Find us on Facebook

Today’s Fair Schedule (July 29, 2015)

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Lydia Scharlau, 9, of of Medina tries to answer a question from Bill Gerling, judge at the rabbit and cavy show on Tuesday. Lydia’s rabbit is named “Thomas O’Malley.”

Special Events
Senior Citizen Coffee, free coffee for senior citizens from 1-4 p.m., compliments of the Orleans County – 4-H Senior Council.

Daily Feature
New for 2015! The Orleans County Flower Show, sponsored by Orleans County Master Gardeners. Display located in the Lartz Exhibit Building, daily presentations at 6 p.m.

Daily Feature
Meet Michael Keene, author of five books on hidden history in New York, in the Lartz Building. 3-9 p.m.

8 a.m. Senior Council Stand Opens

9 a.m. Dressage Horse Show – Carlos Marcello Arena

10 a.m. $5 Admission per car starts

10 a.m. All Buildings Open

10 a.m. Goat Show (Dairy, Companion, and Pack) – Knights Building

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nutrifare Senior Luncheon with Al Howe (Food will be served at 12 pm) – Curtis Pavilion

12 p.m. Leader’s Pie Stand Opens

1 p.m. Story Time by Community Free Library of Holley – Trolley Building

Photo by Kristina Gabalski – Emily Cebula, Library Director at Yates Community Library in Lyndonville, reads the book Scrabble Creek during Story Time on Tuesday at the 2015 Orleans County 4-H Fair. Story Time is held at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. through Friday in the Trolley Building.

Photo by Kristina Gabalski – This year’s theme features a “Story Campsite” with a tent and forest scene. A child-sized picnic table setting that is part of the display is a 4-H fair entry. Members of the Adventurers 4-H club worked to decorate the area and made “sit-apons” for participants.

1 to 3 p.m. P.Raising Kids Children’s Activity Center with face painting, crafts and art projects – Trolley Building

1 to 3 p.m. The Nuts and Bolts of Nutrition with Extension EFNEP Educator Natalie. Interactive displays and demos – Trolley Building

1:30 to 3 p.m. Bread & Butter Making Demo and tasting – Trolley Building

1 p.m. Western NY 4-H District Clothing Revue – Orleanshub.com Stage

2 p.m. Poultry Knowledge Bowl – Wachob Pavilion

2 p.m. Meat Goat Show. Knight’s Building

2 p.m. Story Time by Community Free Library of Holley – Trolley Building

3 to 10 p.m. Midway Rides of Utica $20 unlimited rides wristband – Midway

3 p.m. Dog Knowledge Bowl – Orleanshub.com Stage

3 p.m. Fair Official Meeting – Fair Office

Photo by Tom Rivers – Some goats enjoy a meal at the fair on Tuesday.

4 p.m. Dairy Cattle Showmanship – Show Arena

4 p.m. Chainsaw Chix sponsored by HealthE Links – Log Cabin

4:30 p.m. “Question of Sanity: Hidden History of Women Serial Killers
in New York” Presentation by author Michael Keene.

5 p.m. BBQ Pulled Pork Dinner, Sponsored by Dance Theater.
Cost: $8 – Curtis Pavilion

5 p.m. Pork Chop Review- Performing pigs and family fun. Sponsored by Tompkins Bank of Castile – Lawn South of the Knights Building

5:30 to 8 p.m. Orleans County 4-H Watermelon Carving Contest Curtis Pavilion

5:30 p.m. The Magic of Lee Germain and Judi – West end of Lartz Building

6 p.m. Donut Eating Contest sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts – Orleanshub.com Stage

6 p.m. Mounted Games Competition – Carlos Marcello Arena

6 p.m. Registration Ends for the Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull – Orleanshub.com Stage

6 p.m. Chainsaw Chix sponsored by HealthE Links – Log Cabin

6 p.m. Master Gardener Floral Design Contest (open to public) – Lartz Building

6 to 8 p.m. P.Raising Kids Children’s Activity Center with face painting, crafts and art projects – Trolley Building

6:30 p.m. Dairy Cattle Show – Show Arena

6:30 p.m. Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull. Tractor Pull Course – Fair Office

Photo by Tom Rivers – Emma Ambrose of Medina and other riders in the hunter hack event wait for their turns to compete on Tuesday at the fair.

6:30 p.m. Pork Chop Review- Performing pigs and family fun. Sponsored by Tompkins Bank of Castile – Lawn South of the Knights Building

7 p.m. Rooster Crowing Contest – register at event – Wachob Pavilion

7 p.m. Spanish/English Story Time by Agribusiness Child Development – Trolley Building

7 p.m. The Magic of Lee Germain and Judi – West end of Lartz Building

8 p.m. Chainsaw Chix sponsored by HealthE Links – Log Cabin

8:30 p.m. Pork Chop Review- Performing pigs and family fun. Sponsored by Tompkins Bank of Castile – Lawn South of the Knights Building

9 p.m. Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challenge – Orleanshub.com Stage

9 p.m. The Magic of Lee Germain and Judi – West end of Lartz Building

10 p.m. Buildings Close

10 p.m. Greased Pole Climbing Contest (teams must pre-register at the fair office) – Greased Pole