Special Events & Festivals

Light moment at showmanship


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Kitrick Schrader, of Columbia City, (left) chuckles at something Carrie Thompson said during the Huntington County 4-H Supreme Showmanship Contest, held in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena on Wednesday, July 27. The competition saw a group of seven 4-H’ers show six different kinds of animals and take a written test to determine the fair’s top showman.

Pedal power


Photo by Steve Clark.

An enthusiastic Isaac Lautzenhiser (left) gets some encouragement from 4-H’er Madi Wohlford as he pedals during the Kiddie Tractor Pull on Tuesday, July 26, on Beck’s Hybrids Blvd. at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. The Huntington North High School FFA chapter sponsored the event.

Watcher


Photo by Steve Clark.

Ashley Wesco watches the judge during the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show, held Tuesday, July 26, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

Leading the heifer


Photo by Steve Clark.

Madison Knight leads her heifer through the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena during the Huntington County 4-H Beef Show on Tuesday, July 26.

Hopeful


Photo by Steve Clark.

Arizona Sunday (left) watches as Judge Ron Riddle scrutinizes one of her rabbits at the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit Breed Show on Tuesday, July 26, in the First Federal Savings Bank Community Building.

Karaoke fun at the fair


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Hunter Lee croons his version of "Bohemian Rhapsody" during a night of karaoke fun at the Heartland REMC Outdoor Stage during the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Tuesday evening, July 26.

 

Pet and Hobby Parade


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Amelia Wiley and her kitten, both dressed in pink tutus, participate in the Huntington County Farm Bureau's annual Pet and Hobby Parade at the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Tuesday evening, July 26, at the Parkview Huntington Hopital Show Arena.

Dog demo


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Kirsten Walker guides her cocker spaniel "Macy" through a tunnel during a dog demonstration held Tuesday evening, July 26, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. Members of the Canine Capers and Waggin' Tails 4-H dog clubs came together to provide the demonstration.

Celebrating country


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington native and country recording artist Allan Craig (second from left) along with his band entertains the crowd Monday, July 25, on the Heartland REMC Outdoor Stage during the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Well put-together


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Grace Barlow (right) models the outfit she chose for her project as Abby Blocker narrates during the 4-H Consumer Clothing and Fashion Revue held on the Heartland REMC Outdoor Stage Monday, July 25 as part of the Huntington County 4-H Fair.

Sunday performance


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Rylie Lynn Bowman (right) and a bandmate perform on the Heartland REMC Outdoor Stage on Sunday night, July 24, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair. Bowman, a recent Huntington North graduate, has bee singing professionally for the last several years.

Tractor kid


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Three-year-old Hunter Chenoweth (left), under the watchful eyes of his father, Kent, steers a 1949 Farmall H tractor around the Huntington County Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon, July 24, during the Antique Tractor Parade.

Dunk tank fund-raiser


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Bergon Conwell (foreground) takes a shot at dunking Tanner Shipley on Sunday afternoon, July 24,during the Family Fun Night activities at the Huntington County 4-H Fair. The dunk tank was a fund-raiser hosted the Huntington North High School FFA chapter.

This way, boy


Photo by Steve Clark.

Cale Burnau directs his hog in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena during the Huntington County 4-H Swine Show on Monday, July 25.

Watching closely


Photo by Steve Clark.

Luke Teusch (right) watches his rabbit, which is being looked over by Judge George Raisor at the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit Show on Sunday, July 24, in the First Federal Savings Bank Community Building.

Taking stock


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kirah Klepper (right) watches as Judge George Raisor takes stock of one of her rabbits at the Huntington County 4-H Rabbit Show on Sunday, July 24, in the First Federal Savings Bank Community Building.

Observation


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Tim Flickinger (right) observes a group of dairy market goats weighing between 55 and 59 pounds during the Huntington County 4-H Goat Show, held Sunday, July 24, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.

Watching for the judge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Angus Jones (left) and a helper pose with his entries in the champion mother/daughter dairy class at the Huntington County 4-H Goat Show, held Sunday, July 24, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.

Shake for the champ


Photo by Steve Clark.

Spencer Atkinson (left) shakes the hand of Judge Tim Flickinger after being named champion of the all other breeds class at the Huntington County 4-H Goat Show on Sunday, July 24, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.

Escorting the sheep


Photo by Ehren Wynder.

Mickensey Parker escorts her sheep  during judging for commerical yearling ewes at the Huntington County 4-H sheep Show on Saturday, July 23.

 

Guiding


Photo by Steve Clark.

Emma Landrum guides her calf in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena during senior champion jersey judging at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show, held Saturday, July 23. Landrum won the category.

C'mon!


Photo by Steve Clark.

Deandra Wygant pulls on her stubborn calf to get her moving during junior champion female judging at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 23, in the Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.

Highlighting an entry


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Curt Campbell (right) highlights one of the features on MacKenzie LaCroix’s entry in the exotic birds class at the Huntington County 4-H Poultry Show, held Saturday, July 23, by the Livestock Express Poultry Pavilion.

Cooling the bird


Photo by Steve Clark.

Sophie Ottinger tries to keep her goose cool during the Huntington County 4-H Poultry Show, held Saturday, July 23, by the Livestock Express Poultry Pavilion.

Observing the observer


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Megan Stephan (right) watches as Judge Curt Campbell observes her duck at the Huntington County 4-H Poultry Show, held Saturday, July 23, by the Livestock Express Poultry Pavilion.

Appraising the project


Photo by Steve Clark.

MacKenzie LaCroix (left) listens as Judge Amy Dreibelbis appraises her floriculture project during non-livestock project judging for the Huntington County 4-H Fair in the Larry & Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building on Friday, July 22.

Explaining to the judge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Blaise Rupley (left) shows off his electronics project to Judge Rachel Olsen during non-livestock project judging for the Huntington County 4-H Fair in the Larry & Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building on Friday, July 22.

Floriculture in a jar


Photo by Steve Clark.

Lauren Trickle (left) watches as Judge Amy Dreibelbis analyzes her floriculture project during non-livestock project judging for the Huntington County 4-H Fair in the Larry & Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building on Friday, July 22.

Hands-on judge


Photo by Steve Clark.

Judge Ed Nagle (left) examines Evan Hill’s entry in the 4-H woodworking project during non-livestock project judging for the Huntington County 4-H Fair in the Larry & Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building on Friday, July 22.

Eyeing the judge


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Megan Lickey (left) watches as Judge Kelly Van Horn, of Allen County, goes over her beginner collections project during non-livestock project judging for the Huntington County 4-H Fair on Thursday, July 21, at Lincoln Elementary School.

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