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July 7-9, 2017
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2017 fair schedule

THURSDAY, JULY 6

5 PM - 7 PM
Pre Opera House Concert dinner at Thomas Hall
5 PM - 6:30 PM
Early entry of exhibits at Floral Hall
5 PM - 6:30 PM
Pick up Scavenger Hunt list at early entry check- in desk in Floral Hall
7 PM
TEXAS TENORS at the Opera House

FRIDAY, JULY 7

8 AM - 11:30 AM
Enter items in the Open Competition Departments in Floral Hall
8 AM - 11:30 AM
Pick up Scavenger hunt list at entry check-in desk in Floral Hall
NOON
Judging at Floral Hall begins
2 PM
Checkers Tournament for ALL AGES – Thomas Hall
3 PM - 4 PM
Kids' Games - Horseshoe Pavilion - Rain or Shine
3 PM - 9 PM
Floral Hall Exhibits open for viewing
4 PM - 8 PM
by the main gate - “Kiracatures” – Caricatures by Kira Layli
4 PM - 10 PM
Free Carnival Rides with Sweet Fun Carnival on the Midway
Sponsored by the Keokuk County Fair Board and Holland-Coble Funeral Home
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
at Pavilion by main gate - Face Painting by Chris Vermillion – 6th grade and under only
6 PM - 8 PM
Bingo at Thomas Hall - Jackpot Blackout $100 guaranteed
7 pm
Hawkeye Pedal Pull – ages 4 years to 11 years In front of Thomas Hall on the cement
STROLLING
Barnyard Billy and Todd Lagessie


GRANDSTAND EVENTS

12:30 PM
Harness Horse Races - Admission $5, 12 & under free
5:15 PM
Crowning of the Keokuk County Fair Queen
5:30 PM
Baby Pageant Co-Sponsored by Keokuk County Fair and Delta Grocery
6:30 PM
Horse Show


SATURDAY, JULY 8

7:15 AM - 8 AM
Registration for the Tri-County FFA 5K Run, 1 Mile Run, & Rosie Phillips Memorial Fun Walk at the Taco Building
8 AM
The Tri-County FFA 5 K Run, 1 Mile Run & Rosie Phillips Memorial Fun Walk
9 AM - 9 PM
Floral Hall Exhibits open for viewing
10 AM - 3 PM
Antique Tractor Show – Southwest corner of the fairgrounds
10:30 AM - 11 AM
Enter cakes for the Queen’s Cake Contest - Thomas Hall
11 AM
Judging of the Queen’s Cakes at Thomas Hall
STROLLING
Todd Lagessie

1 pm - 10 pm
Free Carnival Rides with Sweet Fun Carnival
Sponsored by the Keokuk County Fair and Holland-Coble Funeral Home

6 PM - 8 PM
Bingo at Thomas Hall - Jackpot Blackout $100 guaranteed

6 PM - 7 PM
Turn in Scavenger Hunt sheets to Bingo Cashier In Thomas Hall


GRANDSTAND EVENTS

12:30 PM
Harness Horse Races - Admission $5, 12 & under free; Keokuk County Fair “Friend of the Fair” award given
6:30 PM
Figure 8 Races - Admission $7; 5-12, $3; 4 & under is free. Pit Pass $8 + the General Admission
Sponsored by Sigourney Body Shop

SUNDAY, JULY 9

10:30 AM
Community Wide Church Services - Heritage Hall - Rain or Shine - Bring your lawn chairs
NOON - 4 PM
Free Carnival Rides with Sweet Fun Carnival
Sponsored by the Keokuk County Fair Board and Holland-Coble Funeral Home

4 PM - 5 PM
Pick up Floral Hall Entries


GRANDSTAND EVENT

12:30 PM
Harness Horse Races - Admission $5, 12 & under free
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