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Fair board sets next week’s schedule

It’s almost that time again.

Sunday, July 01, 2001

It’s almost that time again. The 2001 Lawrence County Fair begins next weekend, July 7, at the fairgrounds in Rome Township.

"We’re moving, getting closer and closer," said Doug Clark of the county fair board.

Crews are finishing the final work and preparing for the arrival of 4-H/FFA animals, campers, carnival rides and more.

The fair officially begins Saturday at 8 a.m. with horse show registration, followed at 9 a.m. by the 4-H Fair and PAS Horse Show. The Open Horse Show begins at 2 p.m.

Here’s the rest of the county fair schedule:

Sunday, July 8

– 8:00-Noon, 4-H & FFA Market Livestock Weigh-in & Pictures

– 1:00-4:00, 4-H & FFA Market Livestock Weigh-in & Pictures

– 1:00, 4-H Dog Show & Dog Care Interviews (4-H Shelter)

– 2:00, Gospel Sing

– 8 p.m., Wrestling, "The Full House" (Grandstand)

Monday, July 9

Sponsored By Giovanni’s

– 8:00-Noon, 4-H Market Livestock Weigh-In & Pictures

– 10:00, 4-H & FFA Livestock Skillathons-Beef, Dairy, Sheep, Swine (Livestock Arena)

– 10:00, 4-H & FFA Livestock Skillathons-Rabbit, Chicken, Goat, Horse (4-H Shelter)

– 2:00, 4-H & FFA Market Tobacco Judging & Interviews (4-H Shelter)

– 5:00, 4-H Club Booth Judging (4-H Building Closed)

– 5:00, 4-H Parade (Grandstand)

– 5:30, Junior Fair Board Sweet Tooth Auction (Grandstand)

Announcement of 4-H Parade & 4-H Booth Winners

– 8 p.m., Demolition Derby – Grandstand

Tuesday, July 10

Sponsored by Firstar Bank

– 9:00, 4-H & FFA Market Hog Showmanship

4-H Agricultural Sciences Day

– 10:00, Vegetable Gardening 1, From Seed to Flower, Corn, Small Grains, Soybeans, Lawn Care

– 10:30, Growing with the Seasons, Exploring Plants, Science Fun with Dairy Foods, Incredible Egg, Fishy Science, Exploring Animals, Keeping Fish Alive

– 11:00, Indoor Gardening, Discovering 4-H I, II, III, Horseless Horse, Special Aquarium Set-up, Aquatic Plants

– 11:30, Normal Animal, Animal Disease, Animal Health, Exploring Me & My Home, Exploring Energy

4-H Small Animal Day

– 1:00, Caged Birds, Fancy Poultry, Raising Pullets, Turkeys, Ducks & Geese, Guinea Pig, Small Animals

– 1:30, Cats, Pet Rabbits

– 2:00, 4-H Breeding Rabbit Show, 4-H & FFA Market Rabbit Show & Showmanship

– 7 p.m., 4-H Style Show (4-H Shelter)

– 8 p.m., Demolition Derby (Grandstand)

Wednesday, July 11

– 9:00, 4-H & FFA Market Chicken Show & Show followed by Breeding Poultry

4-H Engineering Day

– 10:00, Ropes, Rockets Away, Adventures with Your Camera-A, Crank It Up, Warm It Up, Tune It Up

– 10:30, Collectibles, Science of Flight, Radio Controlled Vehicles, Safe Operation of Agriculture Equipment

– 11:00, Aerospace Demonstrations

– 11:00, Measuring Up, Adventures With Your Camera-B, Adjustable Cameras, Magic of Electricity, Investigating Electricity

– 11:30, Bicycle Judging & Rodeo, Making the Cut, Nailing it Together, Wired For Power, Finishing Up, Entering Electronics, Arcs & Sparks

– Noon-2:00, Premium Booth Open (4-H Members Only)

– 1:00, 4-H Cloverbud Interviews.

– 4:00, 4-H Cloverbud Barnyard & Pet Parade

– 6 p.m., Local band Nite Shift plays at the grandstand

– 7 p.m., 4-H & FFA Market Lamb Show & Showmanship

– 8 p.m., Bull Mania Rodeo Event (Grandstand)

Thursday, July 12

– 9:00, 4-H & FFA Market Hog Show

– 9:00, Lawrence County Commission meeting

4-H Conservation Day

– 10:00, Exploring the Outdoors I&II, Exploring Our Insect World I&II, Exploring Our Forests

– 10:30, Ohio Birds, Ohio Ponds, Muskrat Trapping

– 11:00, Splash20, Beans About Water, At Your Disposal, Fishing for Beginners

– 11:30, Beekeeping, Fishing for Intermediate, Tree Planting

– Noon, Safe Use of Guns, Archery

– Noon-2:00, Premium Booth Open (4-H Members Only)

– 4:00, 4-H Feeder Calf, Dairy/Beef Feeder & Beef Breeding Show and Showmanship

– 5:00, 4-H & FFA Market Steer Show

– 6 p.m., Kiddie Truck & Tractor Pull (Grandstand), Sponsored by Jim’s Tractors

– 7 p.m., Truck & Tractor Pull (Grandstand)

Friday, July 13

Sponsored by WTCR

– 9:00, 4-H & FFA Market Steer Showmanship

4-H Home Economics & Health Day

– 10:00, Laundry, Art As Expression, Keeping Fit, Discovering Myself, Fun With Friends, Teens On The Road To Financial Success

– 10:30, Becoming Money Wise, Family History Treasure Hunt, First Aid, Living & Learning With Children, More Living & Learning With Children, Teens Learn About Children

– 11:00, Adventures In Home Living, Designing Interiors, Furniture & Woodwork Recycling, Your First Home Away From Home, Leadership Skills You Never Outgrow, Carteens, Speak Out, Teen Boardmanship

– 11:30, Alcohol Decisions, Tobacco & You, Self Determined, And My World The World Around Me, People & Customs of the World, Teen Leadership, One-On-One, Leadership On The Job

– Noon, 4-H Dairy Cattle Show & Showmanship

4-H Goat Show & Showmanship

– Noon-2:00, Premium Booth Open (4-H members only)

– 1:00, Nutrition Bowl (4-H Shelter)

– 1:30, Showman of Showmen (Livestock Arena)

– 7 p.m., 4-H & FFA Small Market Animal & Tobacco Sale

– 7 p.m., Mountaineer Rambling (Grandstand) Bluegrass band

– 8 p.m., The Stevens Sisters (Grandstand)

Saturday, July 14

Sponsored by Stephens & Son Insurance Agency

– 9:00-11:00, Premium Booth Open (Advisors and/or members)

– 10:00, 4-H & FFA Large Market Animal Sale

– 6:30 p.m., 4-H Booths Released

– 7:30 p.m., Demolition Derby (Grandstand)

– 8 p.m., Livestock Projects Released