The theme for this year’s Cowlitz County Fair is “Dancing with the Steers,” opening today and running through Sunday. The gates open at 11 am, and admission to the fair is free once again this year. There’s a full slate of free entertainment on the new PeaceHealth Saint John Medical Center Front Porch Stage, along with the exhibits, animals and vendor displays. The headliner for tonight is country music star Randy Houser, who will perform at 7 pm in the main grandstand at the fairgrounds. An admission ticket IS required to get into that show. Joel Hanson with Cookin’ Country radio says that they’ve had record ticket sales for tonight’s show, but there are still a limited number of tickets available. Those tickets will be available at the fair office, along with tickets for Friday and Saturday’s Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo, and Sunday afternoon’s Demolition Derby. Call 577-3121 for more information, or go to the Cowlitz County Fair website, at www.cowlitzcountyfair.com.