Missouri Valley Park    Missouri Valley, IA
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2017 SCHEDULE
"DIVE TO NEW DEPTHS"

 

Monday, June 15

5:00 p.m.                  4-H and FFA Entries due online in 4H Fair Entry

 

Saturday, July 22

8:00 a.m.                  4-H Horses must check in at the Missouri Valley Fairgrounds Arena
9:00 a.m.                  4-H Horse Show at the Missouri Valley Fairgrounds Arena

 

Sunday, July 23

1:00 – 6 p.m.            4-H Exhibit Building open to decorate club booths
2:30 p.m.                  4-H Dogs must be checked in at the Commercial Exhibit Building
3:00 p.m.                  4-H Dog Show in the Commercial Exhibit Building

Monday, July 24

8:00 a.m.                  Set-up day at Harrison County Fairgrounds in Missouri Valley
12:00 noon               4-H Building closes for the day
7:30 p.m.                  Talent Show at the Logan-Magnolia High School Auditorium
Crowning of Fair King & Queen immediately after Talent Show
(Flowers donated by M J’s Flowers & Balloons)

Tuesday, July 25

8:30 a.m.                  4-H Family & Consumer Science, Personal Development
and Creative Visual Arts, 4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Mechanics,
Ag and Natural Resources, Horticulture and Photography Exhibits judging begins
8:30 a.m.                  Discovering 4-H Static Exhibits judging begins
8:30 a.m.                  Clover Kids Exhibits judging and Clover Kids booth set-up begins
9 a.m.                       Care Center entries must be in place
5:30 p.m.                  4-H Pizza Party to celebrate the opening of fair (free entertainment tent)
7:00 p.m.                  Ag-Lympics (in front of the grandstand) (location could change)

 

Wednesday, July 26

8 a.m. to 7 p.m.        Open Class Exhibit Entry Day
9:00 a.m.                  4-H Working Exhibits judging begins
9 a.m. – 12 noon      4-H Livestock Entry & Weigh-in (cattle, sheep, goats, dairy cattle)
9 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.    4-H Swine Entry (Open Class Swine may also enter at this time)
9 a.m. – 12 noon      4-H Poultry testing (poultry will be tested before checking in)
9 a.m. – 12 noon      4-H Poultry check-in (in the poultry barn)
TBA                         Judge 4-H Booths
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.        Lactating goats will be milked as a demonstration in the Sheep and Goat barn.
Fairgoers are invited to watch and ask questions.
4:30 p.m.                  4-H Style Show (4-H Exhibit Building)
5:00 p.m.                  4-H Rabbits check in
5:30 p.m.                  4-H Rabbit Show (location on the fairgrounds to be announced)
6:30 p.m.                  Crowning of “Little Miss Harrison County”
(Free Entertainment Tent) on the fairgrounds
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.        4-H Swine Weigh-in (and Open Class Swine that are on the fairgrounds)
7:00 p.m.                  Open Class Exhibits must be in place (except baked items, plants and flowers)
7:30 p.m.                  Open Class Exhibits must be in place (farm & garden, orchard)
6:30 p.m.                 Evening Grandstand Event – Hot Rod Tractor Pull

            Grandstand Admission:          Adult $10.00 - 12 & under $5.00 - Under school age

Thursday, July 27

Youth Activities & Games on the fairgrounds
Civil War Living History Demonstration on the fairgrounds
TBA                         Harrison County Farm Bureau will serve breakfast to Farm Bureau members and
4-H members and their families
8:00 a.m.                  Open Class Judging – Garden, Art, Hobbies, Textiles
(Grooms’ Hall closed during judging)
8:00 a.m.                  4-H Poultry Show (CLOSED SHOW THIS YEAR)
9:00 a.m.                  4-H Educational Presentations judging begins
9:30 a.m.                  4-H Sheep Show followed by 4-H Goat Show
10 a.m.                     Open Class plants and flowers & food and nutrition exhibits must be in place
10 a.m.                     Open Class Judging – Food & Nutrition & Flowers
(Grooms’ Hall closed during judging)
11:30 a.m.                4-H Dairy Cattle Show
2 p.m.                       4-H Exploring Swine Class at the Swine Barn
2:30 p.m.                  4-H Poultry Showmanship judging
and then judge will be available to 4-H poultry exhibitors to answer questions
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.        Lactating goats will be milked as a demonstration in the Sheep and Goat barn. 
Fairgoers are invited to watch and ask questions.
7 p.m.                       4-H Share the Fun (4-H Building)
7:30 p.m.                 Evening Grandstand Event – Rodeo
Grandstand Admission:             Adult $10.00 - 12 & under $5.00 - Under school age – Free

Friday, July 28

Youth Activities & Games on the fairgrounds
Civil War Living History Demonstration on the fairgrounds
TBA                         Cogdill Farm Supply will serve breakfast for 4-H’ers and their families
9 a.m.                       4-H Table Setting Contest (4-H Building)
9 a.m.                       Open & 4-H Feeder/Bucket/Bottle Calf Entry/Classification at Scales
*9 a.m.                     4-H Beef Breeding Heifers followed by Cow/Calf Units, Produce classes,
Market Heifers, Beef Showmanship, Market Steers, Packer’s Choice,
4-H Feeder Calves, 4-H Bucket/Bottle Calves & Open Bucket/Bottle Calves
10:30 a.m.                Presentation of Care Center premiums
Noon                        Heartland Coop will grill for 4-H’ers by the show ring
12:30 p.m.                4-H Extemporaneous Speaking Contest (4-H Building)
1-3 p.m.                    Needle Arts Workshop in Grooms Hall
1-5 p.m.                    4-H Apple Pie and Muffin Baking Contest – held at the
Missouri Valley High School - Family & Consumer Science Classroom Kitchen
3:00 p.m.                  Open Class Homemade Yeast Cinnamon and Caramel Rolls entries
need to be at food booth in Grooms Hall
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.        Lactating goats will be milked as a demonstration in the Sheep and Goat barn. 
Fairgoers are invited to watch and ask questions.
5:30 p.m.                  Quilt Turning (4-H Building)
7 p.m. to 9 p.m.        Open Class Swine Weigh-in (for Open Class Swine arriving Thursday & Friday)
7:30 p.m.                  4-H Cat Show (4-H Building)
7:00 p.m.                 Evening Grandstand Event – Motorcycle & ATV Enduro Cross Races
Grandstand Admission:  Adult $10.00 – 12 & under $5.00 - Under school age - Free

Saturday, July 29

Youth Activities & Games on the fairgrounds
Civil War Living History Demonstration on the fairgrounds
TBA                         Cogdill Farm Supply will serve breakfast for 4-H’ers and their families
8:30 a.m.                  4-H Swine Showmanship, followed by 4-H Swine Classes
followed by Open Class Swine Show
10:30 a.m.                Harrison County Fair Parade – 2017 theme is “Start Your Future Here”
12:30 p.m.                Pedal Tractor Pull sponsored by Harrison County Farm Bureau
12:30 p.m.                State Fair Exhibits photo (4-H Building)
1 p.m.                       Clover Kid’s Stuffed Animal Show (4-H Building)
2:30 p.m.                  4-H Pie/Muffin Pick-up & Line-up (at 4-H Building)
3 p.m.                       4-H Apple Pie & Muffin Auction – Show Arena (time approx.)
Following the Pie & Muffin Auction
The winners of the Fair Board Gift Baskets & Buckets of Junk will be announced
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.        Lactating goats will be milked as a demonstration in the Sheep and Goat barn. 
Fairgoers are invited to watch and ask questions.
7:30 p.m.                 Evening Grandstand Event – Figure 8 Races
                                 Fireworks Display after the race!!!
Grandstand Admission:  Adult $10.00 – 12 & under $5.00 - Under school age – Free
9:00 p.m.                  4-H Pool Party

Sunday, July 30

TBA                         NEW Coop will serve breakfast for 4-H’ers and their families
8:30 a.m.                  Begin cleaning fairgrounds
10:00 a.m.                Livestock Released
11:00 a.m.                4-H Exhibits released in 4-H Exhibit Building
11:00 a.m.                Open Class Exhibits released in Commercial Building & Groom’s Hall

FINISH FAIRGROUNDS CLEAN-UP

* JUDGING:  Classes will immediately follow the completion of the previous class.  Class order is subject to change.

 
 

Wednesday, July 26
6:30 p.m.  Little Miss Harrison County Crowning
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Open Mic Karaoke with Mark Zack




Thursday, July 27
7:00 pm - 11 pm
Farm Bureau Members Dinner




Friday, July 28
7:00 pm
Ray Thompson:  Hypnosis and Magic Show



Saturday, July 29
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Rick Powell and Friends



Free Entertainment Sponsors:
Harrison County Fair Board
CHI Health
Missouri Valley Chamber of Commerce
Mike Dickinson

 
     
 

 
 
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