Today at the fair

“She’s crazy about horses,” Alaina Dallas Low’s mother, Nahtanha, said at the Coastal Carolina Fair’s petting zoo while waiting for the horse competition last week.

What: 56th annual Coastal Carolina Fair

Where: Exchange Park in Ladson

When: Today-Sunday

Hours: 3-9 p.m.

Tickets: $8 adults (or eight electronic books of Greenbax); $5 children 6-12 (or five electronic books of Greenbax); free for 5 and under. Ride coupon books $20 for 20 coupons. Ride-all-day handstamp is $20. After paid gate admission, all entertainment stages and exhibit buildings are free.

Directions: Take Interstate 26 exit 205 to U.S. Highway 78, or I-26 exit 203 to College Park Road to parking lots.

Midway: 62 rides and attractions

Gazebo Stage: Hypnotist Mark Yuzuick

Gazebo Lawn: Lumberjack show

Gate 2: Petting zoo

Cox Pavillion: Carl Brunson the One-Man Band

Agriculture Buildings: Animal shows and bull riding

Animal Barn: Live animals

Fine Arts Building: Youth art, adult art and photography

Creative Arts Building: Woodcarvers, ceramics, needlework, crafts, quilting and decorative painting

Flower Building: “Sail Away” flower shows

Lake: Fireworks display over the lake, 8:45 p.m.

Lakefront Stage: Corey Smith, 7:30 p.m.