Today’s Fair Schedule (July 22, 2019)

Photos by Tom Rivers: Jacob Neal, 12, of Barre and his cousin, Justin Robinson, 19, of Albion are cleaning their dairy animals this morning at the wash rack at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds in Knowlesville. They moved in their animals on Sunday. The Dairy Show is at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Robinson is in his last year of 4-H. He just completed his freshman year at Cobleskill State College where he is majoring in animal industry.

Staff Reports Posted 22 July 2019 at 10:46 am

Opening Day: Gates open at 2 p.m. Midway will not be open. Special gate price $2.

Visit our new Ag Education and Activities areas in the Lartz Commercial Exhibit Building.

By 12 p.m. – Dairy Cattle received, must be in by noon. Dairy Cattle Barn

8 a.m. – Senior Council Stand opens

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Commercial Exhibits in place

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Orleans County Open Flower Show entries accepted. Lartz Building

9 a.m. – Dog Show (Classes 6-25). Show Arena

9 a.m. – Cloverbud Horse Show followed by Walk/Trot Horse Show. Carlos Marcello Arena

Kaitlin Bennett, 10, of Barre gives her Jersey cow a cleaning this morning. Anna Grillo, 10, of Albion is at left. She also will be in the Dairy Show on Wednesday.

10 a.m. – Market Auction Weigh-In

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Common Garden Vegetables, Market Packages, Cut Flowers, Indoor Gardening, Fruits and Nuts, Plant Collection (Preserved and Scrapbook), Landscape Pictures and Plants, Experiments, Horticulture Methods judged. Trolley Building

11 a.m. – Field Crops judged. Trolley Building

1 to 3 p.m. – Group Exhibits, Food Preservation, Baked Goods and Visual Arts judged. Trolley Building

3 p.m. – Fair Official Meeting. Fair Office

4 p.m. – Paid per car admission begins: Special Opening Day $2

6 p.m. – Opening Ceremony, Presentation of Colors by Orleans County Veterans. Stage

Jacques Gregoire, 16, of Murray and his twin brother Will cook in the Senior Council Stand this morning. Jacques is making scrambled eggs while Will is whipping up some pancakes.

6 to 7 p.m. – Ag stories with Orleans County Libraries (Hoag Library). Lartz Building

6 p.m. – Leader’s Pie Stand Opens

6 p.m. – Kangaroo Keeper Talk by Spirit Wind Farm. Trolley Lawn

6:30 p.m. – 4-H clothing Revue. Stage

6:30 p.m. – Lew-E the Clown. Clown Stage

6:30 p.m. – Mini-Horse Show and Horse Driving Classes and demo. Carlos Marcello Arena

6:30 p.m. – 4-H Bake Sale. Blue Ribbon Baked Goods Available for a limited time. Trolley Building

6:30 p.m. – Trolley Building Youth Exhibits Open. Trolley Building

Dennis Mathes of Barre tends to some of the morning chores at the fairgrounds.

7 p.m. – Circus Incredible. Lawn South of the Knights Building

7 p.m. – Talent Show. Stage

7 p.m. – Swine Show. Swine Area

7 p.m. – Calf Feeding and Care Demonstrations. Cattle Barn

8 p.m. – Kangaroo Keeper Talk by Spirit Wind Farm. Trolley Lawn

8:30 p.m. – Lew-E the Clown. Clown Stage

9 p.m. – Circus Incredible. Lawn South of the Knights Building

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

10 p.m. – Buildings Close

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