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Day 7

August 25 – Thursday – Free Til 3 Day
To help celebrate our 160th year, on Thursday, August 25th, the Fair gates will be open “Free Till 3”, and everyone will have free admission for entrance until 3 pm. This will be coupled with half price ride bands from Kissel Brothers Shows “ALL DAY” as well. Various Vendors promoting a $1.60 Item 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

7:00 A.M. – Gates Open
*9:00 A.M. – POLLS OPEN FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION — SHERIFF’S BUILDING
9:30 A.M. – Darke County 4-H and Junior Fair Awards Presentation — Grandstand
10:00 A.M. – Junior Doe Dairy Goat Show — Sheep Arena
10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. – Vendor and Booth Displays Open
12:00 Noon – Junior Fair Showman of Showmen Contest — Horse and Cattle Show Arenas
11:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. — Amusement Rides Operating
1:00 P.M. – Fine Arts Demonstration — Fine Arts Building
1:00 P.M. – Junior Fair Dog Fun Day — Dog House
1:00 P.M. – Pee Wee Dog Show — Dog House
1:00 P.M. – Junior Fair Horses and Ponies Released
1:00 – 4 P.M. – Family Fun Free Giveaway — Grandstand
1:00 – 8:00 P.M. – Hot Shot Z Clown — Strolling the Midway
3:00 – 9:00 P.M. – Open Class Dogs on Stands — Dog House
4:00 P.M. – Junior Fair Dairy Beef & Milk Sale — Cattle Show Arena
4:00 – 6:00 P.M. – Gene Sherfy — Gazebo
5:00 P.M. – Open Class Dogs on Stands — Dog House
5:30 P.M. – Harness Racing — Grandstand
6:00 P.M. – The Darke County Resident Only Championship Horseshoe Tournament — Horseshoe Court
6:30 P.M. – Miniature Horse Pull — Horse Show Arena (RAIN DATE – SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016)
7:00 P.M. – Junior Fair Beef Sale — Cattle Show Arena — Load Steers After Sale
*7:00 P.M. – POLLS CLOSE FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION — SHERIFF’S BUILDING
7:00 P.M. – Fine Arts Demonstration — Fine Arts Building
7:00 – 9:00 P.M. – Rum River Blend — Gazebo
7:30 P.M. – Domestic Arts Revue — Youth Building
7:30 P.M. – Horse Pull — Horse Show Arena (RAIN DATE – SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2016)
7:30 – 9:30 P.M. – Square Dancing — Swine Barn
SunShine MonkeyShines — Strolling the Midway
Magic & Illusions of John Steven Bloom & Company 3 Shows Daily, Times – TBA
See Darke County Veterans’ Display for Exhibit Items
Midnight — Gates Close

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