Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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August 29, 2007

Greenup County Fair schedule


9 a.m.-noon 4H/FFA steer and feeder calf show and showmanship

9 a.m.-noon Entering of floral exhibits (judging at noon)

1-2 p.m. Registration for Little Miss and Mister Greenup County Fair at the Pole Barn

3 p.m. Little Miss and Little Mister Greenup County Fair contest at the Pole Barn

5:30-6:30 p.m. Registration for Miss Junior and Miss Teen contest at the Pole Barn

7 p.m. Bar W Rodeo (Main arena)

7 p.m. Miss Junior and Miss Teen contest at the Pole Barn behind the Commercial Building


9 a.m.-noon 4H/FFA lamb and goat show and showmanship

1-2:30 p.m. Round Robin showmanship — Winners for showmanship for each species will compete for best all around showman

7:30 p.m. B and M Motor Sports motocross — Registration 5:30 p.m. practice 6:30 p.m.


8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Livestock skill-a-thon and judging competition in show barn

9 a.m. Viewing of all exhibits

7 p.m. Tractor pull


8:30 a.m. Greenup Old Tractor Engines and Machinery - Antique tractor show

10 a.m.-noon Kids Day (Events for kids of all ages)

10:15 a.m. Dog show registration at Pole Barn behind Commercial Building

10:30 a.m. Kiddie tractor pull registration (three weight classes)

11 a.m. Greenup County Fair dog show — Pole Barn

11:45 Recognition of skill-a-thon and livestock judging winners (Show Barn)

Noon Auction 4H/FFA stick of tobacco (Show Barn)

12:15 4H/FFA livestock sale, sale of grand champions, sale of reserve champions, sale of all other animals: poultry, lamb, goat, steer, feeder calves, feeder pigs, hogs and rabbits

6 p.m. Antique tractor pull and lawn mower races (Main arena)

Boyd County Ford/WLGC Gospel and bluegrass night at the pavilion

6 p.m. Singer of the Cross Carol Allen

6:40 p.m. The Radiant Heart of Portsmouth

7:20 p.m. The Heaven Bound James Gang of Ashland

8:05 p.m. The Joe Freeman Bluegrass Band

9:15 p.m. The Bottom Line Bluegrass Band


8:30 a.m. All animals leave the fairgrounds

2-5 p.m. Check out all exhibits, booths, and pick up checks

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