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Bureau County 4-H Fair schedule of events released

* Times will vary according to project area. Full schedules will be posted at the fairgrounds.

* New: Bureau County Home & Community Education Group will be serving food inside the Allen Building on Thursday and Friday. They will be serving from the 4-H food stand building on Saturday.

Monday, July 16

4 p.m. — clothing/sewing judging at Extension office.

Tuesday, July 17

1 p.m. — public presentations judging at Extension office.

Thursday, July 19

7:30 a.m. — exhibit buildings open.

9 a.m. — judging begins. Morning judging for foods, food decorating project, crops/horticulture, natural resource and conservation, and photography. After judging for animal sciences, veterinary sciences, child development, computer, health, electricity, interior design, journalism, performing arts, woodworking, video and workforce prep.

1 to 4 p.m. — WZOE broadcast from the fairgrounds.

3 p.m. — 4-H Fair Ag Olympics (led and sponsored by Bureau County Farm Bureau).

5 p.m. — dog show followed by dog obedience show.

7 p.m. — Fashion Revue, “Planting the Seeds to the Future: 4-H.”

8:30 p.m. — exhibit buildings closed.

Friday, July 20

7:30 a.m. — exhibit buildings open.

8:30 a.m. — judging begins. Morning judging for visual arts. Afternoon judging for aerospace with launch (weather permitting), bicycle, cat show, citizenship, Cloverbud projects, Do Your Own Thing, Passport to the World, leadership, Read-A-Book, small engines, welding, tractor and Treasures From Trash.

1 to 4 p.m. — WZOE Broadcast from the fairgrounds.

3 p,m, — all-market lamb weigh-in; all sheep and goats must be in pens.

4 p.m. — sheep show starts.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. — swing and beef weigh-in. All swine and market beef must be checked in at this time.

6 p.m. — swine show.

6 p.m. exhibit buildings closed

7:30 p.m. — Master Showmanship contest.

Saturday, July 21

7:30 a.m. — exhibit buildings open.

8 a.m. — all livestock must be in pens.

8:30 a.m. — dairy show.

9 a.m. — horse show, poultry show, rabbit show.

9:30 a.m. — market beef show.

10:30 a.m. (or after completion of market beef) — breeding beef and bucket calves.

1 p.m. — waterfowl and pigeon show.

3:30 p.m. — sale of champions.

5 p.m. — awards ceremony.

Immediately following the awards will be the release of all projects and fairgrounds cleanup.

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