The 2018 Jasper County Fair is next week, scheduled for June 25 through July 1, starting next Monday and running all of next week, on the fairgrounds in Newton. A couple of new shows are scheduled for visitors. The Lil Monster Truck Showdown is entertainment for the entire family featuring mini monster trucks and the added Rodeo event will be offering broncs, bulls, barrel racing, and calf roping. Meanwhile, the traditional fair events will also be offered, including the Queen and Little Miss Pageants, the Talent Show, Flat Drags, Tractor Pulls, the Antique Farm Machinery Show, Demo Derby, and afternoon Harness Racing on Friday and Saturday. The Youth Livestock Shows and 4-H Shows will also be highlighted during the Jasper County Fair with the 4-H Livestock Auction Thursday evening. The popular Carnival will run Tuesday through Sunday, each night from 6:00 to 10:00, along with various games, fair concessions, and much more. Everything will then finish up with some great live entertainment and fireworks on Sunday evening, July 1. This year’s admission will be a one price gate admission of $5 or advance purchase of 6 for $20. The public can check out the Facebook page at Jasper County Fair Newton, Illinois. That’s all during the Jasper County Fair next week, June 25 through July 1, in Newton.