Archive for Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Leavenworth County Fair schedule

July 15, 2015

Tuesday, July 28

Noon

Opening ceremony at the flag pole near Administration Building. Tonganoxie VFW Post 9271 and Tonganoxie High School Marching Band will be on hand. Speaker: Jackie McClaskey, secretary of the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

6-10 p.m.

Armband at the carnival ($22 each).

6:30 p.m.

Leavenworth County Fair Parade through downtown Tonganoxie. Theme is “Wilder Than an 8-Second Ride.”

8 p.m.

Draft Horse Pull, Leavenworth County Fair grandstand.

Wednesday, July 29

6-10 p.m.

Armband at the carnival ($22 each).

6:30 p.m.

Hot Rod Garden Tractors, grandstand.

Thursday, July 30

6 p.m.

Horse show, horse arena.

6-10 p.m.

Armband at the carnival ($22 each).

Friday, July 31

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Senior Day at the Fair, sponsored by the Leavenworth County Council on Aging, under the big top.

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

Ag Challenge of Champions, 4-H office. Event is open to all.

Noon-1 p.m.

Pie baking contest entries accepted, administrative building.

1 p.m.

Pie baking judging, administrative building.

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Buyers’ reception, livestock show arena. Refreshments served to 2014 livestock buyers.

6-6:15 p.m.

4-H Spirit Awards, Ag Challenge of Champions and 4-H Scholarships announced, north end of livestock show arena.

6:30 p.m.

49th annual 4-H/FFA Livestock Auction, livestock show arena.

6:30 p.m.

ATV races, grandstand.

8 p.m.

Fairmounters band, under the big top tent.

Saturday, Aug. 1

10 a.m.

Ag Olympics, under the big top tent.

10 a.m.-noon

4-H dog show, agility classes (show arena)

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

Turtle races registration, under the big top tent. Limit one turtle per child.

2 p.m.

Kids’ pedal tractor pull registration, show arena.

3 p.m.

Kids’ pedal tractor pull, show arena.

6:30 p.m.

Youth dance, livestock show arena. Admissions benefit the Memorial Garden at the Leavenworth County Fairgrounds.

6:30 p.m.

Bull bash, grandstand.

8 p.m.

Justin Mance Company, grandstand.

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