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Shelby County 4H Fair Events Begin July 11th, 2012

Shelby County 4H Fair Events Begin July 11th, 2012

Below are the events scheduled for this year's Shelby County Illinois 4H Fair, held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on RT128 in Shelbyville.


Wednesday, July 11:

Features, child development, clothing, consumer education, computer, interior design, 4-H photography, filmmaking/video, and scrapbooking will be judged at the 4-H Center building beginning at 9 a.m. A 4-H foods demonstration contest will be held at 2 p.m. also at the 4-H Center.

Saturday, July 14:

4-H dog care and dog obedience will be judged at the show arena beginning at 2 p.m.

Monday, July 16:

At the 4-H Center and the Produce Building various projects will be judged on featuring sheep, dairy cattle, and goats in the show arena.A rocket launch will also take place at 12:30 p.m. north of the Cook Shack.

The 4-H and Junior Horse and Pony Show will begin at 3 p.m. at the Horse Arena.

Monday evening the Shelby County Young Farmers will be hosting three children's activities in the Show Arena beginning at 6:30 p.m

The 7th Annual Cutest Little Farmer contest will begin at 6:30 p.m. for boys and girls ages 1 to 3 years old. Children dressed as a farmer will parade around the 4-H Show Arena for the crowd.  The Young Farmers Committee will award six $50 Savings Bonds from the entries.

Money in the Straw will be held at 7 p.m. for children ages 1 to 3 years-old. Children can hunt for quarters, dimes, nickels, pennies and more in a straw pile.  Over $50 will be buried in the straw.

The last event of Monday night is the Pedal Pull for children ages 4-7 years old.  Entry fee for the event will be a non-perishable food item.

Tuesday July, 17th:

Events include more project judging at the 4-H Center and the Produce Building, and swine judging at the show arena.

The evening events include  the dog obedience and agility show at 5:30 p.m. in the show arena, the Speed Horse Show at 6 p.m. at the Horse arena, and the  Fashion Revue at 6:30 p.m. in the 4-H Center.

Wes Wheeler and the Battle Creek Band will perform from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Darrell Gregg Pavilion

Wednesday July, 18th:

Judging continues with the beef judging beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the show arena. Cats and small aged animals will be judged in the Produce Building beginning at 9 a.m.

Awarding of 11 college scholarships will be held at 6 p.m. at the show arena. The 4-H Livestock Sale will follow at 6:30 p.m.

All events are held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds ,free of charge.  For more information, contact the Shelby County Farm Bureau at 217-774-2151 or [email protected]

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