Cherokee County Fair this week!

Monday, July 18, 2016

DIVE TO NEW DEPTHS AT THE 93RD ANNUAL CHEROKEE COUNTY FAIR

Thursday, July 21st -- Sunday, July 24th, 2016

Cherokee County Fairgrounds

DAILY

4H livestock exhibitors are a big part of the fair.

10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. 4-H Family Crafts Buildings Open (Except Sunday)

10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Commercial Building Hours (Saturday)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Meyer Petting Zoo Open

12 noon - 9:30 p.m. Commercial Building Hours (Thurs. & Fri.)

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Commercial Building Hours (Sunday)

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Family Crafts & 4-H Building Hours (Sunday)

Afternoons & Evenings Ozark Amusements on the Midway

TUESDAY, JULY 19TH, 2016 -- ENTRY DAY

9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cherokee County Farm Bureau taking individual photos of

each 4-H'er for free

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Entry & Judging of 4-H Exhibits

3:00 p.m. State Fair Selection -- North 4-H Building (building closed)

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Clover Kid entry -- North 4-H Building

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Entry for Family Crafts Exhibits

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20TH, 2016 -- ENTRY DAY

6:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Weigh all 4-H Swine & check in with superintendent

8:00 a.m. - 12 noon Entry of Family Craft Exhibits

8:30 a.m. All Swine in place

9:00 a.m. -- 10:30 a.m. Weigh all 4-H Beef (market, breeding & advanced cattle feeding)

and check in with superintendent

10:30 a.m. All Beef in place

12:30 p.m. -- until finished Judging of Family Crafts Exhibits (building closed)

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 4-H Rabbit check in with superintendent

5:00 p.m. All Rabbits in place

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 4-H Horse check in with superintendent

5:30 p.m. All Horses in place

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Weigh 4-H Sheep/Meat Goats and check in with superintendent

6:30 p.m. All 4-H Sheep/Meat Goats in place

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 4-H Poultry enter and check in with superintendent. ALL poultry

MUST be pullorum tested

6:30 p.m. All Poultry in place

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy check in with superintendent

7:00 p.m. All Dairy in place

7:00 p.m. 4-H Ag Olympics sponsored by County Council

Following Ag Olympics 4-H Fun Games

8:30 p.m. Registration for Glo-Run/Walk -- south end of fairgrounds

9:00 p.m. Glo-Run/Walk -- sponsored by the Cherokee Trails Committee

THURSDAY, JULY 21ST, 2016

8:00 a.m. 4-H Swine Show -- Showmanship, Sr. & Jr. to follow -- Lower Show

Ring Arena

9:30 a.m. Ultra Sound of Advance Cattle -- Cattle barn area

1:00 p.m. Clover Kids Make & Take

2:00 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

2:30 p.m. Clover Kids Stuffed Animal Show

3:00 p.m Kent Family Magic Circus

3:00 p.m. 4-H Horse Show -- Games -- Outdoor horse arena

Little Royalty - The 2015 Little Miss Cherokee County Pageant was held on July 16. Pictured are (left to right) 1st Runner Up Aubrey Kannegieter; 2nd Runner Up Allison Shea; 2015 Little Miss Cherokee County Adrie Ducommun; 2014 Little Miss Cherokee County Emma Patterson.

4:00 p.m. Introduction of 2016 Little Miss Cherokee County Fair Candidates

in the activity building

5:00 p.m. Crowning of 2016 Little Miss Cherokee County Fair

5:30 p.m. Registration for Barrel Racing -- North 4-H building

6:00 p.m. Presentation of Cavaliers Drill 4-H Club

6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Register for Livestock Judging Contest -- show ring arena

6:30 p.m. Livestock Judging Contest -- show ring arena

6:45 p.m. Presentation of Flags by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter

888, American Legion Post 230 & VFW Post 2253 -- main stage

7:00 p.m. Cherokee County Can Chase Barrel Racing -- main arena

7:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

7:30 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

7:45 p.m. Livestock Judging Results announced -- show ring arena

FRIDAY, JULY 22ND, 2016

7:45 a.m. 4-H Sheep Show/Advanced Sheep Feeding & Goat Show -

Show Ring

9:00 a.m. Open Bucket/Bottle Calf Show -- Show Ring

9:30 a.m. 4-H Horse Show -- Halter Classes -- Outdoor Horse Arena

10:30 a.m. 4-H Dairy Show -- Showmanship, Sr. & Jr. -- Show Ring

2:00 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

2:00 p.m. 4-H Poultry Show -- Showmanship, Sr. & Jr. to follow -- Lower Show Ring

3:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

4:00 p.m. Presentation of Cavaliers Drill 4-H Club

5:00 p.m. 4-H Rabbit Show -- Lower Show Ring

6:00 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

6:30 p.m. "Bessie Bingo" -- 4-H Foundation Fundraiser

6:45 p.m. Presentation of Flags by Veterans of America Chapter 888, American

Legion Post 230 & VFW Post 2253 -- truck & tractor pull track

7:00 p.m. TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL -- tractor pull track -- south end

7:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

8:30 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

Daylight Again - The popular local band Daylight Again will be performing their Beatles tribute show from 9 p.m. to midnight in the activity building on Friday.

9:00 p.m. -- 12 midnite Daylight Again Band-featuring their Beatles Show -- Activity building

SATURDAY, JULY 23RD, 2016

Kids Day on the Midway 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.-Free Admission Kids 12 & under **

8:00 a.m. Advance Cattle Feeding/4-H Bucket/Bottle and Beef Show

Showmanship, Sr. & Jr. to follow -- Show Ring

10:00 a.m. -- 11:00 a.m. ISU Extension & Outreach Human Science Program -- North 4-H building

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Commercial building -- active demonstrations -- north end of building

11:30 a.m. Diaper Derby -- Activity building

11:30 a.m. -- 12:30 p.m. Kid's Conservation Program -- North 4-H building

After diaper derby Baby Costume Contest -- age 6 to 14 months -- Theme: FROZEN

12 noon Pedal Tractor Pull registration -- Main Stage (ages 4-11)

12:30 p.m. Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull -- Main Stage -- sponsored by Cherokee

County Farm Bureau & Farm Bureau Financial Services -- Bruce Jones &

Will Miller, agents

1:00 p.m. Communications -- Working Exhibits -- North 4-H building

Communications Awards to follow

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. CUPCAKE DECORATING -- 4-H Expo meeting room -- ages 15 yrs. & up

1:30 p.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

1:30 p.m. Dance class performances -- Activity building

2:00 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kids water fights-sponsored by Cherokee Fire Depart. -- Go Kart track

3:00 p.m. TICKET PRICES AT THE GATE INCREASE TO $7.00 adults & $5.00 child

3:00 p.m. 4-H Pet registration -- Show Ring

4-H Pet Show/Dog Obedience -- Show Ring

3:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

3:30 p.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

4:00 p.m. Cherokee County Pork Producers -- grilling -- west side of main arena

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Register in the activity building for bike drawings

5:00 p.m. Bike drawing -- Kids Day (must be present to win) bikes & ice cream

treats donated by Brenda & Ted Parker & Avon Sales -- activity building

5:30 p.m. Pride of Iowa Contest opens to the public -- North 4-H building

5:30 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

6:00 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

6:30 p.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

6:45 p.m. Presentation of Flags by Veterans of America Chapter 888, American

Legion Post 230, & VFW Post 2253 -- main stage

7:00 p.m. DEMO DERBY by SAM WILLIAMS - ULTIMATE DERBY PROMOTIONS --

main arena

Between the Consolation & Feature Demos -- Chain saw carvings by Runaway Saws -- Jeff Klatt

will be auctioned off.

8:30 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

SUNDAY, JULY 24TH, 2016 -- FREE GATE

11:00 a.m. 4-H Overall Senior Showman Competition -- Upper Show Ring

11:00 a.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

11:00 a.m. -- 12 noon Cherokee County Conservation Program -- North 4-H building

12:30 p.m. Warm Farming featuring Master Gardeners -- North 4-H building

1:00 p.m. BILL RILEY TALENT SHOW - Activity building

1:30 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

2:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

2:00 p.m. 4-H Clothing Revue -- North 4-H building

2:30 p.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

3:30 p.m. Lion & Tiger Close Encounters Exotic Show -- south end of midway

4:00 p.m. Kent Family Magic Circus

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Release of 4-H Exhibits, Animals & Family Crafts Exhibits

4:30 p.m. Rich Wieber's Bicycle Stunt Show -- tractor pull track

5:00 p.m. 2016 Queen Crowning -- Activity building -- crowned by 2015 Cherokee

County Fair Queen Brooklyn Treinen

2015 Cherokee County Fair Royalty - During a Sunday coronation ceremony at the Cherokee County Fair, the royal court was named, including (left to right) Miss Congeniality Clare Conley; Cherokee County Fair Princess Riley Dolphin and Cherokee County Fair Queen Brooklyn Treinen.

"Thank you to Everyone attending, sponsoring & supporting the 2016 Cherokee County Fair"

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