County Fair is August 15-18
Monday and Tuesday the fair got started with the judging of the clothing projects by the 4-H members and the setting up of the exhibits in the 4-H Building.
Before the fair starts much work has been done by the Royalty Committee as they hold a picnic and a luncheon before the fair to judge the candidates. The young people decorate the Arena building for the Wednesday evening fashion show. This year the theme is “Constructing Your Future in Idaho County.” This theme has been carried out in the various decorations using road construction related items, yellow tape, miniature cars and trucks, tools and decorations.
Wednesday started with the ribbon cutting at 8:30 a.m. at the main gates. The Rabbit show started at 9:30 a.m.
From 9-1 p.m. Open Class entries were registered. From 9-11 a.m. 4-H Economics and 4-H Misc. Projects were entered.
The building closed from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for judging.
The Dog show was at 1 p.m. with the pigtail contest at 1:30 p.m. in the Arena Building. Livestock was entered between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.
The big event for the evening starting at 7 p.m. was the 4-H Fashion Show. Also the royalty and candidates were introduced.
Thursday sees Livestock Judging. From 2:30 to 3 p.m. there will be games for the kids in the park.
From 5-7 p.m. will be the Idaho Lewis County Cattlemen’s Beef Barbecue in the City Park.
The evening finishes with the Annual 4-H Green Swing Dance in the Agee Livestock Pavilion from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Friday sees more livestock judging for the Championship 4-H Horse Fitting and Showing contest is held. Games for kids again in the park from 2:30-3 p.m.
A Potato Bar with all the trimmings in the City Park sponsored by the Prairie Booster Club from 4-7 p.m.
The royalty evening begins at 7 p.m. with the Crowning of the new fair royalty at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday sees the Fair Parade on Main Street starting at 11 a.m. At 1 p.m. 4-H awards and trophies will be presented in the in the Arena Building. At 2 p.m. the livestock sale starts in the Vernon Agee Livestock Pavillion.
At 3:30 p.m. building closed for checkout.
And so, another fair winds down until next year and we do it all over again.