By Tammy Moore Teague
The Scott County Fair is gearing up for opening weekend, Saturday, September 1. Families are sure to enjoy all the fun events slated to take place throughout the week.
Attractions include bounce houses, arrow head making, commercial booths, games, skeet shoot and a tractor pull. Additionally, fairgoers will enjoy exhibitions, a livestock auction and a rodeo playday. A pageant will kick off the events on Saturday!
Food, who can forget fair food! Vendors will be set up to offer delicacies of the midway, which will include Guess Dogs, Happy Heart Catering and Beef O’Brady’s.
Entry into the fair is free Monday-Friday and $2 on Saturday. Kids five and under will get in free.
September 1 – 10 a.m. Scott County Fair Pageant
September 2 – TBA Ranch Rodeo
September 3 – 6 p.m. Fair clean-up day, livestock meeting, poultry chain testing, hot dog dinner.
September 4 – noon-6 p.m. Home economics entry check-in for everything except food preparation (baked goods and candy) and fresh cut flowers
4 p.m.-6 p.m. Commercial Booth/Ag Trade Show set up
September 5 – 7 a.m.-10 a.m. Home economics entry check-in for food preparation
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Home economics judging (building will be closed during judging)
noon-5 p.m. Commercial booth/Ag Trade Show set up
4 p.m. Poultry chain testing – outside fair grounds
noon-8 p.m. cattle, goats, hogs, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs. and poultry check-in
5 p.m. Home economics and commercial building open to the public
7 p.m. Gospel singing and worship
September 6 – 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. School days (grades pre-K, K and first grade)
9 a.m. Extension Homemakers building opens
10 a.m. poultry judging and livestock judging
September 7 – 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. School days (grades 2, 3 and 4)
9 a.m. rabbit judging
5 p.m. junior livestock buyer’s dinner and auction
8 p.m. rodeo playday
September 8 – 9 a.m. Extension Homemakers building, commercial building open
10 a.m. kid’s cookie contest
10 a.m. skeet shoot tournament
11 a.m. pet show
11:30 a.m. 4-H poultry chain auction
12:00 p.m. antique tractor pull
5 p.m. Home Economics entry check-out and livestock released
5 p.m. Commercial booth/Farmer’s Market closing