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2018 ROCKINGHAM COUNTY FAIR

PRE-FAIR ACTIVITIES (NO MIDWAY, NO GATE ADMISSION, LIMITED CONCESSIONS)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, Noon – Little Miss & Master Rockingham County Fair Pageants in Exhibit Hall.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 6:00 p.m. – Jr. Miss, Miss, & Mrs. Rockingham County Fair Pageants in

Exhibit Hall.

NEW! FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 – 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Senior Homemaking Department Exhibit entries

NEW! SATURDAY, AUGUST 11: 11 a.m. – Noon Senior Homemaking Department Baked Goods entries.

NEW! SATURDAY, AUGUST 11: 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. – Photography entries for Senior & Junior Divisions

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, All Breed Horse Show – Harrisonburg Ford Arena

8:00 a.m. - Morning Show

4:30 p.m. - Evening Show

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Exhibit entries for Jr. Homemaking, Horticulture, and Poultry/Rabbits

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 7:00 p.m. – Free Gospel Sing Concert – Jeff and Sheri Easter with special guest Larry Delawder as Barney Fife – HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent - Sponsored by WBTX, WNLR
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MONDAY, AUGUST 13

MILITARY DAY

In Honor of their service to our Country, all individuals serving on active duty, retired from, or are veterans of U. S. military services (including Guard and Reserves), and all First Responders will receive FREE gate admission with valid ID card or proof of service.Sponsored by Top Bead Welding and Farm Credit of the Virginia’s.

Carnival Special: “Dollar Day” – rides open at 5:00 p.m. All rides $1 each.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. ENTRY TIME for Jr. Homemaking baked goods at the Exhibit Hall

Please enter thru Gate #6. Check our catalog for specific department dates and times.

8:00 a.m. – Noon ENTRY TIME for flowers, horticulture, farm crops & poultry/rabbits at Horticulture Building & Poultry Building

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

Noon – 10:00 p.m.Farm Heritage Museum open

1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall open

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Free Health Screenings Blood pressure / Cholesterol (while supplies last) Sentara

RMH Medical Center Booth / Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

Calling All Kids! Find WHSV cameras for an opportunity to become an on-air “WHSV Daybreaker!”

5:00 p.m.Carnival Open

5:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA Market Hog Show

5:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

5:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Talent Pavilion – Mountain Heritage Cloggers. Sponsored

by Dupont Community Credit Union

6:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck & Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving:The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion Reality

6:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

7:00 p.m. Chris Janson with special guest Billy Bob Thornton and The Boxmasters –

Pepsi Grandstand. Sponsored by See-Mor Truck Tops, Bojangles, and WCKY/98 Rock

7:00 p.m.Go Kart Racing – Harrisonburg Ford Arena

7:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

7:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

8:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Talent Pavilion – Mountain Heritage Cloggers. Sponsored by

Dupont Community Credit Union

9:15 p.m.Harrisonburg Auto Mall.com Tent – The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

9:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

Carnival Special: “Twelve Buck Tuesday” – Rides open at 4:00 p.m.; ride until closing for $12.

8:00 a.m.Open and Junior Dairy Show

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

Noon – 10:00 p.m.Farm Heritage Museum open

1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

3:00 p.m.4-H & FFA Market Lamb Show

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Free Health Screenings Blood pressure / Glucose (until 7 p.m.) Sentara RMH Medical

Center Booth / Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

4:00 p.m.Chicken Barbecue

4:00 p.m.Carnival Open

5:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Construction Trades Skill Competition (Electrical), MTC Pavilion

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck and Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving: The One-Armed Juggler: Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion Reality

5:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Roving: Mountain Heritage Cloggers. Sponsored by Dupont Community Credit Union

6:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsor by Augusta Health & Old Dominion Reality

6:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

7:00 p.m.Billy Currington with special guest LOCASH – Pepsi Grandstand. Sponsored by Bold Rock Hard Cider and Devils Backbone Brewing Company and WKCY

7:00 p.m.Bobcat Rodeo – Skid Loader & Excavator Competition - Harrisonburg Ford Arena. Sponsored by Valley Equipment

7:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – The Dennis Lee Show

7:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

8:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

9:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

9:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

YOUTH DAY – All youth under 12 years old admitted free.Youth 13-18 years old $3; Adults $6

Carnival Special: Rides open at 2 p.m.; ride until closing for $20.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

9:00 a.m.4-H and FFA Steer Show

9:00 a.m.Open and Junior Sheep Show

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

Noon – 10:00 p.m.Farm Heritage Museum open

1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

2:00 p.m.Carnival Open

3:00 p.m. Market Goat Show

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. WVPT Public Media will be on hand offering free books to children while they last. Kids can test their skill at roping a steer and win a prize! Meet Jeff Ishee and Amy Roscher, hosts of Virginia Farming and learn more about growing things!

4:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Free Health Screenings Blood pressure - Sentara RMH Medical Center Booth /

Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

4:00 p.m.Pork Barbecue

5:00 -10:00 pm Roving: The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion Reality

5:00-9:00 pm Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck and Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Construction Trades Skill Competition (Carpentry), MTC Pavilion

5:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Talent Pavilion: Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

6:00-9:00 pmRoving: Mountain Heritage Cloggers. Sponsored by Dupont Community Credit Union

6:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Jimmy Mazz presents Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock ‘N Roll

6:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Rafter Z Wild West Show & Kid’s Rodeo – Harrisonburg Ford Arena

7:00 p.m.Larry The Cable Guy with special guest Craig Morgan – Pepsi Grandstand. Sponsored by

Excel Truck Group and WSIG/WSVA

7:00 p.m.Eggs Berry Delicious Contest – Sr. Homemaking Dept. in the Exhibit Hall

7:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Dennis Lee Show

7:15 p.m. Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

8:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Talent Pavilion – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa

Meadows

9:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

9:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 16

OLDER ADULTS DAY – All Adults 60 or older enter fair gates for $2

Carnival Special: Select rides open 11:00 a.m. – Noon for Older Adults Only. Then rides open at 4:00 p.m. and ride until closing for $20.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

8:30 a.m. Open and Junior Beef & Commercial Heifer Show

9:00 a.m. Sunshine Goat Class - Sponsored by Farm Credit of the VAs

9:00 a.m. Open Goat Show

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Farm Heritage Museum open

10:00 a.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – Older Adults Entertainment

10:00 a.m. Highway Motors Stage-Leon Jacobs, Jr

10:30 a.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers

11:00 a.m. Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

11:00 a.m. – Noon Rides open for older Adults only

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free Immunizations for Medicare Beneficiaries

10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Roving: The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health & Old Dominion Reality

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo

11:00 a.m. -10:00 p.m. Free Health Screenings Blood pressure (11 am – 10 pm), Cholesterol (11 a.m. - While

Supplies Last), Diabetic Foot Ulcer Screening (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.), and Glucose (4 p.m. – 10 p.m.) - Sentara RMH Medical Center Booth / Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

11:30 a.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Dennis Lee Show

12:30 p.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: Jimmy Mazz presents: Cruisin’ Thru the Fifties

1:30 p.m. Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

4:00 p.m. Lamb Barbecue

4:00 p.m. Rides Open. Ride until closing for $20

5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Roving: Mountain Heritage Cloggers. Sponsored by Dupont Community Credit Union

5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck and Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull, Harrisonburg Ford Arena

5:00 p.m. Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Construction Trades Skill Competition (HVAC), MTC Pavilion

5:15 p.m. Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m. Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Mark Hinds as Kenny Rogers with guest Lisa Meadows

6:00 p.m. Highway Motors Stage – Jimmy Mazz presents: Little Bit Country; Little Bit Rock ‘N Roll: Sponsored by Houff Transfer

6:00 p.m. Kiss-A-Cow Charity Contest

6:15 p.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

7:00 p.m. Highway Motors Stage: Leon Jacobs Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

7:00 p.m. Dragon Motor Sports Truck and Tractor Pull with Street Diesels – Pepsi Grandstand, Sponsored by Bojangles, See-Mor Customs, and Harrisonburg Radio Group

7:00 p.m. Goat Obstacle Course

7:00 p.m. Dairy Department Showing & Fitting. Calf Dressing and Peewee Classes. “Fun Activity” Immediately following

7:15 p.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Dennis Lee Show

7:15 p.m. Lady Houdini - Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

8:15 p.m. Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m. Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Jimmy Mazz presents: Songs Across America

9:15 p.m. HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: The Jersey Girls with Everette Dean

9:15 p.m. Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Carnival Special: Rides open at 4 p.m.; ride until closing for $20.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

Noon – 10:00 p.m.Farm Heritage Museum open

1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

1:00 p.m.4-H & FFA Steer, Hog, Lamb, and Goat Sales

4:00 p.m.Beef Barbecue

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving: The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion

Reality

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Free Health Screenings Blood pressure / Cholesterol (while supplies last) Sentara

RMH Medical Center Booth / Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

4:00 p.m.Carnival Open

4:30 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck and Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Constructions Trades Skill Competition (Masonry), MTC Pavilion

5:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

5:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Jimmy Mazz presents: Glen Campbell & Friends

6:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion Reality

6:00 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.Com Tent: WSIG Bluegrass Show

7:00 p.m.SVTPA Garden Tractor Pull – Harrisonburg Ford Arena

7:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – Leon Jacobs, Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

7:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

8:00 p.m.DEMOLITION DERBY – Pepsi Grandstand; Adult $12 (7 & up); Child $5 (6 & under).

Sponsored by E & M Auto Paint and Supply, Sprint, and Harrisonburg Radio Group

8:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Jimmy Mazz presents: Legends and Laughter

9:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.Com Tent: The Dennis Lee Show

9:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Carnival Special: Rides open at 1:00 p.m. (armbands and tickets sold from 1:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.); ride until closing for $23.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Poultry & Rabbits Exhibit Building open

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.FFA Mechanics & Woodworking Building open

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 a.m.Virginia Junior Sheep Breeders Association Show

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.Bridgewater 4-H Petting Zoo open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Poultry Industries Museum open

10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horticulture Building open

NEW! 11:00 a.m. Rockingham County Invitational FFA Forestry Teams Competition – Harrisonburg Ford Arena

Noon – 10:00 p.m.Farm Heritage Museum open

1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Carnival Open

1:30 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Roving: The One-Armed Juggler. Sponsored by Augusta Health and Old Dominion Reality

2:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

3:00 p.m.FARM & TWEAKED FARM TRACTOR PULL – Pepsi Grandstand; Adult $12 (7 & up), Child $5 (6 & under) (One ticket covers both shows) - Sponsored by Dick Myers Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Highway Motors, and WSVA

4:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. Free Health Screenings Blood pressure - Sentara RMH Medical Center Booth /

Exhibit Hall (schedule subject to change)

4:00 p.m.Turkey Barbeque

4:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage: Leon Jacobs Jr. Sponsored by United Bank

4:30 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

5:00-10:00 p.m. Roving: Coyote Clem. Sponsored by Truck and Equipment Inc.

5:00 p.m.Pedal Tractor Pull for children, Hog Barn

5:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage – The One-Armed Juggler: Sponsored by Augusta Health & Old

Dominion Reality

NEW! 5:00 p.m.Virginia Peanut Growers Recipe Contest – Sr. Homemaking Dept. in the Exhibit Hall

5:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

5:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Jimmy Mazz presents: Legends and Laughter

6:00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage- Leon Jacobs Jr; Sponsored by United Bank

6:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent – This spot could be used for something new

7;00 p.m.Highway Motors Stage-Leon Jacobs Jr.: Sponsored by United Bank

7:00 p.m.INTERSTATE TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL – Pepsi Grandstand: Adult $12 (7 & up), Child $5 (6 & under) (One ticket covers both shows). Sponsored by Dick Myers Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep, Highway Motors, and Harrisonburg Radio Group

7:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.com Tent: Virginia Dreams Band

7:15 p.m.Lady Houdini. Sponsored by Rockingham Group and Dixie Gas & Oil

7:30 p.m.Draft Horse Pull – Harrisonburg Ford Arena Sponsored by Holtzman Oil Corp.

8:15 p.m.Disc-Connected K-9’s. Sponsored by Lil’ Red Barn and Frazier Quarry

8:15 p.m.Virginia Dreams Center Stage Pavilion – Jimmy Mazz presents: Little Bit Country; Little Bit Rock

‘N Roll

9:15 p.m.HarrisonburgAutoMall.Com Tent – Virginia Dreams Band

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