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Boone County Fair daily schedule

Thursday, July 17, 2008 | 5:15 p.m. CDT; updated 4:37 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Friday, July 18

7 a.m. Ham judging

Saturday, July 19

10 a.m. Parade in downtown Columbia

1 p.m. Horse and pony fun horse show

6 p.m. 4-H/FFA dog show

Sunday, July 20

8 a.m. Fellowship of Christian Cowboys

9:30 a.m. 4-H/FFA horse show

10 a.m. Open breeding cattle and steer show

1 p.m. Junior bucket calf show

Monday, July 21: The Fair Begins

Veterans Night — veterans get in free

4 p.m. Fair opens

4 p.m. Farm team horse pull

4 p.m. Junior meat and dairy goat show

4-9 p.m. Children’s barnyard open

5 p.m. Family fun night registration

6 p.m. Family fun night games begin

6 p.m. Little Mister and Miss Boone County

6 p.m. Carnival rides available

6 p.m. 4-H working demonstrations

7 p.m. Miss Boone County queen pageant and princess pageant

7 p.m. Antique tractor pull

7:30 p.m. Draft horse pull

Tuesday, July 22

4 p.m. Fair opens

4-9 p.m. Children’s barnyard open

6 p.m. Carnival opens

6 p.m. Junior market lamb

6 p.m. Pony pull

7 p.m. Pedal pull

7 p.m. Gospel night — Nashville Church Band, Praises to Him

7:30 p.m. Fair car racing

8 p.m. Talent show preliminary rounds

Wednesday, July 23

9 a.m. Junior breeding sheep show

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Preschool barnyard tours

4 p.m. Fair opens

4-9 p.m. Children’s barnyard open

4-10 p.m. Hedrick’s Educational Zoo

5 p.m. Pig races

6 p.m. Carnival opens

6 p.m. Junior poultry show

7 p.m. Fiddler’s frolic

7 p.m. Junior swine show

7-10 p.m. Car racing

8 p.m. Talent show preliminary rounds

9 p.m. Pig races

Thursday, July 24

9:30 a.m. Society horse show

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Preschool barnyard tours

4 p.m. Fair opens

4-9 p.m. Children’s barnyard open

4-10 p.m. Hedrick’s Educational Zoo

5 p.m. Pig races

6 p.m. Carnival opens

6 p.m. Junior steer show and beef showmanship

6 p.m. Junior rabbit show

6 p.m. Girls baby contest

6:15 p.m. Steer show

6:30 p.m. Society horse show

7 p.m. Pig races

7 p.m. Garden tractor and mini rods

8 p.m. Talent show preliminary rounds

9 p.m. Pig races

Friday, July 25

9 a.m. Junior home-raised steers and club of group steer show

9:30 a.m. Society horse show

1 p.m. Junior ag olympics

2 p.m. Fair opens

4 p.m. 16th Annual Boone’s Lick Trail barbecue contest

4-9 p.m. Children’s barnyard open

4-10 p.m. Hedrick’s Educational Zoo

4:30 p.m. Junior livestock buyers’ dinner

5 p.m. Pig races

5:30 p.m. Stick horse

6 p.m. Carnival opens

6 p.m. Junior livestock auction

6 p.m. Boys baby contest

6 p.m. Society horse show

7 p.m. Side-by-side mud racing

7 p.m. Pig races

8 p.m. Talent show finals

9 p.m. Pig races

11 p.m. Pig races

Saturday, July 26

7 a.m. Ham breakfast with speaker Michael E. John

8:45 a.m. Ham auction

9 a.m. Society/academy horse show

12 p.m. Fair opens

1-10 p.m. Hedrick’s Educational Zoo

2 p.m. Carnival opens

6:30 p.m. Society horse show championship

7 p.m. Truck and tractor pull

7 p.m. Pig races

9 p.m. Pig races

11 p.m. Pig races

Sunday, July 27

1-3 p.m. Release of youth arts, hams and homes divisions

7 p.m. Demolition derby


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