Archive for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

2016 Leavenworth County Fair Schedule

A youth interacts with a goat during the Leavenworth County Fair a few years ago. Several local fairs will get under way later this month.

A youth interacts with a goat during the Leavenworth County Fair a few years ago. Several local fairs will get under way later this month.

July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27

9:30 a.m.

• Tractor operators event (Check in at 4-H Office). Open to anyone 12 years of age or older.

or Operato

10 a.m.

• 4-H/FFA and open class poultry showmanship judging (Poultry Barn)

12:30 p.m.

4-H bucket calf fitting and showmanship judging (Livestock Show Arena).

2 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class poultry show (Poultry Barn).

4 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class market and other goat show (Show Arena).

6-10 p.m.

• Armband Night at the Carnival ($22 each to ride unlimited rides each night).

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Musical entertainment by David Patton (Under the Big Top).

Thursday, July 28

8 a.m.

• 4-H/FFA and open class rabbit show and showmanship judging (Rabbit Barn).

9 a.m.

4-H/FFA and open class beef cattle show and showmanship judging (Livestock Show Arena).

4 p.m. or immediately following beef show

4-H/FFA and open class dairy goat show and showmanship judging (Livestock Show Arena).

5:30-8:30 p.m.

4-H Canned Food Drive sponsored by County Wide 4-H Junior Leaders (West Fair Gates and 4-H Food Stand).

6 p.m.

4-H/FFA and open class dairy cattle show and showmanship judging (Livestock Show Arena).

Leavenworth County Fair Open Horse Show (Horse Arena)

7:30 p.m.

Hot Rod Garden Tractor Pull (Grandstand). Canned good donation appreciated for entry fee. Call Richard Bereer of Renegade ullers Midwest at 785-213-5601.

Friday, July 29

8 a.m.

Livestock Showmanship Round Robin (Livestock Show Arena).

10 a.m.

Livestock Judging Contest, open to anyone (Show Arena).

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

• Senior Day at the Farm, sponsored by the Leavenworth County Council on Aging (Under the Big Top). No cost to seniors.

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

• Ag Challenge of Champions (4-H Office). Open to everyone, the challenge is a skill-a-thon to test one’s overall agriculture knowledge.

1 p.m.

Pie baking contest (Administration Building, near photography and quilt exhibits). Contact Patty Scharinger at 913-651-0271 or Crystal Miles, 785-843-2556 with your questions.

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Buyer’s reception for livestock show (Livestock Show Arena). Refreshments served to 2015 livestock buyers.

6-6:15 p.m.

• 4-H Spirit Awards, Agriculture Challenge of Champions and 4-H Scholarships Announced (Show Arena).

7 p.m.

50th Annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction (Livestock Show Arena).

7:30 p.m.

Tuff Truck Competition (Grandstand). Admission: $10 adults, $5 for youths ages 6-12; free for youths 5 and younger. More information: Joe Hibbert, 620-255-1531, outlawpromotions.com.

Saturday, July 30

10 a.m.

Ag Olympics (Under the Big Top Tent)

10 a.m.-noon

4-H dog show agility classes (Show Arena)

Noon

Mud run (North field). Admission: $10 adults, $5 for youths ages 6-12, free for youths 5 and younger. More information: John Richardson, 786-418-2171, KSmudboggers.com.

1 p.m.

Turtle races (Under the Big Top).

2 p.m.

• Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull registration (Livestock Show Arena)

3 p.m.

Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull (Livestock Show Arena).

Watermelon eating contest (Livestock Show Arena). North end of arena.

6:30 p.m.

Youth dance (Livestock Show Arena). Admission benefits the Memorial Gardens at the fairgrounds. Sponsored by the Leavenworth County Fair Board.

7:30 p.m.

Bull Bash (Grandstand). Admission: $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. For rules, regulations and registration, contact Brandon Betsworth at 816-876-5920.

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