2013 SCIOTO COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULEAll Grandstand Shows Free with Admission!Daily Admission - $8.00 for 2 and OlderArmed Services Members Admitted Free With Official IdentificationGates Open 10:00 a.m. Monday & 8:00 a.m. Tuesday - SaturdayFree Grandstand Shows – Free Midway Rides – Free Health TestsAll Show Times ApproximateRides by Michael’s Amusements12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight Friday & Saturday
January 1 – July 31Agricultural Society Memberships are available for $45.00 at Gahm’s Car & Truck Parts, 1200 Fairground Road, Lucasville. Must be 21 years of age and a Scioto County resident to become a member. Ticket entitles member to one admission to the fair each day, ride stamp, and the right to vote in the Society election in October.
Wednesday, July 31 – Friday, August 2Senior Fair Office Open to purchase fair passes – 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Options include $24.00 Season Ticket which entitles bearer to one fair admission each day (does not include rides) and $7.00 Good Any Day Tickets (must purchase a minimum of five tickets) which includes admission and ride stamps any day of the fair. Good Any Day Tickets are only available at the discounted rate through Sunday, August 4.
Saturday, August 3Senior Fair Office Open, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m.4-H Building Open for Booth Construction Only, 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 44-H Beef, Dairy, & Horse Penning and All Open Livestock- Anytime4-H Market Hog Arrival, Weighing, & Penning, 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.4-H Lamb & Goat Arrival, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.4-H Poultry & Rabbit Check In, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.4-H Building Booth Set-up, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.4-H Building: Still, Clothing, Nutrition, etc. Project Sign-in, 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.Farm Products Building: Entries accepted for Art, Farm Products, Fruits & Nuts, Culinary, & Needlework Departments, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Open Horse Show, 1:00 p.m.Rabbit Building: Market Rabbits Must Be Penned by 5:30 p.m. & Weighed at 6:00 p.m.Livestock Complex: Weigh 4-H Lambs & Goats, 6:00 p.m.
Monday, August 5Grandstand: Entertainment by U. S. FREESTYLE MOTORCROSS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES sponsored by PORTSMOUTH AMBULANCE– 8:00 p.m.Livestock Complex: All 4-H Beef Projects Must be Penned, 7:30 a.m.Farm Products Building: Entries accepted for Art, Farm Products, Fruits & Nuts, Culinary, & Needlework Departments, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noonLivestock Complex: Weigh 4-H Steers, 8:00 a.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Poultry Building: 4-H Poultry Show, 9:00 a.m.4-H Building: Booth Construction & Project Sign-in, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noonLivestock Arena: 4-H Working Goat Judging followed by Alpaca Exhibition Show, 10:00 a.m.Farm Products Building: Flower Show, 11:00 a.m.4-H Building: Booth Judging, 12:00 noon (Building Closed Until Judging Completed)4-H Fair Beautification Projects & all other Projects must be Registered and in place, Judging of Beautification Projects, 12:00 noonMain Gate: Portsmouth High School Band Performance, 3:00 p.m.Livestock Complex: Cloverbud Interviews, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Main Gate: New Boston High School Band Performance, 5:00 p.m.Farm Products Building: Farm Products, Fruits & Nuts Judging, 6:00 p.m.Main Gate: East High School Band Performance: 7:00 p.m.Grandstand: Introduction of Fair Queen and Court, 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6Grandstand: Entertainment by THE LOST TRAILERS sponsored by AUGUST REDOUTEY LOGGING, SUBWAY, PORTSMOUTH BLOCK, PORTSMOUTH BUILDING SUPPLY, ARRICK’S PROPANE, CRABTREE’S CARPET, TOW PATH READY MIX, DONNIE MARTIN HEATING & COOLING, & BREECH’S SEPTIC SERVICE – 8:00 p.m.Livestock Arena: 4-H Sheep Show, 8:00 a.m.Rabbit Barn: 4-H Rabbit Show, 8:00 a.m.Farm Products Building: Culinary & Needlework Judging, 8:00 a.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Poultry Building: Open Poultry Show, 9:00 a.m.Livestock Arena: Pet Show open to Scioto County children from ages 2 to 12, 12:00 noonLivestock Arena: 4-H Goat Show, 3:00 p.m.Main Gate: Valley High School Band Performance, 5:00 p.m.Main Gate: Northwest High School Band Performance, 7:00 p.m.Grandstand: Formal Opening of Fair, 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 7Grandstand: Entertainment by LAUREN ALAINA sponsored by PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY – 8:00 p.m.Livestock Arena, 4-H Beef Show, 8:00 a.m.Horse Arena, 4-H English Horse Show, 9:00 a.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Rabbit Building, Open Rabbit Show, 10:00 a.m.Livestock Arena: National Kiddie Tractor Pullers Association, 4:30 p.m. Registration with pulls from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Main Gate: Green High School Band Performance, 5:00 p.m.Main Gate: Wheelersburg High School Band Performance, 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 8Grandstand: Entertainment by CIRCUS CONTINENTAL sponsored by SOUTHERN OHIO MEDICAL CENTER – 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.Livestock Arena, 4-H Swine Show, 8:00 a.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Farm Products Building: Flower Show, 11:00 a.m.Main Gate: Portsmouth West High School Band Performance, 5:00 p.m.Livestock Arena: 4-H Poultry & Rabbit Auction (Sale Order: Poultry, Rabbits), 7:00 p.m.Main Gate: South Webster High School Band Performance, 7:00 p.m.
Friday August 9Grandstand: Entertainment by JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY sponsored by GAHM’S NAPA NIGHT, GAHM’S SAVE-A-LOT LUCASVILLE, GAHM’S PHARMACY - WEST PORTSMOUTH, GAHM’S PHARMACY – LUCASVILLE, SHAWNEE ANIMAL CLINIC, & WLGC – 8:00 p.m.Senior Citizen Day: Ages 60 & older - $2.00Livestock Arena: 4-H Dairy Cattle Show, 9:00 a.m.Horse Arena: 4-H Western Horse Show, 9:00 a.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Livestock Complex: Cloverbud Interviews, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Livestock Arena: Open Diary Show, 12:00 noonMain Gate: Minford High School Band Performance, 5:00 p.m.Livestock Arena: Showman of Showmen Contest, 6:00 p.m.Main Gate: Clay High School Band Performance, 7:00 p.m.Note: 4-H livestock not participating in any Junior Fair sale may be removed from midnight Friday to 6:00 a.m. Saturday if not entered in any open class show.
Saturday, August 10Grandstand: Entertainment by CALVALCADE OF THRILLS DEMOLITION DERBY sponsored by WNXT, THE GLOCKNER FAMILY OF DEALERSHIPS, & PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY – 5:00 p.m.Senior Fair Office Open, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.Livestock Arena: Junior Fair Livestock Sale (Sale Order: Swine, Lambs, Steers, & Goats), 10:00 a.m.Junior Fair Premiums must be picked up at Junior Fair Premium Office by 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 11All exhibits may be removed between 12:00 noon and 4:00 p.m. The Senior Fair Office will be open during these hours for exhibitors to pick up Senior Fair premiums if they are not distributed by the Departmental Superintendents. All items in any exhibit not removed during these times will be discarded.
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