Fair to start this Friday thru Aug. 4 PDF Print E-mail

The 2012 Washington County Farmers-Merchants Fair is set to begin this Friday, July 27, 2012 and tun through Saturday, Aug. 4.
The Brady Amusements thrill-way will be open Monday through Saturday of next week from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 1 from 2-4 p.m. for Kid’s Day.


There is free gate admission at the fair.
The following are some of the highlighted events.
FRIDAY, JULY 27
Morning
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. -- 4-H Livestock Entered
Afternoon
12:00 p.m. -- 4-H Dairy Show
EVENING
5:00 p.m. -- 4-H Building Open House
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. -- Beef BBQ by Wash. Co. Cattlemen’s Association
6:00 p.m. -- 4-H Sheep Show
SATURDAY, JULY 28
Morning
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- Enter Open Class Entries in Exhibit Hall: Antiques, Art, Canning, Family Stitchery & Crafts, Photography, Scrapbooking, Woodworking
10:00 a.m. -- 4-H Dairy Beef Show
Afternoon
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. -- Pork BBQ by Wash. Co. Pork Producers
1:00 p.m. -- Baby Contest at Salem High School (Registration 12 p.m.) entry Fee: $5.00; Admission $3.00
1:00 p.m. -- Horseshoe Pitching Contest at bottom of hill
EVENING
5:00 p.m. -- 4-H Beef Show
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. -- Pork BBQ by Wash. Co. Pork Producers
At the Grandstand:
*3:00 p.m. -- Antique Tractor Pull Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00
7:30 p.m. -- Horse Pull
Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00; Pit Passes $15
SUNDAY, JULY 29
MORNING
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4-H Non-Perishable State Fair Projects Removed to take to State Fair
Afternoon
1:00 p.m. -- 4-H Rabbit Show
3:00 p.m. -- Fair Parade - Theme “Everyday Heroes: f4 The Strength Of Our Community”
4:00 p.m. -- 4-H & Open Class Poultry Show
Evening
7:30 p.m. -- 4-H Night
MONDAY, JULY 30
Morning
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. -- Enter Open Class Entries at Exhibit Hall: Baking, Farm Products, Floriculture, Garden Products, Gourds
8:30 a.m. -- 4-H Swine Show
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- Beef BBQ by Wash. Co. Cattlemen’s Association
Evening
4:00 - 9:00 p.m. -- Beef BBQ by Wash. Co. Cattlemen’s Association
5:00 p.m. -- Open Class Exhibit Hall and Commercial Buildings Open
6:00 p.m. -- Midway Opens
6:00 p.m. -- 4-H County Born & Raised Beef Show
6:00 p.m. -- 4-H & Open Class Pigeon Judging
8:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “West Washington County Fellowship of Christian Churches”
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. -- 4-H State Fair Livestock Released
At the Grandstand:
*8:00 p.m. -- Queen Pageant
Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00
TUESDAY, JULY 31
“Senior Citizens’ Day”
Sponsored by: Hoosier Uplands
Morning
8:00 a.m. -- Cinnamon Rolls and Drinks by Wash. Co. Sheep Association
10:00 a.m. -- 4-H and Open Class Dairy, Pygmy & Nigerian Dwarf Goat Show
10:00 a.m. -- Senior Citizens Program begins at Shelter House
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. -- Lamb BBQ/Fajitas by Wash. Co. Sheep Association
Afternoon
3:30 p.m. -- 4-H & Open Class Boer and Fainting Goat Show
Evening
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. -- Lamb BBQ/Fajitas by Wash. Co. Sheep Association
7:30 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “Scott Greeson”
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. -- 4-H Livestock (Non-Auction/Non-Market) Released
At The Grandstand:
*8:00 p.m. -- Teen Pageant Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1
“Kids’ Day” - 11 a.m.
“Smoke Free”
Sponsored by: Mid-Southern Savings Bank
Morning
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. -- 4-H Livestock (Non-Auction/Non-Market) Released
10:00 a.m. -- 4-H Jamboree of Fun
Afternoon
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -- Kids’ Day Activities
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. -- Midway Open
Evening
5:00 - 9:00 p.m. -- Pork BBQ by Wash. Co. Pork Producers
6:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “Bear Hollow Woodcarvers”
6:30 p.m. -- 4-H Supreme Showmanship Contest
At the Grandstand:
*8:00 p.m. -- Hoosier Idol Talent Search (all categories)
Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2
Morning
9:00 a.m. -- 4-H Livestock Auction
Evening
6:00 p.m. -- 4-H Dog Exhibition
8:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “Cornerstone Family Band”
10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. -- 4-H Projects Released
At the Grandstand:
*7:00 p.m. -- Mini Sprints, Mini Stocks, Pro-Trucks, Pure Stocks, Rookies, UMP Modifieds
(Gates open at 3 p.m.; Practice at 5 p.m.)  Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00; Pit Passes $15.00
FRIDAY, AUGUST 3
Morning
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. -- 4-H Projects Released
Evening
7:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment
At the Grandstand:
*7:00 p.m. -- Mud Bogs and Quad Drags
(Tech Time 4-6 p.m.)
dmission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00; Pit Passes $15.00
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
Evening
6:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “Sparkles & Spurs”
8:00 p.m. -- Free Entertainment: “Short Notice”
At the Grandstand:
*7:00 p.m. -- Demolition Derby
(Registration starts at 5:00 p.m.)  Admission: Adults $6.00; Children 6-12 $4.00;  Pit Passes $15.00
Participant and Helpers only in pit area. No one under 14 in pits. Sign in with car.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 5
Afternoon
12:00 - 6:00 p.m. -- Commercial Exhibits Released
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. -- Release all Open Class Exhibits. Open Class Premium Money also awarded at this time. Fair Association cannot be responsible for exhibits left after this time.