2018 4-H Fair continues through this Saturday

This year’s Switzerland County 4-H Fair has already seen plenty of beautiful weather and outstanding projects by 4-H members, and there’s still plenty of reasons to come down to the fairgrounds and take in all the sights as the fair continues through this Saturday, July 14th.

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This year’s Switzerland County 4-H Fair has already seen plenty of beautiful weather and outstanding projects by 4-H members, and there’s still plenty of reasons to come down to the fairgrounds and take in all the sights as the fair continues through this Saturday, July 14th.
Here’s a look at the rest of the week:
• The rabbit show kicks off events today (Thursday), beginning at 9 a.m.; with the Cat Show at 2 p.m. followed by the Pocket Pet Show at 3 p.m.
The beef show, always one of the most popular shows at the fair, will be held beginning at 5 p.m.; and Brushy Fork Baptist Church will be serving a taco bar dinner in the Community Building tonight beginning at 5 p.m.
Tonight (Thursday) will wrap up with the Demolition Derby at the grandstands beginning at 7 p.m.
• Tomorrow (Friday) begins with one of the most popular projects, as the Shooting Sports demonstration takes place beginning at 9 a.m. out at the Switzerland County Sportsman’s Club on Bennington Pike; and at the horse arena, there will be Horse Contesting at 1 p.m.
The Johnny Andrew Memorial Pedal Tractor Pull will be held on the Midway at 4:30 p.m.; and a Fun Horse Show for 4-H members only will be held beginning at 5 p.m.
A big event being held tomorrow (Friday) evening is the Round Robin Showmanship competition, which will be held this year at the show arena beginning at 7 p.m.; and also at 7 p.m. that evening “Silly Safari” will present a show, presented by the Switzerland County Soil and Water Conservation District.
Tomorrow night will end with a Cornhole Tournament, featuring nearly $2,000 in prize money, beginning at 7 p.m.
• The final day of the 2018 Fair kicks off this Saturday with a pitch-in Recognition Breakfast beginning at 9 a.m., and that will be followed by the Antique Tractor Pull, being held at the grandstand area at 10 a.m. The 4-H Livestock auction will be held beginning at 2 p.m.; with the Auction Barbecue again this year being held following the auction from 4-5 p.m. Pig Wrangling will be held on Saturday beginning at 5 p.m.
Projects will be released from the Exhibit Hall from 5-8 p.m. and the night will be capped by the ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’ Truck and Tractor Pull, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Grandstands.

Little Miss and Mister
The Switzerland County 4-H Fair is in full swing; and the week got started on Monday with the crowning of this year’s Little Miss and Little Mister — Kenna Griffin and Carter Haskell. Shown here is this year’s Little Miss and Little Mister court, from left: first runner up Little Mister Gabe Lieland; second runner up Little Miss Cecilia Shelton; Little Miss Kenna Griffin; Little Mister Carter Haskell; and first runner up Little Miss Katelyn James. This year’s 4-H Fair runs through this Saturday, July 14th.