Schedule of Events/ County Fair
Carnival Rides and Games, through Saturday. Armband Night is 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday.
Cider Ridge, a Kansas City band that plays lively country originals, traditional country and top-40 classics, 8 p.m. today, sponsored by B&J Country Mart and B&J Amoco.
Kathy Lynn, a rural Leavenworth County native, will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, sponsored by Himpel Lumber and Lewallen and Sons.
Silverstone, which performs country and rock, will play at 8 p.m. Friday, sponsored by Meadows Construction and Community National Bank.
Rodeo, 8 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Friday, fair grandstands. For information, call (800) 639-9002.
Fair Parade, 6:30 p.m. today, downtown Tonganoxie, followed immediately by a draft horse pull. For additional information, call Bill Seymour, (913) 369-3809.
Demolition Derby, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Grandstand. For additional information, call Barney Farr, (913) 758-1730.
4-H/FFA Fair Activities
Wednesday, Aug. 8
8 a.m.-noon, 4-H/FFA/Open Class Rabbit entries accepted, Rabbit Barn.
8 a.m., 4-H/FFA/Open Class Goat Show, Livestock Show arena; 4-H Bucket Calf Consultation Judging.
9 a.m., Mini 4-H Entries accepted and judged, Tonganoxie 4-H Building
10 a.m., 4-H/FFA/Open Class Poultry Showmanship, Poultry Barn.
2 p.m., 4-H Bucket Calf Fitting and Showing, Livestock Show Arena; 4-H/FFA/Open Class Poultry Show, Poultry Barn.
7:30 p.m., 4-H/FFA/Open Class Sheep Show, market, breeding and showmanship, Livestock Show Arena.
Thursday, Aug. 9
8:30 a.m.-noon, 4-H/FFA/Open Class Dairy Cattle accepted, Dairy Barn.
9 a.m., 4-H/FFA/Open Class Beef Show, Livestock Show Arena; 4-H/FFA/Open Class Rabbit Show begins, Rabbit Barn.
4 p.m.-8:30 p.m., 4-H Canned Food Drive conducted, east and west parking gates.
7 p.m., 4-H/FFA/Open Class Dairy Cattle Show begins, Livestock Show Arena; 4-H/FFA Milking Goat Show, immediately following the dairy show.
Friday, Aug. 10
8 a.m., Round Robin Showmanship, Livestock Show Arena.
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m., Livestock Judging Contest Registration, Livestock Show Arena.
10:30 a.m., Livestock Judging Contest, Livestock Show Arena.
11:30 a.m., 4-H Rocket Launching, baseball field near fairgrounds.
1 p.m.-3 p.m., 4-H Flower entries accepted, Home Economics Building.
6 p.m.-7 p.m., Barbecue supper served to 4-H FFA Buyers from 2000 Leavenworth County Fair, Livestock Show Arena.
6:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m., 4-H Spirit Award/Council Scholarship Presentation, Livestock Show Arena.
7 p.m., 36th annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction, Show Arena.
Saturday, Aug. 11
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., 4-H Horticulture Judging Contest, Tonganoxie 4-H Building.
9 a.m., Shepherd's Lead Contest Open to all 4-H/FFA, Livestock Show Arena.
9:30 a.m., 4-H/FFA Tractor Operators Event, south of Grandstand.
10:30 a.m., Ag Olympics, open to the public, Livestock Show Arena.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Turtle Race Registration, Livestock Show Arena.
1 p.m., Turtle Races, Livestock Show Arena.
4 p.m., Kids Pedal Tractor Pull, sponsored by Farm Bureau, Livestock Show Arena.
7:30 p.m., Dance, sponsored by KRYL, Livestock Show Arena.
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