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Jackson County Fair in full swing
Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

JACKSON -- One hundred forty-five years later, the Jackson County Fair is still going strong and providing agricultural showcase opportunities for area youths and entertainment for everyone.

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Following the races at the Jackson County Speedway on Saturday, there will be a fireworks show. Friday, Senior Citizens' Day, will be highlighted by Maiden Dixie and Lost Highway performing at the grandstand during the evening hours.

4-H animal shows are interspersed throughout the fair, and the 4-Hers are hosting a farmer's market on from 4 to 8 p.m Friday.

Today

Kids' Day at the Fair

7:30 a.m., 4-H Lamb Lead, Olson Pavilion.

8:30 a.m., 4-H Sheep, Olson Pavilion.

8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Prairie Ecology Bus Center, sponsored by Jackson SWCD.

9 a.m. to noon., Kids' Day at the Fair Day Camp.

Noon. to 9 p.m., commercial displays open.

1 p.m., FFA Sheep and Cattle Show, Olson Pavilion.

2 p.m., 4-H Meat Goat Show, Olson Pavilion.

2 p.m. to midnight., Beer Garden by Bridget's Bucksnort's Brew Ha Ha & Grill.

5:30 p.m., Kids Pedal Tractor Pull.

6 p.m. until gone, free sweet corn feed at Food Court sponsored by the Corn Cob Open.

7 p.m., Rock and Roll Wrestling, Olson Pavilion.

8 p.m., Demo Derby, Grandstand.

8 p.m., Sean Benz and Band, Beer Garden Free Stage .

Thursday

7 a.m., FFA Swine Show followed by 4-H Swine Show, Olson Pavilion.

9 a.m., 4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena.

Noon to 9 p.m., commercial displays open.

Noon., 4-H Cat and Pet Show Judging, Beef Barn Office.

2 p.m. to midnight, Beer Garden by Bridget's Bucksnort's Brew Ha Ha & Grill.

4 p.m. until gone, free watermelon feed sponsored by Pilot/Standard.

5 p.m., Pet Parade, Olson Pavilion.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., pork chop dinner, 4-H Food Stand.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Jackson Chamber of Commerce Business After 5, Beer Garden.

5:30 p.m., SPAM Contest, Open Class Building.

6 p.m., Community Dog Show, Olson Pavilion.

6:30 p.m., Jim Wuerffel (acoustic), Beer Garden Free Stage .

7 p.m. to 9 p.m., optional release of 4-H swine.

7 p.m., MOD MADNESS - IMCA A Mods, Sport Mods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts, Grandstand

8 p.m., Nectarines with JJRu opening, Beer Garden Free Stage .

Friday

Senior Citizens Day

6:30 a.m., Enter and weigh Prospect Calves.

8 a.m., 4-H Beef Show, Olson Pavilion.

9 a.m., Senior Citizens Day -- free entertainment during the day.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m., commercial displays open.

10 a.m., Carriage/Buggy Rides for Senior Citizens, sponsored by Jackson Livestock Exchange and BuckSnorts.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., free rolls, Jackson County Senior Citizens Center.

2 p.m., Jimmy Jack Whitaker, Beer Garden Free Stage.

2 p.m. to midnight -- Beer Garden by Bridget's Bucksnort's Brew Ha Ha & Grill.

3 p.m., 4-H Livestock and General Exhibit Encampment State Fair Meeting, Olson Pavilion.

4 p.m. to 8 p.m., 4-H Farmers Market.

5 p.m., Jimmy Jack Whitaker, Beer Garden Free Stage .

5 p.m to 7 p.m., ribeye steak dinner served at the 4-H Food Stand by Jackson & Cottonwood Beef Producers.

7 p.m., Maiden Dixie, Grandstand.

10 p.m., Lost Highway., Grandstand.

Saturday

7 a.m. to noon, Omelet Fundraiser, 4-H food stand.

8:30 a.m., 4-H Livestock Premium Auction & KWOA/JBS Auction, Olson Pavilion.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Perry Allen ~ Bill Edlin Tractor Display Show.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m., commercial displays open.

Noon, 4-H Premier Showmanship Contest, Olson Pavilion.

12:30 p.m., Go Kart Races, hot Laps/registration, racing to follow.

1:30 p.m., Perry Allen Memorial Tractor Parade.

2 p.m., 4-H Cloverbud Horse Show, Horse Arena.

2 p.m. to midnight., Beer Garden by Bridget's Bucksnort's Brew Ha Ha & Grill.

2:30 p.m., Jackson Speedway Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Anderson Building.

3 p.m., Talent Show, Olson Pavilion, sponsored by Jackson County Fair Association.

5:30 p.m., Jackson County Open Class Sheep Show, Olson Pavilion.

6:30 p.m., All Star Show - 410 and 360 Sprint Car Hot Laps, sponsored by AGCO and Intivity Center, Grandstand.

8 p.m., All Star Show - 410 and 360 Sprint Car Races, sponsored by AGCO and Intivity Center, Grandstand.

Sunday

9 a.m., Saddle Club Horse Show, Horse Arena.

9 a.m., Release of all exhibits - 4-H, Open Class and Vendors.

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