Schedule 2017

2017 Fair Program.









































Thursday, August 25

Exhibition buildings open from 900 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.  

Wrist bands for Midway rides will be sold from 4pm to 9pm entitling the wearer to ride from 4pm until the fair closes.

 9:00 A.M. – Judging Show Oxen & Steers in Pulling ring.

 10:00 A.M. – 4-H Beef Showmanship in livestock show ring.

                       4-H Baby Beef Steer Show following the 4-H Beef Showmanship

                       Beef Judging, 4-H and Open Classes following the 4-H Baby Beef Show.

 10:00 – 2:00 P.M. – Guild of Spinners and Weavers by Museum Bldg.

10:30  A.M. – How to select a rabbit to show and general care of rabbits, by the rabbit barn

 11:00 A.M. – Robert Kunnaway Turner (Native American Flute Music & Story Telling) ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

 12:00 Noon – Clipping Demonstration for dairy animals in dairy barn.

                             Midway Rides Open

 12:30 P.M. – J the Clown ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

 1:00 P.M. – Farmer’s Exhibition – Oxen on Scoot, in pulling ring.

                   – Watermelon Carving Contest by Exhibition Hall

 1:30 P.M. – Talk on care of Guinea Pigs, Rabbit building

2:00 P.M. – Robert Kunnaway Turner  ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

3:30 P.M. – Vandini (escapes and magic) ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

                     Sheep Blocking Contest in livestock show ring

4:00-8:00 PM. –  Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building

 4:00 P.M. – Cruise’n Car Show, behind the handicap show ring ~ Sponsored by Sanford Institution for Savings

 4:00—5:00 P.M. – Milking Demonstration in dairy barn.

5:00 P.M. –  J the Clown ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

                – Alpaca & Llama demonstration in livestock show ring

6:30 P.M. – Vandini ~  Locke Family Entertainment Center

6:45 P.M. – Cruise’n Car Show Awards

7:00 P.M. – Kid Farmer Olympics in livestock show ring

8:00 P.M. – On Tap Band on stage

 Friday, August 26

 Senior Citizen’s Day, age 60+ (From opening until 4:00 P.M.)

Exhibition buildings open from 900 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.  

Wrist bands for Midway rides will be sold from 12 noon to 4pm entitling the wearer to ride from noon until 5pm.

 9:00 A.M. – 4-H Dairy Showmanship, livestock show ring.

 9:30 A.M. – Steer and Ox Pulling, pulling ring.

 10:00 A.M. – Dairy Judging, 4-H and Open Classes, livestock ring.

 11:00 A.M.- Dick Coffin (Impressionist) ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

 12:00 P.M.Midway Rides Open

                    4-H Pig Calling, livestock show ring

 12:30 P.M.Dairy Judging continued.

                       Elvis Bishop (Elvis Impressionist) ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

 1:00 P.M. – Ox Pulling continued

 2:00 P.M. –  Dick Coffin ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

                   – King Arthur Baking Contest on stage

                   – 4-H Swine Demonstration, livestock show ring, following dairy show

2:00 – 4:00 P.M. – Jose Duddy ~ Music Pavilion

 3:00 P.M – Talk on good Rabbit nutrition, Rabbit barn

 3:30 P.M. – Elvis Bishop  ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

 4:00-8:00 PM. –  Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building

 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.- Milking Demonstrations in dairy barn.

 5:00 P.M.- 4-H Poultry Show in livestock show ring

        The Magic of James and Marie ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

  5:00 – 9:00 P.M. – Spinning demonstration in Rabbit Barn

6:30 – 8:00 P.M. – Black Rose ~ Music Pavilion

  7:00 P.M. – 4-H Quiz Bowl in livestock show ring.

 8:00 P.M. – MISS ACTON FAIR PAGEANT ~ sponsored by Spence & Mathews Insurance

Saturday, August 27

 Exhibition buildings open from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.

Gates open early for Parade Participants.

9:00 A.M. – Draft Horse, Pony & Miniature Horse Exposition, horse show ring

                      Rabbit Judging, rabbit barn

 9:30 A.M. – Recognition of some of the people who have advanced the cause of Agriculture in York County.

 10:00 A.M. – Grand Parade

 11:00 A.M. – Midway Rides Open

            Women’s Skillet Throw on track by scales ~ sponsored by Aubuchon Hardware

            Girls Youth Skillet Throw, following Women’s Skillet Throw

11:30 A.M. – 4-H Harness Goat Demonstration in livestock show ring

12:00  Noon – Horse Pulling following the parade in the pulling ring ~ sponsored by Chase Farms

12:00 Noon-8:00 PM. –  Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building

12:30 P.M. – Elivs BishopLocke Family Entertainment Center

 1:00 P.M. –   4-H Goat Showmanship in livestock show ring

                      Judging 4-H Goats following showmanship classes.

                      Judging 4-H and Open Sheep Classes following Goat show.

2:00 P.M. – Brenda Nason (Ventriloquist) ~ Music Pavilion

  4:00 P.M. – Milking Contest in livestock show ring

4:00-6:00 P.M. – B-side ~ Music Pavilion

 4:30 P.M. –   4-H Pig Callimg in livestock show ring, following sheep show

                   Brenda Nason ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

 5:00 P.M. – Frozen Tee Shirt Contest in livestock show ringsponsored by Deering Lumber

 5:30 P.M. – The Magic of James and Marie ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

6:00 – 8:00 P.M. – Milltown ~ Music Pavilion

7:00 P.M. – 4-H Quiz Bowl Finals in livestock show ring

 7:30 P.M.- Adult Farmers Olympics in livestock show ring

8:00 PM. – The Shana Stack Bank on Stage

Sunday, August 28

 Exhibition buildings will be open from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

 Wrist bands for Midway rides will be sold from opening until 3pm entitling the wearer to ride until the fair closes.

 8:00 A.M. – 4-H Rabbit Showmanship clinic by rabbit barn

 8:30 A.M. – Interdenominational Church Service in Locke Family Entertainment Center

 9:00 A.M. – 4-H Members Rabbit Showmanship by rabbit barn.

                     – Horse Show in horse show ring

 9:30 A.M. – Woodsman’s Day, in Pulling ring

                      – Antique Tractor Pull, on track by scales

 10:00 A.M. – 4-H Sheep Obstacle course in livestock show ring

 11:00 A.M. – Farmer’s Lawnmower Rodeo- (place to be announced)

12:00 Noon-4:00 PM. –  Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building

12:00 Noon – B.J. Locke Escape Master ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

                    4-H Pig Calling in livestock show ring

 12:30 Noon Pig ScrambleYork County Residents Only ~sponsored by Spence and Mathews Insurance

                           Midway Rides Open

1:30 P.M. – Woodsman’s Day continued, in pulling ring

                    4-H Rabbit Show by rabbit barn– For York County Members only

                      The Magic of James and Marie ~ Locke Family Entertainment Center

 2:00 P.M. – Pedal Tractor Pull in livestock show ring—registration begins at 1:45

                          ~sponsored by Edward Jones Investments

2:30 P.M. – B.J Locke Escape MasterLocke Family Entertainment Center

Program subject to change

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