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Four-day Yellow Medicine County Fair begins today

July 26, 2012
By Steve Browne , Marshall Independent

The 123rd Yellow Medicine County Fair in Canby has a new building to house events in.

"It was a Legacy grant," said Julie Saltee, fair treasurer. "We've built a new building and we call it the Heritage Center. This year we'll have new entertainment, more of arts and cultural themes."

The Heritage Center will host exhibits of rope-making, weaving and spinning, stained glass making and the Canby Woodcarvers.

The old building will be used for band concerts featuring Carver Creek Bluegrass, and the Larry Olsen Band's old time sound.

The ImangiNick magic act will also make an appearance and perhaps make a few things disappear.

Saltee said each year the fair committee tries to think of a theme that will rhyme with the year. This year's fair guide features an open faucet with, "Open the valve in two thousand twelve and let the good times flow."

Schedule

Today

8 a.m.-noon 4-H livestock check in

8 a.m.-2 p.m. open class entry

10 a.m. 4-H horse show

1 p.m. 4-H dairy show

3 p.m. 4-H horse training

4 p.m. 4-H goat show

5 p.m. Star Fire at the pavilion

6 p.m. Ranch Rodeo in the grandstand

7 p.m. Star Fire in the pavilion

7 p.m. 4-H swine show

Friday

8 a.m. 4-H rabbit show

11 a.m. 4-H poultry show

1 p.m. 4-H beef show

1:30 p.m. Lawn mower pull

3-6 p.m. Bramble Park Zoo

4 p.m. 4-H lamb/sheep show

4-7 p.m. Midwest Cattleman's Association steak sandwiches

5 p.m. ImangiNick at the pavilion

6 p.m. 4-H round robin showmanship/animal jeopardy

6:30 p.m. Sandbox treasure hunt

7 p.m. ImangiNick at the pavilion

7 p.m. Baja Race, truck and car demolition derby and combine demolition derby

Saturday

9 a.m. 4-H livestock ribbon auction

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lawn power pull

Noon 4-H state fair meeting

1 p.m. Small animal show

2 p.m. 4-H fashion revenue/clothing show

3 p.m. Goat milking contest

3 p.m. 4-H pet fun show

5 p.m. Carver Creek Bluegrass at the pavilion

7 p.m. Carver Creek Bluegrass at the pavilion

7 p.m. NTPA truck and tractor pull

Sunday

10 a.m. 4-H horse fun show

11 a.m. Community church service

1 p.m. Kids pedal tractor pull

1 p.m. 4-H animal costume show

3 p.m. 4-H project showcase/parade of champions

3 p.m. Larry Olsen Band at the pavilion

5 p.m. 4-H project release, building decoration tear down and barn cleanout

 
 

 

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