July 12-17, 2017

Fair Schedule

MORGAN  COUNTY FAIR
Jacksonville, Illinois
2017 Schedule
TUESDAY, JULY 11
6:45 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Entries for TEXTILES, FINE ARTS, CLOTHING,
and CULINARY, JUNIOR SHOW must be
delivered to 4-H Building.
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Entries for ADULT DEPARTMENTS, SPECIAL
EXHIBITS DEPARTMENT must be delivered.
6 – 11 p.m.
-Carnival – All rides $2
$5, adults; 5 and under, Free
7 p.m.
Pageant
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
8 a.m.
Antique Tractor Parade arrival from Prairie Land
Heritage
8 a.m.
Sheep Judging (Breeding Classes)
8 a.m.
Rabbit Judging
8:30 a.m.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony –
Southeast corner of fairgrounds
1:30 p.m.
“Making Sewing Fun Throughout the Year!” –
Sue Fox – Adult Building
2:30 p.m.
“The Simple Kitchen” –
Janet Ginder – Adult Building
4 p.m.
Merchants Building Opens
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Business After Hours – Under Grandstand
5 -11 p.m.
Pavilion – Open
6 – 10 p.m.
Red White and Brews – Friends of the
Morgan County Fair Social Event
 Pavilion
6 -11 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
6:30 p.m.
Ranch Rodeo & Ranch Sorting – Horse Arena
7 p.m.
Talent Contest –
$5, adults; 5 and under, Free
THURSDAY, JULY 13
7:30a.m.
Swine Judging
Noon – 2 p.m.
Rides for the Handicapped
1:30-3 p.m.
Special Events – Kid’s Day – Adult Building
4 p.m.
Merchants Building Opens
4:30 p.m.
“Corn Toss” Bags Tournament Registration –
Pavilion
6 p.m.
“Corn Toss” Bags Tournament begins – Pavilion
5 -11 p.m.
Fair Pavilion Open
6 -11 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
7 p.m.
Demolition Derby
$10, Adults; $5, 12 – 8 years
8 p.m.- 11 p.m.
Fair Pavilion – Music by Casy’s DJ
FRIDAY, JULY 14
8 a.m.
Goat Judging
9 a.m.
Junior Horse Show – Horse Arena
l 0 a.m.
Poultry Judging
l p.m.
Super Showman Shootout
4 p.m.
Merchants Building Opens
5 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Fair Pavilion Open*
6-11 p .m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
7:30 p.m.
Midland-
Opening Act for Gary Allan
Trace Adkins – General Admission –
$20
Following Concert
Fair Pavilion -Music by Off The Wall
SATURDAY, JULY 15
8 a.m.
Beef Judging
9 a.m.
6 on 6 Volleyball Tournament –
NE Corner Fairgrounds
10 a.m.
Western Horse Show & Speed Show –
Horse Arena
Noon-5 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
1 p.m.
Merchant Building Opens
5 p.m.- 12:30 a.m.
Fair Pavilion Open*
6 -11 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
7:30p.m.
Drew Baldridge –
Opening Act for Big & Rich
Big & Rich –
General Admission
$20
Following Concert
Music by The Longmeyer Band – Pavilion
SUNDAY, JULY 16
Family Day
9 a.m.
4 on 4 Volleyball Tournament –
NE Corner Fairgrounds
9 a.m.
Antique Tractor Parade – Grandstand
10 a.m.
Antique Truck and Tractor Pull –
$10; $5, 12-8 years; All Day Pass -$15;
Pit Pass -$20
12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Fair Pavilion Open*
Noon – 5 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands – $25
1 p.m.
Garden Tractor Pull – Horse Arena
1 p.m.
Merchants Building Opens
l p.m.
Community Summer Band – Pavilion
l :30 p.m.
Pedal Tractor Pull Registration –
Under the Grandstand
2 p.m.
Pedal Tractor Pull
– Under the Grandstand
2:30 p.m.
Ag Olympics – Behind the Adult Building
3:30 p.m.
Pet & Wheel Parade -Showring
(following Pedal Pull)
6-11 p.m.
Carnival –
Armbands -$25
6 p.m.
Professional Truck and Tractor Pull
$10, adults; $5, 12-8 years; Pit passes -$20
MONDAY, JULY 17
1 p.m.
4-H Livestock Auction
GATE CHARGES
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday – 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday -8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. – ½ Price Day; Seniors (60 & older) – Free
Adults ………………………….. $4.00
Age 8 – 13 …………………….. $2.00
Under 8 ……………………….. Free
Season Pass …………………..