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July 2, 2014

FAIR PREP: The details you'll need, including schedule, for Floyd County's annual event

Floyd County 4-H Fair starts Monday

NEW ALBANY — Volunteers worked to get the Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds in tip-top shape for next week's fair, including putng a fresh coat of paint on posts for the open class arts and crafts display inside Newlin Hall. See related photos.



Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds, 2818 Green Valley Road, New Albany

Playland Amusements, ride tickets and armbands available

For more information: 812-949-8119;

Midway opens at 6 p.m., Monday-Friday

Newlin Hall Hours: 4-9 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday

Vendor Booths: 6-10 p.m., Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday


July 7

8-10 a.m. — Open class check-in

8-10 a.m. — 4-H perishable project check-in and judging

10 a.m.-End — 4-H poultry show [small animal barn]

4 p.m.-End — 4-H goat and sheep show [swine barn]

6 p.m.-End — Pony rides [small fee]

Multiple shows — Disc-Connected Canines

6 p.m.-End — Dessert auction

6-8 p.m. — Make-u-over Fair Edition [Daily makeovers by local salons]

7 p.m.-End — Queen contest


July 8

10 a.m.-End — 4-H swine show [swine barn]

4:30 p.m.-End — 4-H llama and alpaca showmanship show [beef arena]

6-10 p.m. — Mechanical bull [ride fee]

6-10 p.m. — Monster truck rides [arena, ride fee]

6 p.m.-End — Pony rides

Multiple shows — Disc -Connected Canines

7-8 p.m. — FairCon-Anime/Comics Cosplay Contest [main stage, entry fee]

7 p.m.-End — Fiddle contest [main stage, entry fee]

7 p.m.-End — 4-H horse and pony contest show [horse arena]

8-10 p.m. — FairCon-Anime/Comics Maid Cafe [Newlin Hall, entry fee]

WEDNESDAY [Mayor’s Night]

July 9

10 a.m.-End — 4-H rabbit show [small animal barn]

2 p.m.-End — 4-H beef show [beef arena]

6-10 p.m. — Monster truck rides [arena, ride fee]

Multiple shows — Disc-Connected Canines

6 p.m.-End — South Central Engine Club

6 p.m.-End — Pony rides

6 p.m.-End — 4-H horse and pony awards and exhibition show [horse arena]

7 p.m.-End — Youth talent show contest [entry fee, pre-register]

8-11 p.m. — Movie night [free family outdoor movie]

Musical performances

THURSDAY [Farm Bureau Night]

July 10

3 p.m.-End — 4-H master  showmanship [swine barn]

6-10 p.m. — Free hayrides

6-10 p.m. — Monster truck rides [arena, ride fee]

6 p.m.-End — South Central Engine Club

6 p.m.-End — Pony rides

6 p.m. — Baby contest [entry fee, registration at 5:30 p.m.]

Multiple shows — Disc-Connected Canines

6-8 p.m. — Farmers’ Olympics [main arena]

7-8 p.m. — Double H Square Dancers [main stage]

Musical performances


July 11

6-10 p.m. — Monster truck rides

6 p.m.-End — Pony rides

6 p.m.-End — South Central Engine Club

Multiple shows — Disc-Connected Canines

7-8 p.m. — Livestock auction [swine barn]

8 p.m.-End — Lawn mower demo and race [main arena]

Musical performances


July 12

9-11 a.m. — Chris Cakes pancake fundraiser [$6 unlimited pancake breakfast]

9 a.m.-10 p.m. — Learn by doing [Newlin Hall]

Multiple shows — Disc-Connected Canines

8 a.m.-End — Llama and alpaca obstacle show [swine barn]

11 p.m.-End — Pony rides

5 p.m.-End — 4-H cat show [Newlin Hall]

6-10 p.m. — Car show

6 p.m.-End — Adult/kids pedal tractor pull

Musical performances


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