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Fair Week Schedule


Sunday August 5th:

6:30 p.m. King & Queen Contest (Grandstand - Free)

Saturday, August 11th:

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Youth Non-Livestock Projects (Covered Arena)

Fleece Show (Sheep Barn)
Market Record Judging
10 a.m. Antique Tractor Pulls (Grandstand - Free)

Sunday, August 12th:

8 a.m. Youth & Open Rabbit (Covered Arena)
9 a.m. Youth & Open Poultry (Covered Arena)
  Open Class Floriculture (Floral Hall)

Open Class Culinary Arts
10 a.m. Drive in Horse Hitch Show (Grandstand - Free)

Open Class Horticulture (Floral Hall)
11 a.m. Open Class Agriculture Judging (Floral Hall)
2 p.m. Mini-Whinnies Youth Show (Covered Arena)
Livestock Judging (Next to Sheep and Goat Barn
5 p.m. Victory Life Church Worship Band 
* All proceeds go to Haven of Rest
Grandstand Event - Tickets $8 *
6:30 p.m. New Maple Grove Church Service with Pastor Cole (Old Maple Grove Church)
7 p.m. Marshall United Methodist Church Worship Band
* All proceeds go to There's Enough Community Exchange Store
Grandstand Event - Tickets $8 *


Monday, August 13th:

Veterans Day - All Veterans receive free gate entry

Mega Monster Monday -Reduced gate price & $5 off carnival wristband (w/ purchase of Monster Truck Grandstand wristband)

8 a.m. Open Horse and Pony Hitch Classes (Grandstand)
8:30 a.m. Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
Youth & Open Class Dairy (Covered Arena)

Open Horse and Pony Hitch classes (Grandstand)

Youth & Open Class Goats (Covered Arena)

Open Class Fine & Folk Art Judging
9 a.m. Open Class Photography Judging

Antiques (Floral Hall)

Needlework (Floral Hall)

Creative Arts (Floral Hall)
10 a.m. Youth Mini Whinnies (Grandstand) 
Noon Youth Dairy Starter Calf Show (Covered Arena)
2 p.m. Youth & Open Sheep Show (Covered Arena)
5 p.m. Youth Beef Fitting (Covered Arena)
5:30 p.m. Carlos Washington (Community Stage)
7 p.m. Adult Beef Showmanship (Covered Arena)

Cereal City Chorus Barbershop Harmony Society (Dir. by Kevin Taylor) (Old Maple Grove Church)

Monster Trucks sponsored by T.J. Schmidt ($8 Grandstand/Infield) 

Tuesday, August 14th:

Kids Day - Sponsored by McDonald's

8:30 a.m. Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
8 - 10 a.m. Youth Draft Horse Fitting & Showing (Covered Arena)
Youth Draft Horse Showmanship (Covered Arena)
Youth Draft Horse Riding (Covered Arena)
Your Draft Horse Harnessing (Draft Horse Barn)
8:30 a.m. Youth Dog Show (Infield)
9 a.m. Open Horse Pull (Grandstand - Free)

Kids Day activities in the Belcher Building (open until 1 p.m.)

Floral Hall Group Exhibit Judging
10 a.m. Youth & Open Beef Breeding and Showmanship (Covered Arena)
10:30 a.m. Frog Jumping Contest (Houston School) (bring own frog)
1 p.m.  Bike Give-a-way (Community Stage)
4 p.m. Youth Draft Horse Fitting & Showing (Covered Arena)
6 p.m. Youth Swine Home Grown & Showmanship (Covered Arena)
6:30 p.m.
Truck Pulls (Grandstand/Infield)

Jerry Ball (Kid's Program - Community Stage)

Wednesday, August 15th:

Senior Health Day - Sponsored by Bronson, Borgess, Oaklawn & RHA

8:30 a.m. Youth Mini Horses (behind mini-horse barn) 
9 a.m. Youth Swine Show (Covered Arena)

Senior Day activities in the Belcher Building (open until 2 p.m.)

Sponsored by Senior Times Calhoun County Senior Services Activities
9 a.m. - 2p.m. Prescription Drug Take Back
10 a.m. Draft Horse Fun Day - Chuck Wagon Races (Grandstand)
1-2 p.m. Hands on Quilting Demo (Floral House)
2 p.m. Youth Beef Show (Covered Arena)
2-8 p.m. 5th Annual Knit Out (Floral Hall)
4 p.m. Roy Cole Band (Community Stage)
6:30 p.m. St. Joe River Boys Performance (Old Maple Grove Church)
7:00 Wasepi Bluegrass Performance (Community Stage)

Lost Nations Rodeo - Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Junior Bull Riding (Grandstand/Infield)

Thursday, August 16th:

FKCH Team Member Day

8:30 a.m. Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
9:00 a.m. Open Draft Horse, Light Horse & Pony Halter (Covered Arena)
9 a.m. Youth Demonstrations (Boys & Girls Bldg.)
10 a.m. Beef Breeding Skill-A-Thon (Covered Arena)
12:00 a.m. Youth Beef Skill-A-Thon
2 p.m. Working Goats (Goat Barn)
3 p.m. Youth Clowning (Community Stage)
5:30 p.m. Small Animal Auction (Covered Stage)

Refer to sales flyer for sale order
6:30 p.m. Fredonia Holiness Church (Old Maple Grove Church)
7 p.m. Lost Nations Rodeo - Bull Riding, Bronc Riding, Free Style Bull Fighting (Grandstand/Infield

Friday, August 17th:

8:30 a.m. Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
11 a.m. Large Animal Auction (Covered Arena)
 2:30 p.m. Dance Dynamic (Community Stage)

Refer to sales flyer for sale order
6:30 p.m. West Michigan Mud Runs
   Battle Creek Sweet Adelines (Old Maple Grove Church)

Saturday, August 18th:

9 a.m. Calhoun County Horse Pull *Calhoun County Teams Only* (Grandstand - Free)
10:00 a.m. Peewee Dairy Starter Calf Show (Covered Arena)
11 a.m. Pedal Pull & Races (Houston School)
Noon Youth Show of Champions Contest (Covered Arena)
  Jerry Ball (Kid's Program - Community Stage)
2 p.m. Bike Give-away (Community Stage)
3 p.m. General Market Project Auction (Covered Arena)
3:30 p.m. First United Methodist Church of Albion (Community Stage)
4 p.m. Youth Riding Horse Fair Award Presentation (Covered Arena)
5 p.m. Little Tykes Derby (Grandstand)
6:30 p.m. Demolition Derby ($10 Grandstand/ $12 Infield)

Fireworks @ dusk sponsored by Firekeepers Casino Hotel

In the meantime, you can visit our Calendar of Events to see what else is going on at the Fairgrounds!