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Fair Event Schedule 2014

2014 Fair Theme

" Bushels of Fun at the Adams Co. Fair "

Saturday, July 12
10:00 a.m. Fairfest Parade - Downtown Hastings
 
• Monday, July 15
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 4-H Static Exhibits Entry
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 4-H Food Sale
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Open Class Entry Day
 
• Tuesday, July 15
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 4-H Livestock Entry
 
• Wednesday, July 16 
PaperWorks Packaging, Thermo King & KRVN Radio Day at The Fair
8:00 a.m. • Swine Show, 4-H Livestock Arena
Market Swine,
Swine Showmanship,
Pen of Three Judging
8:00 a.m. • Rabbit Show, Rabit Showmanship, Tent by Small Animals Barn
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 4-H & Open Class Exhibit Hall, Activities Center
1:00 p.m. Senior Citizen's Day, Activities Center West End
Bingo followed by free entertainment
2:45 p.m. Entomology / Insect ID Contest - 4-H Youth Center
5:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies of Fairfest, Windmill Park
5:00 p.m.
Grand and Reserve Champion Static Exhibits Reconition Parade, Windmill Park.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children's Educational Center, 4-H Youth Center
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits, Activities Center, North End
5:00 p.m. Outside Display Exhibits Open
5:45 p.m. Wooden Nickel Winners Drawn, Windmill Park
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
7:00 p.m.  Windmill Park
8:30 p.m. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Grandstand
10:00 p.m. Beer Garden
 
• Thursday, July 17
Stromer Land Leveling, Nebraska Aluminum Castings &
KRNY Radio Day at The Fair

8:00 a.m. • Sheep Show - 4-H Livestock Arena
Breeding Sheep Show
Market Sheep Show
Sheep Showmanship
• Pee Wee Sheep Showmanship - starts at conclusion of the Sheep Show
• Sheep Lead - following the Pee Wee Showmanship
10:00 a.m. • Therapeutic Horse Show - Horse Arena
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 4-H and Open Class Exhibit Hall, Activities Center
2:00 p.m. • Cat & Small Animal Show, Cat Showmanship, Small Animal Showmanship -  Activities Center West End
3:00 p.m. • First/Second Year Bucket Calf Interviews - West Conference Room of Activities Center
5:00 p.m. Outside Display Exhibits Open
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children's Educational Center, 4-H Youth Center
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits, Activities Center, North End
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
6:30 p.m.   Windmill Park
8:30 p.m. Lee Brice, Grandstand
10:00 p.m. Beer Garden
 
• Friday, July 18 
Gottsch Livestock Feeders, H & H Distributing, Nebraska Lottery &
KRNY
Radio Day at The Fair

8:00 a.m. • Market Broiler Show - Tent by Small Animals Barn
Check-In time 7:00 - 7:45 AM
• Poultry Show - Immediately follow the Market Broiler Show
Tent by Small Animal Barn
Poultry showmanship
• Open Class Poultry Show following 4-H Poultry Show
8:00 a.m. • Beef Show, 4-H Livestock Arena
Breeding Beef
Cow-Calf
Progeny
Stocker Feeder
2nd Year Bucket Calf
Market Beef
Beef Showmanship
First Year Bucket Calf
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 4-H and Open Class Exhibit Hall, Activities Center
3:00 p.m. • Ice Cream in a Can Contest - West End of Activities Center
4:00 p.m. • Ice Cream in a Bag Team Event - West End of Activities Center
4:30 p.m. • Clover kids stick horse races
 
5:00 p.m. • Photo's - North Conference Room Activities Center
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children's Educational Center, 4-H Youth Center
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits, Activities Center, North End
5:00 p.m. Outside Display Exhibits Open
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
6:30 p.m. in Windmill Park
7:30 p.m. Aaron Watson opening 8:30 p.m. Casey Donahew Band, Grandstand
10:30 p.m. in the Beer Garden
 
• Saturday, July 19  
Morrison Enterprises & KRVN Radio Day at The Fair
7:00 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.
• Pigmy Goat Check in time
8:00 a.m. • Horse Show, Non-timed & Timed Events, Horse Arena,   Check-In time 7:00 a.m.
• Exposition - Horse Drawn Cart Class
8:00 a.m. • Meat Goat Show - 4-H Livestock Arena
Breeding Meat Goats
Market Meat Goats
Meat Goat Showmanship
Best Dressed Goat Contest - Immediately following Meat Goat Show - 4-H Livestock Arena
• Pigmy Goat Show - Immediately following Best Dressed Goat Contest - 4-H Livestock Arena
   Pigmy Goat Does
   Pigmy Goat Wether
   Pigmy Goat Showmanship
9:00 a.m. • Dog Show, West End of Activities Center- Check In time 8:00 AM
Clover Kids Dog Obedience
Novice Classes
Graduate Classes
Dog Showmanship
Dog Agility
• Dog Skillathon Contest - West Conference room of Activities
Center - will be conducted at the same time as the Dog Show
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 4-H and Open Class Exhibit Hall, Activities Center
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Commercial Exhibits, Activities Center, North End
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Outside Display Exhibits Open
3:00 p.m. Carcass Contest Interviews - North Conference Room of Activities Bldg.
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Children's Educational Center, 4-H Youth Center
6:30 p.m. Entertainment in Windmill Park
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
8:30 p.m. Thomas Rhett , Grandstand
10:00 p.m. in the Beer Garden
 
• Sunday, July 20
NAPA Auto Parts & Pepsi Day at The Fair 
Veteran's Day
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Junior Leader Pancake Feed - 4-H Livestock Arena
9:15 a.m. 4-H Junior Leaders Church Service - 4-H Livestock Arena
1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 4-H Open Class Exhibit Hall, Activities Center
1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Children's Educational Center,4-H Youth Center
1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Outside Displays Open
1:30 p.m. Round Robin Livestock Showmanship - 4-H Livestock Arena
Livestock Judging Contest - Immediately following Round Robin - 4-H Livestock Arena.
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Family Day at the Carnival
2:00 p.m. Kids Pedal Tractor Pull, West of Grandstand
5:00 p.m. Nebraska Bush Pullers, High Performance Tractor Pulling, Grandstand
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
9:30 p.m. 4-H Dance - Community Service Building
 
• Monday, July 21 
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Release of Open Class Exhibits
8:45 a.m. • Carcass Contest Results
9:00 a.m. 4-H Livestock Auction, 4-H Livestock Arena
Following the Auction, Release of All Animals
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. • Release of 4-H Static Exhibits
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Release of 4-H Static Exhibits
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • Release of Open Class Exhibits
 

 

 

 
If you would like more information please contact Sandy Himmelberg, General Manager.  947 S. Baltimore, Hastings, NE  68901 (402) 462-3247 or  1-888-462-FAIR (3247)