Schedule

2016 Richland County Fair Schedule of Activities

SATURDAY AUGUST 6th    
8am-5pm Market Livestock to be brought onto the fairgrounds (vet on duty)  
9am-1pm Market Rabbit weigh-in Rabbit Barn
10am-5:45pm 4-H Fair Booth set-up Youth Hall
12pm-5pm All Arts & Crafts Exhibits except flowers accepted Arts & Crafts bldg
12:45pm Jr Fair King & Queen Orientation  
1pm Jr Fair King & Queen Tea John Hartz bldg
  No Rabbits weighed in after 1pm  
1:30pm Jr Fair King & Queen Interviews Admin bldg
1:30pm Harness Racing Grandstand
4pm-7pm Broilers, Turkeys & Ducks weighed in
Must all be in before 7pm.  No poultry weigh-in after 7pm.
Poultry Barn
5pm Jr Fair Market Livestock in place  
5:45pm All 4-H & FFA booths in place (Youth Hall closed to public for judging) Youth Hall
6pm Jr Fair Office closes  
  Bake-a-Rama Entry Forms due Jr Fair Office
6:30pm Barn meeting (all animal species) John Hartz bldg
8pm All Jr Fair Animals (including horses, breeding, alpacas) in place.  Horse barn meeting and body condition scoring with fair veterinarian.  
     
 SUNDAY AUGUST 7th    
 9am Judging:  Arts & Crafts exhibits Arts & Crafts bldg
10:30am Jr Fair Barn meeting - all animal species John Hartz bldg
11am-12pm Bake-a-Rama items to John Hartz bldg John Hartz bldg
12Noon All still Jr Fair Exhibits in place
Hog Barn scale: Weigh-in schedule - Hogs
Other scale:  Weigh-in schedule
            Steers        Lambs
            Goats         Feeder Calves
 
12Noon-5pm Bloodmobile Red Barn
1pm John Hartz bldg closed (Bake-a-Rama judging) John Hartz bldg.
2pm FAIR OPENING CEREMONY/FLAG RAISING Center Flag Pole
3pm-8pm 1st Flower Show Entries accepted Arts & Crafts bldg
4:30pm Llama & Alpaca Show/Open Class Alpaca to follow Show Arena
5:30pm HARNESS RACING GRANDSTAND
6pm Jr Fair King & Queen Pageant & Coronation John Hartz bldg
7pm Bake-a-Rama Awards & Auction John Hartz bldg.
7pm "All for One"  (Southern Gospel) Nature Park
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
     
MONDAY AUGUST 8th    
8am - Closing                            Senior Citizen Day (62 and older)  
8am - 11am Flower Show entries Arts & Crafts bldg
9am - 4pm Boot Life Welcome Tent
10am Judging:  Jr Fair Horses Horse Arena
  Horse Royalty Coronation (1/2 hour after horse show)  
10am Judging:  Jr Fair Feeder Calves Show Arena
10am Judging:  Jr Fair & Open Class Draft Horse/Draft Pony Hitches Draft Horse Arena
12Noon RIDES OPEN  
12Noon Flower Show Open Judging Arts & Crafts bldg.
2pm-8pm Bloodmobile Red Barn
3pm "Composting" Nature Park
4pm "Malabar Farm: Today & Tomorrow" Nature Park
6:30pm Jr Fair Dog Run Show John Hartz bldg
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
7pm Judging:  Open Class Swine Show Arena
7pm "Montage" Eclectic Mix 70's, 80's, 90's Nature Park
8pm "GRANGER SMITH" CONCERT GRANDSTAND
     
TUESDAY AUGUST 9th    
8:30am Judging:  Jr Fair Dairy Goats
Market classes immediately following breeding & showmanship classes (Main Horse Arena)
Show Arena
9am Judging:  Open Class Rabbits Rabbit Barn
9am - 4pm "Richland Public Health" Welcome Tent
10am Judging:  Jr Fair Miniature Horse, Donkeys & Mules Main Horse Arena
10am Draft Horse Tail Tying/Mane Rolling Draft Horse Barn
12Noon RIDES OPEN  
12:30pm Judging: Open Class Dairy Goats Show Arena
2pm "Owls of Ohio" Nature Park
2pm-8pm Bloodmobile Red Barn
3pm Jr Fair Born & Bred Steer Show Show Arena
3pm "The Water Beneath Our Feet-Simple Steps to Clean Water" Nature Park
4pm Judging:  Jr Fair Horse Versatility  
4pm Open Class Beef Cattle Feeder Calf Barn
4pm "Rainfall Demonstration:  The Effect of Rain on the Land" Nature Park
7pm "99 to Main" (Classic & County Rock with a touch of Country) Nature Park
7pm Appleseed Square Dancing John Hartz
7pm Judging:  Jr Fair Breeding Sheep Show Arena
7pm Judging:  Jr Fair Sheep Showmanship/Market classes Show Arena
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
7pm RODEO GRANDSTAND
     
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 10th    
8am - Closing Homemaker's Day  
8:30am Judging:  Jr Fair Rabbits Rabbit Arena
9am - 4pm Akron Children's Hospital Welcome Tent
9am Open Class Light Pony Show Horse Arena
9am Judging:  Jr Fair/Open Class Draft Pony Show Draft Horse Arena
9:30am Judging:  Jr Fair Beef Breeding Show Arena
10am Jr Fair/Open Class Draft Horse Halter/Showmanship TBA
12Noon RIDES OPEN  
12Noon - 2pm Pie Auction Entries Arts & Crafts bldg.
1pm-7pm Bloodmobile Red Barn
2pm Judging:  Pie's Arts & Crafts bldg
3pm "Snakes of Richland County" Nature Park
4pm "Gardening with Native Plants" Nature Park
4pm Judging:  Jr Fair Swine Showmanship/Market Hog Classes Show Arena
5pm Pie Auction Arts & Crafts bldg.
7pm KOI DRAG RACING GRANDSTAND
7pm "Devault Ridge Band" (New Age Country Music) Nature Park
7pm Jr Fair Talent Show John Hartz bldg
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
     
THURSDAY AUGUST 11th    
8am - 11am 2nd Flower Show Entries Arts & Crafts bldg
8am - Closing Armed Forces Day  
8:30am Judging:  Breeding Sheep/followed by Judging Jr Fair Sheep Showmanship/Market Classes Show Arena
9am - 4pm TBA Welcome Tent
10am Jr Fair Saddle Horse Fun Show / Jr Fair Horse Show-off Show Arena
10am Draft Horse Farm Day Classes Draft Horse Arena
12Noon RIDES OPEN  
12Noon Open Judging of 2nd Flower Show Arts & Crafts bldg
1:30pm Barnyard Olympics Show Arena
2pm "Basic Bee Keeping" Nature Park
2pm-8pm Bloodmobile Red Barn
3pm "Name That Tree Nature Park
4pm "Fishing Basics" Nature Park
5pm Jr Fair Livestock Auction Show Arena
6pm Draft Horse Costume, Stick Horse & Under Saddle Draft Horse Arena
6:30pm 4-H Style Revue John Hartz bldg
7pm "EKG" Eclectic Mix of Folk & Rock & Roll Nature Park
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
7pm OSTPA TRACTOR PULL GRANDSTAND
     
FRIDAY AUGUST 12th    
9am - 4pm "Ohio Health" Welcome Tent
9am Judging:  Open Class Sheep Goat Barn
9:30am Dog Agility Show Horse Arena
11am Groom & Clean Horse Activity Main Horse Arena
12 Noon Rides Open  
12 Noon - 1pm Kiddie Pedal-Tractor Pull Entries Show Arena
1pm Kiddie Tractor Pull Show Arena
3pm "Turtles of Richland County" Nature Park
3:30pm Jr Fair Showman of Showmen Contest  
4pm "Gardening with Native Plants" Nature Park
5pm Draft Horse Dinner (draft horse people only) John Hartz Bldg
5:30pm Free-Style Reining Outdoor Horse Arena
6pm RICHLAND COUNTY PULL GRANDSTAND
7pm "Mac-O-Chee" (Blue Grass) Nature Park
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
7pm Jr Fair Family Fun Night John Hartz bldg
     
SATURDAY AUGUST 13th    
9am - 4pm "Nationwide Children's Hospital" Welcome Tent
9:30am Jr Fair Livestock Auction Show Arena
10am Draft Horse Pull Horse Arena
10am Jr Fair Saddle Horse Fun Show  
12Noon RIDES OPEN  
4:30pm Jr Fair Recognition & Awards Program John Hartz bldg
5pm DEMOLITION DERBY GRANDSTAND
7pm Jr Fair Office CLOSES  
7pm "The Back Porch Swing Band" Nature Park
10:15 - 11pm Booth (4-H & FFA) Take Down (building closes at 10pm Youth Hall
11pm - Midnight Booth Take Down Fairhaven Hall