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Saturday, August 19

8:00 AM . . . . Gates Open

7:30 AM. . . . .Floral Entries Move-in (until 10:30 AM)

9:00 AM . . . . Crowning of Royal Court

9:00 AM. . . . .Horseshoe Pitching Contest ($10)
11:00 AM . . ..Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races
                         
3 Shows Daily
12:00 PM. . . .First Floral Judging

1:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open (1-5PM; 6-10PM)

3:00 PM . . . . Baked Goods Auction

3:00 PM. . . . .Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis

                        Multiple Shows Daily 

4:00 PM. . . . .Sips of Summer Wine Tasting

5:00 PM. . .. . KOI ATV & Truck Drags

11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes 

Sunday, August 20

8:00 AM . . . .Gates Open
 

9:00 AM . . . . Horseshoe Pitching Contest ($10)

 

11:00 AM . . . Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races
                         3 Shows Daily

 

1:00 PM . . . . Rides Open (1-5PM; 6-10PM)

 

1:00 PM. . . . . Straw Loading Contest

2:00 PM. . . . . Kids Pedal Pull (Show Arena)

2:00 PM. . . . . Marc Dobson: One Man Band

                         Multiple Shows Daily

3:00 PM. . . . . Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis
                          Multiple Shows Daily

 

5:00 PM . . . . .Xtreme Cheer Competition

 

11:00 PM. . . .. Midway Closes

Monday, August 21

8:00 AM . . . .Gates Open
 

12:00 PM. . . .Exotic Petting Zoo
                        3 Shows Daily

 

2:00 PM. . . . .Marc Dobson: One Man Band

                        Multiple Shows Daily

 

2:00 PM. . . . .Blacksmith Artwork until 8PM

 

4:30 PM. . . . Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis
                          Multiple Shows Daily

 

6:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open (6-10PM)

 

6:00 PM. . . . .Presentation of Colors (Grandstand)

 

6:10 PM. . . . . Parade of Junior Fair Youth
                         Introduction of 2023 Fair Royalty
                         Antique Tractor Parade


7:00 PM. . . . .Show of Bands
                        Immediately Following Bands:
                        Fairview Young Farmers Pig Catch

 

11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes

Senior Fair
Schedule of Events

Tuesday, August 22

8:00 AM . . . .Gates Open


12:00 PM. . . .Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races-3 Shows Daily

2:00 PM . . . . Blacksmith Artwork until 8PM

3:00 PM . . . .Marc Dobson: One Man Band

                       Multiple Shows Daily

4:30 PM . . . .Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis
                       Multiple Shows Daily

6:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open (6-10:00 PM)

 

6:00 PM. . . . .NW Show Down Pull-In
                        Open Beef Show (Weigh in 2-5:00 PM)

 

6:00 PM . . . .Decorated Animal Contest (Strausbaugh)
 

6:30 PM. . . . .Harness Racing (First Night)
 

11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes

Wednesday, August 23

SENIOR & VETERANS DAY

7:30 AM . . . .Floral Entries Move-in (until 10:30 AM)

8:00 AM . . . .Gates Open
 

9:00 AM . . . .Sr. Citizens Registration & Coffee w/ a Cop

 

10:00 AM . . .Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races

                        3 Shows Daily

 

10:00 AM . . . Financial Advisor

                        Senior Insurance

                        Yoga Stretching
 

11:00 AM . . .Marc Dobson: One Man Band

                       Multiple Shows Daily

12:00 PM. . . .Lunch Seniors over 60
 

12:00 PM. . . .Second Floral Judging

12:00 PM. . . .Blacksmith Artwork until 6PM

1:00 PM. . . . .Senior Entertainment until 2PM

2:00 PM. . . . .Bingo @ Pavillion
 

4:00 PM. . . . .Veteran Dinner - Veterans & family

4:30 PM. . . . .Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis

                        Multiple Shows Daily

 

6:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open (6-10:00 PM)

6:30 PM. . . . .Harness Racing (Second Night)

 

7:00 PM. . . . .Mutton Bustin (Show Arena)

7:30 PM. . . . .NW Ohio Premier

                         Market Lamb & Goat Pull-in (Strausbaugh)


11:00 PM. . . .Midway Close

Thursday, August 24

KIDS DAY

8:00 AM . . . .Gates Open

 

10:00 AM . . . .Open Class Fun Goat Show

10:00 AM . . .Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races

                       3 Shows Daily

10:00 AM. . . .4-H STEM: Cool Science Activities                                      (until noon, Multipurpose Bldg.)

10:00 AM . . . Coloring w/ Royal Court ( until

                         11:00 AM Multipurpose Bldg.)

10:00 AM . . . .Clowns & Face Painting (until 2PM,                                     under grandstand)

12:00 PM. . . . .Kids Crafts to Go (Multi-Purpose Bldg)

12:00 PM. . . .Kids Prize Raffle (Regristration 12-

                         4:30pm under Grandstand

1:00 PM. . . . . .Rides Open (1-5PM;6-10 PM)

1:00 PM . . . . Horsing Around with Molly (Horse Arena)

2:00 PM. . . . .Soil & Water Conservation District-                                       Kids Activity (Multipurpose Bldg.)
 

2:00 PM. . . . . Blacksmith Artwork until 8PM

 

4:30 PM . . . .Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis

                       Multiple Shows Daily


4:45 PM. . . . .Kid’s Raffle Drawing
                        *Youth must be present to win prize*

5:00 PM. . . . .Feeder Calf Auction/Support Price
                        (Show Arena)

 

6:00 PM. . . . .Junior Fair Sweepstakes Showmanship                             (Show Arena)

6:30 PM. . . . .Harness Racing (Third Night)


11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes

Friday, August 25

11:00 AM . . .Gates Open
 

9:00 AM . . . .Junior Fair Livestock Sale

2:00 PM. . . . .Blacksmith Artwork until 8PM
 

12:00 PM. . . .Exotic Petting Zoo/ Pig Races
                        3 Shows Daily

 

4:30 PM. . . . .Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis

                        Multiple Shows Daily
 

6:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open  (6-10:00 PM)
 

6:30 PM. . . . . Demolition Derby
                         $15 Grandstand; $20 Infield

 

7:00 PM . . . ..Sr. Fair Entries, Merchants and Ag Hall                           Exhibits Released (until 8:30 PM) 
 

11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes

Saturday, August 26

6:00 AM . . . .Jr. Fair Project Release (still)

TBD. . . . .. . . Ready Go Dog Show & Farmer Travis
                       Multiple Shows Daily
          
 

10:00 AM . . .BEST in NW 4-H Club ADGA Show
 

12:00 PM. . . .Exotic Petting Zoo/Pig Races
                        3 Shows Daily

 

1:00 PM. . . . .Rides Open (1-5; 6-10PM)

5:30 PM. . . . .Truck Pulls
                         $15 Infield

11:00 PM. . . .Midway Closes


 

1. One-Man Band: Marc Dobson
https://marcdobson.com

2. Ready Go Dog Dive Show:

https://www.readygodogshow.com/readygodogshow

3. Exotic Petting Zoo & Pig Races:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAUjcOs03NU

4. Magic of Farming with Farmer Travis:

https://www.cleveland-entertainment.com

5. Blacksmith Artwork with Daily Creations

*ALL DATES AND TIMES are subject to change at the discretion of the volunteer Defiance County Senior Fairboard Directors.  Thank you for understanding!


 

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