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Ag expo - If you go

August 04, 2002

Washington County Ag Expo



Through Friday, Aug. 9


Washington County Agrigultural Education Center

7303 Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65), 11 miles south of Hagerstown.




Highlights



Sunday, Aug. 4

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free.

9 a.m. - Church service, pavilion.

10 a.m. - Market dairy goat show, show ring.

1 p.m. - Cat show, exhibit hall.

2 to 4 p.m. - Sheep showmanship followed by breeding sheep show, including open class younger than the age of 8 fitting and showing, show ring.

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2 p.m. - Open class cat show, exhibit hall.

4:30 p.m. - Fashion review, main show ring.

5:30 p.m. - Registration for pedal tractor pulling contest, ages 5 to 10, show ring.

6 p.m. - Pedal tractor pulling contest, show ring.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.




Monday, Aug. 5

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $8 from 4 p.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free.

9 a.m. - Market swine show followed by Lean Gain performance class, show ring.

10 a.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

Noon - Tractor driving contest, horse ring.

1:30 p.m. - Dairy steer show, main show ring.

2 p.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

4 p.m. - Rabbit show and Cavy show, rabbit tent.

5 p.m. - Ice cream churning contest, main show ring.

5:30 p.m. - Registration for baby contest; main show ring.

6 p.m. - Baby contest, main show ring.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.

6 p.m. - Registration for Little Farmer and Little Farmerette contest, main show ring.

6:30 p.m. - Little Farmer and Little Farmerette contest, main show ring.

7:30 p.m. - Demolition derby, track.




Tuesday, Aug. 6

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $5 from 4 p.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free. Senior Citizen Day, free admission for ages 65 and older from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

10 a.m. - Dairy cattle show, main show ring.

1 p.m. - Lawn tractor and safety event, horse ring.

2 p.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

2 to 6 p.m. - Embroiderers' Guild demonstration, building 2.

4 to 8 p.m. - Quilters' Guild demonstration, building 2.

5 p.m. - Beef steer show, main show ring.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.

7:30 p.m. - Antique tractor pull and skid loader rodeo, track.




Wednesday, Aug. 7

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $8 from 4 p.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free.

10 a.m. - Open class Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Jersey and Milking Shorthorn Show (breeds will show alphabetically), main show ring.

10 a.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

2 p.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

4 to 8 p.m. - Spinning and weaving demonstration by Weavers' Roundtable, building 2.

6 p.m. - Market lamb show followed by junior and senior Shepherd and open class Shepherd's Lead, show ring.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.

7 p.m. - Tractor and 6,500 pounds interstate pro stock and 4x4 truck pull, track.

7:30 p.m. - Pretty animal contest, main show ring.




Thursday, Aug. 8

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; $8 from 4 p.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free.

10 a.m. - Texas Longhorn show, main show ring.

10 a.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

11 a.m. - Commercial beef heifer show, 4-H/FFA beef heifer show and open class beef cattle show, main show ring.

2 p.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

4 p.m. - Dog show, Redmen pavilion.

5 p.m. - Market and dairy goat show, show ring.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.

7 p.m. - Tractor and 6,800 pounds modified 4x4 truck pull, track.




Friday, Aug. 9

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to closing; ages 8 and younger are admitted free.

9 a.m. - Horse show, English and Western, horse ring.

10 a.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

10 a.m. - Open class Holstein cattle show, main show ring.

2 p.m. - Fair tour, exhibit hall.

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor.

6 p.m. -Market animal sale, main show ring.

7 p.m. - Gospel concert.

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