Fayette County Fair 2012

Arts and Entertainment

July 10, 2012

From: Fayette County Fair

Schedule:
Thursday, August 30, 2012:

8:00 a.m. Back gate opens at livestock entrance     

1:00 p.m. Main Gates open to visitors     

Entertainment:
Throughout the day - Strolling Act on Fairgrounds - David Wonders     

Throughout the day - Dress-up Shows - Brian Whittington     

11:00 a.m. Senior Citizens Day - La Grange KC Hall

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Live Music: Chris Cernosek - German-Czech Mart

6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony - German-Czech Mart

6:00 p.m. - Closing: Carnival open (Provided by Talley Amusements)     

7:00 p.m. - Midnight: Live Music: Michael Mach     German-Czech Mart

8:00 p.m.    Queen's Scholarship Pageant - Main Stage

Exhibits, Livestock, and More:

9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.Poultry Coop-In     

12:00 Noon: Deadline for set-up of Commercial Exhibits     

12:00 Noon: Commercial Exhibit judging - Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Country Store open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Agricultural and Creative Arts open - Creative Arts Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Livestock Exhibits open     

1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Commercial Exhibits open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Check-in / Weigh-in of Heifer to be shown in Junior Commercial Heifer Show     

5:00 p.m.Commercial Heifers judged     

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Breeding Rabbit Show entries accepted     

7:00 p.m.Photos of the Best of Department - Creative Arts Exhibit Hall

7:00 p.m.Deadline for Fayette County Junior Dairy entries not-in-milk production to be in show barns     

8:00 p.m.Hay Show Auction     Leo Wick Livestock Pavilion

Friday,August 31, 2012:
8:00 a.m.Back gate opens at livestock entrance     

4:00 p.m.Main Gates open to visitors     

Entertainment:
Throughout the day - Strolling Act on Fairgrounds - David Wonders     

Throughout the day - Dress-up Shows - Brian Whittington     

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Live Music: Eugene Eugene Band -German-Czech Mart

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Texan Petting Zoo     

6:00 p.m. - Closing: Carnival open (Provided by Talley Amusements)     

8:00 p.m. Men's Softball Classic begins - Softball Field

8:00 p.m. - Midnight: Live Music: Reckless Texas - German-Czech Mart

9:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Live Music Headliner: The Cody Johnson Band - Main Stage

Exhibits, Livestock, and More:
3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.Prospect Lambs weighed in     

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Coop-in for ABA, APA and Game Bird Poultry Show     

4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Country Store open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Agricultural and Creative Arts open - Creative Arts Exhibit Hall

4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Commercial Exhibits open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Livestock Exhibits open     

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Coop-in for Pigeon Show     

5:30 p.m.Deadline for Sheep Show entires to be in place     

6:00 p.m.Sheep Show judging     

Saturday, September 1, 2012:
8:00 a.m.Back gate opens at livestock entrance     

1:00 p.m.Main Gates open to visitors     

Entertainment:
Throughout the day - Strolling Act on Fairgrounds - David Wonders     

Throughout the day - Dress-up Shows - Brian Whittington     

Special Events for Kids:
9:00 a.m. Fair Parade judging begins - Downtown La Grange

10:30 a.m. Fair Parade begins - Downtown La Grange

12:00 Noon - 10:00 p.m.Texan Petting Zoo     

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.Live Music: Black Cat Choir - German-Czech Mart

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Special events for Kids     

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. David Wonders, Balloon Artist/Face Painter - Throughout the grounds

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Live Music: The Dujka Brothers - German-Czech Mart

6:00 p.m. - Closing: Carnival open (Provided by Talley Amusements)     

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Live Music: The Triumphs with B.J. Thomas - Fair Pavilion

8:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Live Music: Break-N-Even - German-Czech Mart

10:30 p.m. - Midnite: Live Music Headliner: The Josh Abbott Band - Main Stage
                              Exhibits, Livestock, Contests and More

7:00 - 9:00 a.m.Coop in for ABA, APA and Game Bird Poultry entries     

8:00 a.m.BBQ Cook-off contestants may enter ground     

8:00 a.m.Men's Softball Classic - Softball Field

8:00 a.m.Junior Breeding Heifer Show Judging     

9:00 a.m.Breeding Rabbit Show Judging     

9:00 a.m.Poultry Judging     

9:00 a.m.Deadline for Out-of-County Junior Dairy entries and cows in milk to be in barn (Out-of-County entries may leave after show)     

10:00 a.m.Junior Diary Show judging (immediately following Junior Breeding Heifer Show) Dairy entries released after show, when stall area is cleaned     

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon:Open Meat Goat Show entries arrive     

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon:Weigh-in of entries for Open Meat Goat Show     

12:00 Noon:BBQ Cook-Off Check-in begins     

1:00 p.m.Open Meat Goat Show - Showmanship will follow (released after show)     

1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Country Store open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Agricultural and Creative Arts open - Creative Arts Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Livestock Exhibits open     

1:00 p.m. - 12:00 Midnight: Commercial Exhibits open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

3:00 p.m. Release of Junior Breeding Show entries     

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.TCCA Open Beef Heifers arrive     

3:15 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.Junior Commercial Heifer Show Salesmanship Contest     
5:00 p.m.Junior Commercial Heifers sale (Heifers released after sale)     
              Release of Poultry entries

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Coop in Pigeon (also Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)     
Sunday, September 2, 2012:
8:00 a.m.Back gate opens at livestock entrance     

1:00 p.m.Main Gates open to visitors     

Entertainment:
Throughout the day - Strolling Act on Fairgrounds - David Wonders     

Throughout the day - Dress-up Shows - Brian Whittington     

12:00 Noon - Dark Texan Petting Zoo     

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Local Talent Show - Main Stage

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.David Wonders, Balloon Artist/Face Painter - Throughout the Fair Grounds

4:00 p.m. - Closing: Carnival open (Provided by Talley Amusements)     

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Texaco Country Showdown - Main Stage

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Live Music: John Conlee - Main Stage

7:00 p.m. - Midnight: Live Music: The Telstars - German-Czech Mart

Exhibits:
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.Late check-in for TCCA Open Junior Beef Heifers     

8:00 a.m.Horses must be in stalls     

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Coop in of Pigeons     

9:00 a.m.    Open Heifer Show (released after show)     

9:00 a.m.    Triple Points Show - TCCA     

10:00 a.m.BBQ Cook-off: Deadline for contestant check-in     

11:00 a.m.All Variety Pigeon Show Judging     

1:00 p.m. BBQ Cook-off: Chicken entries judged     

1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Creative Arts open - Creative Arts Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.Livestock Exhibits open     

1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Agriculture Building open     

1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Country Store open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.Commercial Exhibits open - Commercial Exhibit Hall

Afternoon - Release of Rabbits   
1:30 p.m.Horseshoe and Washer Pitching Registration begins - Behind German-Czech Mart

2:00 p.m.Horseshoe and Washer Pitching Tournament begins - Behind German-Czech Mart

2:00 p.m.BBQ Cook-off: Pork Ribs entries judged     

2:30 p.m.Horse Show/Showmanship/Horse Judging (Release after show - out by 7:00 p.m.)     

3:00 p.m.BBQ Cook-off: Beef Brisket entries judged     

4:30 p.m.BBQ Cook-off: Winners Announced     

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Family and Community Education Exhibits to be removed     

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Release of All Creative Arts Division entries and Agricultural Department entries

Date: August 30 - September 2,2012

Admission:
Pre-sale tickets are available until 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29th and can be purchased at the prices below:
Season Passes: $25
Daily Passes for Thur/Fri: $15
Daily Passes for Sat/Sun: Not Available

At the Gate:
After 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 29th, tickets will only be available at the gate at the prices below:
Season Passes: $30
Daily Passes for Thur/Fri: $15
Daily Passes for Sat/Sun: $25

Location:
Fayette County Fairgrounds
400 West Fairgrounds Road
La Grange,TX 78945