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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Dekalb County Free Fall Fair

September 22nd thru September 27th, 2008 - Located in downtown Auburn Indiana

DEKALB COUNTY FREE FALL FAIR
“America’s Family Reunion”
AUBURN, INDIANA
2008 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

OLD SETTLERS / SCOUT DAY
Sponsored by The Andersons / Bunge, Smith Farms Manor & Froggy 106.7
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
9:30 A.M. 4-H Dairy Beef Show – Show Barn Fairgrounds
10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open Fairgrounds
10:00 A.M. Judging Saddle Horse & Pony – Show Ring Fairgrounds
Noon Old Settlers Lunch Methodist Church
1:30 P.M. Old Settlers Day Program Methodist Church
3:30 P.M. Judging 4-H & Open Beef Heifers – Show Barn Fairgrounds
4:00 P.M. Carnival Open – Wrist Band $15 Downtown
5:00 P.M. Saddle Horse Show – Show Ring Fairgrounds
5:30 P.M. Judging 4-H Beef Steers – Show Barn Fairgrounds
7:00 P.M. Scout Parade Downtown
7:00 P.M. Joey O Band Main Stage
7:30 P.M. Glory Vocal Group Downtown Stage
8:00 P.M. The Edgar Winter Band – Free Concert Main Stage
8:15 P.M. Heaven Bound Vocal Group Downtown Stage

HOMEMAKERS DAY
Sponsored by DeKalb County Extension Homemakers Association & K105 FM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
8:00 A.M. Judging 4-H & Open Rabbits – Show Barn Fairgrounds
8:00 A.M. – 9:15 A.M. Enter “All About Apples” Contest Exhibit Hall
9:00 A.M. Draft Horse Pulling Contest Fairgrounds
9:30 A.M. “All About Apples” Contest Judging Exhibit Hall
10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open Fairgrounds
10:00 A.M. Program – How To Sleep Soundly Tonight Exhibit Hall
10:00 A.M. 4-H Dairy Interviews – Show Barn Fairgrounds
11:15 A.M. Program – Fabulous Finger Foods Exhibit Hall
1:00 P.M. Judging 4-H and Open Dairy – Show Barn Fairgrounds
1:00 P.M. Program – Elegant Embellishments Exhibit Hall
2:30 P.M. “All About Apples” Contest Winners / Photos Exhibit Hall
4:00 P.M. 4-H Beef Carcass Scan – Beef Barn Fairgrounds
4:00 P.M. Carnival Open – Wrist Band $15 Downtown
6:00 P.M. Judging 4-H Sheep – Show Barn Fairgrounds
6:00 P.M. Draft Pony Pulling Contest Fairgrounds
7:00 P.M. Cheyenne Band Main Stage
7:30 P.M. Waterloo Kitchen Band Downtown Stage
8:00 P.M. Lady Antebellum – Free Concert Main Stage

KIDS DAY
Sponsored by Therma TRU, Drug Free DeKalb County, The Bear 98.9 & Froggy 106.7
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
9:00 A.M. Mule Pulling Contest – Show Ring Fairgrounds
9:45 A.M. Pet Parade Judging 14th & Jackson St.
10:00 A.M. Carnival Open – Wrist Band $10 (10:00 A.M. to
5:00 PM)
Downtown
10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. Exhibit hall / Middaugh Hall Open Fairgrounds
10:45 A.M. Pet Parade Downtown
11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Magic 4 U – D. V. Dillinger Midway
11:45 A.M. 4-H Livestock Auction – Show Barn Fairgrounds
12:00 P.M. Froggy 106.7 Fact or Fiction Contest Downtown Stage
3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Odd Octane Downtown Stage
4:30 P.M. – 5:15 P.M. A Mac Downtown Stage
5:00 P.M. Saddle Horse Show – Show Ring Fairgrounds
7:00 P.M. Supreme Showman Contest Fairgrounds
7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. Relative Insanity Downtown Stage
8:00 P.M. Pop Evil – Free Concert Main Stage
9:00 P.M. Tantric – Free Concert Main Stage

GRAND PARADE / REUNION DAY
Sponsored by Metal Technologies & Majic 95.1
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
7:00 A.M. Antique Tractor Weigh-In Fairgrounds
9:00 A.M. Antique Tractor Pull Fairgrounds
10:00 A.M. Grand Finale Parade Downtown
1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open Fairgrounds
11:00 A.M. Carnival Open – Wrist Band $20 (11:00 A.M. to
11:00 P.M.)
Downtown
1:00 P.M. Premier Showman Contest Fairgrounds
1:00 P.M. Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull Fairgrounds
1:30 P.M. Patricia Kruse School of Dance Main Stage
1:30 P.M. Karaoke Contest Downtown Stage
2:00 P.M. Cathy Ann Dance Studio Main Stage
2:30 P.M. Turning Pointe Dance Academy Main Stage
4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Release Exhibit & Middaugh Hall Entries Fairgrounds
4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Release Livestock Fairgrounds
5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Majic 95 Kids Pre-Parrots of Caribbean Party Main Stage
6:00 P.M. Grand Finale Parade Awards Downtown Stage
6:00 P.M. Garden Tractor Pull Fairgrounds
7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Lindsey Helmer Show Downtown Stage
8:00 P.M. Parrots of the Caribbean, a Salute to Jimmy
Buffett– Free Concert
Main Stage
11:00 P.M. Prize & Raffle Drawings Main Stage
DOWNTOWN STAGE ON 7TH AND UNION STREET
MAIN STAGE ON 11TH AND UNION STREET
PETTING ZOO OPEN MON. – FRI. (SOUTH END OF FAIRGROUNDS)
ABOVE EVENTS & TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
CARNIVAL PROVIDED BY: POOR JACK AMUSEMENTS, MILTON, IN
ALL ENTERTAINMENT IS FREE!
WWW.DEKALBCOUNTYFAIR.ORG

2 comments:

Cathy said...

We were just talking about taking our kids to the Fair many years ago...and freezing our butts off during it! Hopefully the weather will be friendlier this year, because this is really a fun event.

Sheila said...

This is my favorite of all the festivals around here.