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Today’s Orleans County 4-H Fair Schedule (July 23, 2018)

Posted 23 July 2018 at 10:16 am

Photos by Tom Rivers: Kennedy Murphy gets a horse named King ready for this morning’s clover bud show. Kennedy is assisted by her mother Stephanie Murphy, left, and Faith Woody in back.

Today is Opening Day. Gates open at 2 p.m. Midway will not be open. Special gate price $2.

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

By noon – Dairy cattle must be received at the Dairy Cattle Barn

8 a.m. – Senior Council Stand Opens

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

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Commercial Exhibits in place

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Orleans County Open Flower Show entries accepted at Lartz Building

9 a.m. – Dog Show (Classes 6-25) at 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 judged at Trolley Building

11 a.m. – Field Crops judged at Trolley Building

Matthew Bloom, 8, of Albion washes cows this morning. He will show dairy animals as a clover bud.

1 to 3 p.m. – Group Exhibits, Food Preservation, Baked Goods and Visual Arts 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. – Ministry of Concern’s Just Friends E3 team youth mentoring program with kids coloring, crafts and face painting at Trolley Building

6 p.m. – Opening Ceremony, Presentation of Colors by Orleans County Veterans at Talis Equity Stage

6 p.m. – Leader’s Pie Stand Opens

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

6 p.m. – Agripuppets Entertainment Show. Agripuppets Stage

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

A new stage will be available for the first time during the fair this week. The new stage was built as an addition to the Curtis Pavilion. A state grant covered the cost of the $83,000 project. The stage today will host opening ceremonies at 6, 4-H Clothing Revue at 6:30, Talent Show at 7 and karaoke at 9 p.m.

6:30 p.m. – Hansen’s Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations at lawn south of the Knights Building

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

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

7 p.m. – Talent Show at Talis Equity Stage

7 p.m. – Swine Show at Swine Area

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

8 p.m. – Agripuppets Entertainment Show at Agripuppets Stage

8:30 p.m. – Hansen’s Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations at lawn south of the Knights Building

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

10 p.m. – Buildings Close

Jayden Neal, 15, of Albion cleans a cow. He will be showing pigs later today during the Swine Show at 7 p.m. The Dairy Show is Wednesday.

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