Van Buren County Fair 2018

Arts and Entertainment

May 29, 2018

From: Van Buren County Fair


Thursday, July 12, 2018

9:00am: Clothing Event judging, Roberts Building

Sunday, July 15, 2018

1:00pm: Communications Judging, Roberts Building
6:30pm: Gospel Sing, Roberts Building

Monday, July 16, 2018

6:30pm: Queen, Jr. Miss, & Princess Contest, Roberts Building

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

8:30am: 4-H Judging, Roberts Building (members and family only)
5:00pm: 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Cat Show, Roberts Building Pet Show in Show Barn, Following cat show - 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Dog Show, Show Barn

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

9:00-11:00am: Weigh-in for market animals (also from 3-6:00pm)
9:00-12:00pm: Open Class check-in, Roberts Building
12:00pm: All non-weigh-in animals may enter
12:00pm: All Open Class judging
3:00-6:00pm: Weigh-in for market animals
5:00pm: Ultrasound, starting with sheep and goat

Thursday, July 19, 2018

8:00am: All 4-H/FFA animals must be in place
8:00am: 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Sheep Show, Show Barn
1:00pm: 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show (or 1/2 hour after Sheep Show), Show Barn
3:00pm: 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Dairy Goat Show (immediately after Meat Goat Show)
5:00pm through 7:00pm Friday - Plien Air at the Fair contest throughout the gounds and  gallery under the grandstand
5:00pm: (free!) Bob Bohm Family Magic Show, Horse/Swine Barn
6:00pm: 4-H/FFA Horse Show, Grandstand (if raining, Show Barn)
8:00pm: (free!) Bob Bohm Family Magic Show, Horse/Swine Barn

Friday, July 20, 2018

8:00am: 4-H/FFA Swine Show, Swine Barn
3:00pm: 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Poultry Show, Poultry Barn (or 1/2 hour after conclusion of Swine Show)
5:00pm-7:00pm: Plein Air at the Fair art judging, under the grandstand Other paintings will be available for purchase. Contest is graciously sponsored by the Village Folk School.
7:00pm: Twin States Truck & Tractor Pull, Grandstand

Saturday, July 21, 2018

8:00am: 4-H/FFA Beef Show, Show Barn Open K-3 Nursing Calf Show  Dairy Cattle Show
3:00pm: 4-H/FFA & Open K-3 Rabbit Show, Rabbit Barn (or 1/2 hour after conclusion of Beef Shows)
5:00pm: Meal served by Van Buren County Cattlemen
7:00pm: Stumptown, followed by The Boys, Grandstand (beer tent for anyone 21 and over)

Sunday, July 22, 2018

8:00am: All livestock not being sold released
8:30am: All other 4-H and Open Class exhibits released
9:00-9:30am: Community Worship Service, Office Shelter
9:30am: Registration for Baby Contest, Office Shelter
10:00am: Baby Contest, Office Shelter
10:00am: State Fair Exhibit photos, Roberts Building
10:30am: Kids Day games begin
12:00am: Deadline for sale notice
1:00pm: Mud Dodge Ball
2:30pm- Pedal Pull Sign-In, Office Shelter
3:00pm: Pedal Pull, Office Shelter
4:00pm: Goat Dressing Contest
5:30pm: Goehring Family Ranch Rodeo, Grandstand

Monday, July 23, 2018

4:00pm: Presentation of Marcie Carr Memorial Award Oustanding Shepherd
5:30pm: Meal Served by 4-H Youth Council & FFA
7:00pm: 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale

Date: June 15 - 23, 2018

Location: Van Buren County Fairgrounds,     Highway 1 North, Keosauqua, IA 52565.

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