Today’s Fair Schedule (Wednesday, July 24, 2019)

Staff Reports Posted 24 July 2019 at 8:24 am

Photos by Tom Rivers: Lyric Wallenda does aerial acrobatics from about 30 feet up high during a routine with Circus Incredible, which performs daily at 7 and 9 p.m.

Special Events: Senior Citizen Coffee – free coffee for senior citizens from 1 to 4 p.m., compliments of the Orleans County 4-H Senior Council.

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

8 a.m. – Senior Council Stand opens

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

9 a.m. – Poultry Show and Knowledge Contest. Wachob Pavilion

10 a.m. – $7 Admission per car starts

Emma Mathes, 17, of Barre and her mother Merri give one of Emma’s sheep a bath on Tuesday evening. Emma gave her sheep two baths on Tuesday. Today they will be shorn ahead on Thursday’s sheep show at 5:30 p.m. Emma has been showing sheep since she was 5. Her mother also showed sheep and beef cows at the fair when she was a 4-H’er.

10 a.m. – All buildings open

10 a.m. – Goat Show (Dairy, Companion and Pack). Knights Building

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Nutrifare Senior Luncheon with the sing-along music of David Marchione (Food will be served at 12 pm w/ticket). Curtis Pavilion

12 p.m. – Leader’s Pie Stand Opens

1:30 – 3 p.m. – Bread & Butter Making Demo and Tasting. Trolley Building

2 p.m. – Meat Goat Show. Knight’s Building

Lew-E the Clown juggles flaming torches during his show on Tuesday. He performs three times each day at the fair.

2:30 p.m. – Llama and Alpaca Meet and Greet. Show Arena

3 – 10 p.m. – Main Event Amusements $20 Unlimited Rides Wristband. Midway

3 p.m. – Dog Knowledge Bowl. Stage

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

4 p.m. – Dairy Cattle Show. Show Arena

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

Simon Arestov of Circus Incredible balances on cylinders during the 9 p.m. show on Tuesday.

5 p.m. – BBQ Pulled Pork Dinner, sponsored by Dance Theater. Cost: $9. Curtis Pavilion

6 – 7 p.m. – AITC Youth Ag Education Dairy Bracelets. Trolley Building

6 – 7 p.m. – Ag Stories with Orleans County libraries (Lee-Whedon Memorial Library) Lartz Building

6 – 8 p.m. – Pie Eating Contest and Donut Eating Contest. Stage

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

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

The sign for the pizza vendor stands out at the fairgrounds where there are many options for fair food.

6 p.m. – Rooster Crowing Contest. Wachob Pavilion

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

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

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

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

8:30 p.m. – Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challenge. Stage

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

10 p.m. – Buildings Close

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

The weekly fair adds lots of pep to Knowlesville. The fairgrounds are on Route 31 across from the former Agway site.

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