Murray County Fair schedule packed with cool stuff

SLAYTON - Take a look at the Murray County Fair schedule. It's packed with fun things to do! For more info, check out www.murraycountyfair.com

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

9:00 a.m. 4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

9:00 a.m. Cloverbuds Pet Show - Olson Arena
9:30 a.m. Pet Show, regular 4-H members - Olson Arena
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. 4-H Conference Judging
9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Open Class Entries, Fair Office
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Historical Museum, Sierk Building and Log Cabin Open
11:00 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Judging - Olson Arena
12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Cock-A-Doodle Zoo Petting Zoo near Grandstand
2:00 p.m. 4-H Goat Judging - Olson Arena
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Raptor Center Program – tent area
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Raptor Center Q and A Booth – tent area
4:30 p.m. 4-H Fashion Review, Heritage Hall
4:30 p.m. Music of Johnny Cash – featuring Sean Benz near pork/malt stand
5:00 p.m. Beer Garden Opens – Heritage Hall
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fair Shuttle Available
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Fun Food Challenge
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Raptor Center Program – under tent area
6:00 p.m. 4-H Sheep Judging and Lamb Lead - Olson Arena
7:00 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament in Beer Garden
7:00 p.m. Free Beer Garden Entertainment featuring Mylan Ray
7:30 p.m. Concord Singers – under tent – free performance

Thursday, August 15, 2013

8:00 a.m. 4-H Swine Judging - Olson Arena
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Historical Museum, Sierk Building and Log Cabin Open
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Cock-A-Doodle Zoo Petting Zoo near Grandstand
12:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy Judging - Olson Arena
12:00 p.m. Apple Pie Judging Contest (pie registration) in Heritage Hall
1:00 p.m. Apple Pie Judging Contest at Heritage Hall
2:30 p.m. 4-H Presentations - Heritage Hall
3:00 p.m. 4-H Food Review – 4-H Building
3:30 p.m. Historical Presentation by Bill Bolin on our “Nations Worst Car Accident”
5:00 p.m. FREE ice cream donated by the Murray County Medical Center in the Round Barn
5:00 p.m. Beer Garden Opens – Heritage Hall
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Fair Shuttle Available
5:30 p.m. Divas through the Decades Concert under tent
5:30 p.m. Llama Demonstration at the Olson Arena
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 Wine Tasting by Painted Prairie Vineyard – in the Beer Garden at Heritage Hall
6:30 p.m. Free Watermelon and Seed Spitting Contest near Horse Arena
7:00 p.m. Joe’s Summer Fun Party sponsored by KJOE Radio at the Beer Garden
7:00 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament in Beer Garden
7:00 p.m. Strong Farmer Competition at Horse Arena
7:30 p.m. Century Farm Recognition under tent
8:00 p.m. Divas through the Decades Performance under tent

Friday, August 16, 2013

ALL DAY – Boots and Britches throughout fairgrounds – FREE EVENT
9:00 a.m. 4-H Beef Judging, Olson Arena
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Historical Museum, Sierk Building, and Log Cabin Open
12:00 p.m. 4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena
1:00 p.m. 4-H Poultry Judging, Hoop Barn
1:30 p.m. Kids Bean Bag Tournament at Heritage Hall
2:30 p.m. Historical Presentation – Anita Gaul – Murray County Fair History (and book sale) in Heritage Hall
3:30 p.m. Sheep Shearing Demonstration – Olson Arena
3:30 p.m. Sheltered Reality Performance – near greenhouse/sheriff building
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Fair Shuttle Available
5:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull near Heritage Hall – Register to win a free pedal tractor!
5:00 p.m. Beer Garden Opens – Heritage Hall
5:00 p.m. 4-H Premier Showmanship, Arena
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 Wine Tasting by Painted Prairie Vineyard – in the Beer Garden at Heritage Hall
5:30 p.m. Pork Loin Dinner - sponsored by Murray County 4-H and Pork Producers
6:30 p.m. Historical Presentation – Janet Timmerman – The Draining of the Great Oasis under tent
7:00 p.m. Crafts for Kids sponsored by McAmbies - 4-H Exhibit Hall
7:00 p.m. Free Beer Garden Entertainment featuring Kayla Daniels
7:00 p.m. Bean Bag Tournament in Beer Garden
7:30 p.m. Stock Car Races, Grandstand

Saturday, August 17, 2013

ALL DAY – Boots and Britches throughout fairgrounds – FREE EVENT
8:00 a.m. 5K Walk/Run starting at the courthouse and ending at the fairgrounds – proceeds to go to school supplies charity
9:00 a.m. Chuck wagon cooking events all day long
10:00 a.m. 4-H Ribbon Auction Sale, Olson Arena
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Historical Museum, Sierk Building, Log Cabin and Dinehart-Holt House Open
1:00 p.m. Prairie Day Parade - downtown Slayton
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Pinochle Tournament in Heritage Hall – sign up by calling 507-836-6884
2:00 p.m. Beer/Wine Garden Opens – under tent entertainment by Star Fire
2:00 p.m. Nobles Cooperative Electric Rib Cook Off “best camp” contest begins
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. FREE face painting for kids in 4-H Building
4:00 p.m. Murray County Fair History Book Sale with Anita Gaul – under tent
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Beer Garden Happy Hour – 2 for 1
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Truck/Semi Pull Registration
5:30 p.m. Nobles Cooperative Electric Rib Cook Off - meal served
5:30 p.m. Exhibits in 4-H Building released
6:00 p.m. Livestock Released
6:00 p.m. Central Plains Truck/semi Pull – local entries encouraged

Sunday, August 18, 2013

1:00 p.m. Threshing and Field Demonstrations at Ernie Engelkes on Hwy 59

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