Archive for Friday, August 2, 2013

Leavenworth County Fair schedule: Day 4

Grace Coffin, Tonganoxie, offers the stem of a lollipop to a goat Monday at the Leavenworth County Fair. Also pictured is Ali Caenen in green. They were visiting the goats along with Mary Caenen and Jesse Collier. All are Tonganoxie residents and members of Happy Helpers 4-H Club. For more fair coverage, see pages 10-13 and go online to tonganoxiemirror.com for the fair schedule.

Grace Coffin, Tonganoxie, offers the stem of a lollipop to a goat Monday at the Leavenworth County Fair. Also pictured is Ali Caenen in green. They were visiting the goats along with Mary Caenen and Jesse Collier. All are Tonganoxie residents and members of Happy Helpers 4-H Club. For more fair coverage, see pages 10-13 and go online to tonganoxiemirror.com for the fair schedule.

August 2, 2013

4-H, open class and other activities

8 a.m.

Round Robin Showmanship

(Livestock Show Arena)

9:30-10:15 a.m.

Livestock Judging Contest Registration

(Livestock Show Arena)

10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Senior Day at the Fair, sponsored by Leavenworth County Council on Aging, Big Top Tent

10:30 a.m.

Livestock Judging Contest

(Livestock Show Arena)

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Ag Challenge of Champions - open to everyone!

(North end of Livestock Arena)

2 p.m.

Set up for Livestock Auction

(Livestock Show Arena)

2–3 p.m.

LV County 4-H Foundation Pie Baking Contest entries accepted

Administration Building, Women’s Division

3 p.m.

Pie judging begins

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Appreciation Reception for 2012 Auction Buyers

(Big Top Tent)

6-6 p.m.

4-H Spirit Awards — to give recognition to a community family and a business (Livestock Show Arena)

6:30 p.m.

48th ANNUAL 4-H/FFA LIVESTOCK AUCTION

(Livestock Show Arena)

Master Gardener workshops

(In west portion of Administration Building)

• 1 p.m. — Butterfly Gardening. Tips for selecting plants and maintaining a flower garden to expand the butterfly habitat in your yard.

• 4 p.m. — Plight of the Monarchs. Learn about the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly, the migration habits, gardening for butterflies and what we can do to help expand their habitat.

• 5 p.m. — Raised Bed Gardening. A step by step guide to building a useful and attractive raised bed for vegetable gardening.

• 7 p.m. — Raised Bed Gardening. A step by step guide to building useful and attractive raised bed for vegetable gardening.

Entertainment

6:30pm

ATV Races, Grandstand

Admission: $10 for Adults, $5 for youths ages 6-12 and free for children younger than 6.

8 p.m.

Musical Performance by Southern Reign, Big Top Tent, Free Admission

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