WEBSTER COUNTY FAIR CALENDAR

Updated 4/12/2017


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2017 WEBSTER COUNTY FAIR DAILY SCHEDULE (Click to Download)

Saturday, June 24                              Educational Presentations, Extemporaneous Speaking, Clothing Selection, $15 Challenge and Fashion Revue                                                            Judging

Thursday, July 6                                Rodeo- Wright Rodeo Company 7:00 p.m.

Monday, July 10                                Set-up auditorium for fair, 4-8 p.m. (County Council and Youth Committee to start at 2 pm)

                                                                 

Tuesday, July 11                               Judge most auditorium exhibits all day

                                                         Bake Sale starts at 11 a.m.

                                                         *auditorium will close after judging for selection of State Fair items

Wednesday, July 12     

                                    7-10 a.m.                 Rabbit & Poultry check in & must be in place by 10 a.m.

                                    8:00 am                   Flag Raising Ceremony

                                    8:30 a.m.                 4-H Dog Show – East Auditorium – Exhibitor meeting at 8:15 a.m. followed by Care and Grooming

                               Obedience starting at 9:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.   Auditorium & Learning Center open

Noon -5:00 p.m.      Beef enter (must be in place by 5 pm)

                        5:00- 7:00 p.m.       Swine may enter (all swine need to be in place and weighted by 7:00 p.m.)

                                    5:00-7:00 p.m.         Sheep and Goats may enter - Weigh Lambs and Meat Goats

                                    5:30 – 8:30 pm        4-H Archery Demonstration (New Fairgrounds Archery Range)

                                    7:00 p.m.                 All Sheep & Goats in Place

                                    7:00 p.m.                 Weigh Market Beef

                                    7:00 p.m.                 King & Queen plus Little Miss Contests and Style Show – East Auditorium

All day- Hayrack rides; New machinery outside displays; 4-H auditorium exhibits open for viewing; Open Class Photography displayed; Open Class Quilt Show displayed

Thursday, July 13                                              KIDS DAY

                                    7:30 a.m.                 Scanning of Sheep followed by swine & beef

                                    8:30 a.m.                 Rabbit Exhibitor Pre-Show Meeting at rabbit barn

                                    8:45 a.m.                 Sheep Exhibitor Pre-Show Meeting arena

                                     9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.   Auditorium & Learning Center open                                                                                  

                                    9:00 a.m.                 Sheep Show (start with pre-sheep/goat show) followed by Meat Goat Show -  Livestock Arena         

                                    9:00 a.m.                 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show – East Auditorium –Rabbit Hopping Demonstration & Sr. Showmanship

                                   10:00 a.m.               Open Rabbit Show for Youth K-3 followed by 4-H Rabbit Show (east auditorium)            

                                    9:30-11:00 a.m.       Pre 4-H Open Foods & Open Crafts – West Auditorium – youth 3rd grade & younger

                                    10:00 a.m.               Larry Dunbar Magic Show

                                    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.      Kids Scavenger Hunt – start in auditorium

                                    11a.m. -12:30 pm    Not Old Enough for 4-H Party – start in west auditorium

                                    12:00-8:00 p.m.       Bouncy House & Obstacles   

                                    12:00-8:00 p.m.       Balloon Buffon & Kids Entertainment

                                    2:00 p.m.                 Larry Dunbar Magic Show

                                    3:00 p.m.                 Iowa State Extension & Outreach Youth Horticulture Event 

                                    4:00 p.m.                 Human Fooseball sponsored by 4-H County Council                                           

            4:30 p.m.                 Bucket Bottle Calves informal pre-show & interviews (arena)

                                    4:45 p.m.                 4-H/FFA Swine Exhibitor Pre-Show Meeting  Arena

                                    5:00 p.m.                 4-H/FFA Swine Show (start with pee-wee show) – Livestock Arena

                                    5:00 p.m.                 4-H Poultry Exhibitor meeting

                                    5:15 p.m.                 Pee Wee Poultry Show

                                    5:30 p.m.                 4-H Poultry Show

                                    6:00 p.m.                 Go Carts- Grandstand

                                    7:00 p.m.                 Bill Riley Talent Show – East Auditorium- Free

            8:00 p.m.                 Horses in place

                                    9:00 p.m.                 Beef Project – Livestock Arena - practice

All day  - Hayrack rides; New machinery outside displays; 4-H auditorium exhibits open for viewing; Open Class Photography displayed; Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor Display, Demonstrations and Train Rides; Doyle Carving Niche; Open Quilt Show displayed; NEW Coop Safety Display and Dunk Tank

Friday, July 14

                                    8:45 a.m.                 Pee Wee Bucket Bottle Calf Show – Livestock Arena

                        9:00 a.m.                 4-H/FFA Beef Show – Livestock Arena

                        9:00 a.m. to 9 p.m.   Auditorium & Learning Center open

                        9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. 4-H Horticulture judging – East Auditorium

                        10:00 a.m.               Senior Citizens Tours (auditorium) county council members will show groups the fair

                                    12:00-8:00 p.m.       Bouncy House & Obstacles                                                                                   

                                    12:00-8:00 p.m.       Balloon Buffon & Kids Entertainment  

                         1-3 p.m.                   Rabbit Hopping Competition- East Auditorium

                         2:00 p.m.                 Barn Yard Olympics – Livestock Arena

                         3:00 p.m.                 Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor serving pulled pork until gone, pie, homemade ice cream,                                                               kettle corn

                                     3:00-6:00 p.m.         Washington Winners Water Wars fundraiser

                                     4:00 p.m.                 Human Foosball Tournament sponsored by 4-H County Council

                         4 p.m. – 7 p.m.        Fire House

                         6:00 p.m.                 4-H Cat Show – East Auditorium

                         6:30 p.m.                 Open Swine Show – livestock arena 

                         7:00 p.m.                 Midwest Rock & Soul Revue by Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor Club exhibit area - free

 7:00 p.m.                 Open Pick-Up Pull- Grandstand                                                                                                                                         After events             Firework Display

All day- Hayrack rides; New machinery outside displays; 4-H auditorium exhibits open for viewing; Open Class Photography displayed; Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor Display, Demonstrations and Train Rides; Doyle Carving Niche; Open Quilt Show displayed; NEW Coop Safety Display and Dunk Tank

Saturday, July 15                                               FARM BUREAU DAY & KIDS DAY

                           8:30 a.m.                 Open Class Flower Show – East Auditorium

                           8:30 a.m.                 Open Class Garden Show – East Auditorium

                           8:30 a.m.                 Open Class Baking – East Auditorium

                           9 a.m. – 12 p.m.      Free Kids Contests for kids 2-10 years 

                           9:15 a.m.                 Working Exhibits in the West Auditorium

                           9:00 a.m.                 4-H/FFA Horse Show – Arena

                                      11a.m.-1 p.m.          Free Watermelon Feed sponsored by Webster Co. Farm Bureau– outside tent

                          12:00-8:00 p.m.       Bouncy House & Obstacles

                          12:00-8:00 p.m.       Balloon Buffon & Kids Entertainment

                          1:00 p.m.                 Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull sponsored by Webster Co. Farm Bureau

                          1 – 6 p.m.                Fire House

                          2 p.m.                      Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor Pull – Tractor Club Exhibit area                                                                                                     Limited to #8500 Stock – Free Admission   

                          5-7 p.m.                   Sweet Corn Feed- free will donation (proceeds go to local food banks)                                                                                                                     Dayton Tigers 4-H club will be selling ice cream                                                                                                                                        Gowrie Groundbreakers 4-H club will be selling freshly baked cookies

                          5:30 – 6:30 p.m.      All Iowa Trivia Contest – East Auditorium by Denny Lautner & Shirley Gustafson - prizes

                          7:00 p.m.                 4-H/FFA Market Animal Auction in East Auditorium – ribbon auction only                                                                                                          Fairboard to auction chainsaw carvings after livestock auction                                                                                                                    Webster County Extension’s 100th year celebration (following auction)

                                       7:00 p.m.                 Figure 8 Races – Grandstand                                                                                                                                                                                After events             Firework Display

All day – Hayrack rides; 4-H working exhibits – west auditorium starting at 9:15 a.m.  Bring the family to participate in the crafts. New machinery outside displays; 4-H auditorium exhibits open for viewing; Open Class Photography displayed; Des Moines River Valley Antique Tractor Display, Demonstrations and Train Rides; Doyle Carving Niche; Open Quilt Show displayed; NEW Coop Safety Display and Dunk Tank

Sunday, July 16

                            9:00 a.m.               4-H Horse Show (games classes) – Outside arena

                            12:30 p.m.            4-H Pet Show – West Auditorium

                            1:30 p.m.               Share the Fun – East Auditorium

                            2:00 p.m.             Trailer Races - Grandstand

                            5:00 p.m.               Parade of Champion Dinner – Best Western Starlite (invitation only)

                                        6:30 p.m.               Parade of Champions in East Auditorium; Fair board Raffle drawing

                                        7:15 p.m.               Release of exhibits after Parade of Champion ceremony

All day  Hayrack rides, New machinery outside displays; 4-H auditorium exhibits open for viewing; Open Class Photography displayed; Quilt Display

FOODSTANDS AT THE FAIR

4-H Food – arena

Howard Ball Feed Shed – Grandstand

Nettie’s  - Main Auditorium & Trailer

Westmorland Concessions – Specialty Funnel Cakes and more – Red Velvet Funnel Cake, Corn Dogs

Des Moines River Valley Tractor Club – their exhibit                                                                                                                                                                           Daily homemade ice cream/pie/kettle corn

Pork Producers – Swine and Sheep Shows

Beef Producers – Beef Show