County Fair Starts Today!

The big event this weekend is the County Fair, at the beautiful fairgrounds in Mineral Point.

photo-329The Iowa County Fair started in 1856 and seems to grow every year.  Just check out the jam-packed schedule below, which includes a Sunday night performance by Mineral Point’s own Point Five at the Grandstand.

Thursday – September 3, 2015
8:00-10:00 am Exhibits accepted at Exhibit Bldg

10:30 am Judging begins in the Exhibit Bldg

5:00 pm Midway will open with Wristband Day on the Midway (except bumper cars) until 10:00 pm.

5:30 pm 4-H Dog Agility Show in front of the Grandstand

6:00 pm Jr. Fair Market Gilt Judging at the Swine Barn

8:00 pm Topline clipping class for Jr. Fair Dairy in Open Dairy Barn

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Friday, September 4, 2015

8:30 am Jr. Fair Market Barrow and Showmanship Judging at the Swine Barn

9:00 am Jr. Fair Dairy Judging at the Schimming Bldg

2:00-3:00 pm Story time with Fairest of the Fair, Commercial Bldg

4:00 pm Midway will open

5:00- 10:00 pm Wristband Day on the Midway (except bumper cars)

3:00- 6:00 pm 4-H Shooting Sports Contest (west side of horse arena)

5:00 pm Jr. Fair Goat Judging, Sheep/Goat Barn

5:30 pm Homemade Wine contest in Commercial Bldg

6:30 pm Local Farm Tractor Pull at Grandstand

7:00 pm Texas Hold’em, Entertainment Garden (games start at 7:30)

photo-314Saturday, September 5, 2015
8:30 am Jr. Fair Beef Judging at the Schimming Bldg

9:00 am Jr. Fair Poultry Judging in the Poultry Barn

10:00 am Jr. Fair Rabbit Show in the Rabbit Barn

10:00 am Open Class Sheep Show, Sheep/Goat Barn

10:00-10:30 am Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

11:00 am Jr. Fair Sheep Judging in the Sheep/Goat Barn (following Jr. Beef show)

11:30 am Story time with Fairest of the Fair, Commercial Bldg

12:00 pm Midway will open with Wristband Day on the Midway (except bumper cars) until 5:00 pm.

1:00 pm “Just Drive” on the track across from the Implement displays

4:00 pm Jr. Fair Livestock Auction at the Schimming Bldg

5:00-5:30 pm “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

7:00 pm Badger State Tractor Pull at Grandstand

8:30 pm – 12:30 am – DJ Tunz 4 U in Entertainment Garden

photo-320Sunday, September 6, 2015

9:00 am 4-H Horse show at Horse Arena

9:30-10:00 am Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

10:00 am Beef Extravaganza in the Schimming Bldg

10:30-11:00 am “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

11-11:30 am Story Time With Fairest of the Fair, Commercial Bldg

11:00 am Jr. Fair Cat Judging in the Sheep Barn

photo-32911:00 until gone Free Ice Cream with Fairest of the Fair, Commercial Bldg

11:00 am- 2:00 pm American Mini Pullers at the Grandstand

11:30 am Kindschi Pedal Pulls at the Grandstand

12:00 pm Midway will open with Wristband Day on the Midway (except bumper cars) until 5:00 pm.

12:00-6:00 pm Battle of the Bars in Entertainment Garden

12:00-3:00 pm Band in the Entertainment Garden

12:30 pm 4-H Clothing Preview in Commercial Bldg

12:30-1:00 pm Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

1:00-1:30 pm “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

1:30 pm 4-H Cloverbud Judging in the Exhibit Bldg

2:00 pm All Dairy Breeds Futurity Show at Schimming Building

2:30 pm Goat Milking with Fairest of the Fair in Sheep/Goat Barn

2:30-3:00 pm Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

3:00 pm Bingo in Commercial Bldg

2:00- 3:30 pm “Just Drive” at the Grandstand

11703412_10152874541671193_5004523076985544692_o3:00- 6:00 pm Chicken Truck in the Entertainment Garden

3:30-5:30 pm Iowa County Fair Youth Talent Showcase at Grandstand

3:30-4:00 pm “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

4:30 pm Create a Crown with Fairest of the Fair, Commercial Bldg

6:00- 8:00 pm Point 5 at the Grandstand

8:30 pm- 12:30 am Hammer Down in Entertainment Garden

IMG_0261_2Monday, September 7, 2015
9:00 am Barnyard Olympics in Sheep Barn

9:00 am 4-H Raffle Drawing in Exhibit Building

9:30-10:00 am Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

10:00 am Open Class Dairy Show

10:00-10:30 am “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

11:00 am Herdsmanship Awards in the Sheep Barn

11:00 am Euchre Tournament in Entertainment Garden

11:30-12:00 pm “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside of Commercial Bldg

12:00-1:00 pm Tim B in Entertainment Garden

12:00 pm Midway will open with Wristband Day on the Midway (except bumper cars) until 5:00 pm.

12:45 pm Fairest of the Fair Parade at Grandstand

1:00 pm Harness Racing at Grandstand

1:00 pm Goat and Sheep Costume Class and Goat Agility Class in Sheep/Goat Barn

2:00-5:00 pm Tim B in Entertainment Garden

1:30-2:00 pm Wayne the Wizard show outside Commercial Bldg

2:00-2:30 pm “Kids Are People Too!” at the kids’ stage outside
of Commercial Bldg

3:00 pm Animals released from the barns

3:30 pm Release of Exhibits in Exhibit Bldg

5:00 pm Demolition Derby by Hard Hit Promotions LLC, Grandstand

Iowa County Fair midway Sunday night

Contributed by Lisa Hay

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