Fair features a variety of activities

August 01, 2004

The Carroll County 4-H/FFA Fair continues through Friday at the Carroll County Agriculture Center on Smith Avenue in Westminster.

Here is the schedule of activities for each day, but fair-goers should be aware that programs can change without notice.

Today: Talent Search and Parade Day

Livestock, Poultry and Rabbits arrive at fairgrounds.

8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.: Indoor Exhibit Building open.

9 a.m.: Dog Show.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m.: WQSR live broadcast.

10 a.m.: Mule Pull in the Horse Ring; Alpaca Show in the Shipley Arena.

Noon: Moo Beams, in the Activity Tent.

1 p.m.: Mule Show in the Horse Ring; registration for Children's Pedal Pull on the Midway.

2 p.m.: Children's Pedal Pull on the Midway; Talent Search Finals in the Activity Tent.

3 p.m.: Mule Jumping Contest in the Horse Ring.

5:30 p.m.: Parade Line Up at the Farm Museum.

6 p.m.: Parade starting from the Farm Museum.

8 p.m.: Farm Bureau Contest in the Shipley Arena; Moo Beams in the Activity Tent.

8 p.m. to 11 p.m.: 4-H Dance.

Tomorrow: English Horse Show

Dairy Cattle, Dairy Steers and Dairy Goats arrive.

8 a.m.: Rabbit Show; English Horse Show in the Horse Ring.

8 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Indoor Exhibit Building open.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: WTTR live interviews.

12:30 p.m.: Moo Beams in the Activity Tent.

1 p.m.: Livestock Skill-A-Thon in the Extension Office.

4 p.m.: Meat Goat Department Show in the Shipley Arena.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.: WQSR live broadcast.

5 p.m.: Mini Fashion Revue in the Activity Tent.

6 p.m.: Beef Clip Out Contest in the Shipley Arena; Moo Beams on the Finch Stage.

6:30 p.m.: Entertainment by the Carroll County 4-H Performing Arts Club in the Activity Tent.

7 p.m.: "Be A Farmer" Contest in the Therapeutic Riding Building; Dairy Fit Out Contest in the Shipley Arena.

8 p.m.: Entertainment by Glen & The Gem Tones (Grease show performance on the Finch Stage).

8:15 p.m.: Small Animal Dress Up Contest in the Shipley Arena.

Tuesday: Sheep, Goat and Children's Day

8 a.m. to 9 p.m.: Indoor Exhibit Building open.

8 a.m.: Bicycle Rodeo at the Farm Museum.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Children's Day Activities in the Activity Tent.

9 a.m.: Sheep Fitting and Showing Contest; Dairy Goat Show in the Shipley Arena.

10 a.m.: Moo Beams on the Finch Stage.

9:30 a.m.: Entry and judging of Service Learning Exhibits.

11 a.m.: Small Engine/Lawn Tractor Contest in the Ag Center field.

2:30 p.m.: Moo Beams in the Activity Tent.

3 p.m.: Dairy Goat Team Fit and Show in the Shipley Arena.

4 p.m.: Clover Small Pet Show in the Activity Tent.

5 p.m.: Market Sheep Show in the Shipley Arena.

6 p.m.: Dedication of the Danele Shipley Memorial Arena, with Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. expected to attend.

7 p.m.: Skid Steer Contest in the Horse Ring; entertainment by Salem Bottom Boys in the Activity Tent.

Wednesday: Cake Auction, Swine and Western Horse Day and Horse Pull Day

8 a.m.: Western Horse Show in the Horse Ring.

9 a.m.: Market Swine Fit and Show and Pairs in the Shipley Arena.

9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Judging of Food Exhibits.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: WTTR live interviews.

11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Preparation for Cake Auction.

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Edible Art and Decorated Cake Show.

4 p.m.: Moo Beams in the Activity Tent.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.: WQSR live broadcast.

5 p.m.: Market Swine Show in the Shipley Arena.

6:15 p.m.: Hall of Fame and Friends of Fair Awards in the Activity Tent.

6:30 p.m.: Bake Sale of items not in auction in Medford.

7 p.m.: Cake Auction in the Activity Tent; Horse Pull in the Horse Ring.

Thursday: Beef Cattle, Senior Citizen's and Grandparent's Day

8 a.m. to 9 a.m.: Senior Citizen Exhibits entered and judged in Blizzard Hall.

8 a.m. to 10 p.m.: Indoor Exhibit Building open.

9 a.m.: Informal Demonstrations in Blizzard Hall.

9 a.m.: Beef Cattle Fitting and Showing in Shipley Arena.

10 a.m. to noon: Small Pet Exhibit Judging in Medford.

10:30 a.m.: Moo Beams in the Activity Tent.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: WTTR live interviews.

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Senior Citizen social activities in the Extension Office.

3 p.m.: Dairy Steer Show in Shipley Arena.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.: WQSR live broadcast.

5 p.m.: Moo Beams on Finch Stage.

6 p.m.: Beef Steer Show in Shipley Arena.

6:30 p.m.: Grandparent's Contest in the Activity Tent.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.: Entertainment by The Vogues (1950s music) on Finch Stage.

Friday: Dairy Show, Pit Beef and Pork Dinner and Livestock Sale Day

9 a.m.: Dairy Cattle Show in Shipley Arena.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: WTTR live interviews.

2 p.m.: Senior Citizen Exhibit Release.

3 p.m.: Shepherd's Lead Contest in the Activity Tent.

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.: Pit Beef and Pork Dinner (all you can eat) in the Dining Hall; tickets are sold at the door.

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.: WQSR live broadcast.

4:30 p.m.: Livestock Buyers Appreciation Picnic in Shipley Arena.

5:30 p.m.: Livestock Sale in Shipley Arena.

7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.: Entertainment by Jay Henley & Stone Broke Band on Finch Stage.

10 p.m.: Raffle drawings.

10:15 p.m.: Fair closed.

Information: 410-848-FAIR.

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