2019 FAIR Schedule

Program Subject to change

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Sunday, JULY 7

(Pre-Fair Events)

7:00-9:00 a.m. - Enter & Weigh Open Class Steers, Heifers, and Feeder Calves
9:00 a.m. - Enter 4-H/FFA Dogs
9:30 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Dogs
11:00 a.m. - Open Class Steer, Heifer and Feeder Calf Show
1:00 p.m - Enter Open Class Dogs
2:00 p.m - Open Class Dog Show

Tuesday, JULY 9

(Pre-Fair Events)

9:00 a.m - Enter & Judge 4-H Static Exhibits - 4-H & Morgan Hall Buildings close at 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m - 4-H Baked Goods & Garden Sale

Wednesday, JULY 10


6:30-8:30 a.m - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Swine
All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
8:00 a.m. - Opening Flag Raising Ceremony - Front Gate
9:00-10:00 a.m. - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Sheep and Goats
All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian
9:00-11:00 a.m - 4-H Cake Decorating entries – 4-H Exhibit Building
9:00-11:00 a.m - 4-H Table Setting – 4-H Exhibit Building
11:30 a.m. - Best of Iowa Contest - Commercial Building
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m - Enter Open Class Non-Livestock Exhibits
1:00 p.m. - 4-H Booths to be finished
4:30-7:00 p.m. - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Market Beef, Breeding Beef, & Dairy -
All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by veterinarian.
6:00 p.m. - GRANDSTAND: Tractor Pull
7:00-8:00 p.m. - Enter 4-H/FFA Poultry and Rabbits

Thursday, JULY 12


7:00-8:00 a.m. - Enter & Weigh 4-H/FFA Breeding Beef Heifers, Beef Cows/Calves, Feeder Calves, Dairy Heifers & Cows in Production - All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
8:00-9:00 a.m. - Enter 4-H/FFA Bottle/Bucket calves –
All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
8:30 a.m - Enter 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets (tent)
8:30 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Poultry (tent)
8:30 a.m. - Judge Open Class Non-Livestock Departments (see department rules for actual judging times)
9:00 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Cats & Small Pets
9:00-9:30 a.m - Enter Bottle Animals –
All livestock is to unload at dock and be inspected by a Veterinarian.
9:30 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Feeder Calves, Beef Cow/Calves, Breeding Beef, and Dairy Cattle
9:30-12:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA Bottle/Bucket Calf Interviews – 4-H building
10:00 a.m. - Chain Saw Carver – Papa Bear Carving
10:30 a.m. - Pie & Muffin Baking
1:00 p.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA/Clover Kids Bottle Bucket Calf Show
2:30 p.m. - Open Class Bottle Show
4:00 p.m. - Commercial Building opens to the public
4:30-5:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA Horses will be checked in -
All livestock must be inspected by the vet before going to stall.
4:00 p.m. - Carnival
6:00 p.m. - Shelby County Fair PARADE - Theme - "Memories Made Here"
8:00 p.m. - Show Ring: Crowning of 2019 Shelby County Fair Queen and Hall of Fame Recognition
4-H & Open Class Buildings open following judging to 10:00p.m.
Commercial Building opens 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open from 4:00p.m. - 9:00p.m

Friday, JULY 12


7:45 a.m - Swine Exhibitors Meeting
8:00 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Swine
10:00 a.m. - Chain Saw Carver – Papa Bear Carving
10:00 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Horses
1:00 p.m. - 4-H Rabbit Agility – Tent
2:00-8:00 p.m. - Strolling Act
3:00 p.m. - 4-H Working Exhibits – Tent
4:00 p.m. - Carnival
5:00 p.m. - Draft Horse Obstacle Course – Horse Arena
5:30 p.m. - Clover Kids Graduation – 4-H exhibit building
6:00 p.m. - Kiddy Parade – Grounds
6:00 p.m. - Community Theatre Performance (cement slab)
6:30 p.m. - Registration for Mutton Busting - Starts at 7:30 p.m. - Show Ring
7:00 p.m. - Loess Hills Agriculture in the Classroom –Pig Farm (commercial building)
Dark - Fireworks Show – Shooting off North of Grandstands
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Commercial Building open 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, JULY 13


8:00 a.m. - Sheep, goat and rabbit Exhibitors Meetings
8:00 a.m. - Open Class Saddle Horses and Ponies in place
8:30 a.m. - Judge 4-H/FFA Sheep, Goats & Rabbits
8:30 a.m. - APPLE PIE MORNING - Senior Citizen Morning (Open Class Apple Pie Contest) - Tent
8:30 a.m. - Registration for Shelby County Baby Contest -
Cement slab by Morgan Hall, $1 entry fee (Starts at 9:00a.m.)

9:00 a.m.-4:00p.m - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
9:00 a.m. - Open Class Horse/Pony Show
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - Show & Shine Car Show
10:00-4:00 p.m. - Strolling Act
10:30 a.m. - Kids’ Contests (Ages 3 & 4)
11:00 a.m. - Kids’ Contests (Ages 5 & 6)
11:00 a.m. - Beef Show
11:30 a.m. - Kids’ Contests (Ages 7, 8 & 9)
12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m. - Bingo by Harlan Lions Club
12:00 noon - Apple Farm
12:00 noon - Pie/ Muffin Auction - Show Ring
12:30 noon - Wood Carving Auction (Start time will follow Pie/Muffin Auction) - Show Ring
12:30 p.m. - Stuffed Animal Show (Start time will follow Wood Carving Auction) - Show Ring
1:30 p.m. - Ag Olympics - Show Ring (following Stuffed Animal Show)
2:00 p.m. - Beef Farm
2:30 p.m. - Pee Wee Cookie Decorating Contest
3:00 p.m. - 4-H Presentations - Exhibit Building
3:00-5:00 p.m. - Enter & Weigh Open Class Market Lambs
3:30 p.m. - Harlan Community Band Performance - Tent
4:00 p.m. - Carnival
4:00 p.m. - Shelby County Cattleman’s Cook-Off Contest
6:00 p.m. - Open Class Lamb Show
6:30 p.m. - GRANDSTAND: Auto Races
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 10:00a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Commercial Building open 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

Sunday, JULY 14


7:30 a.m - Market Beef Exhibitors Meeting
8:30 a.m - Judge 4-H/FFA Market Beef
9:00 a.m - Church Service by Harlan’s United Methodist Church - Tent
9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. - Antique Tractor/Machinery Show
10:00-4:00 p.m. - Strolling Act
12:00 Noon - 4-H Style Show, Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection & $15 Challenge- tent
1:00 p.m. - Share the Fun, public speaking and extemporaneous speaking - Tent
3:00 p.m. - Pedal Tractor Pull
5:00 p.m. - GRANDSTAND: Figure 8 Races
5:00-6:00 p.m. - Release 4-H/FFA Static Exhibits (must be removed by 6:00 p.m.)
Release Open Class Exhibits (must be removed by 6:00 p.m.)
Release 4-H/FFA Horses and all Livestock not being sold
4-H & Open Class Buildings open 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Commercial Building open 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., Nishna Valley Model Railroad Building open 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, JULY 15


5:00 p.m. - 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction