Today’s Fair Schedule (July 27, 2021)

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 July 2021 at 8:16 am

Photos by Tom Rivers: Olivia Streicher leads “Bleu” in the miniature horse showmanship competition for Clover Buds on Monday at the Orleans County 4-H Fair.

Party Animals Exotic Animal Petting Zoo – ALL DAY

8 a.m. – English Horse Show at Carlos Marcello Arena

9 a.m. – Senior Council Stand opens

10 a.m. – Dog Obedience and Rally at Knights Building

10 a.m. – Horticulture I.D. Contest at Center Stage

This group competes in the miniature horse “showmanship at halter” competition. Pictured from left include Grace Goodrich with Sky, Lauren Zwifka with Mocha, Maci Manicki with Velvet and Carissa Klossner with Opal. Carissa won first place in the event.

12 p.m. – Paid admission begins and free public parking opens at Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots; Buildings open to the public

12 p.m. – Leaders’ Pie Stand opens

12 p.m. to 10 p.m. – Synchronistic Psychic Services with Free Rune Readings at Lartz Building

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Rabbit and Cavy Showmanship at Wachob Pavilion

1 to 3 p.m. – Rabbit and Cavy Knowledge Contest at Wachob Pavilion

3 to 10 p.m. – Main Event Amusements $20 Unlimited Ride Wristbands at Midway

Local veterans formed an Honor Guard for Monday’s opening ceremonies, which included a flag raising.

4:30 p.m. – Chainsaw Carving Log at Cabin Lawn

5 p.m. – Indian River Olde Time Lumberjack Show at Curtis Pavilion Lawn

5 p.m. – Beef Cattle Show at Show Arena

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

6 p.m. – Rabbit and Cavy Show Costume, Pet and Cloverbud Classes at Wachob Pavilion

6 to 7 p.m. – Ag Stories with Orleans County Libraries (Lee-Whedon Memorial Library) at Cattle Barn

Orleans County Sheriff Chris Bourke and a local veteran salute while the flag is raised during the opening ceremony.

6 to 7 p.m. – Hot Country Liners Dance at Orleans Hub Stage

6:30 p.m. – Chainsaw Carvingat Log Cabin Lawn

7 p.m. – Rabbit and Cavy Show, Breed Classes at Wachob Pavilion

7 p.m. – Indian River Olde Time Lumberjack Show at Curtis Pavilion Lawn

7 to 9 p.m. – Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES) Demo

7 to 8 p.m. – Down Home Country Cloggers Dance Group at Orleans Hub Stage

8:30 p.m. – Chainsaw Carving at Log Cabin Lawn

8 p.m. – Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challengeat Orleans Hub Stage

9 p.m. – Indian River Olde Time Lumberjack Show at Curtis Pavilion Lawn

10 p.m. – Buildings close

James Luckman, right, served as judge of the showmanship competition at the Swine Show. The 4-Hers in the event included Jenna Cecchini, front left; Jack Cecchini, behind her; Carter Kuipers, far back; Ruth Kuipers, back right; and Grant Kuipers, not in photo. Carter Kuipers won the event was was named master showman with his sister Ruth the reserve master showman.