It's cold, so let's pass along some warm thoughts. How about fair time? The Freeborn County Fair in Albert Lea has released their grandstand lineup for 2018. Let's think summer.

This summer's fair runs July 31-August 5. Admission to the fair entitles you to the free grandstand shows. It starts off Tuesday night July 31 with Easton Corbin. The Florida born singer has a pair of number 1's and 4 top ten hits in all . Opening for the country star will be Casi Joy of The Voice.

Wednesday it'll be a chance to flash back to the 60's with Chubby Checker. Did you know the man behind The Twist was a millionaire by age 22?

Thursday it's country newcomer Dylan Scott. The Louisiana born singer broke through in 2017 with his first hit "My Girl".

Rockers be ready for Friday night at the Freeborn County Fair with 80's sounds. Kip Winger, Warrant and Dokken will be the grandstand attractions.

Country singer, songwriter and actor Trace Adkins will provide the entertainment on Saturday night at the fair. He has 13 top ten country hits to his credit.

The fair comes to a close on Sunday, August 5 with the ever popular demo derby. You can read more at the Freeborn County Fair web site.