Jefferson County Fair Kicks Off Today


BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) — The Jefferson County Fair begins today at 1:30 p.m. at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds.

The fair will run from Sunday, July 16, to Saturday, July 22, at the fairgrounds located off Route 28, just off Interstate 80, exit 81.

Admission is $8.00 and includes parking, admission to all exhibits, unlimited carnival rides, and admission to all grandstand shows.

Sunday’s events are as follows:

– Opening Ceremonies, Karen Uplinger emcee – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker: Pastor Marcia Shaffer of First Baptist Church, Punxsy

Music from Youth Praise Group from Brookville

– Princess, Jr. Queen, & Queen Competition – 2:30 p.m.

– Mini-Horse Pull at 4:00 p.m., Full-size Horse Pull – 7:00 p.m.

Monday through Saturday

Gates open at 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

The carnival opens at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, and at 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

There will be more than 20 food vendors.

Monday night, the ATV racing extravaganza will be held, featuring drivers as young as six-years-old.

On Tuesday and Wednesday nights, there will be the truck and tractor pulls.

Wednesday is Sarvey Fun Night and admission is $4.00 per person.

On Thursday, the car and truck mud bog events will be held.

Also on Thursday, the Area Agency on Aging will host a health fair in the morning followed by a picnic. Village Voices of Brockway will provide the entertainment at the picnic.

The Rawhide Rodeo will perform Friday night and Saturday morning.

The annual Memorial Horse Show begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday.

On Saturday afternoon, the figure 8 races will be held at the grandstand and in the evening.

The fair closes with a demolition derby later that day.

Additionally, there will be exhibits in the grange, expo, and Songer buildings.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Country Pride and Rick Delia and karaoke by Dazzle U Productions.

Other entertainment includes the racing pigs from Circle C Farms, the annual fiddle contest, Magic by Pinky, a rock and roll pet show and bingo by the Brookville Relay for Life teams.

For more information, go to JeffCoFair.com or Facebook.com/JeffDoFairPA.

Schedule

Sunday, July 16

Opening Ceremonies, Karen Uplinger emcee – 1:30 p.m.

Speaker: Pastor Marcia Shaffer of First Baptist Church, Punxsy

Music from Youth Praise Group from Brookville

Princess, Jr. Queen, & Queen Competition – 2:30 p.m.

Mini-Horse Pull at 4 PM, Full-size Horse Pull – 7 p.m.

Monday, July 17

General Exhibits & 4-H General Entries Judging – 9 a.m.

Deadline for arrival of all other Livestock Entries – Noon

Poultry Cooping 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-Noon Monday

4-H Vocational Market & Breeding Swine Show – 5:45 p.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 5 p.m.

ATV Racing Extravaganza (Local ATVs) on the Track – 7 p.m.

Community Stage Entertainment:

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

M & M Magic Strolling, Stage Show at 7:30 p.m.

Family Fun Night organized by the Girl Scouts – 6-9 p.m.

Karaoke & DJ by “Dazzle U” – 9-11 p.m.

Tuesday, July 18

Draft & Mini Horse Show (including hitch classes) – 9 a.m.

Antique Machinery Judging – 9 a.m.

4-H & Open Poultry Judging – 10 a.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 5 PM

4-H (& Open) Beef, Dairy Feeders, Sheep, Goat Shows – 5:45 p.m.

4X4 Gas/Diesel Truck & Hot Tractor Pull – 7 p.m.

www.bigrigspulling.com/

Community Stage Entertainment:

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

M & M Magic Strolling, Stage Show at 5:30 p.m.

BINGO by Brookville Relay for Life Teams – 7-9 p.m.

“Bad Hat Daddy O’s” Music Duo – 9-11 p.m.

Wednesday, July 19

Family Fun Day – Ticket Only $4 at Front Gate

Dairy Show for all Breeds of Milking Animals – 9 a.m.

Horse Halter & Riding Show – 9 a.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 5 p.m.

Street Licensed Gas & Diesel Truck Pulls

Limited Pro and Super Farm Tractors – 7 p.m.

www.bigrigspulling.com/

Community Stage Entertainment:

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

M & M Magic Strolling, Stage Show at 5:30 p.m.

BINGO by Brookville Relay for Life Teams – 7-9 p.m.

Karaoke & DJ by “Dazzle U” – 9-11 p.m.

Thursday, July 20

Open Horse Games Show – 9 a.m.

Senior Citizens Special Event

(lunch reservations made with Area Agency on Aging)

“Village Voices” – 1-2 p.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 5 p.m.

4-H & Vocational Livestock Sale in Show Arena – 7 p.m.

“Enhanced” Car & Truck Mud Bog – 7 p.m.

Community Stage Evening Entertainment:

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

M & M Magic Strolling, Stage Show at 6:30

“Fiddler’s Jam” from Brookville’s Create Café – 9-11 p.m.

Followed by Karaoke & DJ by “Dazzle U” as Needed

Friday, July 21

Youth/Adult Horse Fun Show (no payback) – 9 a.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 5 p.m.

Premier Showmanship Contest – 7 p.m.

Rawhide Professional Rodeo – 7 p.m.

Rodeo Admission included in regular Fair Admission

www.rawhiderodeo.com

Community Stage Evening Entertainment:

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

Old-fashioned HoeDown by the Hidinger Band – 7-9 p.m.

M & M Magic Strolling, Stage Show at 7:30 p.m.

Followed by Karaoke & DJ by “Dazzle U” – 9-11 p.m.

Saturday, July 22

Memorial Horse Show (sign up at fair) – 9 a.m.

CARNIVAL OPENS AT 1 PM

Figure 8 Races – 2 PM

Full-Size Car Demolition Derby – 7 p.m.

Community Stage Entertainment: 

Circle C Farms Racing Pigs at various times all evening

“Kim Thomas’ Fiddle Contest – 1-5 p.m., Register at Noon

“The Banned” (Sam Sears & Jared Thomas) – 5-7:30 p.m.

Suicide Prevention Vigil & Luminaria – 7:30-9 p.m.

Karaoke & DJ by “Dazzle U” – 9-11 p.m.


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