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LaGrange County fair starts Saturday

July 8th, 2016

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Goshen News

July 7, 2016

LaGrange County fair starts Saturday

Goshen News

LAGRANGE — Saturday signals the start of the 63rd annual LaGrange County 4-H Fair.

 

 

This year's fair week features multiple recurring shows, 4-H competitions, vendors, exhibitions and concerts, including an opening day performance by multi-platinum country music vocalist Josh Turner.

A gate pass good for all-week access to the grounds at 1030 E. 075 North, LaGrange, costs $25. Regular gate admission is $10 per car or $5 per person as a walk-in.

Although grandstand event ticket prices vary for each show, children 4 years old and under are admitted free of charge. On-site parking is available in the east lot. Handicap parking is also available. No refunds will be offered on gate admission, event tickets/pit passes, ride vouchers or track seats.

The following are not permitted on the fairgrounds: pets, weapons, alcohol, skateboards, bicycles, unicycles, inline/roller skates and soliciting.

For a complete schedule of events, activities and additional fair information, visit lc4hf.com.

Today

6 p.m. – LaGrange County Queen Contest preliminaries, Lakeland High School Auditorium

Saturday, July 9

6 a.m. to noon – Enter all 4-H livestock projects including draft horses, excluding dairy cows. All livestock projects must be penned by noon, excluding dairy cows.

6 to 11 a.m. – Swine are weighed as entered

7 a.m. to noon – Enter and weigh 4-H sheep, Sheep Barn

Noon – 4-H Fair opens

1 to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

1 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

4 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

4 p.m. – Recognition ceremonies including 4-H Fashion Revue, Pavilion

5 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

7 p.m. – Open Horse Pleasure Show, Horse Arena

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

8 p.m. – Josh Turner concert

8 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

Sunday, July 10

Noon to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

Noon – 4-H Exhibit Building opens

1 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

1:30 p.m. – Motorcycle Fun Run

3 p.m. – Pedal Pull, Pavilion

4 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

4:30 p.m. – Parade

5 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

6 p.m. – MSRA rodeo competition

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

6:30 p.m. – Worship service, Free Stage

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

10 p.m. – Night Magic fireworks display

Monday, July 11

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free crafts for kids, east of Pavilion

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

1 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Bear Hollow log statue carving demonstration, south of the Community Building

2 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

5 p.m. – Started calf support auction, Started Calf Barn

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

7 p.m. – LaGrange County Community Band, free stage

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

7 p.m. – Trotting Bred Races – free grandstand

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

Tuesday, July 12

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free crafts for kids, east of pavilion

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Senior Day with free admission for seniors age 55 and older

2 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

7 p.m. – Open-wheel midget auto races plus 600 cc winged midgets (gates open at 4 p.m., hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.), grandstand

7 p.m. – Prairie Heights Theater, free stage

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

Wednesday, July 13

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free crafts for kids, east of pavilion

Noon to 4 p.m. – Cowboy ethics, Farm Bureau Milk Shake Stand

2 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

4 p.m. – Classic car cruise-in, north parking lot

5 p.m. – 4-H and open draft horse hitches, horse arena

5 p.m. – Battle of the Barns, pavilion

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

6:30 p.m. – 7eventh Time Down with special guests OBB, free stage

7 p.m. – ATV demonstration, grandstand

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

Thursday, July 14

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free crafts for kids, east of pavilion

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

2 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

6:30 p.m. – Voice of LaGrange, free stage

7 p.m. – Martin Xtreme Super Cross racing, grandstand

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

9 p.m. – Campground scavenger hunt, Community Building

Friday, July 15

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Free crafts for kids, East Pavilion

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Commercial displays, Commercial Building

2 p.m. – Petting zoo and pony rides open, Maple Lane Wildlife Farm

4 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

4 p.m. – 4-H large animal all-around showmanship, horse arena and pavilion

5 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

6 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

7 p.m. – Drive One8E, free stage

7 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

7 p.m. – Farm stock and diesel truck pulls, grandstand

8:30 p.m. – Circus Incredible Show

8:30 p.m. – Welde’s Big Bear Show

9 p.m. – Release all 4-H and adult exhibits, exhibit building

10 p.m. – Release all 4-H livestock projects

Saturday, July 16

9 a.m. – 4-H livestock auction, pavilion (free lunch for buyers)

Monday, July 18

6 p.m. – Fairgrounds cleanup for 4-H exhibitors and families

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