Schedule

2019 Fair Schedule

For a printable copy, click on Calendar of Events 2019 without the corrections posted in the schedule below.  (Adobe Acrobat Reader may be required – See “Location & Map” page to download.)

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, JUNE 7
4:30 p.m. 4-H Creative Writing Notebooks due into the Extension Office

TUESDAY, JUNE 11
12:30–3 p.m. 4-H Performing Arts Contest – Grace Lutheran Church
5:00 p.m. 4-H Verbal Communications Judging Event –Extension Office, Registration & Judging to follow

TUESDAY, JUNE 18
11:30 a.m. 4-H Consumer Clothing Registration
12:00 p.m. 4-H Consumer Clothing Judging
12:45 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue Registration
1 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue Judging
7 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue Public showing

THURSDAY, JUNE 20
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Council sponsored Drive-thru-Lunch – St. Peter’s Lutheran School parking lot

SATURDAY, JUNE 22
8:30 a.m. 4-H Dog show – David Boll Theatre

SUNDAY, JUNE 23
7 p.m. 4-H Fair Queen Pageant, Columbus North Auditorium. Admission — $3. Entry due by June 1, 2019

SUNDAY, JUNE 30
6:30 p.m. 4-H Fair Princess Contest, Southside Elementary School

MONDAY, JULY 1
2–6 p.m. Open Class exhibit check-in – all non-perishables. Do not bring foods, food preservation,
fruit and vegetables, plants and flowers – Family Arts Building
3:30–6:30 p.m. Enter and judge 4-H exhibits except Pre-4-H, Beekeeping, Garden, Flower and Crops – Community Bldg

TUESDAY, JULY 2
2–6 p.m. Open Class projects due: Foods, canning/freezing, vegetables, and field crops (e.g. corn, soybeans) –
Family Arts Building
3-6 p.m. Livestock exhibitor information, auction number, barn assignments pickup and show YQCA certification (livestock exhibitors: this information must be picked up) — Pavilion
Rabbit Showmanship Written Test – Pavilion
3:30–6:30 p.m. Pre 4-H Project check-in – David Boll Theatre

THURSDAY, JULY 4
Noon–6 p.m. Antique Farm Display entries due
6–8 p.m. Poultry check-in and weigh-in for all Market Birds – Pavilion

FRIDAY, JULY 5 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY DAY
7–11 a.m. 4-H Goat check-in- Goats will be weighed as they come off the truck. Entry ticket must be submitted for all goats by 11 a.m. Subject to change pending weather conditions
9–11 a.m. Open Class Entry of Flowers – Open Class Flower Show, Flowers & Plants/Planters–
Family Arts Building
8:30 a.m. Lil’ Wrangler Poultry Show – Pavilion
9 a.m. 4-H Poultry Show – Pavilion
Noon–4 p.m. Antique Farm Display entries due
5 p.m. OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FAIR
5 p.m. Midway Opening Night – $20 Wristband
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings open
7 p.m. Musical talents of 2016 Miss Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Bailey Meyer – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration- Heritage Building
7 p.m. Ferguson Road – Farm Bureau Building
7 p.m. Indiana Pulling League and Farm Stock Tractors – Grandstand
8 p.m. 4-H Watermelon Relay – Horse Arena

SATURDAY, JULY 6 PARDIECKS HOT TUB DAY
THIS IS ALSO MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY (ANYONE WITH A MILITARY ID CAN PARK FOR FREE)
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Swine check –in (Swine must be stalled by 11am) – Subject to change pending weather conditions
8:00 a.m. 4-H Horse & Pony Western Halter & Performance Show
9 a.m. Lil’ Wranglers Goat Show – 4-H Goat Show – Pavilion; order- Pygmy, dairy, meat
(meat show will begin 15 min. after dairy or no earlier than 2 p.m.)
1 p.m. Lil’Miss & Mister Contest Interviews – David Boll Theatre
2–10 p.m. 4-H Community, Family Arts Buildings, Commercial Buildings Open
5–8 p.m. Midway Opens – Regular tickets until 8 p.m., then wristbands until midnight
5–10 p.m. Lil Hands on the Farm opens
5 p.m. Lil’ Miss & Mister Public Contest – David Boll Theatre
5 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull — east of Farm Bureau Building. Registration from 3-5 p.m., $2 entry
5–6 p.m. Let’s Bake a Pie Contest entry registration – Family Arts
6 p.m. Let’s Bake a Pie Contest – Family Arts Building
7 p.m. Elvis Impersonator, Ron Hobbs – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration – Heritage Building
7 p.m. 4-H Rabbit Registration deadline – Community Building (Leader available at 5 p.m.)
7 p.m. Demolition Derby – brought to you by Kroot Corporation – Grandstand
7:30–9 p.m. Mount Liberty Way – Farm Bureau Building
8 p.m. Midnight Madness Midway – $15 wristbands until midnight

SUNDAY, JULY 7 COLUMBUS & HOPE FFA DAY
8 a.m. 4-H Horse & Pony English Halter & Performance Show, Contesting Show will be after 3:00 p.m.
9 a.m. – noon Swine weigh-in – Purebred gilts must be declared at weigh-in
12:30 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Rabbit Show – Pavilion
1 p.m. 4-H Rabbit Show – Pavilion
1 p.m. Baby Personality Contest – Farm Bureau Building
1 p.m. Columbus FFA Antique Tractor Pull – Grandstand
1 p.m. Southern Indiana Garden Tractor Pullers- Grandstand
2–10 p.m. 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings Open
5 p.m. Vesper Services – David Boll Theatre – next to Community Building
5 p.m. Midway opens – $23 wristbands
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm open
6:30 p.m. Christian Contemporary music from Columbus area youth group – David Boll Theatre
6:30 p.m. Bartholomew County Farm Stock Tractor Pull– Grandstand
7 p.m. Reeves 25hp Steam Exhibition Pull
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration- Heritage Building

MONDAY, JULY 8 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY DAY
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. 4-H Sheep, Beef, Starter Calf & Dairy steer check-in – Beef, Starter Calves, & Dairy will be weighed as they come off the truck. Sheep must be stalled by 11a.m. Check-ins subject to change pending weather
9–11 a.m. Open Class Flowers entries due – Family Arts Building
9–11 a.m. 4-H Flowers, Beekeeping, Crops and Gardening check-in. Record sheets due at check-in.
1 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Swine Show, 4-H Gilt Show, as well as Open Carcass will follow
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings open
5 p.m. Midway Opens – Dollar Day: $1 per ride
5:30–6:00 p.m. Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest – Farm Bureau Building (registration at 5 p.m.)
6:30 p.m. Horse & Pony – Open Arena
7–8 p.m. Columbus Clogging Company – Farm Bureau Building
7 p.m. Columbus City Band – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Columbus Speedway Go-Carts – Grandstand

TUESDAY, JULY 9 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY REMC DAY
8:30-9:30 a.m. Market Lamb weigh-in – Livestock Barn (Entry ticket must be submitted for all sheep by 9:30 a.m.)
10 a.m. 4-H Barrow Show & Showmanship – Pavilion
2–4 p.m. Community Day at the Midway – Children & adults with physical or mental disabilities can ride free from 2–4 p.m. Midway is closed to public.
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings open
5 p.m. Community Day at the Midway– Canned Goods Night – 1 free ticket for each can of food or $23 wristbands
6:30 p.m. Horse & Pony 4-H Fun Show & 4-H Costume Class
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration- Heritage Building
7 p.m. Frog Jumping Contest – Farm Bureau Building, registration at 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m. Chordlighters – Barbershop Quartet – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. UMRA King of TQ Midgets – Grandstand

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY YOUNG FARMERS DAY
8 a.m. 4-H Tractor Contest Registration begins (Record sheet must be turned in at the time of contest.)
9 a.m. 4-H Cat & Caged Critter shows at the Pavilion (Registration at 8:30am)
9–10 a.m. Grand Champion Pictures – Community Building; David Boll Theatre
9–11 a.m. Open Class Flowers due – Family Arts Building
10 a.m. – noon Adventure Day Carnival – David Boll Theatre
Noon – 7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstrations – Heritage Building (will be off & on throughout day)
Noon – 10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings open
1 – 10 p.m. Midway opens – Kids Day – $15 wristbands all day and night (no age limit)
1 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Sheep Show, 4-H Sheep Show – Pavilion
2 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull – East of Farm Bureau Building; registration begins at 1 p.m. $2 entry
5 – 7 p.m. Extension Homemakers – Puppy Pillow Session – Family Arts Building
5 -6 p.m. Feel the beat with the Drum Circle from Miller Race Center – David Boll Theatre
6:30 p.m. Horse & Pony rain date or open arena riding
6:30 p.m. Beth’s Dance Center Dancers – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Mud Bog- Brought to you by Rhino Linings Columbus – Grandstand
7–7:45 p.m. Southern Indiana Pipes & Drums – Farm Bureau Building
8–9 p.m. Easterling Magic Show – Farm Bureau Building

THURSDAY, JULY 11 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY FARM BUREAU INC DAY
10 a.m. Lil’ Wrangler & 4-H Dairy Show – Pavilion
12:30 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Beef /Starter Calf – Pavilion
1 p.m. 4-H Beef Show – Pavilion (order – Heifer & Cow Calf, Starter Calves, Steers)
1–2 p.m. Grand Champion Pictures – Community Building; David Boll Theatre
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts and Commercial Buildings open
5 p.m. Midway Opens – $20 Wristbands until close
6 p.m. Children’s Baking Contest – Family Arts Building (Registration at 5 p.m.)
6 p.m. 4-H Best Dressed Rabbit Competition – Gathering Pavilion
6:30 p.m. Horse & Pony Parent & Alumni Horse Show
7 p.m. 4-H Rabbit Race – Gathering Pavilion
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration- Heritage Building
7 p.m. Easy Listening with Kendall Yeaton – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Southern Indiana Dirt Drags – Grandstand
7 p.m. Rock-N-Rich The Jukebox Hero – Richard Coffey – Veteran Singing for Veterans – Farm Bureau Building
8 p.m. Working Chute Contest sponsored by Bartholomew County FFA Alumni – Pavilion

FRIDAY, JULY 12 MENSENDIEKS AUCTION & REAL ESTATE DAY
9–11 a.m. Open Class Flowers due in Family Arts Building
9 a.m. 4-H Rocket Demonstration – Grandstand
11 a.m. 4-H Barbeque Contest – David Boll Theatre
5–10 p.m. Lil’ Hands on the Farm, 4-H Community Building, Family Arts, and Commercial Buildings open
5 – 8 p.m. Midway Opens – Regular priced tickets until 8 p.m.
5 p.m. 4-H Parade of Champions – Livestock Pavilion
6:30 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler Horse & Pony – Horse Arena
6:30 p.m. 4-H Supreme Showmanship & Livestock Awards –– Division 1: Rabbit, & Poultry – Pavilion
7 p.m. 4-H Supreme Showmanship & Livestock Awards – Div 2: Beef, Dairy, Swine, Sheep & Goats – Pavilion
7 p.m. Night Owl Country Band – David Boll Theatre
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration – Heritage Building
7 p.m. Full Throttle Monster Trucks – Grandstand
8 p.m. Midnight Madness – $15 wristbands until midnight

SATURDAY, JULY 13 BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY FFA ALUMNI DAY
7:30 a.m. Livestock Auction Buyers Breakfast – Pavilion
8:15 a.m. 4-H Livestock Sale – Pavilion
5–9 p.m. 4-H Community Building, Family Arts, and Commercial Buildings open
5 -10 p.m. Midway Opens – $20 wristbands until 10 p.m.
7 p.m. Demolition Derby – Grandstand
7 p.m. Blacksmithing Demonstration- Heritage Building

SUNDAY, JULY 14
Noon – 3 p.m. 4-H and Family Arts Release Exhibits (This is the only time you may pick up exhibits from the Family Arts
Building. The building will not be open Monday.)

MONDAY, JULY 15
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H project release ONLY
ALL EXHIBITS MUST BE PICKED UP. NO PROJECTS WILL BE BROUGHT BACK TO THE OFFICE.