Poinsett County Agricultural Fair Association

“Let the Good Time’s Grow!”

2017 Poinsett County Fair Schedule of Events

 

Saturday, August 19

11:00 a.m.                 Poinsett County Fair Queen Pageant

 

Tuesday, August 22 – Throwback Tuesday

*The first 200 people to come through the fair gates will receive a moon pie and a cola

(Sponsored by Eagle Seed Company)

8:30 a.m.                   Educational Exhibit registration

6:30 p.m.                   Educational Exhibit Check-In Closes

8:00 a.m.                    Rabbit and Poultry Exhibit Check-In

4:00 p.m.                   Bean Bag Baseball Tournament

5:00 p.m.                   Fair officially opens

5:00 p.m.                   Carnival and Educational Exhibits Open

6:00 p.m.                   Tracy Morris and the Old Friends Band

7:00 p.m.                   Copper Fox Bluegrass Group

 

Wednesday, August 23 – Arts Appreciation Day

8:30 -9:00 a.m. Baked Goods Entries accepted

9:00 a.m.                    Home Economics and Educational
Exhibit Judging

10:00 a.m.                 Rabbit and Poultry Exhibit Judging

5:00 p.m.                   Carnival and Educational Exhibits Open

5:00-7:00 p.m.          Kids’ Recycled Art Station

6:00 p.m.                   Community Gospel Singing

 

Thursday, August 24 – Kid’s Day

12:00 p.m.                 Extension Homemakers’ Council
Annual Rice Buffet

4:30 p.m.                   4-H Poultry BBQ Cook-Off

5:00 p.m.                   Carnival and Educational Exhibits Open

5p.m. - 7p.m.            Livestock Exhibit Check-In
(with exception of rabbits and poultry)

6:00 p.m.                   Harrisburg Mini-Cheerleaders Exhibition

7:00 p.m.                   County Youth Talent Showcase

 

Friday, August 25 – Agriculture Day

*First 200 people through the fair gates will receive a bag of rice.  (Sponsored by: Riceland)

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.          School Agriculture Activities
(Kindergarten-3rd grade)

5:00 p.m.                   Carnival and Educational Exhibits Open

6:00 p.m.                   Livestock Exhibit Judging

6:00 p.m.                   Musical Entertainment: Cody Richardson

7:00 p.m.                   Musical Entertainment:
Lynn Farmer and the Ramblers

8:00 p.m.                   Cow Patty Bingo Contest

 

Saturday, August 26 – Family Day at the Fair

*Free face painting for kids 12 and under

10:00 a.m.                 Horseshoe Tournament  

4:00 p.m.                   Tiny Rides and Little Rides Races

5:30 p.m.                   Hot Dog Eating Contest

5:30 p.m.                   Crowley’s Ridge Cloggers

7:00 p.m.                   Musical Entertainment: Cory Jackson

 

Monday, August 28 – Exhibit Pick-up Day

All exhibits must be picked-up between:

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.