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Today’s Fair Schedule (July 28, 2015)

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 28 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers – Shady, a Siberian Husky owned by Megan Leight of Albion, waits in the show ring on Monday evening during the dog show. Another Siberian Husky is behind Shady.

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. English Horse Show -Carlos Marcello Arena

9:30 a.m. Dog Show (Classes 5-22 and C3) -Show Arena

10 a.m. $5 Admission per car starts

10 a.m. All Buildings Open

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

12 p.m. Leader’s Pie Stand Opens

12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Rabbit and Cavy Showmanship – Wachob Pavilion

Five 4-H’ers compete in the junior showmanship contest with pigs on Monday evening. The group includes, from left: Jack Cecchini, Zachary Neal, Allison Mathes, Jayden Neal and Hunter Mathes. Jayden Neal of Albion was named champion junior showman of the competition.

1 p.m. Story Time with Yates Community Library of Lyndonville – Trolley Building

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

2 p.m. Rabbit and Cavy Knowledge Contest – Wachob Pavilion

2 p.m. Story Time with Yates Community Library of Lyndonville – Trolley Building

3 to 10 p.m. Midway Rides of Utica $20 unlimited ride wristbands – Midway

5 p.m. Beef Showmanship and Show – Show Arena

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

6 p.m. Rabbit and Cavy Costume Class and Cloverbud Show – Wachob Pavilion

Sisters Janie Schutz, left, and Rylie Lear of Waterport compete in senior showman competition with pigs on Monday. Jayne Bannister came in first, with Janie in second and Rylie in third.

6 p.m. Master Gardener Presentation: Companion Plants – Lartz Building

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

6:15 p.m. Rabbit and Cavy Show – Wachob Pavilion

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

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 to 8:30 p.m. Local Entertainment Variety Acts. Orleanshub.com Stage

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

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

10 p.m. Buildings Close

Medina Marching Band members are handling parking for the fair. Shelby Green, left, and Kody Leno direct a driver to an open spot on Monday. The band will be assisting with parking all six days of the fair.