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1WELCOME TO THE 10 BESTDAYS OF SUMMER!On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, andvolunteers, I would like to welcome you to the 2021Champlain Valley Fair. We hope you enjoy yourtime with us.This year is shaping up to be a great Fair. Weonce again have a long list of activities, events,entertainment, and food! This year’s list includesthe Racing Pigs, Hypnotist Steve Bayner, a pettingzoo, the Butterfly Encounter, and Vermont musiciansthroughout the grounds. And this is just a sampling!The Champlain Valley Fair’s roots are deep inagriculture and we are keeping with that tradition.We have more than 1,000 animals on display ofall different varieties. I encourage you to visit ourlivestock areas for this unique experience to learnmore about local agriculture.Agriculture is not limited to livestock. Our GardenCenter in the Miller Expo Centre has everything fromgiant pumpkins to bonsai trees. While there, you canalso visit the Art Gallery and Home Crafts, all in airconditioned comfort.It would not be a Fair without all the rides though,and the Strates Carnival Company will be bringingsome of the best rides in the business. Pay-oneprice ride bracelets are back this year offering aconsiderable savings.Thanks again for coming.Have a great time at the Fair.Timothy P. SheaExecutive DirectorBUILDERS MAKERS DOERSWe’re proud to be your bankers.NSBVT.COM(800) NSB-CASH
2TABLE OF CONTENTSInformation.3Special Deals.4Fun Things to See.6Daily Events.7Family Fun.8Children’s Programs.10Animals.11Horse Events.12Fair Map.14-15Motor Sports.16Concerts.17Music around the Fair.18Competition Schedule.20Gas Card Giveaway.21Culinary.22Cooking Demos.22Ag Hall of Fame.24Community Partner Days.26Fair Sponsors.28ADMISSIONAdults 12Kids (5-12) 5Children under 5 freeAmex, Discover, VISA, MasterCardcredit cards acceptedHOURS10:00am to Midnight(except opening Friday 3:00-midnight)Buildings & Displays10:00am to 10:00pmOn-Site Camping AvailableCall 802-355-4572 [email protected] make every effort to ensure this program is accurate,but occasionally things change. We are not responsiblefor typographical errors or changes in schedule.DOWNLOAD THE APPORWWW.CHAMPLAINVALLEYFAIR.ORG
3INFORMATION The Midway is open daily from 12:00pm to closing. Wheelchairs and strollers are available for rent in thebooth adjacent to Red Gate near Expo Plaza. Handicapped accessible restrooms areavailable at the rear of the State Building,the Men’s restroom on the Adsit Mall, the Women’srestroom between the Ware and Old McDonalds Farmbuildings, the restrooms on the Midway and restroomsin the Robert E. Miller Expo Centre complex. A free Baby and Toddler Comfort Station is locatedin the Vermont State Building. No outside alcohol allowed. Beer and wine available in theBeer and Wine Garden and Halvorson’s Steakhouse RoadTavern. Liquor in the Martini Bar only. No coolers, please. No pets are allowed on the Fairgrounds except guide &service dogs. Please do not leave pets in your car. GMT bus service to and from the Fair. Call864-2282 for schedule and route information. Bike racks are located outside Gate A. No bicycles areallowed on Exposition grounds. ATMs are located throughout the grounds and the Midway. Share your thoughts on the Fair - Pick up a Guest Survey atthe Guest Services Booth.Need Help? Guest Services: Informationbooths are located at thesouth end of the Adsit Mall,just inside the Red Gate byMiller Expo North, and inVermont State Building. Lost Children Center: Locatedat First Response Blue andWhite Trailer located nearWare Building. CVE First Response/First Aid:blue and white trailer locatednear Ware Building and in thehallway between Expo Northand Expo South. 879-3412 Lost and Found, Security &Essex Police: Located behindVermont State Building.Open 24 hours a day.878-1551 Fair Office Phone:(802) 878-5545 Website Information:www.champlainvalleyfair.org Church Services are held at the fair on bothSundays, Catholic Mass, 2nd Floor Expo North at 10:30 am.COMING TO A CONCERT? Come early to avoid traffic delays and enjoy theattractions at the Fair. Professional cameras, video cameras and laser pointersare not allowed. No umbrellas; come prepared for late-summeroutdoor conditions.THE FAIR ISSMOKE-FREEThe Champlain Valley Fair isa “designated smoking areaonly” Fair. That means thatsmoking is not permittedin open areas at any time.Smoking is only allowed inthe three designated tentslocated around the grounds.See the map for their specificlocations.
4DISCOUNT DAYSADMISSION 6 AFTER 6PMMon., Aug. 30KID’S DAY / READ & WIN DAYNOWKids get a 1 off admission at the gate on this day and ifthey have participated in the Read and Win program attheir local library they are honored for their achievementwith a show and free admission.AFTER5:00PMTue., Aug. 31SENIOR DAYElder statesmen of the community (55 and over)save 3.00 off gate admission.Come for dinner and stay forthe fun at the Fair, Mondaythrough Friday. Save 6.00 offthe regular adult admissionwhen you arrive after 5:00pm.(Discount programs cannot becombined with other discountadmission programs)MAKING STRIDES AGAINST CANCER DAYCome help stomp out cancer at the Fair.Wear pink and receive a 1 discount onyour gate admission.Wed., Sept. 1CARLOAD SPECIALYour entire car full of people gets admission,parking and a ride bracelet! All for just 70with a coupon from Maplefields.(Legal load limit only - everyone must havetheir own seat belt)www.vtfoodbank.orgCome to the Fair before 2:00 and bring two cans of food andreceive free admission. Bring two more cans and save 10.00 off a ride bracelet all day!COLLEGE DAY AT THE FAIRStudents gain free admissionall day with (Valid college ID required)Fri., Sept. 3MILITARY APPRECIATION DAYPresented by VA Healthcare SystemsAs a small token of thanks to all our brave soliders,Militarymembers receive free admission to the Fair!(Military ID required)MIDWEEK MADNESSThu., Sept. 2FOOD BANK DAYFOOD SPECIAL 4DEALSave big with 4.00 deals atparticipating food vendorson Tuesday, Wednesday& Thursday! Look for theMidweek Madness Logo onparticipating stands.
5COMEINSIDE& SHOPGREAT CHOICES, WIDE VARIETY, FANTASTIC PRICES!Find great deals on a huge selection of productsand services when you shop at the Fair! Betweenthe outdoor markets and the Robert E. MillerExpo Centre (offering air-conditioned comfort),you can browse the offerings of more than 200vendors, all with special fair pricing. Whateveryou’re shopping for - clothes, home products,machinery, food products of every type – evenpools, spas and home improvements – the variety of products is incredible. You’ll find something new to add to your shopping list everyday. Get a jump on your holiday shopping whileyou browse the bargains! If you’re in the marketfor something out-of-the-ordinary, our vendorshave gifts you’ll never find anywhere else. Whatbetter way to top off your visit to the Fair thanwith a cruise through our shopping venues. Inaddition to the rides, the food, the animals, andthe shows – be sure to include shopping on yourFair to-do list this year!
6FUN THINGSTO SEEEVERYDAY!Local help withyour Medicarequestions.Visit our booth to see aLicensed Sales Agentwww.myUHCagent.comGATES OPEN AT 10:00BUILDINGS AND EXHIBITS ARE OPEN10:00am-10:00pmFine Art Gallery - Blue Ribbon PavilionCulinary - Ware Building AnnexBonsai Display - Miller Expo NorthIce Cream - Dairy Milking CenterDixieland Band - Strolling the GroundsThe Fiber Loft4-H Exhibits - Miller Expo NorthGiant Vegetables - Miller Expo NorthHeritage Village - Red GateHome Crafts - Blue Ribbon PavilionMaple Tasting - Maple Sugar HouseVermont Grange - Ware Building AnnexAntique Tractor Exhibit - Vermont State BuildingGiant Sand Sculpture - Miller Expo NorthBaby Comfort Station - Vermont State BuildingFruits, Vegetables & Flowers - Miller Expo NorthVT Agriculture Hall of Fame - Miller Expo SouthModel Tractor Display - Vermont State BuildingModel Train Display - Miller Expo NorthOld McDonald’s Farm &Patience the Milking Cow - Old McDonald’s FarmBecause Where You LiveMATTERS.Independent Senior LivingAn Age 55 CommunityCall 802-871-5409WillistonPlace.comCall 802-871-5808MansfieldPlaceVT.com
710 DAYS OF FREE 07:307:30Comedic Juggler Robert Clarke. Expo PlazaEarly Trades Presentation. Red GateShow Horse Demo.Ag AreaMcKenzie Racing Pigs. Yellow GateVermont Music Showcase. Adsit MallK-9s in Flight. Ag MallCooking Demo. Ware BuildingPetting Zoo. Behind Ware BuildingThe Flying Cortes. MidwaySteve Bayner. Adsit MallVermont Music Gazebo. State Building LawnShow Horse Demo.Ag AreaMcKenzie Racing Pigs. Yellow GateEarly Trades Presentation. Red GateVermont Music Showcase. Adsit MallPetting Zoo. Behind Ware BuildingAg Mound Presentations. Ag MoundComedic Juggler Robert Clarke. Expo PlazaK-9s in Flight. Ag MallCooking Demo. Ware BuildingMcKenzie Racing Pigs. Yellow GateThe Flying Cortes. MidwaySteve Bayner. Adsit MallVermont Music Gazebo. State Building LawnShow Horse Demo.Ag AreaParade. Thoughout GroundsMilking Demonstrations. Milking ParlorVermont Music Showcase. Adsit MallMcKenzie Racing Pigs. Yellow GateCooking Demo. Ware BuildingComedic Juggler Robert Clarke. Expo PlazaVermont Music Gazebo. State Building LawnSteve Bayner. Adsit MallAg Mound Presentation. Ag MoundEarly Trades Presentation. Red GateThe Flying Cortes. MidwayPetting Zoo. Behind Ware BuildingK-9s in Flight. Ag MallMcKenzie Racing Pigs. Yellow Gate
8FAMILY FUN EVERYDAYThe Butterfly EncounterShows Ongoing All DayThe Butterfly Encounter is a screened-in butterfly exhibit, with severaldifferent species of butterflies. Fairgoers will have the opportunity toobserve and feed the butterflies from nectars!Petting ZooShows Ongoing All DayExperience the interactive, hands on petting zoo.Animal ambassadors such as, “Little Joe” (the wallaby)“Juliet” (The Scotch Highlander) “Humphrey” (The Camel) “Rascal” (TheFennec Fox) and “Kevin Bacon” (the Pot Belly Pig) will bring smiles to all whomeet them! The camel rides provide a once in a lifetime experience many willnot soon forget.“Bubba”, our camel has made a name for himself doing over 30,000 rides.Model TrainsOpen all day in the Expo North BuildingNorthwest Vermont Model Railroad Association’s (NWV) travelling HO scalelayout will be on display in Expo North. See 28 modules connected togetherto form a HO scale double track mainline loop with a branch extending to thetown of Bellows Falls, VT. Most of the modules are owned, designed and builtby member of the NWV. The Bellows Falls modules are owned by the GreenMountain Division of the National Model RR Association. More information canbe found www.nvrailroad.orgDixieland StrollersRoaming the Grounds All DayThese roving musicians will stroll the grounds and stop just aboutanywhere to entertain fairgoers.Giant Sand SculptureOpen all day in the Expo North BuildingBe amazed as these talented sculptors transform tons of sand intoa work of art right before your eyes.Sponsored by Hinesburg Sand and Gravel Co. & Don Weston Excavating.K-9s in FlightShows at 12:00, 3:00 & 7:30These dogs will amaze. Watch as they fly through the air, leap for Frisbees,and dive into the pool. This group of rescue dogs is great fun for the whole family.
9Old McDonald's FarmBring the kids to visit our Farm. They’ll see baby chickshatching, the miniature horses, piglets, and have a chanceto milk Patience the Milking Cow.Mckenzie Racing PigsShows at 11:30, 1:30, 3:30, 5:30 & 7:30Come cheer on the pigs as they squeal around thetrack racing for treats.Steve Bayner Hypnotist ShowShows at 1:00, 4:00 & 6:30You’ll be amazed and amused as audience membersare hypnotized for some good-natured fun.Robert Clarke Comedic JugglerShows at 11:00, 3:00 & 6:00Magician and juggler Robert Clarke will entertain,mystify, and keep you wanting more. The show is non-stop, high energy,crowd pleasing, and action packed.The Flying CortesShows at 12:30, 4:00 & 7:00Orginally from Colombia, South America, the Cortes have been entertainingaudiences around the world for 5 generations with their twisting, spinning,and somersaulting capabilities.Vermont Farm ToysOpen all day in the Vermont State BuildingSee a variety of Vermont farm toys with more than 100 scaled farm toys willbe on display. Daily drawing for a free giveaway! Farm toys will be availablefor purchase as well.Champlain Valley Fair History ExhibitOpen all day in the Vermont State BuildingThe Champlain Valley Exposition has a rich history going back 100 years!Check out our redesigned history exhibit!
10THINGS FOR KIDSOld McDonald'sFarmDraft HorsesCattleSheepPoultryShow Horse TentRabbitsFiber LoftMEET THE ANIMALS GAMEKids ages 4-10 can learn about the farm animals at the fair and win a cool treat! Just stop by OldMcDonald’s Farm and get your Meet the Animals card - then visit the animals and redeem your cardfor a yummy snack. Also, check out the new Hatch Cam screen - celebrate the chicks’ birthdays(and learn about other animals giving birth) on the video screen!Old McDonald'sFarmDraft HorsesCattleSheepPoultryShow Horse TentRabbitsFiber LoftOld McDonald'sFarmDraft HorsesCattleSheepPoultryShow Horse TentRabbitsFiber LoftOld McDonald'sFarmDraft HorsesCattleSheepPoultryShow Horse TentRabbitsFiber Loft
11ANIMALSAT THEFAIROld McDonald's FarmThe whole family will enjoyseeing chicks hatching, babyanimals, miniature horses andmore. Plus, visit Patience the Cow and try yourhand at milking a cow, or come to the DairyCenter at 5:00 to see the real thing.The Ag MoundHave a question about your favorite farmanimals or what life on a farm is really like?Come learn more about all the animals of theFair at the Cabot Ag Mound. Cows, horses,oxen, pigs and life on the farm are all describedin detail daily at 3:00 & 6:30.Show Horse CenterThe Show Horse Center is the place to learnabout horses and see various breeds up close.The horses change frequently and you arelikely to see everything from draft horses toracers. Staffed by avid equestrian fans, thereis always someone to answer your questions.Sheep ExhibitDozens of sheep of all different varieties foryou to see. Wool breeds, meat breeds, ram,ewe, and lamb are all on display.Horse Shows And Pulling EventsEnglish, Western, Draft and more all competefor top honors. Come see the competitions upclose. The shows happen on the northern endof the grounds near the Horse Barns. Use thewalkway from the Red Gate to get there.Agriculture Exhibit AreaCheck out the poultry, rabbits, and horses inthe Ag Exhibit Area.Meet The AnimalsA great kid’s game and a way for them to learnabout the variety of animals featured at theFair and earn a prize at the same time!To get started, stop by Old McDonald’s Farmor see the details on page 10.Show Horse RingDaily demonstrations highlighting thepartnership between horse and human.Rabbit ExhibitSee a variety of rabbit breeds and learn moreabout these animals In the agricultural area.
12HORSEEVENTSShow Horse CenterShow horses are on display at our ShowHorse Center in the Ag Mall area. A variety ofhorses are featured, with riders and ownerson site.Draft Horses - Pulling RingSaturday & Sunday, 8/28 & 8/29Starting Saturday at 10:00 and Sunday at Noon.Beautiful and elegant Draft Horses aredisplayed individually and in combinations,in both Halter and Driving Classes. Enjoythe gentle giants of the horse world as theycompete for prizes.Horse Pulling Pulling RingTuesday & Wednesday, 8/31 & 9/1Starting at 10:30amOne of New England’s most traditionalevents, pulling has been a part of Fairs andAgriculture Field Days since they were firstheld. There are multiple classes of horse pullsover various distances, and don’t miss thefree-for-alls.Barrel RacingThursday, 9/2Starting at 6:00pmGymkhana Horse Show RingFriday, 9/3 – NoonGymkhana, a.k.a. “gaming” a horse, is a fastpaced western riding event. The most wellknown game is probably “Barrel Racing.”There is never a dull moment as speed,agility, and accuracy are a must to competesuccessfully and take home top prize money.Open Show Horse Show RingSunday, 9/5 – 8:00amVermont’s premier horse showcase eventdisplays some of the best horses in the area.Come watch the best riders from across NewYork & New England compete in TraditionalEnglish and Western style riding and driving.Classes for all ages, abilities, and breeds.
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TO ROUTE 2AHorse BarnsPullingRingGATEE4?RACE TRACK ROADEXPOPLAZAEXPO BO336ULEVARDGATEC2ADSIT MALLEAST/WEST WALKWAY29ROADHOUSE WAYExpo South25VENDORPARKINGFESTIVALTavernWALKWAY24Blue RibbonPavilion7612188139GATETO 4-H BaGrandstandSugarhouseEXPO AVENUE23322117261022 2723YellowGateWALK IN ONLY3EXPO AVENUE35WareBuildingAnnex1Expo North5STEAKHOUSE ROADDSERVICE ROADStage30GATESPARKINGRedGateP4RV PARK “D”EquineOfficeSUGARHOUSE ROAD14ROUTE 15 - PEARL STREETGATEARESTROOMS – located behind the State building, between the Blue Ribbon Pavilion andExpo Center; in Expo North, in the Granstand and on the Midway.LOST CHILDREN CENTER: Located at First Response Blue and White Trailer located near Ware Building.LOST AND FOUND – Check with the Essex Police office, located behind the Vermont State Building.PIC
1 - Garden Center2 - 4-H DisplayCAMPGROUNDShowRing3133CampingOfficeGATEF TO ROUTE 2A3 - Juggler Robert Clarke4 - Heritage Village5 - Beer Tent6 - Art Gallery7 - Homecrafts GalleryPARKING8 - Poultry Display/Duck Pond9 - Show Horse Ring10 - Cattle/ SheepGreenGate11 - Ag Mound12 - RabbitsBlueGate13 - Oxen14 - Cattle Show Tent15 - Fiber Loft16 - Draft Horse HitchADMIDWAY RO17 - Dairy Bar18 - Show Horse CenterMIDWAY19 - Patience The Milking CowNECAROUSEL LA20 - Old McDonalds Farm21 - Cooking Demonstrations22 - Culinary Department28CARNIVAL ROAD23 - Petting ZooGATEGVermontState Building24 - K9’s In Flight25 - The Butterfly Encounter26 - McKenzie Racing Pigs3427 - Grange Display28 - The Flying CortesShoppingCenter29 - Floor Coverings international Stage30 - Wheelchair/Stroller RentalCK UP & DROP OFF31 - Fair Historical ExhibitTAXITO ESSEX JUNCTIONFIRST AID AND FIRST RESPONSE – Call 879-3412.Do not call 911 on the grounds.SMOKING AREAS – Located Between The Blue RibbonPavilion And Expo South And On The Midway.Smoking Is Permitted In These Areas Only.32 - Music Gazebo33 - Baby & Toddler Station34 - Vermont Farm Toys35 - Model Railroad36 - Box Office? - Guest Services- Parade Route
NIGHT OF FIRE & DESTRUCTIONSun., Aug. 29 4pmHair raising fire stunts & monster crushing actioncombine for an incredible night of thrills.FIGURE EIGHT RACEWed., Sept. 1 7pmDaring drivers try to navigate their way around a carcrushing figure eight track.DEMOLITION DERBYThu., Sept. 2 6:30pmDoor to door, bumper to bumper to quarter panel action!With a concert by Wild Leek River.MOTORSPORTSSponsored bySupported byTICKETSTickets on sale at the grandstand box office,www.champlainvalleyfair.org or by calling (800) 514-3849GRANDSTAND SHOWS16
17FRI.AUG. 277pmTribute to Michael Jackson MJ Dejavu / Tribute to ABBA Dancing DreamMON.AUG. 307pmTribute to Elton John Trevor Contois and FriendsTUE.AUG. 317pmTribute to Dave Matthews The Dave Matthews Tribute BandSAT.SEPT. 47pmRock of Ages “Titans of Rock: Bon Jovi / Poison / Def Leppard”SUN.SEPT. 57pmTribute to Kenny Chesney No Shoes Nation BandTribute to Jason Aldean Ultimate AldeanTribute to Luke Bryan Luke Bryan Tribute
18SPONSORED BYFRI., AUG. 27 4:30 PMSteve HartmannSinger-songwriter Steve Hartmann is from Jericho VT. Steve will be joined withviolinist, Jane Kittredge. Together, their blend of groove, grace and nostalgic lyrics.SAT., AUG. 28 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMTroy Millette and the fire belowHeart, humor, and humility are the keys to success for singer/songwriter TroyMillette, a Fairfax, Vermont native.SUN., AUG. 29 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMGeorge MurtieYears of serving has cured this songwriters heart and it shines in his songwritingand performances.ACOUSTIC STAGEMON., AUG. 30 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMAntara and ChrisHighly Caffeinated Folk RockTUES., AUG. 31 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMO’hAnleighO’hAnleigh is Irish American folk with roots that rock.WED., SEPT. 1 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMTod ProntoPronto is an intimate performer who is widely known for connecting with audiences through his original music, songs. and unique brand of storytelling.THUR., SEPT. 2 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMChris and EricaChris & Erica have been in high demand! This musical couples talents recentlyearned them an invite to recorded their first studio tracks.FRI., SEPT. 3 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMMilitary BandOn Military Appreciation Day, we welcome the 40th Army Band “Iron Sights” tothe Champlain Valley Fair!SAT., SEPT. 4 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMAbby Sherman BandAbby Sherman is a young, up and coming, Vermont musician who demonstratesstrong songwriting in the upmost raw, personal and relatable way.SUN., SEPT. 5 12PM, 2:30PM, 5:30 PMRyan SweezeyRyan Sweezey is an acoustically -driven pop singer/songwriter. His songs displayan impressive blend of musicality, catchiness and lyrical maturity.
19FRI., AUG. 27 5:30 PMSarah KingSarah King sings blues, alternative, and rock music, all delivered with aside of Southern soul.SAT., AUG. 28 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMSun VultureSteve and Jim of Sun Vulture have always been brothers, but now they are anacoustic duo like no other!SUN., AUG. 29 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMHelen HummelThrough classic and original songs, Helen fills out the limits of her vocal range,accompanying herself on bright and playful guitar.GAZEBOMON., AUG. 30 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMMilkhouse HeatersEx-Rockers from the Boston music scene, Mike and Jan Sheehy settled in BellowsFalls, VT where the humble seeds of The Milkhouse Heaters were planted.TUES., AUG. 31 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMPapa Grey BeardI have been playing here in Vermont for quite a few years. Acoustic 50s, 60s, 70sfolk, blues, rock, country.WED., SEPT. 1 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMMeghan LynchMeghan Lynch is a pop singer-songwriter based in Boston, MA.THUR., SEPT. 2 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMOwls StarsThe Owl Stars - Andrew, Elizabeth & Dan are a trio from Northern Vermont that havebeen playing music collectively and together for over 20 years.FRI., SEPT. 3 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMDeclan CoutureAcoustic alternative.SAT., SEPT. 4 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMAliTAlison Turner is a singer-songwriter (guitar/voice) from the small town of Royalton,Vermont. AliT performs a heartfelt and unique style of alternative/indie pop.SUN., SEPT. 5 1PM, 4PM, 6:15 PMBethany ConnerBethany is a Vermont singer/songwriter whose music captures some of the timelessconcepts surrounding love and loss through the eyes of a young adult.
20FAIR COMPETITIONSFri., Aug. 278:00 Fruits, Vegetables & Heavyweight Vegetables & First Flower Judging Expo North10:00 Bonsai Judging Expo North11:00 Maple Judging12:00 Grange Judging Ware Building Annex3:00 Gates open for the 2018 Fair5:00 Fair ParadeSat., Aug. 2810:00 4-H Dairy Show Cattle Show Tent10:00 Draft Horse Halter Classes - Cart Classesto follow Pulling Ring11:00 Veggie Snack Demonstration Expo North11:00 Christmas Tree Judging Expo North11:00 Homebrew Competition Judging11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn1:00 Youth Gardener Vegetable Judging ExpoNorth1:30 Shearing Demonstration Livestock Barn3:30 Homebrew “Best in Show” WareBuilding Annex4:30 Judging of Big Show Culinary WareBuilding Annex4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Milking Dairy Center5:00 Fair Parade6:30 Shearing Demonstration Livestock BarnSun., Aug. 29 (4-H Day)11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn12:00 Draft Horse Driving Classes Pulling Ring1:00 4-H Poultry Classes Cattle Show Tent1:30 Shearing Demonstration Livestock Barn3:00 4-H Judging Jamboree Cattle Show Tent2:00 Canning and Preserving Judging Expo North4:30 Chili Contest Ware Building Annex4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Milking Dairy Center5:00 Fair Parade6:30 Shearing Demonstration Livestock BarnMon., Aug. 30(Kid’s Day / Read & Win Day)10:30 Ayrshire Jr. Fitting & Showmanship followedby Ayrshire, Brown Swiss & Milking ShorthornOpen Shows Cattle Show Tent10:00 Children’s Activity, ends at 1:00 Expo North Garden Center10:30 Dye Day Fiber Loft11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn1:00 Professional Pumpkin CarvingDemonstration Expo North2:00 Ayrshire Futurity Cattle Show Tent4:30 Judging for the Best King Arthur FlourWhoopie Pie Contest Ware BuildingAnnex4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Milking Dairy Center5:00 Fair Parade6:00 Carved & Painted Pumpkins Judging Expo North Garden CenterTue., Aug. 31 (Senior Day, Making Strides)All Day Fiber Arts Demonstrations Fiber Loft10:00 Cut Flowers, Flower Arrangements &Vegetables accepted for judging10:30 Horse Pulling – 3300 lbs., 15’ No touch Pulling Ring11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn1:30 Horse Pulling – Open Distance. 2 lbs.rock per lb. of horse Pulling Ring4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Fair Parade5:30 Horse Pulling – 3200 lbs. 12’ Pulling Ring
21& DEMONSTRATIONSWed., Sept. 1 (Carload Special)All Day Fiber Arts Demonstrations Fiber Loft8:00 2nd Flower & Vegetable Judging Expo North11:00 Horse Pulling-3400 lbs. 12’ pull Pulling Ring11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn1:30 Horse Pulling-3400 lbs. 15’ pull Pulling Ring4:00 Judging for the 8th Annual Tim SheaApple Pie Contest Ware Building Annex4:00 FFA 12’ pull “Lyndon Corey MemorialClass” Pulling Ring4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Fair Parade5:30 Horse Pulling – Free-for-all, Open Class,12’ pull Pulling Ring6:00 Arts Reception Blue Ribbon PavilionThu., Sept. 2 (Food Bank Day/College Day)All Day Fiber Arts Demonstrations Fiber Loft11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn4:30 Judging for the Best Salsa Contest Ware Building Annex4:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn5:00 Milking Dairy Center5:00 Fair Parade6:00 Jackpot Barrel Racing Horse RingFri., Sept. 3 (Military Appreciation Day)11:30 Sheep & Shepherd Presentation Livestock Barn12:00 Gymkhana Horse Ring1:00 Jersey & Guernsey Futurity Judging Livestock Barn4:00 Spinning Demon on the Great Wheel Fiber Loft4:30 Judging for the Best QuicheNew Compitition Ware Building Annex4:30
Fine Art Gallery - Blue Ribbon Pavilion Culinary - Ware Building Annex Bonsai Display - Miller Expo North Ice Cream - Dairy Milking Center Dixieland Band-Strolling the Grounds The Fiber Loft 4-H Exhibits-Miller Expo North Giant Vegetables - Miller Expo North Heritage Village-Red Gate Home Crafts - Blue Ribbon Pavilion Maple Tasting - Maple .