The 77th annual Los Angeles County Fair will run through Sunday at the Fairplex, two blocks north of the San Bernardino Freeway in Pomona. Horse races are run daily, with a first post time of 12:30 p.m. Today's events:
* Clay Walker--Today
* Issac Hayes--Friday
General admission to most grandstand shows is free with fair admission, but reserved grandstand, box and stage-area seats are available at all Ticketmaster locations or at (213) 480-3232, (714) 740-2000 or (805) 583-8700. All concerts begin at 8 p.m.
Contests, Special Events
* Today--La Verne Day, Community Hero ceremonies, Super Diner Stage, 6 p.m.; art demonstrations--featured artists: Ricky Maldonado, Robin Strayhorn and Bernie Granados Jr., Gallery, all day; Diaper Derby, Fairplex 4 Community Stage, 3:30 p.m.; Guess Which Wine, the Vineyard, 5:30 p.m.; high school marching band competition, Clock Tower Plaza, 6 p.m.; desserts contest, Creative Living, 7 p.m.
* Friday--Covina and West Covina Day, Community Hero ceremonies, Super Diner stage, 6 p.m.; Western National Boar Goat and Percentage Does, Ring 3, 11 a.m.; Sesquicentennial history contest, America's Kids, 4 p.m.; Hypnotist Kevin Stone, Fairplex 4 Community stage, 5, 7 & 9:30 p.m. and Swing Dancing, Heritage Farm, 6 p.m.
Fair Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday.
Admission: General adult, weekdays $9, weekends $10; over 60, $7, except on Tuesdays, $3.50; Children 6-12 years, $5 on weekends, free on weekdays when accompanied by a paying adult (up to three children), children 5 and under free every day; carnival wristband (10 rides) Wednesday-Friday, $15.
Parking: General, $5; preferred, $8; premium preferred (hotel lot only) $10; valet, $15.
For information on other events, call (909) 623-3111.