Fair officials list week’s event schedule

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 5, 2000

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Wednesday, July 05, 2000

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The entertainment’s been booked.

Across the county, 4-H club members are studying for their Skill-athons.

Now it’s time for the fair – well, almost.

The 2000 Lawrence County Fair begins next week, with the first day devoted to livestock weigh-ins and pictures.

Monday through Saturday will find plenty of other activities, including horse shows, a 4-H parade, demolition derbies, a tractor pull, the old fashioned horse pull and many livestock judgings.

The entire schedule is:

Sunday, July 9

– 8 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m.: 4-H market livestock weigh-ins and pictures.

– 2 p.m.: 4-H dog show at the 4-H shelter; gospel sing, Wade Spencer, Principles Quartete, Kevin Spencer Family and Randy Patrick at the grandstand.

– 3 p.m.: Junior Fair Horse Show- Pre-Registration.

– 4 p.m.: Junior Fair Horse Show- Horse Arena, infield area.

Monday, July 10

(Sponsored by Firstar Bank)

– 8 a.m.-noon: 4-H market livestock weigh-ins and pictures.

– 10 a.m.: All 4-H and FFA livestock skillathons-beef, dairy, sheep, swine (Livestock Arena); rabbit, chicken, goat, horse (4-H Shelter).

– 2-3:30 p.m.: 4-H Frolics; 4-H market tobacco judging, quality and interviews (4-H shelter).

– 4 p.m.: Opening Ceremonies; announcement of fair queen.

– 5 p.m.: 4-H club booth judging (4-H building closed); 4-H parade (grandstand).

– 5:30 p.m.: Junior fair board sweet tooth auction (grandstand); announcement of 4-H parade and 4-H booth winners.

– 8 p.m.: Demolition derby (grandstand).

Tuesday, July 11

(Co-sponsored by Giovanni’s)

– 9 a.m.: 4-H market hog showmanship; 4-H agricultural sciences day; general project judging.

– 10 a.m.: Vegetable gardening 1; from seed to flower, corn, soybeans, lawn care.

– 10:30 a.m.: Growing with the seasons; exploring plants; science; fun with dairy foods; incredible egg; fishy science; exploring animals; keeping fish alive.

– 11 a.m.: Indoor gardening; discovering 4-H 1,2,3, horseless horse; special aquarium set-up; aquatic plants.

-11:30 a.m.: normal animal; animal disease; animal health; exploring me and my home; exploring energy; 4-H small animal day; general project judging.

– 1 p.m.: caged birds; fancy poultry; raising pullets; raising broilers, turkeys, ducks and geese; guinea pig and small animals; Lawrence County Horse Pull.

– 1:30 p.m.: Cats, all non-market rabbits and dog care interviews.

– 2 p.m.: 4-H Market rabbit show and showmanship.

– 6 p.m.: Country star cloggers.

– 8 p.m.: Demolition derby (grandstand).

Wednesday, July 12

(Sponsored by Big Sandy)

– 9 a.m.: 4-H market chicken show and showmanship; 4-H fancy poultry show and showmanship; 4-H engineering day.

-10 a.m.: General project judging: roopes; rockets away; adventures with your camera-A. crank it up; warm it up; tune it up.

– 10:30 a.m.: Collectibles; science of flight; radio controlled vehicles; safe operation of agriculture equipment.

– 11 a.m.: Aerospace demonstrations; measuring up; adventures with your camera-B; adjustable cameras; magic of electricity; investigating electricty.

– 11:30 a.m.: Bicycle judging and rodeo; making the cut; nailing it together; wiredfor power; finishing up entering electronics; arcs and sparks.

– 12-2 p.m.: Premium booth open (4-H members only).

– 1 p.m.: Cloverbud interviews.

– 4 p.m.: Cloverbud barnyard and pet parade.

– 6 p.m.: Nite shift.

– 7 p.m.: 4-H market lamb show and showmanship and sheep breeding.

– 8 p.m.: Bull mania rodeo event- grandstand.

Thursday, July 13

(Co-Sponsored by Jim’s Farm Equipment Inc.)

– 9 a.m.: 4-H market hog show; 4-H conservation day.

General Project Judging:

-10 a.m.: Exploring the outdoors 1 and 2; exploring our insect world 1 and 2; exploring our forests.

-10:30 a.m.: Ohio birds; Ohio ponds; muskrat trapping.

-11 a.m.: Splash 20; beans about water; at your disposal; fishing for beginners.

-11:30 a.m.: Beekeeping; fishing for the intermediate; tree planting.

– 12-2 p.m.: Safe use of guns; archery; premium booth open (4-H members only).

-4 p.m.: 4-H feeder calf; dairy/beef feeder and beef breeding show and showmanship.

-5 p.m.: 4-H market steer show.

-6 p.m.: Kiddie truck and tractor pull (grandstand).

-8 p.m.: Truck and tractor pull (grandstand).

Friday, July 14

(Sponsored by WTCR)

– 4-H market steer showmanship; 4-H home economics and health day.

General project judging:

– 10 a.m.: Laundry; art as expression; keeping fit; staying healthy; looking good; teens on the road to financial success; creative writing; writing and reporting for teens.

– 10:30 a.m.: Becoming money wise; family history treasure hunt; first aid; living and learning with children; more living and learning with children; teens lear about children.

– 11 a.m.: Adventures in home living; designing interiors; furniture and woodwork recycling; your first home away from home; leadership skills you never outgrow; carteens; speak out.

– 11:30 a.m.: Meals outdoor; alcohol decisions; tobacco and you; self determined; and my world…; the world around me; people and customs of the world; teen leadership; one-on-one; leadership on the job.

-12 p.m.: 4-H dairy cattle show and showmanship.

– 12-2 p.m.: Premium booth open (4-H members only).

– 1 p.m.: Nutrition bowl (4-H shelter).

– 2 p.m.: 4-H goat show and showmanship.

– 5 p.m.: Showman of showmen (livestock arena).

– 6 p.m.: Style show (4-H shelter); county star cloggers.

– 7 p.m.: Paul Pace and Amy Chaney (grandstand).

– 8 p.m.: Exile (grandstand).

Saturday, July 15

(Co-sponsored by Stephens and Son Insurance Agency).

– 9-11 a.m.: Premium booth open (advisers and/or members).

– 10 a.m.: 4-H/FFA market project sale.

– 2 p.m.: Open class horse pull.

– 6 p.m.: Country star cloggers.

– 6:30 p.m.: 4-H booths released.

– 7:30 p.m.: Demolition derby (grandstand).

– 8 p.m.: Livestock projects released.


– Fair board membership ticket: $15 (Admitted all six days, including grandstand and parking).

– Season ticket: $10 (Admitted all six days, including grandstand and parking).

– General admission: $5 (Daily, includes grandstand, parking and rides).

– Concessionaire: $10 (Admitted all six days).

All passes are non-transferable. Children under 24 months admitted free. (If they desire to ride, $4). Membership, season, and 4-H passes will pay $4 daily if they desire to ride. Fairgoers over 65 years of age and older admitted free with proper identification. Gold buckeye will not be accepted. Memberships in the Lawrence County Agricultural Society are on sale each day until July 15, 5 p.m. and they are obtainable from directors.

No refunds or rain check of admission price and parking is free.