Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2001

Johnson County Fair schedule of events

August 2, 2001

Sunday/August 5

ARBA rabbit show (open and youth), 8 a.m.

Monday/August 6

4-H dog show-obedience, fitting and showmanship, 4:30 p.m.

MO-KAN youth rodeo, admission: 5 and under free, ages 6-12 $3, 13 and over $6, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 7

Horses, 4-H-judged, 9 a.m.

4-H dog show-obedience, fitting and showing awards, presentation: agility trails, 4:30 p.m.

4-H food auction, 7 p.m.

Open class food auction, immediately after 4-H food auction

MO-KAN youth rodeo and greased pig contest, admission: 5 and under free, ages 6-12 $3, 13 and over $6, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday/August 8

Livestock accepted 7 to 10 a.m.; flowers-open class accepted 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Horses, 4-H-judged, 1 p.m.

Poultry, 4-H and open-judged, 1:30 p.m.

Jr. and Sr. grooming contest-sheep, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Family fun night, free admission, 6 p.m.

Goat milking demonstration, 6:30 p.m.

Rabbits, 4-H-judged, 7 p.m.

Draft horse team pulling contest, admission free, 8 p.m.

Thursday/August 9

4-H rabbit judging contest, 9 a.m.

Rabbit showmanship contest, 9 a.m.

Horse judging contest, registration-9 a.m., contest-10 a.m.

Sr. grooming contest-beef, 10 a.m.

Dairy, 4-H and open-judged, 1 p.m.

Bucket calf, 4-H-judged, conferecne-3 p.m., show-5 p.m.

Sheep, 4-H/FFA and open-judged, 6 p.m.

Goat milking demonstration, 6:30 p.m.

Bull blast, 7:30 p.m., admission: 5 and under free, ages 6-12 $4, 13 and over $10, 7:30 p.m.

Friday/August 10

Beef, 4-H and open-judged, 8 a.m.

Livestock judging, 2 p.m. or 30 minutes after finish of beef judging

4-H family sheep and goat lead, 6 p.m.

Amateur flat track, admission: 5 and under free, ages 6-12 $3, 13 and over $6,

laps-6:30 p.m., race-7:30 p.m.

4-H market/round robin showmanship contest, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday/August 11

Parade in Gardner, 11 a.m.

4-H/FFA market animal sale, 1 p.m.

4-H project auction, during market animal sale

Goat milking demonstration, 6:30 p.m.

Demonstration derby, admission: 12 and under free, $5, 13 and over $10, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 12

Church service, 8:30 a.m.

Cleanup and release of exhibits to follow

Special events

Tuesday/August 7

Blue River Band, Midway Stage, 7 p.m.

Fifth annual "Bands in the Park," Cornerstone Park, 7 p.m.

Wednesday/August 8

The Essence (youth band), Midway Stage, 7:30 p.m.

Chainsaw artist-creates figures using a chain saw, Wednesday through Saturday, south end of the Fairgrounds. Figures sold after the Market Animal Sale.

Thursday/August 9

T.A. Hamilton-magician, illusionist, ventriloquist and comedian, Midway Stage, 6 p.m.

Jim Curley, mountain music, Midway Stage, 7:30 p.m.

Friday/August 10

T.A. Hamilton-magician, illusionist, ventriloquist and comedian, Midway Stage, 6 p.m.

Alica Kay and The Opryland Express, country, gospel and comedy, Midway Stage, 7:30 p.m.

Gardner Craft Fair, over 100 crafters in Cornerstone Park next to the Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday/August 11

4-H Market Animal Sale, goats, swine, poultry and rabbits, 4-H/FFA projects, beef and sheep, 1 p.m.

T.A. Hamilton-magician, illusionist, ventriloquist and comedian, Midway Stage, after parade and at 6 p.m.

John and Bobby, county and 50s music, Midway Stage, 7:30 p.m.

Gardner Craft Fair, over 100 crafters in Cornerstone Park next to the Fairgrounds. Sponsored by Gardner Area Chamber of Commerce.

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