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Jefferson County 4-H Fair
Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:00 AM
The annual Jefferson County 4-H fair is set to kick off Saturday with a week of summer events.
(2013 Courier file photo by Ken Ritchie)
The fair will feature nightly events at the grandstand and pavilion, a midway filled with games, rides and food, 4-H exhibits and vendors. There also will be exhibits by and events for non-members of 4-H in the Open Class and in the Farm Bureau schedule.
Admission is charged for events in the grandstand. Otherwise, entry to the fairgrounds is the cost of parking, which is $2 per car or $2 per walk in.
The grandstand will feature a variety of events, each beginning at 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Quad Drags will be featured Monday night. Admission is $5 for adults and children ages 6 to 12. Children 6 and under are allowed in free.
Tuesday will feature the Horse Pull. Admission is $5 for adults. Children 12 and under are allowed in free.
Truck drags will be held inside the grandstand Wednesday evening. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children between 6 and 12 years old. Children 6 and under will receive free admission.
The event scheduled for July 10 will feature country music from David and Whitney Campbell and guest musician Mathew Barringer. Admission is $5 for adults and children older than 6. Younger children receive free admission.
Friday, July 11, will feature The Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series. The cost of admission is $12 for adults and children between 6 and 12.
The Mud Run will conclude the events at the grandstand on Saturday, June 12. Admission is $5 for children and adults. Children 6 and under enter for free.
The Midway will open on Monday at 6 p.m. The fair favorite will be open through July 12 from 6 to 11 p.m. each night.
4-H shows are scheduled begin Saturday with the Poultry and other Fowl Show at 10 a.m., and the Dog Obedience Show at 4 p.m.
Sunday will feature the Horse Show, English and Contesting at 1 p.m. and the Dog Agility Show at 6:30 p.m.
Monday's shows include the Rabbit Show at 9 a.m. and the Goat Show at 5:30 p.m.
The Western Horse Show will take place Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., with the Swine Show taking place at 5 p.m.
4-H'ers will hold the Dairy Show at 10 a.m., the Cat Show at 2 p.m. and the Sheep Show at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fair Grounds.
Thursday will feature the Beef Show at 8 a.m.
The annual 4-H Livestock Auction is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, followed by the Auction Dinner at 5 p.m.
The 4-H fair exhibit hall will be open from 4 to 10 p.m. during Fair Week.