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Fair schedule

LUVERNE -- Rock County 4-H'ers completed their non-livestock conference judging events on Monday, and will have a break today before livestock entry day begins Wednesday morning.

The fair schedule is rather light on Wednesday, consisting mostly of additional 4-H judging. The Fashion Revue judging will begin at 10 a.m., followed by open class judging for perishable and non-perishable items from 12:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cloverbuds, foods, gardening and club exhibit judging will be from 3 to 6 p.m.

The 4-H Poultry show begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, followed by the 4-H Rabbit show at 8 p.m.

Exhibit buildings will open on Thursday. A full schedule of events follows:


4-H Swine Show, 8 a.m.

4-H Dairy Show, 10:30 a.m.

4-H Goat Show, 1:30 p.m.

4-H Sheep Show, 3 p.m.

Beef Feed (prepared by the Rock Nobles Cattlemen's Association), 5:30 p.m.

4-H Dog Exhibition Show, 6:30 p.m.

Figure 8 Races, 7 p.m.


4-H Beef Show, 8 a.m.

4-H Horse Training, 10 a.m.

4-H Horse Showmanship, 10:30 a.m.

4-H Horse Pleasure Show, Noon

Senior Citizens Day Program, 2:30 p.m.

Free Nitrate Testing (Rock County Land Management), 4-7 p.m.

4-H Pet Show, 5 p.m.

Pork Feed (Prepared by the Rock County Pork Producers Association), 5:30 p.m.

4-H Fashion Revue, 6 p.m.

Rock County Talent Contest, 7 p.m.

Ken Vos & Friends Tractor Parade, 8 p.m.


4-H Livestock Auction, 9 a.m.

4-H Horse Games Show, 11 a.m.

Kids Pedal Pull, 2 p.m.

4-H Premier Showmanship, 4 p.m.

Friends of 4-H Showmanship, 5 p.m.

4-H Parade of Champions, 6 p.m.

Bio Fuels Enduro Race, 7 p.m.

Commercial exhibits will be open from 3:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, while the Floral Hall building will open at 10 a.m. daily. The Rock County Historical Society buildings will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Midwest Rides will operate on the Midway from 6 p.m. to midnight Thursday, and on Friday and Saturday from 1 p.m. to midnight. Advance ride tickets are available at Glen's Food Center, Pizza Ranch, Luverne Area Chamber of Commerce and Rauk's Hilltop Stop, Beaver Creek.

Julie Buntjer

Julie Buntjer joined the Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at

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