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Today’s Fair Schedule (July 31, 2015)

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – Sara Winter, a member of the Chainsaw Chix, creates a frog on a lily pad during the Orleans County 4-H Fair on Thursday. Winter has been a featured attraction at the fair the past six years.

Special Event Orleans County 4-H Fair Car Show, located in the Buzz
Hill Education Center lot.

Daily Feature: Orleans County Flower Show sponsored by Orleans County Master Gardeners. Display located in the Lartz Exhibit Building with 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 from 3-9 p.m.

8 a.m. Senior Council Stand Opens

9:30 a.m. Youth Ag Olympics Fun Activitie – South Lawn

9 a.m. Miniature Horse Show & Driving Competition – Carlos Marcello Arena

10 a.m. $5 Admission per car starts

10 a.m. All Buildings Open

10 a.m. Grand Master Showman Workshop – Starting in Show Arena

10:30 a.m. Tractor Driving Contest – South Parking Lot

Chantelle Kidney of Medina is pictured with a sheep that won best in show on Thursday.

12 p.m. Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens

12 to 2 p.m. Pottery by Megan Demonstrations with pottery wheel – Trolley Building

12:30 p.m. Dog Show, Agility Competition (Classes 23-30) – Show Arena

1 p.m. Story Time by Lee-Whedon Memorial Library of Medina – Trolley Building

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

2 p.m. Story Time by Lee-Whedon Memorial Library of Medina – Trolley Building

3 to 10 p.m. Midway Rides of Utica $20 Unlimited Ride wristband – Midway

3 p.m. Horse Judging Contest – Carlos Marcello Arena

4 p.m. Royalty questionnaires due – Fair Office

Lillian Mathes, 10, of Barre tries to control her sheep during a livestock show on Thursday.

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

4 to 7 p.m. Pottery by Megan Demonstrations with pottery wheel – Trolley Building

4:30 p.m. Pork Chop Review- Performing pigs and family fun. Sponsored by Tompkins Bank of Castile – Lawn South of the Knights Building

5 p.m. Friday Night Fish Fry: Sponsored by Renovation Lodge #97. Cost: $9 Adult (Half portion $7) – Curtis Pavilion

5:30 p.m. Classic Car Cruise-In – Education Center Lot

Jane Kelly sings “At Last” during the karaoke finals on Thursday.

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

6 p.m. Set Up for Band – Orleanshub.com Stage

6 p.m. Registration Ends for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull – Fair Office

6 p.m. Grand Master Showman – Livestock Areas

6 to 8 p.m. Pie Eating Contest: Sponsored by Brown’s Berry Patch (Register at Fair Office during the week) – Curtis Pavilion

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

6 p.m. Master Gardener Presentation: Everything Lavender – 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. Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull. Pedal Tractor Course – Fair Office

These trained pigs are dressed up for the Pork Chop Review.

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. “The Who Dats” Classic rock of all eras, alternative and blues – Orleanshub.com Stage

7 p.m. Quadrille Horse Demonstration – Carlos Marcello Arena

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

7:30 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

The sun sets Thursday in this photo showing the Carlos Marcello Arena for horses and the west end parking lot.

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

10 p.m. Buildings Close

10 p.m. Fireworks (Rain Date Saturday @ 10:00pm)

10:30 p.m. Greased Pole Climbing Contest (Teams must pre-register at Fair Office). At Greased Pole