Farmers, Truckers & Military Day At Community Fair

July 11, 2024 at 1:00 a.m.
Although the rain put a damper on a lot of Wednesday morning’s fair activities, Clara Flores makes the most of the situation while running between barns at the fairgrounds. Photo by Gary Nieter, Times-Union
Although the rain put a damper on a lot of Wednesday morning’s fair activities, Clara Flores makes the most of the situation while running between barns at the fairgrounds. Photo by Gary Nieter, Times-Union

By JACKIE GORSKI Lifestyles Editor

Today is Farmers/Truckers/U.S. Military Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair.
Below are a listing of events at the fair today and Friday.
Fair Show/Events
Today
• 9 a.m., gates open
• 1 p.m., commercial tent opens
• 1, 4 and 6:30 p.m., Dino Encounters, commercial tent
• 2 p.m., Tag Art Face Painting Caricatures and balloon artist, event center
• 3 p.m., carnival rides open, midway
• 5 p.m., Kiddies Pedal Pull, Shrine Building parking lot.
• 6 p.m., Kosciusko’s Got Talent (all ages), event center
• 7:30 p.m., KOI Drags, grandstand
• 8 p.m., commercial tent closes
Friday
Sponsorship and Media Day
• 9 a.m., gates open
• 1 p.m., commercial tent opens
• 2 p.m., Tag Art Super Hero and Princess, event center
• 3 to 4 p.m., hot dog eating contest registration, event center
• 3 p.m., carnival rides open, midway
• 3 and 7 p.m., Dino Encounters, commercial tent area
• 5 p.m., hot dog eating contest, event center
• 7:30, Demolition Derby, grandstand
• 8 p.m., commercial tent closes
Extension Homemakers Shows/Events
Today
• Noon to 8 p.m., HFA Building, open
• 1 to 3 p.m., knitting demonstration by Knitting Together Club, HFA Building
Friday
• Noon to 8 p.m., HFA Building, open
• 5 p.m., silent auction winners announced, HFA Building
• 5 p.m., raffle drawing, HFA Building
• 5 p.m., club and community fair awards presented, HFA Building
Antique Tractor/Village Shows/Events
Today
• 5:30 p.m., kettle corn, antique area
• 5:30 p.m., over the fire ham and beans, antique fire
• 5:30 p.m., homemade ice cream, antique area
• 7 p.m., tractor games, antique area
Friday
• 5 p.m., kettle corn, antique area
• 5:30 p.m., tractor churned ice cream, antique area
• 7 p.m., demonstration: old time sawmill, antique area
Animal Shows
Fair Week

Today
• 9 a.m., horse and pony show, horse arena
• 9 a.m., mini 4-H showcase (beef, dairy, DCFS, sheep, swine), show barn
• 1 p.m., mini 4-H poultry show, poultry barn
• 3 p.m., Supreme Showmanship Afternoon Session (poultry, rabbit, goat, DCFS and dairy), show barn
• 6:30 p.m., Supreme Showmanship Evening Session (horse and pony, swine, beef and sheep), show barn
Friday
• 10 a.m., 4-H Sale of Champions and Livestock Auction, show barn



Today is Farmers/Truckers/U.S. Military Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair.
Below are a listing of events at the fair today and Friday.
Fair Show/Events
Today
• 9 a.m., gates open
• 1 p.m., commercial tent opens
• 1, 4 and 6:30 p.m., Dino Encounters, commercial tent
• 2 p.m., Tag Art Face Painting Caricatures and balloon artist, event center
• 3 p.m., carnival rides open, midway
• 5 p.m., Kiddies Pedal Pull, Shrine Building parking lot.
• 6 p.m., Kosciusko’s Got Talent (all ages), event center
• 7:30 p.m., KOI Drags, grandstand
• 8 p.m., commercial tent closes
Friday
Sponsorship and Media Day
• 9 a.m., gates open
• 1 p.m., commercial tent opens
• 2 p.m., Tag Art Super Hero and Princess, event center
• 3 to 4 p.m., hot dog eating contest registration, event center
• 3 p.m., carnival rides open, midway
• 3 and 7 p.m., Dino Encounters, commercial tent area
• 5 p.m., hot dog eating contest, event center
• 7:30, Demolition Derby, grandstand
• 8 p.m., commercial tent closes
Extension Homemakers Shows/Events
Today
• Noon to 8 p.m., HFA Building, open
• 1 to 3 p.m., knitting demonstration by Knitting Together Club, HFA Building
Friday
• Noon to 8 p.m., HFA Building, open
• 5 p.m., silent auction winners announced, HFA Building
• 5 p.m., raffle drawing, HFA Building
• 5 p.m., club and community fair awards presented, HFA Building
Antique Tractor/Village Shows/Events
Today
• 5:30 p.m., kettle corn, antique area
• 5:30 p.m., over the fire ham and beans, antique fire
• 5:30 p.m., homemade ice cream, antique area
• 7 p.m., tractor games, antique area
Friday
• 5 p.m., kettle corn, antique area
• 5:30 p.m., tractor churned ice cream, antique area
• 7 p.m., demonstration: old time sawmill, antique area
Animal Shows
Fair Week

Today
• 9 a.m., horse and pony show, horse arena
• 9 a.m., mini 4-H showcase (beef, dairy, DCFS, sheep, swine), show barn
• 1 p.m., mini 4-H poultry show, poultry barn
• 3 p.m., Supreme Showmanship Afternoon Session (poultry, rabbit, goat, DCFS and dairy), show barn
• 6:30 p.m., Supreme Showmanship Evening Session (horse and pony, swine, beef and sheep), show barn
Friday
• 10 a.m., 4-H Sale of Champions and Livestock Auction, show barn



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