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Animals, babies, baked goods and exhibits fit for a queen

July 31, 2003

Washington County Ag Expo

Friday, Aug. 1, to Tuesday, Aug. 8

Washington County Agricultural Education Center

Seven miles south of Hagers-town on Md. 65, Sharpsurg Pike

The cost of admission (listed below) varies but is free for ages 8 and younger.

Weekly passes cost $25 at the Ag Center, building No. 1, from 4 to 9 p.m. today, 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug 1, and at the gate through the week.

Free parking is available.

For information, call 301-791-1404 or 301-739-1960.




Friday, Aug. 1

Admission - $10 from 3 p.m. to closing

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4 to 7 p.m. - Activities, petting farm

5 p.m. - Home arts building No. 2 open to the public

5:30 p.m. - Ag Expo queen contest, main show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

6:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA cake auction and open class baked goods auction, main show ring

7 p.m. - Rodeo, track

Saturday, Aug. 2

Admission - $5 from 9 a.m. to closing

9 a.m. - Alpaca demonstration, horse ring

9 a.m. - Open class sanctioned dairy goat show, show ring

9:30 a.m. - Registration for barnyard olympics, horse ring

10 a.m. - Barnyard olympics for ages 3 to 14, horse ring

Noon - 4-H/FFA English horse show, horse ring

4 to 7 p.m. - Activities, petting farm

4:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA fashion review, main show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

7 p.m. - Farm Queen contest, main show ring

7:30 p.m. - Family night entertainment, track

Sunday, Aug. 3

Admission - $5 from 9 a.m. to closing

9 a.m. - Church service, Redmen pavillion

10 a.m. - 4-H/FFA and open class meat goat show, show ring

10 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. - Activities at the petting farm

1 p.m. - 4-H/FFA cat show, building No. 1

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

2 p.m. - Open class cat show, building No. 1

2 p.m. - Garden tractor pull, track

4 p.m. - Talent show, track

4 p.m. - Antique car show, horse ring

4 to 7 p.m. - Activities, petting farm

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

6 p.m. - Pedal tractor pulling contest for ages 5 to 10, show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

7 p.m. - Gospel concert, building No. 1

Monday, Aug. 4

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $8 from 3 p.m. to closing

9 a.m. - 4-H/FFA market swine show, show ring

10 a.m. to a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. - Activities at the petting farm

Noon - 4-H/FFA tractor driving contest, horse ring

1:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA dairy steer show, main show ring

4 p.m. - 4-H/FFA rabbit show and cavy show, rabbit tent

4 to 7 p.m. - Activities, petting farm

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

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

6 p.m. - Babies on parade, main show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

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

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

7:30 p.m. - 4-H/FFA dairy showmanship, main show ring

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

Tuesday, Aug. 5

Admission - $5 from 9 a.m. to closing; free admission, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., for ages 65 and older.

10 a.m. - 4-H/FFA dairy cattle show, main show ring

10 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. - Activities at the petting farm

1 p.m. - 4-H/FFA lawn tractor and safety event, horse ring

2 to 6 p.m. - Embroiderer's Guild demonstration, building No. 2

4 to 8 p.m. - Quilter's Guild demonstration, building No. 2

5 p.m. - 4-H/FFA beef steer show, main show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

6:30 p.m. - Antique tractor pull and skid loader rodeo, track

Wednesday, Aug. 6

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $8 from 3 p.m. to closing

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

10 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. - Activities at the petting farm

Noon - 4-H/FFA and open class Texas longhorn show, main show ring

4 to 8 p.m. - Spinning and weaving demonstrations - Weaver's Roundtable, building No. 2

6 p.m. - 4-H/FFA market lamb show, 4-H/FFA junior/senior shepherd and 4-H/FFA open class shepherd's lead, main show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

7 p.m. - Tractor and truck pull, track

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

Thursday, Aug. 7

Admission - $2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; $8 from 3 p.m. to closing

10 a.m. - Open class dairy cattle show - Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Jersey, Lineback, milking shorthorn, main show ring

10 a.m. - 4-H/FFA horseless activity, building No. 1

10 to 11 a.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. - Activities at the petting farm

1 p.m. - 4-H/FFA poultry show, poultry tent

4 p.m. - 4-H/FFA dog show, Redmen pavilion

5 p.m. - 4-H/FFA dairy goat show, show ring

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

7 p.m. - Tractor and truck pull, track

Friday, Aug. 8

Admission - $5 from 9 a.m. to closing

7 to 9 a.m. - Weigh 4-H/FFA market sale animals

9 a.m. - 4-H/FFA Western horse show, horse ring

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

6 p.m. - Milking demonstration, milking parlor

6 p.m. - 4-H/FFA market animal sale, main show ring; livestock exhibits released after market sale

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