Archive for Thursday, July 29, 2004

Fair events continue through Sunday

July 29, 2004

Douglas County Free Fair
(All events take place at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper Ave., Lawrence)
Thursday
7:30 a.m.
¢ Accept president's pie-baking entries at Building 21S (until 9:30 a.m.)
8 a.m.
¢ Rabbit show at rabbit barn --
showmanship and judging
¢ Dairy goat milking contest --
milk-out
¢ Flower exhibits at Building 1 --
4-H, FFA and open entered
9 a.m.
¢ Dairy show at Community Building
1 p.m.
¢ Petting zoo and pony rides at Building 10 (until 9 p.m.)
2 p.m.
¢ Bucket calf show at Community Building
4 p.m.
¢ Shepherd's lead at judging arena
4:30 p.m.
¢ Sheep show in old arena -- open class rams, breeding ewes, showmanship classes and market lamb show
6 p.m.
¢ Douglas County Shooting Sports air rifle shoot at black top area (until 9 p.m.)
¢ Family night at Reed Carnival (until 11 p.m.)
¢ Antique tractor pull at Rodeo Arena
7 p.m.
¢ Musical performance by Western Sunrise at black top area
8 p.m.
¢ Dairy goat milking contest
8:30 p.m.
¢ Movie night at north side of extension office

Friday
7:30 a.m.
¢ Accept president's pie baking entries at the fair board office in Building 21S (until 9:30 a.m.)
9 a.m.
¢ Beef show in Community Building -- breeding beef, beef showmanship and market steer show
Noon
¢ Petting zoo and pony rides at Building 10 (until 10 p.m.)
1 p.m.
¢ Poultry showmanship at the poultry barn
4 p.m.
¢ Auction cards due at the fair office in Building 21S
5 p.m.
¢ Llama show at the judging arena
6 p.m.
¢ Douglas County Shooting Sports air rifle shoot at the blacktop area (until 9 p.m.)
¢ Bale-throwing contest at the blacktop area
¢ Reed Carnival family night (until 11 p.m.)
7 p.m.
¢ Demolition derby at the rodeo arena

Saturday
7:30 a.m.
¢ Accept president's pie baking entries at fair board office in Building 21S (until 9:30 a.m.)
8 a.m.
¢ Round Robin Classic showmanship finals at the Community Building
¢ FACS judging contest at Building 21 (until 10 a.m.)
9 a.m.
¢ Photography judging contest
at Building 2 (until 11 a.m.)
10 a.m.
¢ Children's activities at the blacktop area
¢ Petting zoo and pony rides
at Building 10 (until 9 p.m.)
11 a.m.
¢ Livestock judging contest
at the judging arena
1 p.m.
¢ Dairy judging contest the
community building
¢ Reed Carnival family night (until 5 p.m.)
¢ Pedal tractor pull at the blacktop area
4 p.m.
¢ Dog agility exhibition at the
judging arena
5 p.m.
¢ Reed Carnival open (until
midnight)
6 p.m.
¢ Douglas County shooting sports air rifle shoot at the blacktop area (until 9 p.m.)
¢ Dixie Road concert at the rodeo arena (gates open at 5 p.m.)
7 p.m.
¢ Ricochet concert at the rodeo arena
8 p.m.
¢ Dierks Bentley concert
at the rode arena

Sunday
7 a.m.
¢ All exhibits released (until
10 a.m.)
11 a.m.
¢ State fair entries due in
extension office
Noon
¢ Set-up for livestock auction
at Community Building
1 p.m.
¢ Pony pull at the rodeo arena
2 p.m.
¢ Livestock buyers reception
at Building 21N (until 4 p.m.)
3 p.m.
¢ Awards ceremony at the Community Building
4:30 p.m.
¢ 4-H livestock auction
at the Community Building

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