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Haywood County Fair Schedule


2017 FAIR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
For More Information, Please check out the web at www.haywoodcountyfairgrounds.org
August 24th – 27th, 2017 – Thurs thru Sun
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
TUESDAY, AUGUST 22nd

10:00 am – 6:00 pm Fair Exhibits Accepted Dogwood Event Center
10:00 am – 6:00 pm Vendor/Booth Set-Up Apple Orchard Event Center
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23rd
8:00 am – 5:00 pm Closed – Exhibit judging only (except livestock)
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24th
9:00 am – 2:00 pm Senior Citizens Day – Bingo, Exhibits and activities for Seniors 55 and older
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Open to the Public
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Carnival Rides Open Richland Creek Meadow
APPLE ORCHARD EVENT CENTER
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Vendor booths and exhibits
4:00 pm- 6:00 pm Fish Fry – Pigeon Community Multi-Cultural Center
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Variety Show Music
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Military Appreciation & Opening Ceremonies
7:00 pm Bingo
Drinks and Snacks on sale by Fairgrounds Volunteers
DOGWOOD EVENTS CENTER
9:00 pm – 2:00 pm Open for Seniors to view exhibits
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Open for the Public to view exhibits and Local Artisan Demonstration
6:00 pm and 8:00 pm Chainsaw Wood Carving Demonstrations
GREAT SMOKIES ARENA
6:00 pm Firemen’s Competition
Drinks and Snacks on sale by Fairgrounds Volunteers
LIONS CLUB BARN
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Farm Animal Viewing Exhibit
FRIDAY, AUGUST 25th
9:00 am – 2:00 pm School Day for 4th Graders
Not open to the public or vendors
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Open to the Public
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Carnival Rides Open Richland Creek Meadow
Friday continued next page
APPLE ORCHARD EVENT CENTER
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Vendor booths and exhibits
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm New Generation Jamboree
7:00 – 9:00 pm Rock n’ Roll Dance Party
DOGWOOD EVENTS CENTER
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Open for the Public to view exhibits, Local Artisan Demonstrations
6:00 pm and 8:00 pm Chainsaw Wood Carving Demonstrations
BURLEY LIVESTOCK BARN
6:30 pm Sheep Show
LIONS CLUB BARN
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm Farm Animal Viewing Exhibit
GREAT SMOKIES ARENA
6:00 pm K-9 Demo
7:00 pm Horse Show
SATURDAY, AUGUST 26th
9:00 am – 10:00 pm Open to the Public
10:00 am – 2:00 pm “Family Fun Day at the Fair” (for kids)
9:00 am – 10:00 pm Carnival Rides Open Richland Creek Meadow
APPLE ORCHARD EVENT CENTER
7:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast Concession – Fairgrounds Volunteers
9:00 am – 10:00 pm Vendor booths and exhibits
10:00 am Entries for King Arthur Flour Baking Contest
10:30 – 11:30 am King Arthur Flour Baking Contest and Prize Bake Goods Auction
1:00 pm Natural Beauty Pageant
3:00 pm Fashion Review
4:00 pm Haywood County FFA BBQ
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Heritage Hoedown
DOGWOOD EVENTS CENTER
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Open for the Public to view exhibits
9:00am – 12:00 pm Local Artisan Demonstration
12:00pm – 5:00 pm Local Artisan Demonstration
5:00pm – 9:00 pm Local Artisan Demonstration
12:00 pm and 3:00 pm Chainsaw Wood Carving Demonstrations
12:30 pm God Science
1:00 pm Watermelon Eating Contest
1:30 pm God Science
2:00 pm Ice Cream Eating Contest
LIONS CLUB BARN
10:00 am – 10:00 pm Farm Animal Viewing Exhibit
GREAT SMOKIES ARENA
9:00 am Tractor Pull Registration
10:00 am Tractor Pull (Smart Farms)
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Horseshoes (1st and 2nd Prizes)
6:00 pm Lawn Mower Pull Registration
7:00 pm Lawn Mower Pull
Saturday continued next page
BURLEY LIVESTOCK BARN
Farm Simulator – Set up Near Burley Barn
9:00 am Goat Show
11:00 am Feeder Calves Pen-of-Three
12:00 pm Beef Show followed by the Costume Class
4:00 pm Dairy Show
SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Open to the Public
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Carnival Rides Open Richland Creek Meadow
APPLE ORCHARD EVENT CENTER
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Vendor booths and exhibits
10:30 am Smokey Mountain Cowboy Church
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Smoky Mountain Jubilee
emceed by Joe Sam Queen
DOGWOOD EVENTS CENTER
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Open for the Public to view exhibits and Local Artisan Demonstrations
12:00 pm and 3:00 pm Chainsaw Wood Carving Demonstrations
BURLEY BARN
2:00 pm Swine Show
GREAT SMOKIES ARENA
1:00 pm Truck Pull
Concession by Fairgrounds Volunteers
MONDAY, AUGUST 28th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm Pick-Up and Booth Take Down
For questions not answered by the website, contact Jude Lowery, Fairgrounds Manager at 828-400-1704
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