County fair continues through August 25
, 2014

County fair continues
through August 25

The Richmond County Fair continues through Saturday, August 25, at Community Park on the Route 3 Bypass at Warsaw. Admission is $2 per person.

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“In Memorial Exhibit Hall, we have the exhibits of all of the crafts created during the past year by those people who wanted to compete for ribbons and show what they have created,” said publicity chairman Kim Calvert.

These exhibits will be on display from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, she said. From 10 a.m. to noon is “senior morning,” when senior citizens will have preferential access to exhibits and riding tours of the fairgrounds.

A livestock show, beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, will feature sheep and goats. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, there will be miniature horses, said Calvert.

On Saturday, a hunting dog show will begin at 9 a.m., followed by poultry and rabbit judging. A pet show will begin 10 a.m. These are 4H-ers who have worked hard this year, she said.

Corn hole tournaments are slated at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Bingo will be played every night starting at 7 p.m.

Musical entertainment the rest of the week will include Faron Hamblin from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, followed by B2B from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.

Atumpan will be on the grounds with storytelling and musical entertainment Friday, with The Royalti Blues Band on the stage from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by Cactus Jack from 8 to 11 p.m.

On Saturday, Atumnpan will be on the grounds, a square dancing exhibition will be in the Exhibit Hall and The Willow Creek Band performs bluegrass and gospel music on the stage from 6 to 7:30 p.m. followed by Wild Country from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

The midway will be open with rides Thursday, Friday and Saturday, said Calvert. Special wristbands will be sold Thursday night. Regular prices will be in effect Friday and Saturday.

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