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2009 Stephenson County Fair Schedule
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Photo supplied Sawyer Brown will be performing at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds grandstand at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, in Freeport. The fair has been moved to July from August this year, and musical acts will perform at the grandstand on Wednesday and Thursday rather than Friday and Saturday.
SUNDAY, JULY 12• 2-4 p.m: Junior Open & Open Home Ec/Ag Products (exhibit check-in, except department O)MONDAY, JULY 13• 7-9 a.m.: Junior Open & Open Home Ec/Ag Products (exhibit check-in, except department O)• 8 a.m.-2 p.m.: Dog Show - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 9-11 a.m.: 4-H Food & Horticulture Shows - 4-H Exhibit Building• 9:30 a.m.: 4-H Horse Show - Horse Show Ring• 9:30 a.m.: Section 1 FFA Judging• 1 p.m.: Cloverbud Judging - 4-H Exhibit Building• 1:30 p.m.: Garbology Judging - 4-H Exhibit BuildingTUESDAY, JULY 14• 8 a.m.: 4-H Goat Show - Goat Show Ring• 8:30 a.m.: 4-H Rabbit, Cavies, & Sheep Shows - Animal Barns• 8:45 a.m.: 4-H Poultry Judging - Poultry Barn• 9 a.m.: 4-H Beef & Swine Shows - Animal Barns• 10 a.m.: Home Ec Building Opens• 10 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Show - Dairy Show Ring• 10:30 a.m.: Commercial Buildings Open• 11 a.m.: 911 & You-When Seconds Count - Rest and Entertainment Tent• Noon: Stephenson County Sheriff's Department K-9 Demonstration - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 1:30 p.m.: Del Heins on Accordion - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 3 p.m.: Tricia Vandenburgh and Family - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 4 p.m.: Youth Night - Grandstand (Free)• 4-6 p.m.: Queen and Little Miss Pageant - Grandstand• 4:30 p.m.: Sounds of Good News-Carl Cole - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 5 p.m.-close: Midway - $20 Pay One Price Wristband• 5-7 p.m.: 4-H Flower Arranging - 4-H Exhibit Building• 6 p.m.: Jr Open Cake Walk - Outside Home Ec Building• 6-7 p.m.: Celebrity Showmanship Contest - Grandstand• 7-8 p.m.: Chicken Scratch, Pig & Lamb Scramble - Grandstand• 7 p.m.: Men in Accord - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8 p.m.: "Stephenson County's Got Talent" and Tug-of-War - Grandstand• 8:30 p.m.: Cake Walk - Outside Home Ec Building• 10 p.m.: Home Ec Building ClosesWEDNESDAY, JULY 15• 8 a.m.: Junior Open Sheep Judging• 8:30 a.m.: Junior Open Beef Judging• 8:30 a.m.-noon: 4-H Cat Show - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 9 a.m.: Junior Open Swine, Poultry and Sanct. Goat Judging• 9 a.m.: Open Rabbit Judging• 9:30 a.m.: Junior Open/Open Dairy Judging• 10 a.m.: Home Ec Building Opens• 10:30 a.m.: Commercial Buildings Open• 1-4 p.m.: 4-H Dress Revue - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 2-6 p.m.: Midway - $15 Pay One Price Wristband• 4:30-6:30 p.m.: "4-H'ers In Action" - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 6 p.m.: Jr. Wether Lamb Show• 6 p.m.-close: Midway - $20 Pay One Price Wristband• 7 p.m.: Council Hill Station Band - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8 p.m.: Sawyer Brown - Grandstand• 8:30 p.m.: Cake Walk - Outside Home Ec Building• 10 p.m.: Home Ec Building ClosesTHURSDAY, JULY 16• 8 a.m.: Open Sheep Judging• 9 a.m.: Open Beef, Swine, Poultry, & Sanctioned Goat Judging• 9:30 a.m.: Jr Open/Open Dairy Judging• 10 a.m.: Home Ec Building Opens• 10:30 a.m.: Commercial Buildings Open• Noon: Magic by Cy Crothers - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 1:30 p.m.: Magic by Cy Crothers - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 2-6 p.m.: Midway - $15 Pay One Price Wristband• 2:30 p.m.: The Peddler and the Rambler - Rest and Entertainment Tent • 6 p.m.: 4-H Parade of Excellence - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 6 p.m.-Close: Midway - $20 Pay One Price Wristband• 7:30 p.m.: Mississippi Man - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8 p.m.: Tracy Lawrence - Grandstand• 8:30 p.m.: Cake Walk - Outside Home Ec Building• 10 p.m.: Home Ec Building ClosesFRIDAY, JULY 17• 8 a.m.: Open Sheep Judging• 9 a.m.: Open Beef Judging• 9:30 a.m.: Junior Open/Open Dairy Judging• 10 a.m.: Home Ec Building Opens• 10:30 a.m.: Commercial Buildings Open• Noon: Tractor Pulls (Lucas Oil Midwest Summer Nationals) - Grandstand • Noon: United Sportsman's Youth Foundation Demo, Rock Hollow Conservation Club - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 2-6 p.m.: Midway - $15 Pay One Price Wristband• 2 p.m.: Antique Quilt Road Show - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 3 p.m.: Grandma's Apron Strings - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 4 p.m.: The Has Beens - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 6 p.m.-Close: Midway - $20 Pay One Price Wristband• 6 p.m.: Tractor Pulls (Lucas Oil Midwest Summer Nationals) - Grandstand• 6:30 p.m.: Dan, Deb, and Dewey - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8 p.m.: Rock Steady (Classic Rock) - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8:30 p.m.: Cake Walk - Outside Home Ec Building• 10 p.m.: Home Ec Building ClosesSATURDAY, JULY 18• 8:30 a.m.: Open Horse Show• 9 a.m.: Draft Horse Pull• 9:30 a.m.: Junior Livestock Auction - Swine Building• 10 a.m.: Home Ec Building Opens• 10:30 a.m.: Commercial Buildings Open• Noon: Tractor/Truck Pulls (Lucas Oil Midwest Summer Nationals) - Grandstand• Noon: Adamz Applez (Monroe High School Barbershop Chorus) - Rest and Entertainment Tent • 1:30 p.m.: Vern and the Bluebird Express - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 1:30 p.m.: Ladies Lead/Costume Class - Sheep Barn• 2 p.m.: Midway Opens• 2-6 p.m.: Midway - $20 Pay One Price Wristband• 2:30 p.m.: Kiddie Tractor Pull (Registration at 1:45) - Swine Show Ring• 4 p.m.: Jim Martin - Rest and Entertainment Tent • 6 p.m.: Tractor/Truck Pulls (Lucas Oil Midwest Summer Nationals) - Grandstand• 6 p.m.: Cross Cut - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 8:30 p.m.: Cherokee Rose (Classic Country by one of Green County's finest) - Rest and Entertainment Tent• 10 p.m.: Home Ec Building ClosesMidnight: Livestock ReleasedSUNDAY, JULY 19• 8 a.m.-Noon: Commercial Exhibits Released• 9 a.m.: Draft Horse Judging• 10 a.m.: Arabian/Half-Arabian Community Horse Show• Noon: Home Ec Exhibits Released • 1 p.m.-Close: Midway - $22 Pay One Price Wristband (All Day)• 2 p.m.: Demolition Derby - Grandstand 3-4 SHOWS DAILY ON GROUNS• The Magic of Bob Bohm• The Wild World of Animals• Dave Watson the Chainsaw ArtistSchedule subject to change