Garfield County Fair activities
Friday, Aug. 1Carnival8 a.m. to12 p.m., Apple Pie & Commissioners Cookie Jar Contest, entries accepted in South Hall9 a.m., Horse show ~ English Classes, Indoor Arena11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., written test for members enrolled in horse projects, Event Hall12 p.m., Horse show ~ Western Trail Class, Outdoor Arena12:30 p.m., judging, Apple Pie & Commissioners Cookie Jar Contest, South Hall1 p.m., judging baked goods, South Hall1:30 p.m., Horse show ~ Western Classes, Gymkhana & Fun Classes, Indoor Arena Saturday, August 2Carnival8 a.m., Horse shows ~4-H/FFA, Indoor & Outdoor Arenas10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Open Class/4-H, North & South Exhibit Hall Exhibits, open to public6:30 p.m., Concert: Chris Cagle & Night Ranger, Outdoor Arena
Sunday, Aug. 3Carnival1-4 p.m., Family A-Fair Day12-3 p.m., judging and awards, Barbecue Cook-Off & Contest, Fairgrounds1-3 p.m., Ice Cream Social, Honoring 4-H & FFA Leadership, Event Tent10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Open Class, North & South Exhibit Hall Exhibits, open to public Monday, August 44-8 p.m., Wine Tasting, Event Tent6 p.m., Team Roping, Outdoor Arena Tuesday, August 54-H/FFA Animal Weigh-in, Open Class/4-H General Exhibits open to public, North Hall1 p.m. ~ 4-H / FFA Swine weigh-in and classification3 p.m. ~ Beef, rabbits & poultry must be on the grounds and in pens36 p.m. ~ Premier Exhibits Test; sign up for interview time3 p.m. ~ Goat weigh-in4 p.m. ~ Lamb weigh-in 5 p.m. ~ Beef, Rabbit, Poultry weigh-in6:30 p.m. ~ Mandatory all-livestock exhibitor meeting, indoor ArenaDusk, Community Outdoor Movie Night, Outdoor Arena Wednesday, August 610 a.m. to 7 p.m., Open Class/4-H General Exhibits Open to Public, South Hall & North Hall 9 a.m., Swine Show, Indoor Arena3-5 p.m., judging, Premier Exhibitor Interviews, Event Hall7 p.m., Kids Rodeo, ages 8 and under, Indoor Arena6 p.m. ~ Registration7 p.m. ~ Events include: barrels, pole bending, boot scramble, stick horse race, catch a pig, mutton bustin Thursday, August 710 a.m. to 7 pm, Open Class/4-H General Exhibits open to public, North Hall 8 a.m., 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Shows, Indoor Arena8 a.m. ~ Goat Show12 p.m. ~ Sheep Show3 p.m. ~ Rabbit Show7 p.m., Junior Rodeo, stock supplied by L Bar 4 Stock Company
Friday, August 88 a.m., 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Shows, Indoor Arena8 a.m. ~ Poultry Show12 p.m. ~ Beef Show5:30 p.m., Senior/Pee Wee Classic, Indoor Arena7 p.m., CPRA Rodeoafter the rodeo, Community Dance, Fairgrounds Saturday, August 98 a.m., 4-H/FFW Round Robin Competition, open to public, Indoor Arena10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Open Class/4-H General Exhibits open to public, North Hall 10 a.m., Garfield County Fair Parade, Railroad Ave. in Rifle11:30 a.m., Buyers Barbecue, Event Hall1 p.m., 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Sale12-5 p.m., Car Show, Social Service Parking Area4-7 p.m., Open Class Payout, all entries removed from South Hall
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