4-H fair kicks into high gear this weekend

The Huntington County 4-H Fair kicks into high gear this weekend.

Non-livestock projects will be judged today and Friday, July 20 and 21, and livestock will be unloaded at the Huntington County Fairgrounds on Friday.

Exhibits of 4-H projects and livestock shows begin on Saturday, July 22, and activities will continue through the livestock auction on Thursday, July 27. An antique tractor display will be held on the west end of the fairgrounds throughout the week.

All activities from July 22 through July 27 will take place at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. They include:

Saturday, July 22
9 a.m. — Goat showmanship.

Noon — Dairy show.

Noon — Poultry show.

Noon to 9 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

Noon to 10 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

Noon to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.

1 p.m. — Rabbit ambassadors contest.

1 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Adult crafts programs by the Huntington County Master Gardeners.

5 p.m. — Sheep show.

Sunday, July 23
10 a.m. — Goat show.

Noon to 9 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

Noon to 10 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

Noon to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.

12:30 p.m. — Market rabbit show.

5:30 p.m. — Antique tractor parade.

7 p.m. — Time with the Parsons, with Heather Parsons and Jason Parsons.

7:30 p.m. — Entertainment by All for One.

Monday, July 24
8 a.m. — Swine show.

10 a.m. to noon — Ladies’ Day activities by the Huntington County Extension Homemakers, featuring yard glass art, maple syrup and leather tooling.

10 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.

5:30 p.m. — Antique tractor parade.

7 p.m. — Consumer clothing and fashion revues; presentation of Friend of Extension and Outstanding 4-H Leader awards; and recognition of 4-H leaders, 20-year 4-H members and graduating 4-H members.

Tuesday, July 25
Youth Day; events will be posted at the fair office.

9 a.m. — Beef show.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.

2 p.m. — Breeding rabbit show.

2 p.m. — Master Gardener youth program on gourd crafts and birdhouse painting.

2:30 p.m. — Kiddie tractor pull.

6 p.m. — Dog demonstration by Canine Capers 4-H Club.

7 p.m. — Pet and hobby parade.

7 p.m. — Karaoke (registration is at 6:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, July 26
8 a.m. — Starter calf show.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.

2 p.m. — Supreme showmanship contest.

6 p.m. — 4-H awards program and scholarship presentations; parade of 4-H champions.

7:30 p.m. — Entertainment by Erie Band.

7:30 p.m. — 4-H Spirit Night, Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena.

Thursday, July 27
9 a.m. — 4-H livestock auction (order of sale: dairy, beef, sheep, goat, poultry, rabbit, swine).

9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. — 4-H premium money paid.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Larry and Joyce Keiffer Family Living Building open to the public.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — iAB financial bank Heritage Hall open to the public.

11 a.m. to 9 p.m. — Commercial tent and outside exhibits open to the public.