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The 2016 Fair schedule

Monday July 25

4:00pm -8:00 pm           Commercial Building Set-up

TUESDAY, JULY 26

8:30 am – 1-30 pm      4-H static exhibits Judging
6:00 – 8:00 pm           Commercial Buildings open
12:00-3:00 pm             Open Swine Show Weigh-in
4:00 – 7:00 pm         Poultry check-in
5:00 pm                       Open Swine Show – show  ring
5:00 pm                      Fair Parade /Grand opening /Flag raising & singing of the National Anthem
6:00 pm                      Kids Rodeo – Horse arena (gold rush, shoe toss, brain freeze, pie eating etc.)
7:30 pm                       Grandstand gates open
7:30 pm                      Tuff-N-Nuff Miniature Rodeo
                                    Adults $15.00 Kids 5-12 $5.00  4 & under free  

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

7:00am - 9:00 am        All Beef check-in & Market beef/Pen of 3 weigh-in
7:00 - 9:00 am            Dairy & Dairy Goat Check-In   
7:00 am -10:00 am     Rabbit Exhibit Check-In
7:00am - 7:00 pm        Bucket Bottle Calf Check-In
8:00 am                       National Anthem
8:00 am - 12:00 pm     4-H / FFA Swine Weigh-In
8:00 am – 8:00 pm     Open UGLY CAKE contest Entry fair office
8:00 am – 8:00 pm       Bucket of Junk - Entry – Fair Office
8:00 am – 8:00 pm       Fair Pallet Entry- Fair Office
9:00 am -12:00 pm      Open Textile, Arts & Crafts /wood working  Check-In - Open Building
9:00 am – 9:00pm      4-H exhibit building open
10:00 am                    4-H/FFA Poultry Show
10:00am -7:30pm       Ag museum open Antique tractor display & rope making by Allen Anderson
1:00 pm                      Open Textile, Arts & Crafts Judging - Open Building
2:00 pm                       Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act
3:00 - 6:00 pm            Sheep & Goat Weigh-in
5:00-8:00 pm              Farm Bureau Ag Learning Center open
5:00 - 9:00 pm             Commercial Building Open
5:00 pm                      Smith Carnival Shows
5:00 - 7:00 pm            4-H / FFA Swine Weigh-In
5:00 – 7:00 pm           4-H / FFA Horse & Pony Check-In for County & District Exhibitors Stalling at Fair
5:00 pm                       Fair Princess Contest – Show Ring  
5:00 pm                       Grandstand Gates Open
5:30 pm                      Fair Queen Contest – Show Ring      
5:30-6:30 pm             Farm Bureau Members Picnic – Tent by AG Museum /Open to the Public
6:30 pm                       Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act
6:30 pm                      Outlaw Tractor / Truck Pull Grandstand    Outlawpulling.com
                                   Adults $15.00 Kids 5-12 $5.00  4 & under free
                                  4WD Truck; Tractor classes Light Super Stock; Diesel Super Stock; & Super Farm

THURSDAY, JULY 28  Senior Citizen  Day - Sponsored by Concord Care Center

8:00am                       National Anthem
8:30am                        Educational Presentations
9:00am – 9:00pm       4-H exhibit building open
9:30am                        4-H/FFA Sheep Judging
10:00am- 7:30 pm       Ag Museum Open: Corn Shelling & rope making by Allen Anderson
11:00 am                  4-H/FFA Goat Judging (immediately following sheep show, not to start before 11 am)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm   4-H Garden & Crop Check-In - SMA Building
11:00-11:45               District horse & pony check in for games non stalling
12:00 pm                    4-H/FFA Horse & Pony Games – Horse Arena
12:00pm – 9:00 pm   Commercial Building Open
1:00 pm                     4-H Garden & Crop Judging - SMA Building
1:30 pm                     Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act
2:00pm                      Bingo Home Ec building Sponsored by Concord Care Center 
2:00 pm                       Keith Leff, Magicreations, strolling  
3:00 pm                     Magicreations with Keith Leff    
4:00 – 8 pm               Farm Bureau Ag Learning Center open
4:30 pm                     Share-the-Fun – Free Stage
5:00 pm                     Smith  Carnival Shows                   Wristbands 5-9 pm $20.00 
5:00 pm                     Keith Leff, Magicreations, strolling    
6:00 pm                     Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act    
6:30 pm                     Magicreations with Keith Leff       
7:00 pm                     Concert Gates Open - Opening ACT
9:00 pm                    Johnny Holm Band in Concert  (open to all ages)  Grandstand
                                         Adults:  $15.00; Kids 5 -12: $5.00; 4 & Under: Free

FRIDAY, JULY 29

8:00am                      National Anthem
8:30 am                     4-H / FFA Beef Show - Show Ring
                                  4-H / FFA Dairy Judging following the Beef Show – Show Ring         
9:00am                      Open Flower Exhibit Entry - Open Building
9:00am – 9:00pm      4-H exhibit building open
10:0am – 7:30 pm     Ag Museum Open: Antique tractor display, corn shelling & rope making by Allen
                                   Anderson 
12:00pm - 8:00 pm    Farm Bureau Ag Learning Center open
12:00pm – 9:00 pm   Commercial Building Open
12:00 pm                   Open Flower Judging - Open Building
12:00 pm                  First LEGO League  racing registration  East Ag stage
12:45 pm                  First Lego league Racing East Ag stage        
1:00 pm                     Smith Carnival Shows
1:00 pm                    Keith Leff, Magicreations, strolling                      
1:00 pm                     4-H / FFA Dog Obedience Check-In - Home Ec Building
1:30 pm                     4-H / FFA Dog Obedience Judging - Home Ec Building
2:00 pm                     Oats Threshing Demonstration Baling straw to follow at the Ag Museum
2:00 pm                     Rooster Crowing contest at the Ag Museum
2:00 pm                     Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act
2:30 pm                     Magicreations with Keith Leff    
3:30 pm                     4-H/FFA Rabbit Judging
4:30 pm                     Magicreations with Keith Leff    
4:30 pm                       Pre 4-H Bottle Lamb Show – Show Ring
5:00 pm                      Pre 4-H & 4-H Bucket/Bottle Calf Show – Show Ring  
5:00 pm                      Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act      
5:00 pm                     Smith Carnival Shows         
5:30 pm                     Beef Barbeque - Shelter house –Winnebago/Hancock County Cattleman’s Assn.
6:00 pm                     Keith Leff, Magicreations, strolling  
7:00 pm                     Cirque Adventure - Acrobatic, Contortion, Juggling Act
7:30 pm                     Stock Car Special - races   Grandstand
                                          Adults $15.00 Kids 5-12 $5.00 4 & under free

SATURDAY, JULY 30

6:30 am                       Tractor Tour Meeting & Breakfast (Sponsored by Ag Museum
6;30 am                       Registration 5 K  Run /Walk   Shelter house
7:00 am                       5 K Run /Walk shelter house
8:00am                        National Anthem
8:00am                       Garner Saddle Club Horse Fun  & Games Show           horse arena
8:00 am                       4-H / FFA Swine Show – Show Ring
9:00 am – 9:00pm       4-H exhibit building open
10:00 am                     Magicreations with Keith Leff    
10:00am – 7:30 pm     Ag Museum Open: Antique tractor & small engine display corn shelling, rope  
                                   making by Allen Anderson wood carving by John Tammen & story telling by Jerry Wellik                             
11:00 am                    Registration & assembly for Veggie 500 East Ag Stage
12:00 pm                    VEGGIE 500 racing    East Ag stage
12:00 pm                     Smith Carnival Shows
12;00pm                     Cribbage Tournament location TBA
12:00pm – 8:00pm     Farm Bureau Ag Learning Center open
12:00pm – 9:00 pm      Commercial Building Open
1:00 pm                       4-H & Open Cat & Pet Show Check-In - Shelter house
1:00 pm                       Scratch Cupcakery open until sold out
1:30 pm                       4-H & Open Cat & Pet Judging – Shelter house
1:30 pm                      Sew - Along  open textiles building
2:00 pm                      Keith Leff, Magicreations, strolling  
2:00 pm                       Mystery Bag Cook-Off – Free Stage (Sponsored by Farm Bureau)
2:00 pm                       Skid Loader Rodeo (Sponsored by Farm Bureau) East end Horse arena
2:00 pm                       Hog Calling, Rooster calling & cow calling contest  JR & Senior divisions  Ag Museum
2:00 pm                       Free Watermelon       
3:00 pm                       Kids Pedal Pull – Show Ring Sponsored by CF Industries
3:00pm                       Bale toss senior division only Ag Museum
3:30 pm                       4-H Style Show – Free Stage
4:00 pm                       Kid’s Water Fight south of the swine barns
4:00 pm                      Conservation demonstration trailer open                           
4:30 pm                       Pork Barbeque – Shelter house – Hancock County Pork Producers  
4:30 pm                      Magicreations with Keith Leff             
5:00 pm                       Gates Open at Grandstand                             
7:00 pm                       “ALL Out Destruction” Bus /Trailer/Train - Grandstand
                                            Adults: $15.00; Kids 5 -12: $5.00; 4 & Under: Free
                                  John Deere gator raffle winner will be drawn during the show

SUNDAY, July 31 - Farm Bureau Day

7:00am -7:45 am         District Horse and Pony Check-in
8:00am                        National Anthem
8:00 am                       4-H / FFA Horse & Pony Judging - Halter & Performance Classes – Horse Arena
9:00 am – 5:30pm       4-H exhibit building open
9:00 am                       Sunday Brunch – Home Ec Building – Cost:  $6.00; 4 & Under:  Free           
10:00 am                     Church Service   - Show Ring
10:00am -7:30 pm       Ag Museum open: Antique tractor & small engine display corn shelling, rope making  by Allen Anderson, story telling by Jerry Wellik, & wool spinning by Mariann Cram
11:00 am – 5:00 pm     Commercial Building Open
12:00pm – 5:00 pm    Farm Bureau Ag Learning Center open
11:00 am                     Registration for hay hauling grandstand
12:00pm                      J. Brooks Hay Hauling team competition extravaganza    Grandstand                     
1:00 pm                       Smith Carnival Shows            Wrist bands 1-5 pm  $20.00
1:00 pm                       4-H Working Exhibits – Location TBA
1:00pm                        HOT Wings & sweet corn eating contests – Show Ring - Farm Bureau sponsored
1:30 pm                       Free Watermelon – Shelter house   
1:30 pm                       Free Sweetcorn – Shelter house
3:30 pm                      Top Bucket of Junk  & Fair Pallet Auction– Show Ring
4:00 pm                       Greased Pig Contest show ring
4:30 pm                       Release All Open Exhibits
4:30 pm                       Release Home Ec & 4-H Exhibits
4:30 pm                       Release Livestock not for Auction
4:30 pm                       Release Commercial Exhibits
                                    National Sprint League Sprint Car Races & Vintage Stock Car Races
                                    Adults $20.00 Kids 5-12 $10.00  4 & under free

MONDAY, August 1st

7:00 am                       Exhibitor’s Breakfast – Home Ec Building (Sponsored by Prairie Energy Cooperative)
8:00 am                      National Anthem
8:45 am                       Livestock Auction – Show Ring
Following Auction   Clean Fairgrounds - All 4-H & FFA Members            Volunteers always welcome

 

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