Schedule

Monday, September 6

Tuesday, September 7 - Veterans Day

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 8:00 a.m. Junior Fair Market Poultry Show - Small Animal Show Arena
  • 8:30 a.m. Culinary Art Judging - Arts & Crafts Building
  • 9:00 a.m. Junior Fair Horse Speed Show – Horse Show Arena
  • 9:00 a.m. Junior Fair Swine Show – Show Arena
  • 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Official Fair Opening – Gazebo
  • Noon Rides Open
  • Noon Open Class Flower Show – Arts & Crafts Building
  • Noon Dairy Breeding, Pygmy, Showmanship – Small Animal Arena
  • Noon Junior Fair Market Goat Show – Small Animal Show Arena
  • 1:00 p.m. Homemaker Dish Day – Community Building
  • 1:30 p.m. Veteran’s Program – Community Building
  • 3:00 p.m. Columbus Zoo – Goshen Barn
  • 3:30 p.m. Junior Fair Beef Skill-a-thon Contest – Steak Barn
  • 3:30 p.m. Homemaker Demonstrations – Community Building (see schedule in back of fair book)
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:00 p.m. Children’s Activities - Community Building
  • 6:00 p.m. Junior Fair Beef Educational Clinic – Show Arena
  • 6:00 p.m. Children’s Dish Day Contest – Community Building
  • 6:30 p.m. Crowning Junior Fair King & Queen and the county High School Band Show - Grandstand

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  • 6:30 p.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 7:00 p.m. Wine Judging - Arts & Crafts Building
  • 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Buildings & Rides Close

Wednesday, September 8

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 8:00 a.m. Junior Fair Rabbit Show – Rabbit Show Area
  • 8:00 a.m. Open class beef show, Junior Beef Showmanship – Show Arena
  • 8:00 a.m. Junior Fair Born & Raised in Hardin County Steer Show – Show Arena
  • 8:30 a.m. Cultural Arts Judging - Arts & Crafts Building
  • 9:00 a.m. Junior Fair Horse and Pony Pleasure Show – Horse Arena
  • 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 11:00 a.m. Pork Dish Day – Community Building
  • Noon Rides Open
  • 12:30 p.m. Open Class Wool Show – Show Arena
  • 12:30 p.m. Commercial Breeding and Born & Raised Market Goat Show– Small Animal Arena
  • 1:00 p.m. Homemaker Demonstrations – Community Building (see schedule in back of fair book)
  • 1:00 p.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 2:00 p.m. Junior Fair Dairy Show – Show Arena
  • 2:00 p.m. Columbus Zoo – Goshen Barn Area
  • 4:00 p.m. Open Class & Junior Fair Sheep Breed Show – Show Arena
  • 4:00 p.m. Junior Fair Sheep Showmanship & Market Lamb Show– Show Arena
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:15 p.m. Children’s and Teens Activities – Community Building
  • 5:00 p.m. Antique judging – Arts & Crafts Building
  • 6:00 p.m. Teen Chopped Challenge (Grades 7-12) - Community Building
  • 7:00 p.m. KOI Drag Racing - Grandstand

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  • 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Buildings & Rides Close

Thursday, September 9

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 8:00 a.m. Junior Fair Dairy Feeder Show – Show Arena
  • 9:00 a.m. Junior Fair Poultry Show & Poultry Pee Wee – Small Animal Show Arena
  • 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 11:00 a.m. Dairy Dish Day Judging – Community Building
  • Noon Rides Open
  • Noon Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Harness Racing – Grandstand
  • 1:00 p.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 1:45 p.m. Homemaker Demonstrations – Community Building (see schedule in back of fair book)
  • 3:00 p.m. Junior Fair Born & Raised in Hardin County Market Lamb Show – Show Arena
  • 3:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 3:00 p.m. Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:00 p.m. Junior Fair Breed & Beef Feeders Show – Show Arena
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:15 p.m. Children’s and Teen’s Activities – Community Building
  • 5:30 p.m. Girl’s Group Progressive Fair Meal (grades 4-6) - Community Building
  • 6:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 6:30 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 7:00 p.m. Junior Fair Steer Show – Show Arena
  • 7:00 p.m. Just Kidding Around Goat Fun for Kids - Small Animal Show Arena
  • 7:30 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Buildings & Rides Close

Friday, September 10 - Senior Citizen’s Day

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 8:00 a.m. Born in Hardin County Market Hog Show– Show Arena
  • 9:00 a.m. Open Class Draft Horse & Pony Show –Grandstand
  • 9:00 a.m. UNTIL TICKETS ARE GONE – Senior Meal ticket distribution – Resting Tent
  • 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Dairy Beef Feeder By-Back Auction – Behind Dairy Beef Feeder Barn
  • 11:00 a.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 11:00 a.m. Beef Dish Judging – Community Building
  • 11:30 a.m. Antique Tractor Parade – on Grounds
  • Noon Rides Open
  • Noon Open Class Dairy Show – Show Arena
  • Noon Flower Show – Arts & Crafts Building
  • Noon Children’s Dairy Showmanship – Show Arena
  • Noon Wood Carver Presentation – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Magic by Eli – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 1:00 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 1:00 p.m. Dog Show – Fairground Lawn and Shelter house
  • 1:45 p.m. Homemaker Demonstrations – Community Building (see schedule in back of fair book)
  • 3:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 3:00 p.m. Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 6:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 6:30 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 7:00 p.m. Hardin County Truck & Tractor Pull – Grandstand

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  • 7:30 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Buildings Close
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides Stop and Fairgrounds Close

Saturday, September 11

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 9:00 a.m. Junior Fair Livestock Sale – Show Arena
  • 9:00 a.m. Conservation Contest Reg. – Community Building
  • 9:30 a.m. Conservation Contest Judging – Community Building
  • 10:00 a.m. Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 10:00 a.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 11:30 a.m. Special Pie Day Judging (morning session) – Community Building
  • Noon Rides Open
  • Noon Wood Carver Presentation – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 1:00 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 2:00 p.m. COSI – Goshen Barn Area
  • 2:30 p.m. Special Pie Day Judging (afternoon session) - Community Building
  • 3:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 3:00 p.m. Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 6:00 p.m. Sheep Lead Contest – Show Arena
  • 6:00 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 6:00 p.m. Broken Horn Rodeo – Grandstand

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  • 6:30 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 7:30 p.m. Wood Carver Presentation - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Buildings Close
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides Stop and Fairgrounds Close

Sunday, September 12

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open

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  • 10:30 a.m. Hour of Inspiration – Grandstand
  • 11:00 a.m. Music starts for Hour of Inspiration – Grandstand
  • 11:45 a.m. Wood Carving Auction – Shelterhouse
  • Noon Exhibit Buildings and Concessions Open
  • Noon Rides Open
  • Noon Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • Noon Magic by Eli - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 1:00 p.m. County Show Choir – Grandstand
  • 1:00 p.m. Pee Wee Swine Showmanship – North End of Show Arena
  • 3:00 p.m. Showman of Showmen Contest – Show Arena
  • 3:00 p.m. Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull – Shelter House
  • 4:00 p.m. Pig Races – Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 5:00 p.m. Girl Scout award program – Community Building
  • 6:00 p.m. Demolition Derby – Grandstand

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  • 6:00 p.m. Junior Fair & Open Class Non–Livestock Entries Released
  • 6:30 p.m. Pig Races - Children’s Entertainment Lawn
  • 8:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits Released
  • 9:00 p.m. Market Livestock Released
  • 10:30 p.m. Food Concessions Released

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