Today’s Fair Schedule (July 24, 2017)

Photos by Tom Rivers: Cecelia Farreggia, 11, of Holley and her sister Micalina get their beef cows cleaned at the wash rack this morning at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds. Micalina is showing a Texas longhorn later this week.

Staff Reports Posted 24 July 2017 at 10:27 am

Midway will not be open. Special gate price $2.

Daily Feature: Orleans County Flower Show. Lartz Exhibit Building.

Daily Feature: Orleans County Quilt Show. Trolley Building.

Opening Day: Gates open at 2 p.m.

Dairy Cattle must be received by noon, Dairy Cattle Barn 8 a.m. Senior Council Stand Opens

8 a.m. Cloverbud Horse Show Followed by Walk/Trot Horse Show, Carlos Marcello Arena

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Commercial Exhibits in Place

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Orleans County Master Gardener Flower Show Entries accepted at Lartz Building

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

10 a.m. Market Auction Weigh-In

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

Eli Pask, 14, of Barre gives his chickens fresh water this morning. Eli has about 15 chickens at this week’s fair.

11 a.m. Field Crops judged at Trolley Building

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

3 p.m. Fair Official Meeting at Fair Office

4 p.m. Paid per Car Admission Begins: Special Opening Day $2

5 to 8 p.m. P.Raising Kids Children’s Activity Center with Face Painting, Crafts and Art Projects at Trolley Building

6 p.m. Opening Ceremony, Presentation of Colors by Veterans at Flag Pole Garden

6 p.m. Leader’s Pie Stand opens

Carter Kuipers, 9, of Byron cleans a cow this morning. This is his first time showing animals at the fair. He will be competing in the swine and beef shows.

6:30 p.m. 4-H Clothing Revue at Stage

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

6:30 p.m. Horses, Horses, Horses! World Champion Performing Horses at Lawn south of the Knights


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

6:30 p.m. Youth Exhibits open at Trolley Building

7 p.m. Talent Show sponsored by Denise Carnes at Stage

7 p.m. Swine Show sponsored in memory of Frank Matos at Swine Area

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

8:30 p.m. Horses, Horses, Horses! World Champion Performing Horses at Lawn south of the Knights


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

10 p.m. Buildings Close

Photo courtesy of Nik Elliott: Bailey Elliott, 3, of Barre gets a kiss from one of the goats at the fair this morning.

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