Talent show to be hosted for final time at Cottonwood County Fair
WINDOM -- The Cottonwood County Fair will be underway today and continue through Saturday. Among the highlights is the Saturday night talent contest, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Arena. The event is being billed as the final such con...
WINDOM -- The Cottonwood County Fair will be underway today and continue through Saturday.
Among the highlights is the Saturday night talent contest, which will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Arena. The event is being billed as the final such contest at the fair after 35 years.
The fair kicks off this morning with the 4-H horse show at 8 a.m. The day will continue with several 4-H events and culminate with the House Cat and Kitten Show at 6:30 p.m. in the Oleson Pavilion.
On Thursday, the 4-H food stand will have an early start at 7:30 a.m. 4-H animal shows will begin at 10 a.m. and continue to 5:30 p.m. A classic car show will take place later in the day, and a hypnotism show titled “Lizzy, the Dream Girl” is scheduled in the Arena.
On Friday, the first show will start at 7:30 a.m. with the 4-H swine identification and weigh-in at the West Swine Barn. Following a host of other events, the Ranch Working Rodeo will take over the Arena at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday will start with the 4-H Livestock Auction at the Arena and at Oleson Pavilion. The day will followed by 4-H Horse Fun Show at the Outdoor Arena. Activities in the afternoon include a scavenger hunt and carnival, and the fair will close with the talent show.
The following is a schedule of events:
Today 8 a.m.: 4-H Horse Show, Arena
9 a.m. to noon: entries for open class exhibits
10 a.m.: 4-H food stand opens
10 a.m.: FFA judging: Horticulture, Crops and Mechanical, Vossen Building
12:30 p.m.: open class judging
3 to 5 p.m.: 4-H lamb and market goat identification and weigh-in, 4-H Sheep Barn
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: 4-H rabbit and poultry check-in, Rabbit and Poultry Barn
5 p.m.: 4-H dairy and swine entries in place
5 p.m.: commercial exhibits open
5:10 p.m.; people’s choice voting on 4-H photography exhibits. 4-H General Exhibit Building
6:30 p.m.: House Cat and Kitten Show, Oleson Pavilion
Thursday 7:30 a.m.: 4-H food stand opens
8 to 10 a.m.: 4-H swine identification and weigh-in, West Swine Barn
10 a.m.: Open Class Beef Show, Arena
10:30 a.m.: FFA Beef Show, Arena
11 a.m.: 4-H Cow/Calf and Market Pen of Three, Beef Barn; 4-H Beef Show to follow in Arena
2:30 p.m.: FFA Sheep Show, Oleson Pavilion
3:15 p.m.: 4-H Lamb Lead, Oleson Pavilion
3:30 p.m.: 4-H Sheep Show, Oleson Pavilion
5:30 p.m.: Open Class Sheep, Oleson Pavilion
6 p.m.: Classic Car Show, east of Arena
7 p.m.: Lizzy, the Dream Girl (hypnotist), Arena
Friday 7:30 a.m.: 4-H food stand opens
7:30 a.m.: 4-H Swine Show, Oleson Pavilion; FFA Swine Show to follow
10 a.m.: Champion 4-H Horse Show pictures. Horse Barn
10:45 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Show, Arena
12:30 p.m., FFA Dairy Show, Arena
1 p.m.: 4-H Rabbit Show, 4-H Rabbit and Poultry Barn
1:30 p.m.: Open Class Dairy Show
1:30 p.m.: FFA Goat Show, Oleson Pavilion
3 p.m.: 4-H Goat Show, Oleson Pavilion
4:30 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Show, Rabbit and Poultry Barn
6 p.m.:4-H Cat/Pet/Dog Show, Oleson Pavilion
7:30 p.m. Ranch Working Rodeo, arena
Saturday 7:30 a.m.: 4-H food stand opens
8:30 a.m.: 4-H Livestock Auction, Arena and Oleson Pavilion
11 a.m.: 4-H Horse Fun Show, Outdoor Arena
11:30 a.m.: 4-H Dennis Franz Premier Showmanship Contest, Specie Barns
12:30 p.m., Southwest Dog Show, Arena
1 p.m., ambassador scavenger hunt, starts at General Exhibit Building
1 to 5 p.m.: carnival wristbands available; drawing for boys and girls bike, east of Arena
1:30 p.m.: Jr. Columbia Sheep Show, Rabbit and Poultry Barn
5:30 p.m: pedal pull
6 p.m.: 4-H grand champion general winner photos, 4-H exhibit building
7:30 p.m.: talent contest, Arena