Wapa Connecter — From cheerleaders to sq. dance tractors, from bull using to dismantling derby or tractor pulling, guests to the 2021 O’Grey’s County Fair can select a free grandstand when the truthful begins its 7-day run immediately. I’ve a whole lot of stand leisure.
Add a two-night trotting race and a sequence of conventional livestock competitions to take pleasure in amusement rides and weight-reduction plan. Have a enjoyable weekly recipe.
Twelve months in the past, the Auglaize County Fairboard was able to stage their conventional occasion, however the COVID-19 pandemic made these plans simply three days earlier than the gate was set to open. It has stopped.
“We will solely be internet hosting the Junior Fair,” stated truthful supervisor Ed Doenges on Friday. “It was okay, however not the identical. The (livestock) barn nonetheless had that pleasure, however once I went out, the thrill disappeared.”
This 12 months it has returned to regular. Additions to this 12 months’s truthful, in response to Doenges, embody the Great Lakes Lumber Show on the southern finish of the way in which and the Maria Stein Country Fest Tractor Square Dancing present in entrance of a free grandstand on Monday evening.
Doenges stated all leisure on the commerce truthful is free on the gate admission worth.
“It’s an excellent worth. We are enthusiastic about our truthful and wish individuals to come back out and share that pleasure with us.”
The Ribbon Cut Ceremony, which takes place on the major gate of the commerce truthful at midday immediately, will formally launch the 2021 commerce truthful. At 5 pm, a free cheerleader contest might be held in entrance of the grandstand.
Junior Fair actions start at midday with a market broiler present, adopted by a 4-H fashion evaluation at 1:00 pm.
Monday is the primary day of two senior days (the opposite is Saturday), and seniors over the age of 60 can enter for $ 5.
The Adult and Pee We Showmanship Competition might be held at 5 pm and at 6 pm the coronation of the King and Queen of the Junior Fair will happen within the Gospel tent.
The Tractor Square Dance might be held in entrance of the Grandstand at 5:30 pm and 9 pm. Children’s tractor pulling will happen between periods.
Activities on the Junior Fair on Monday will start at 9am with a horse, pony and pig showmanship present.Market Goat and Bohr Breeding Goat Show Starts at 10 AM
Tuesday is Fair Kids Day and amusement park rides are supplied at a particular worth. It’s additionally the primary evening of a two-night harness race beginning at 6:30 pm with a free stand. The Moon City Trot might be a scorching card at evening.
The Junior Fair Rabbit Show might be held at 9am, the Junior Fair Dairy Show might be held at 10am, and sheep breeding, showmanship and market ram reveals might be held at 4pm.
The second evening of the Tethered Fast Walk race, which takes place at 6:30 pm in entrance of the free stand, will give attention to actions on the truthful on Wednesday evening, and the moonwalk tempo might be a featured attraction.
At 7 pm, do-it-yourself wine and beer might be screened within the backyard constructing. Also, at 7 pm, the T-102 County Star playoff might be held within the leisure tent.
The junior truthful schedule features a 9 am market hog present, 2 pm beef breeding, feeder calfskin, beef showmanship occasion, and 6 pm horse contest present.Junior Fair Dairy and Market Stair Show at 7pm
Thursday is Fair Veterans Day, with free admission for all veterans. The Veterans Day program will happen close to a business constructing at 6 pm.
From 7:30 pm on Thursday, the annual dismantling derby might be held in entrance of a free stand.
The junior truthful competitors begins Thursday at 8:30 am with a poultry showmanship and breeding present, adopted by a goat showmanship and a dairy and pygmy goat present at 9 am.
The spotlight of the occasion slate on the Friday Fair is the primary of two days of livestock gross sales on the Junior Fair beginning at 9am. Pigs, sheep and poultry are offered to the best bidders.
Bull using ends at 7 pm in entrance of the free stand.
The truthful will finish its 7-day run on Saturday with a tractor pulling at 7pm in entrance of the free stand.
The second and last days of the Junior Fair livestock public sale start at 9am and bidders will have the ability to get rabbits, goats, steers and dairy merchandise.
Waynesfield’s 14-year-old Seth Row cleans the duck’s ft with a toothbrush on the 2020 Auglaise County Fair.
Five-year-old Hailey Willrath (left), nine-year-old Hannah Klein, and seven-year-old Rylee Willrath are washing their calves on the 2020 Auglaise County Fair.