Schedule of Events

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Saturday, September 9
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Building Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Beer, Wine & Cider Entries Received Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(Photography, Fine Arts, Mutli-Media, Afghans, Quilts, Childrens and Middle High/School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
Wednesday, September 13
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(all exhibits EXCEPT Baked Goods, Photography, Fine Arts, Multi-Media, Afghans, Quilts, Childrens and Middle/High School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Farm and Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Thursday, September 14
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(Baked Goods Only)
The Null Bldg. (9)
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Farm and Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Friday, September 15
9 a.m. Judging – Home Arts & Crafts Building Exhibits
Judging – Farm & Garden Building Exhibits
(CLOSED)
5 p.m. Horse Pull (FREE)
Outdoor Equine Arena
5 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price ($)
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Midway
Near Bldg. 23
(Track Barn)
5:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: TBA
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
 7 p.m. Farm Family, Agri-Business, & Ag-Advocate of the Year Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. 4-H Royalty Contest & Character Counts Recognition
3 DOORS DOWN
   Presented by TBA ($)
Bldg. 32
Grandstand
Saturday, September 16
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. FFA Corsages and Plan & Plant Entries Received Bldg. 12
9 a.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Opens to Public
Farm and Garden Building Opens to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Open Class Dairy Goat Show
4-H/FFA Horse & Pony Show, English
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32
Outdoor Equine Arena
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. – Close *Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price ($)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
Midway
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Baked Goods, Plan & Plant, Garden & Field Crop Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Micro 500 Race Day
   Presented By: Gator Tech
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Open Dairy Cattle Arrival
(Jersey, Brown Swiss, Milking Shortburn, Guernseys)
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 4-H/FFA Booth/Display Entries Received Bldg. 12
3 p.m. All Other Buildings Open to Public
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Cow Contest Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. TRAVIS TRITT & THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
   Presented By: South Side Tire & Auto ($)
Grandstand
Sunday, September 17
8 a.m. 4-H/FFA Rabbit Judging Bldg. 14
8:30 a.m. Draft Horse & Mule Show

4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show – All Breeds

Outdoor Equine Arena
Bldg. 32
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Swine Fitting & Showing
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32
Bldg. 25
Near Bldg. 23 (Track Barn)
Noon – Close Carnival Midway Open ($) Midway
Noon – 6 p.m. Kids Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
1 p.m. Horseshoeing Demonstration Bldg. 23
1 p.m. 4-H/FFA Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Fitting & Showing
4-H/FFA Poultry Showmanship
Stick Horse Workshop (Free)
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 14
Bldg. 44 (City Streets, Country Roads)
3 p.m. Vintage Art Auction
   Presented By: Eddie Mercer Agri-Services
Bldg. 18
3:30/4 p.m. 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Supreme Champion Bldg. 32
5 p.m. 4-H Cake Auction Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Frederick County FFA Greenhand & Character Counts Ceremony Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. COLE SWINDELL
   Presented By: Buffalo Wild Wings – MD & Tire World ($)
Grandstand
Monday, September 18
9 a.m. 4-H/FFA and Open Poultry Judging
All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Beef Showmanship
4-H/FFA Dog Show
Sulky Saddle To Tack Room Display
Bldg. 14
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations The Null Bldg. (9)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Senior Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Open – Dollar Day (all rides $1 each)
 2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Breeding Show Bldg. 28
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show
4-H/FFA Beef Heifer Show
Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Lucas Oil East Coast National Tractor/Truck Pull Night
   Presented By: Krietz Auto Sales & Repair ($)
(Modified, Super Stock/Pro Stock Tractors/ Pro Stock Diesel FWD Trucks)
Grandstand
Tuesday, September 19 – Governor’s Day
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Swine Market Show
Open Class Beef Cattle Show (All Breeds)
Open Class Sheep Breeding Show (Wool Breeds)
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 28
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. Open Dairy Cattle Show
(Brown Swiss, Milking Shortburn, Guernseys)
Bldg. 32 (Dairy Show Ring)
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Family Day
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair 
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11 a.m. – noon Jousting Exhibition (Free) Grandstand
12:30 – 2 p.m. – Close Kiddie Carnival Rides Open ($) Midway
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – $60 Carload Special ($)
   Presented By: WAFY Key 103.1
Midway
Parking in Lot D Required
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Market Show Bldg. 28
6 p.m. Open Dairy Cattle Show (Jersey)  Bldg. 32 (Dairy Show Ring)
7 p.m. Market Rabbit Sale Bldg. 4 (Poultry/Rabbit Bldg.)
7 p.m. Demolition Derby,Cars
   Presented By: South Mt. Collision & Auto & McHenry’s Small Engines ($)
Grandstand
Wednesday, September 20 – Agriculture Day
8 a.m. Open Class Sheep Breeding Show (Meat Breeds) Bldg. 28
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Beef Steer Show
4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Open Dairy Cattle Arrival
(Ayshires, Holsteins)
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Frederick Community Day
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free) Grandstand
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Kiddie Carnival Rides Open ($) Midway
2 p.m. – close Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price ($) Midway
3:30 p.m. Pretty Pig Contest Bldg. 25
6 p.m. 4-H/FFA Decorated Lamb and Lead Contest Bldg. 28
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Poultry & Rabbit Dress Up Contest Bldg. 14
7 p.m. Demolition Derby, Trucks & Vans, Figure 8
   Presented By: South Mt. Collision and Middletown Valley Cooling & Heating ($)
Grandstand
7:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Market Goat Sale Bldg. 32
Thursday, September 21 – Children’s Day / Old Fashion Day
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Sulky To Sadde Tack Room Display
Bldg. 32
Inside Gate 3
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FCPS S.T.E.M. Showcase
   Presented By: BB&T Frederick Underwriters
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10 a.m. Open Class Dairy Cattle Heifer Show
(Ayshires, Holsteins)
Bldg. 32
10 a.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. – All rides reduced by one ticket; regular ticket prices after 5 p.m.
Midway
11 a.m. Farrier Demonstration – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free)
Kid’s Harness Pedal Races
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grandstand
1 p.m. Open Class Dairy Cattle Cow Show
(Ayshires, Holsteins)
Bldg. 32
Approx. 1:30 p.m. Old Fashion Day, Parade of Antique Cars
Immediately following the races (Free)
Grandstand
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
2:30 p.m. Model Horse Show – Equine Expo Tent Inside Gate 3
5:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Beef, Sheep, & Swine Sale Bldg. 18
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Let There Be ROCK School Showcase Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Cow Contest Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. THE DOOBIE BROTHERS w/ JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT (Classic Rock)
   Presented By: Bud Light Concert Series ($)
Grandstand
Friday, September 22
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Camalids Show
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. Open Class Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 8 p.m Frederick County History Day
Presented By: The Tourism Council of Frederick
& The Frederick Historic Sites Consortium
Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free) Grandstand
Noon – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price ($) Midway
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds (FREE) Grandstand
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
6 p.m. Landscapers Contest Winners Announced
   Presented By: Classic Landscaping
Bldg. 32
6:15 p.m. 4-H Building Awards Bldg. 32
7 p.m. Selection of the Open Class Dairy Supreme Champions Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. CASTING CROWNS (Christian)
   Presented By: TBA ($)
Grandstand
Saturday, September 23
7:30 a.m. Livestock Exhibitors’ Breakfast
   Presented By: Brandenburg Electric, MD/VA Milk Producers Co-op; MidAtlantic Farm Credit, Dairy Maid Dairy & Hemps Meats (Ticketed Event)
Bldg. 18
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Standardbred Horse Show (Free) Outdoor Equine Arena (Infield)
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Open Class Boer Goat Show #1
Northeast Texas Longhorn Regional Show
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. – close *Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m. ($)
Midway
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Music & More
   Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10:30am – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free)
Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull
Grandstand
Bldg. 44 (City Streets Country Roads)
12:15 – 12:30pm Standardbred Racing Under Saddle (Free) Grandstand
1 p.m. Huntsman & Hounds Demonstration (Free) Outdoor Equine Arena (Infield)
1:30 p.m. Parade of Horse Drawn Antique Vehicles (Free) Grandstand
2 p.m. Open Class Boer Goat Show #2
Parade of Horses (Free)
Bldg. 28
Grandstand
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
7:30 p.m. LEE BRICE
   Presented By: DARCARS Toyota of Frederick ($)
Grandstand
8 p.m. 4-H/FFA & Open Class Livestock Released (except for Poultry & Rabbits)
Sunday, September 24
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. 4-H/FFA & Open Poultry & Rabbits Released Bldg. 14
9 a.m. 4-H/FFA Horse & Pony Show
(Western & Theraputic Riding)
Outdoor Equine Show Arena
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Home Arts & Craft Building Exhibits Released
Farm & Garden Building Exhibits Released
4-H/FFA Building Exhibits Released
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Bldg. 12

* Promotion runs until close, but wristbands MUST be purchased by 8 p.m.

Daily events – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. – City Streets Country Roads Agriculture Awareness Exhibit, Milky Way, It’s Fiber! Functional & Fun!, Milking Facility, Birthing Center, My “Plate” Garden, Horse Tack Room Exhibit

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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