth at the sugar arts demonstration (Sunday, July 30, 5 p.m., OC Promenade Culinary Arts) – Award winning patisserie chef Stéphane Tréand will create a highly technical sculpture in front of a live audience. The theme? “Farm Fresh Fun,” of course!
The 2017 OC Fair runs through Aug. 13 and offers 23 days and nights of entertainment, food, rides, shopping, exhibits and more. The Fair is open Wednesdays through Fridays from noon to midnight, and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to midnight.
For more information, visit ocfair.com.

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