Dixon County Fair 2017 Schedule

Pre-Fair

April 12, 5:00 PM

4-H Speech and Music Contest entries due

April 17, 6:30 PM

4-H Speech and Music Contest
Evangelical Free Church - Concord, Nebraska
 

July 10, 5:00 PM

All 4-H Pre-entries due in the extension office

Saturday, July 22, 8:00 AM

Judging of Favorite Foods Revue, fashion revue and clothing (including knitting and crocheting) and photography exhibits
Haskell Ag Lab - Concord, Nebraska

Friday, July 28, 4:00 PM

All 4-H Horticulture entries due in the extension office

Saturday, July 29th - Entry Day

  8:00 - 10:30 AM Entries of all 4-H and Open Class Static Exhibits
  8:30 AM Start Interview Judging of 4-H Static Exhibits
  9:00 AM Interview Judging of Clover Kids Exhibits
  11:00 AM Open Class Judging begins

Fair Time!

Sunday, July 30th

  8:00 AM Sunrise Worship Service - Fairgrounds
  8:00 AM - Noon Omelet Feed
Dixon County 4-H Teen Leaders will serve omelets
  10:00 AM Open Class Horse Show
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  10:00 AM - Noon Beef Weigh In
Haskell Ag Lab - Concord, Nebraska
  10:00 - 11:00 AM Registration for Car Show
  11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Car Show
  11:00 AM Check-in for 4-H Dog (including Clover Kids Dog)
  11:30 AM 4-H Dog Show
  Noon - 1:30 PM Check-in for 4-H Cow/Calf
  1:00 PM Horseshoe Tournament
  1:30 PM Check-in for 4-H Cats and Household Pets (including Clover Kids Cats)
  2:00 PM 4-H Household Pets Show, followed by Cat Judging
  3:00 PM Cow/Calf Judging
  5:30 - 6:30 PM All 4-H & Open Class Livestock Entries must be checked in with specie superintendent (except horses)
  7:00 PM Presentation of Aksarben Pioneer Farm Family Awards and Good Neighbor Awards, followed by Gospel Music by Prodigal Sons (Bruce Ericksen, Mark Brewer, Pastor Pete Spieser & D.J. Smith)
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close

Monday, July 31st

  7:30 - 8:30 AM Check-in for 4-H Horse
  7:30 - 9:30 AM Free Breakfast sponsored by Farmers Pride
  8:30 AM 4-H Horse Show
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  1:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  2:00 - 5:00 PM Archery Demonstrations
  3:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  5:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  5:00 PM Carnival Opens
  5:00 PM Dixon County 4-H Council Ice Cream Social
  5:00 - 7:00 PM Free Barbeque sponsored by Dixon Co. Ag Society
  6:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  7:00 PM Team Sorting
  7:30 PM Concert: Sheila Greenwood Band
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Tuesday, August 1st

  8:00 AM 4-H Market Beef Showmanship Show
  • Market Beef
  • Feeder Calf
  • Beef Breeding
  • Open Class Beef
  9:00 - 11:00 AM Interview Judging in Bucket Calf Project (4-H & Open Class)
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  11:00 AM Modified & Antique Tractor Pull
  11:00 AM Chainsaw Artist
  Noon 4-H and Open Class Bucket Calf Shows
  1:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  1:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  1:15 PM Clover Kids - Exploring Animals (rabbits and poultry)
  1:30 PM 4-H and Open Class Poultry Judging
  3:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  3:00 - 5:00 PM Commercial Vendor Demonstrations in Exhibit Hall
  3:30 PM 4-H and Open Class Rabbit Judging
  5:00 PM Carnival opens
  5:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  6:45 PM Live Auction of Chainsaw Sculptures
  7:00 PM Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull
  9:00 PM Karaoke in Beer Garden
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Wednesday, August 2nd

  8:00 AM 4-H and Open Class Swine Show
  9:00 AM 4-H and Open Class Sheep Show (including Clover Kids Bottle Lambs)
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  10:00 AM 4-H and Open Class Goat Show
  11:00 AM 4-H Elite Showmanship Contest
  11:00 AM Check in for Open Livestock Judging Contest
  Noon Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull (ages 4-9)
  12:00 PM Open Livestock Judging Contest
  3:30 PM 4-H Fashion Revue, Music Revue & Presentation of 4-H Trophies
  5:00 PM Release of all Exhibits (includes animals)
  5:00 PM Carnival opens
  6:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  7:30 PM Live Auction of Chainsaw Sculptures
  8:00 PM Demolition Derby - Limited Weld, Stock, Compact Cars and Compact Figure 8
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Love-A-Lop Children's Petting Farm open Sunday thru Wednesday

 

Event funded in part by a grant from the Dixon County Convention and Visitors Bureau