July 8 - 12, 2015

Fair Schedule

Tuesday, July 7

Delivery of Junior Fair Entries – 4-H Building, 6:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Clover Cafe Opens– 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Delivery of Adult Fair Entries and Special Exhibits– Adult Building, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Carnival – Preview Night (all rides $1), 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Queen and Princess Pageant</strong> – Grandstand, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8

Clover Cafe Opens</strong> – 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Arrival of Antique Tractor Parade from Prairie Land Heritage – 8:00 a.m.

Sheep Judging  – Show Ring, 8:00 a.m.

Rabbit Judging – New Horse Barn, 8:00 a.m.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Southeast Corner of Fairgrounds, 8:30 a.m.

Ag Products Judging – Adult and 4-H Buildings, 9:00 a.m.

Carnival</strong> – Rides for Handicapped Persons, Noon – 2:00 p.m.

“Improving Your Soil” – Duane Friend, U of I Extension – Adult Building, 1:30 p.m.

“Barn Quilts” – Mark Bentley, Owner – Bentley Barn Quilts – Adult Building, 2:30 p.m.

Merchant Building Opens  – 4:00 p.m.

Pavilion Opens</strong> – 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

4-H Cat Judging</strong> – Extension Office, 5:00 p.m.

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Talent Show – Grandstand, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 9

Clover Cafe Opens – 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Swine Judging – Show Ring, 7:30 a.m.

Kids’ Day – Adult Building, 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Carnival – Armbands – No armbands (tickets only), 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Pavilion Opens – 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Demolition Derby  – Grandstand, 7:00 p.m.

Music by Lick Creek – Pavilion, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Friday, July 10

Clover Cafe Opens – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WLDS Showdown Classic  – Show Ring, 8:00 a.m.

Poultry Judging  – 10:00 a.m.

Junior Horse Show – Horse Arena, 10:00 a.m.

Goat Judging – Show Ring, 10:30 a.m.

Livestock Judging Contest – Show Ring, 1:00 p.m.

Merchant Building Opens – 4:00 p.m.

Pavilion Opens – 5:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Eli Young Band with opening act Madd Hoss Jackson  – Grandstand, 7:30 p.m.

Music by Madd Hoss Jackson  – Pavilion, Following Concert

Saturday, July 11

Clover Cafe Opens – 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summer Showdown – hosted by Carriage House Crossfit  – Southeast side of fairgrounds, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Beef Judging – Show Ring, 8:00 a.m.

6 on 6 Sand Volleyball Tournament – Northeast Corner of Fairgrounds, 9:00 a.m.

Western Horse Show – Horse Arena, 10:00 a.m.

Bench Press/Deadlift Championships – Pavilion, 10:30 a.m.

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Merchant Building Opens – 1:00 p.m.

Pavilion Opens  – 5:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Night Ranger with opening act Broseph E. Lee – Grandstand, 7:30 p.m.

Broseph E. Lee  – Pavilion, Following Concert

Sunday, July 12

Family Day – Half Price Gate Admission  Seniors (60 and over) – Free 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

4 on 4 Sand Volleyball Tournament  – Northeast Corner of Fairgrounds, 9:00 a.m.

Antique Tractor Parade  – Grandstand, 9:00 a.m.

Antique Tractor Pull – Grandstand, 10:00 a.m.

Clover Cafe Opens – 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pavilion Opens – 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Carnival – Armbands $20 (Advance Purchase – $18) each from Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Merchant Building Opens  – 1:00 p.m.

Community Summer Band – Pavilion, 1:00 p.m.

Garden Tractor Pull – Horse Arena, 1:00 p.m.

Pedal Tractor Pull Registration Begins – East Horse Barn, 1:30 p.m.

Pedal Tractor Pull – East Horse Barn, 2:00 p.m.

Ag Olympics – behind Adult Building, 3:30 p.m.

Pet and Wheel Parade – Show Ring, 3:30 p.m. or following Pedal Pull

Carnival – Armbands – $20 (Advanced Purchase – $18), 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Professional Truck and Tractor Pull – Grandstand, 6:00 p.m.

Monday, July 13

Clover Cafe Opens – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

4-H Livestock Auction – Show Ring, 1:00 p.m.