The theme and performance lineup for the 2015 SEMO District Fair was announced Wednesday. The fair reaches a location milestone this year, which is recognized in the theme “We Have a Good Thing Growing — 75 years at Arena Park.” Marking the fair’s opening Sept 12 is the annual fair parade beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Capaha Park. At the fair, “Agriland,” introduced last year, continues with interactive displays and an education theme of “More to Food Than a Grocery Store.” A special promotion, “Two for Tuesday,” will be offered Sept. 15, and a new addition, “Thrifty Thursday,” will feature discounts on entry, carnival rides and fair foods Sept. 17. For the grandstand entertainment; Auto Tire & Parts Dual Demolition Derby at 7 p.m. Sept. 12; Mouser Steel Heartland Barrel Racing at 1 p.m. Sept. 13; Southern rock band 38 Special at 8 p.m. Sept. 14; Contemporary Christian band The Newsboys, presented by KHIS Radio 107.9 at 7 p.m. Sept. 15; 15th annual Heartland Idol by River Radio Group at 7 p.m. Sept. 16; Pop country duo Dan + Shay at 8 p.m. Sept. 17; and ITPA/Bootheel Pullers Hot Rod Tractor Pull at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 and 19. Tickets will be available online at semofair.com and at the fair ticket office beginning July 23. All advance ticket purchases include free entry gate admission. For more information, contact the fair office at email@example.com, 334-9250 or 270-0898.