2017 Fair Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, August 19
7:00 AM    Fairgrounds Open to Livestock
9:00 AM – Noon     Horses Entered
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM     Livestock Entered & Scales Open
9:00 AM    Market Hogs Weighed
9:00 AM    Market Lambs Weighed
10:00 AM    Market Goats Weighed
1:00 PM    Market Steers & Feeder Calves
Weighed
3:00 PM    Scales Closed
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM    All Exhibits Entered
4:00 PM     Grading of Livestock Animals
6:00 PM     Meeting of Livestock Exhibitors
& Parents
6:30 PM    Stage – Miss Jefferson County Fair
11:00 PM     Fairgrounds Close

Sunday, August 20

8:00 AM     Equine Trail Challenge Events
9:00 AM -10:30AM     Exhibitor’s Breakfast
(Open to all exhibitors)
9:00 AM     Rabbit Judging
Open Class followed by 4-H & FFA
Poultry Showmanship
10:30 AM     Show Barn Church Service
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM     Jefferson Co. Fair Summer Cruise-in
12:30 PM     Stage New Hopewell Center for the Arts
1:00 PM    Flag Raising
Exhibit Buildings Open
Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull
Antique Tractor Area
1:30 PM     Tractor Driving Contest
Stage – Little Miss Jefferson Co. Fair
3:00 PM    Show Barn – Sheep Judging, Fitting
& Showing – Market Animals
4:00 PM    Tractor & 4 Wheel Drive Pull
Horse Drill Team
5:30 PM     Stage – Kids In Motion
6:00 PM     Stage – Panhandle Square Dance
Club Exhibition Team
6:30 PM     Stage – Junior Miss Jefferson Co. Fair
7:30 PM     Slow Tractor Race – Antique Tractor Area
11:00 PM    Fairgrounds Close

 

Monday, August 21

8:30 AM     Jeff Co 4-H & FFA Horse Showmanship
9:00 AM     Sheep Judging – Breeding Animals & Fiber Show
10:00 AM      Poultry Judging
1:00 PM    Beef Showmanship & Judging – Steers &
Feeder Calves
3:00 PM    Exhibit Buildings Open
Jefferson CEOS Bake Sale
5:30 PM     Stage – Shepherdstown Middle School Band
6:00 PM     Carnival Area Open to Public
Family Night – One Price – Ride All Night!
6:15 PM    Stage – Wildwood Middle School Band
6:30 PM     Kiddie Tractor Pull – Antique Tractor Area
7:00 PM     Stage – Jefferson High School Jazz Band
Show Barn – Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
Apple Eating Contest
Marshmallow Eating Contest
7:30 PM     Arena – Bull Riding
8:00 PM     Stage – Corn Hole Tournament
11:00 PM     Fairgrounds Close

 

Tuesday, August 22

9:00 AM    Swine Judging – Fitting & Showing
1:00 PM     Fitting & Showing & Market Goat Show
3:00 PM     Exhibit Buildings Open
Jefferson CEOS Bake Sale
4:30 PM     Sheep Dog Demonstration – Horse Ring
5:30 PM    Stage – Harpers Ferry Middle School Band
6:00 PM     Carnival Area Open to Public
6:15 PM     Stage – Charles Town Middle School Band
6:30 PM     Antique Tractor Pull
Show Barn 4-H, FFA & FCCLA Bake Auction
7:00 PM    Stage – Washington High School Band
Arena – Demolition  Derbies
8:15 PM     Show Barn – Watermelon Eating Contest
Show Barn  – Pudding Eating Contest
11:00 PM    Fairgrounds Close

 

Wednesday, August 23

11:00 AM Exhibit Buildings Open
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Senior Citizens Matinee
Free Admission – Age 55 & Over
Noon – 2:00 PM Ruritan Roast Beef Lunch Special
2:00 PM Meat Goat Breeding Classes
Dairy Goat Judging & Fitting & Showing
6:00 PM Carnival Area Open to Public
Family Night – One Price – Ride All Night
6:30 PM Kiddie Tractor Pull – Antique Tractor Area
7:00 PM Arena – Dirt Drag Racing
7:30 PM Stage – Davisson Brothers Band
Show Barn – Funny Fitting & Showing Contest
7:45 PM Show Barn – Corn Eating Contest
Ice Cream Eating
& Milk Drinking Contests
11:00 PM Fairgrounds Close

 

Thursday, August 24

10:00 AM    Dairy Cattle Judging – Fitting & Showing
1:00 PM    Beef Judging – Commercial & Purebred
3:00 PM     Exhibit Buildings Open
4:00 PM     South Jefferson Ruritan Chicken BBQ
6:00 PM     Carnival Area Open to Public
6:30 PM     Stage – Horse Pulling Contest
Lawn & Garden Tractor Pull
Antique Tractor Area
7:00 PM     Arena – Tuff Truck & Car Contest
Magic of Michael T – Show Barn
8:30 PM    Cow Chip Bingo
11:00 PM     Fairgrounds Close

 

Friday, August 25

3:00 PM Exhibit Buildings Open
4:00 PM South Jefferson Ruritan Chicken BBQ
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM Entertainment for Children Jovialll
6:00 PM Carnival Area Open to Public
6:30 PM Kiddie Tractor Pull – Antique Tractor Area
Arena – Tractor & 4 Wheel Drive Pull
7:00 PM Show Barn – Fashion/Style Show
7:30 PM Stage – Timber Sports Competition
Show Barn – 3 Legged Race
Water Balloon Toss
Hay Bale Toss
11:00 PM Fairgrounds Close

 

Saturday, August 26

8:00 AM-4:30 PM    Open Horse Show – Combined Show
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM     Horse Area – Civil War Living History
Program by Mark Dudrow & His Horse “Eve”
10:00 AM     Exhibit Buildings Open
Arena – Mud Bog
11:00 AM     Show Barn – Livestock Buyer’s Reception
11:30 AM     Livestock Wash Area Closed
12 Noon     Sale of 4-H & FFA Livestock Animals
12:30 PM     Pet Show – Stage Area
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM     Kiddie Matinee – Carnival Reduced Prices
5:30 PM     Stage – Jefferson High Pop Singers
6:00 PM      Carnival Area Open to Public
6:30 PM     Show Barn – Special Awards Ceremony
Stage – Washington High Vocal Fusion
Arena – Tractor & 4 Wheel Drive Pull
7:30 PM     Mutton Busting – Horse Ring
& Greased Pig Contests
8:00 PM – 11:00 PM     Show Barn – Karaoke Shepherd Enterprises
8:30 PM     Arena – Egg Toss
Exhibit Buildings Close
9:30 PM    Exhibits to be Removed
11:00 PM     Fairgrounds Close
No special permission will be given to let an exhibitor
remove their entry early.