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Today’s Fair Schedule (Saturday, July 27, 2019)

Photos by Tom Rivers: Tamara Huzair of Lyndonville sings “Somebody to Love” by Queen during karaoke on Friday. She qualified for the finals tonight where the singers will compete for $1,000 in prize money.

Staff Reports Posted 27 July 2019 at 9:59 am

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

8 a.m. – Senior Council Stand opens

8 a.m. – Gymkhana Horse Show. Carlos Marcello Arena

10 a.m. – All buildings open

10:30 a.m. – Cat Show. Show Arena

Kaitlin Bennett, 10, of Barre shows a steer while seven other 4-H’ers show beef animals in Friday’s grand master showman competition. The contest includes eight breeds of animals that eight 4-H’er showed in the competition. Kaitlin qualified after being named reserve showman in the dairy competition on Thursday.

11:10 a.m. – “Iron Chef” 4-H Youth Cooking Contest starts. OrleansHub.com Stage

12 p.m. – Small Animal Grand Master Showman Competition. Wachob Pavilion

12 p.m. – Leader’s Pie Stand opens. Davis Building

12:10 p.m. – “Iron Chef” 4-H Youth Contest Judging. OrleansHub.com Stage

12 – 6 p.m. – WNY PRISM, invasive species experts at the flower show. Lartz Building

1 p.m. – Registration ends for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull. Fair Office

1 – 5 p.m. – Main Event Amusements $20 Unlimited Ride Wristband (Tickets purchased this block good 1-5 only) Midway

1:30 p.m. – Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Pedal Tractor Course: Fair Office

This team of cousins won a competition Friday at the fair where they built blades for a wind turbine. Their team had the fastest time for a turbine to pull a toy car with a string. The team includes Allison Mathes, Lillian Mathes, Sarah Mathes and Taylor Soule, all of Barre. The competition was sponsored and organized by Apex Clean Energy. There were 22 participants in the competition on Thursday and Friday.

2 p.m. – Kangaroo Keeper Talk by Spirit Wind Farms. Trolley Lawn

3 p.m. – Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull – Championship run of all first place finishers from throughout the week Pedal Tractor Course: Fair Office

4 p.m. – Awards Ceremony and Crowning of the Fair Royalty. Curtis Pavilion

4:30 p.m. – Lew-E the Clown. Clown Stage

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

6 – 7 p.m. – AITC Youth Ag Education Terrific Tractors: Poems and Games. Trolley Building

6 – 10 p.m. – Main Event Amusements $20 Unlimited Ride Wristband (Tickets purchased this block good 6-10 only) Midway

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

Zachary Neal, 14, of Albion entertained fair-goers with a contraption he made that allows him to play multiple musical instruments at once. He walked around playing “Oh! Susanna” and played a ukulele, melodica, harmonica, drums, symbols, a horn and tambourine.

6:30 p.m. – Market Auction Preview and Reception. Show Arena

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

7 p.m. – Orleans County 4-H Market Auction. Show Arena

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 Challenge Finals. (No qualifying round). OrleansHub.com Stage

9 p.m. – 4-H Dairy Cow Bingo. Cattle Building

10 p.m. – Buildings Close

10 p.m. – Greased Pole Climbing Contest (Teams must pre-register at the Fair Office) Greased Pole

10:30 p.m. – Greased Pole Climbing Championship. Greased Pole

Justin Robinson, 19, of Albion hangs on the grease pole while a teammate in the Greasy Heifers climbs on his shoulders. The Greasy Heifers battled but couldn’t quite get to the top.

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