Gallia Fair returns July 31


A kickoff to tri-county’s fair season

By Dean Wright - deanwright@aimmediamidwest.com



At 7 p.m. Riverside Cloggers perform followed by Deep Creatures, pictured, which will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4.


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Wade Jarrell performs at the Gray Pavilion at 5 p.m., followed by Jacob Gilmore performing at 6 p.m. and Devin Henry at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2.


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ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator KC will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5.


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Little Texas will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3.


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Country musician William Michael Morgan will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2.


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Tenth Avenue North performs at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1.


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GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The sounds of crowing and mooing, along with the smell of fried foods will once again linger in the air as the Gallia County Junior Fair gets underway July 31.

Gallia County Night will be the first Monday of the fair with Horse Shows taking off in the Horse Arena at 8 a.m. with Rabbit Judging in the Dairy Barn at 8:30 a.m. Tobacco Judging will be held in the Show Arena at 9 a.m. and demonstrations will be held at the Ag Center at 9 a.m. Poultry events will be held in the Dairy Barn at 11 a.m. The Miniature Goat Show will be held in the Show Arena at 1 p.m. and the Cloverbud Show and Tell will be held at 2 p.m. at the Gray Pavilion. Market Goat Show will get under way in the Show Arena at 3 p.m. and the South Gallia High School Band will play on the Holzer Main Stage at 3 p.m. Field Crops events will be held in the Activities Building at 4 p.m. and Gallia Academy High School Band will take the Holzer Main Stage at 4 p.m. The River Valley High School Band will follow on the Holzer Main Stage at 5 p.m. and the fair will hold its official opening at 6 p.m., also on the main stage. Also at 6 p.m., it’s the Livestock Skill-A-Thon at the pavilion, followed by Little Miss Gallia County Contest at 6:30 p.m. on the main stage. Then at 7 p.m. it’s Extreme Bull Riding and Barrel Racing at the pulling track, followed by the Little Mister Gallia County Contest at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage and finally, at 9:30 p.m., the Gallia County Queen Contest, also on the main stage.

Religious and Senior Citizens Night well be held Tuesday, Aug. 1. The Horse Production and Contest Show will be held in the Horse Arena at 8 a.m. the same day. Swine Showmanship will be held in the Show Arena at 8:30 a.m. and a helicopter will be on display near the pit area from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Market Swine will be available for watch in the Show Arena at 4 p.m. Boy Scout Awards will be held at the Gray Pavilion at 5:30 p.m with Girl Scout Awards following at 6 p.m. The Horse Award Ceremony and barnyard games will be held at the Horse Arena at 6 p.m. A four-wheel drive truck pull will be held at the pulling track at 6:30 p.m. Jeff and Sheri Easter will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 7 p.m. with Tenth Avenue North following at 8:30 p.m.

The Beef Breeding Show will kickoff Aug. 2 in the Show Arena at 9 a.m. Pet Rabbit Judging will be held in the Gray Pavilion at 9 a.m. and the Extreme 4-H Cowbow Trail Competition will be held in the Horse Arena at 10 a.m. A helicopter will again be on display around the pit area from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wade Jarrell performs at the Gray Pavilion at 5 p.m., followed by Jacob Gilmore performing at 6 p.m. Sheep Showmanship will be held in the Show Arena at 3 p.m. and Market Lambs at 6 p.m. A costume contest will be held for horses in the Horse Arena at 6 p.m. and followed by Cowboy Polo at 6:30 p.m. Field Stock Tractor and Semi Pulls will be held at the pulling track at 6:30 p.m. Devin Henry performs at 7 p.m. at the Gray Pavilion. Country musician William Michael Morgan will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m.

On Aug. 3, the Steer Show will be held in the Show Arena at 8:30 a.m. and Exhibition Cowless Cutting will be in the Horse Arena at 10 a.m. A helicopter will once again be on display from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the pit area. The Kiwanis Youth Program will be held at 12:30 p.m. on the Holzer Main Stage. Steer and Feeder Calf Showmanship Contest participants will strut the Show Arena at 2 p.m. with the Dairy Show taking place in the Show Arena at 4 p.m. At the Horse Arena, a Fun Show will be held at 6 p.m. and the Pony and Horse Pull will start at 6 p.m. at the Pulling Track. A master exhibitor event will be featured in the Show Arena at 7 p.m. The Livestock Judging Contest will follow at 8 p.m. Little Texas will cap the evening with a performance on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m.

Aug. 4 marks the 35th annual tobacco sale in the Show Arena at 9 a.m. with the 59th annual market lamb sale at 9:15 a.m. The Holzer Main Stage will host the Pretty Baby Contest at 10 a.m. The 66th annual market steer sale will be held in the Show Arena at 11 a.m. with the 5th annual market goal sale following at noon. Cloverbud Graduation will be held in the Gray Pavilion at 3 p.m. Holzer Health System will hold its small animal awards in the Gray Pavilion at 5 p.m. Muddy Night’s mud volleyball tournament will be held in the Horse Arena at 5:30 p.m. Holzer Health System Activity Building Awards will be held in the Gray Pavilion at 6 p.m. An OSTPA Sanctioned Tractor Pull will be held at the pulling track, at 7 p.m. Riverside Cloggers followed by Deep Creatures will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, Aug. 5, the final day of the fair, the 57th annual market hog sale will take place in the Show Arena at 9 a.m. Demolition derbies will take place at the Pulling Track at 5 p.m. and a corn hole contest will be held in the Show Arena at 7 p.m. ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator KC will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m. to end the fair season.

Dean Wright can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2103.

At 7 p.m. Riverside Cloggers perform followed by Deep Creatures, pictured, which will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.20-PPR-Deep-Creatures.jpgAt 7 p.m. Riverside Cloggers perform followed by Deep Creatures, pictured, which will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 4. Courtesy

Wade Jarrell performs at the Gray Pavilion at 5 p.m., followed by Jacob Gilmore performing at 6 p.m. and Devin Henry at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.21-PPR-DEv.jpgWade Jarrell performs at the Gray Pavilion at 5 p.m., followed by Jacob Gilmore performing at 6 p.m. and Devin Henry at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 2. Courtesy

ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator KC will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.21-PPR-Eliminator.jpgZZ Top tribute band Eliminator KC will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5. Courtesy

Little Texas will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.21-PPR-Little.jpgLittle Texas will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 3. Courtesy

Country musician William Michael Morgan will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.21-PPR-Morgan.jpgCountry musician William Michael Morgan will perform on the Holzer Main Stage at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2. Courtesy

Tenth Avenue North performs at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1.
http://mydailyregister.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/07/web1_7.21-PPR-Tenth-Ave.jpgTenth Avenue North performs at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 1. Courtesy
A kickoff to tri-county’s fair season

By Dean Wright

deanwright@aimmediamidwest.com

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