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Get ready for the Allen County Fair

The queen pageant is Sunday, and the fair opens Tuesday.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:01 am

The Allen County Fair begins with a queen pageant Sunday at Carroll High School and a full schedule of activities beginning Tuesday at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road.

Admission is $5, adults, and free, ages 5 and younger. Parking is free.

Here is the schedule:

Sunday

Miss Allen County Queen Pageant, 6 p.m., Carroll High School, 3701 Carroll Road. $5 admission, ages 5 and younger free.

Tuesday – Opening Day

7 a.m.-11 a.m.: 4-H llama entry at barns

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.: Open class exhibits open, Home and Family Arts building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H exhibits open, Education Building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H silent auction, Education Building

11 a.m.: 4-H horse, English classes, Horse Arena

11 a.m.: 4-H rabbit show, Show Barn

2-3 p.m.: Water relays, Waterball Court

4 p.m.: Zumba class, Free Activity Stage

5 p.m.: Max burn class, Free Activity Stage

5 p.m.: 4-H commercial poultry show, Poultry Barn

5-7 p.m.: Goat cart rides, Waterball Court

5-10 p.m.: Carnival rides and games. (fee; wristbands, $15)

5-10 p.m.: Mechanical bull, fair grounds (fee)

5-10 p.m.: Monster truck rides, fair grounds (fee)

6 p.m.: Zumba class, Free Activity Stage

6 p.m.: Youth talent contest, Home and Family Arts building

6 p.m.: 4-H dog demonstration, Free Activity Stage

7 p.m.: 4-H cat show, Show Barn

7:30 p.m.: Monster truck show, Pull Strip ($7, ages 5 and under free)

8 p.m.: Greased watermelon contest, Waterball Court

8-10 p.m.: K105 karaoke contest, Free Activity Stage

Wednesday – HFA Day and Senior Discount Day

(Ages 55 and older, $3 admission)

5 a.m.-9 a.m.: 4-H swine entry, barns

9 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Open class exhibits open, Home and Family Arts building

9:30 a.m.: 4-H pet rabbit show, Show Barn

10 a.m.: Born Again Quilts Restoration Studio & Gallery, Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H exhibit building open, Education Building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H silent auction, Education Building

11 a.m.: Abraham Lincoln's life, Home and Family Arts

11 a.m.: 4-H horse showmanship/trail,versatility, Horse Arena

Noon: 4-H dairy show, Show Barn

1 p.m.: Dare to Dream Ranch, Home and Family Arts

2 p.m.: Hoosier Gentry Quartet, Home and Family Arts

2-3 p.m.: Water relays, Waterball Court

3 p.m.: Pie baking contest, judging and auction, Home and Family Arts

4-6 p.m.: Kids crafts, Fair Fun Zone

5 p.m.: Spaghetti dinner, Huntertown Lions Soccer Program, Home and Family Arts (fee)

5-10 p.m.: Carnival rides and games (fee; wristbands, $15)

5-10 p.m.: Mechanical bull (fee)

5-10 p.m.: Monster truck rides (fee)

6 p.m.: 4-H llama quiz bowl, Llama Arena

6 p.m.: 4-H dairy goat show, Show Barn

6 p.m.: Pedal car racing, Waterball Court (fee)

7-9 p.m.: Strong man contest, Free Fun Zone

7:30 p.m.: Team pig wrestling (Teams open to public), Pull Strip ($3; ages 5 and under free)

8-10 p.m.: Music: Live 4:1, Free Activity Stage

July 25 – Kids Day

8 a.m.: 4-H llama showmanship, Show Barn

9 a.m.: 4-H poultry exhibition and showmanship, Poultry Barn

9 a.m.-11 a.m.: Free soccer clinics, Huntertown Soccer Program

9 a.m.-2 p.m.: Peg Perego kiddie rides, Free Fun Zone

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Old-time tool experience, Free Fun Zone

9 a.m.-4 p.m.: Kids activities, Free Activity Stage and Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Sweetcakes balloon artist, caricature artist and face painting, Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.: Open class exhibits and Sisters of the Cloth quilt show, Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-11 a.m.: Exploring 4-H Day tours

10 a.m.-noon: Kids crafts, Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Straw maze, Free Fun Zone

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H animal contact area

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H exhibits open, Education Building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H silent auction, Education Building

11 a.m.: Indiana wild animal show, Free Activity Stage

11a.m.: 4-H horse miniature and driving classes, Horse Arena

Noon-1 p.m.: Picnic area for lunch break, Free Activity Stage

Noon-7p.m.: Donkey and pony rides, Waterball Court (fee)

12:30 p.m.: 4-H dairy beef show, Show Barn

1 p.m.: 4-H llama judging contest, Llama Arena

1 p.m.: Indiana wild animal show, Free Activity Stage

2 p.m.: Ronald McDonald, Free Activity Stage

2-10 p.m.: Carnival rides and games (fee; 2-5 p.m., $10, and 5-10 p.m., $15)

2-10 p.m.: Mechanical bull (fee)

2-10 p.m.: Monster truck rides (fee)

3 p.m.: Cookie stacking contest, Free Activity Stage

3 p.m.: 4-H horse western classes, Horse Arena

4 p.m.: Pizza eating contest, Free Activity Stage

5p.m.: Chicken dinner, Agape Church of the Brethren, Home and Family Arts (fee)

5-7 p.m.: R.C. electric plane demo

6:30 p.m.: Little Miss coronation, Free Fun Zone

7p.m.: 4-H sheep show, Show Barn

7:30 p.m.: Kiddie tractor pull, Waterball Court

7:30-9 p.m.: Music by Sugar Shot, Free Activity Stage

8p.m.: Rickshaw race and redneck relays, Pull Strip

7-9 p.m.: Ice cream social by Blue Bell ice cream

7:30 p.m.: Balloon fly out, Pull Strip

9:30 p.m.: Balloon Glow, Pull Strip

July 26

9 a.m.: 4-H llama performance classes, Llama Arena

10 a.m.: 4-H meat goat show, Show Barn

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.: Open class exhibits and Sisters of the Cloth quilt show, Home and Family Arts

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H animal contact area, fair grounds

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H exhibits open, Education Building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H Silent Auction, Education Building

2-3 p.m.: Water relays, Waterball Court

3 p.m.: 4-H horse speed and action, Horse Arena

3-9 p.m.: Donkey and pony rides, Waterball Court (fee)

4-6 p.m.: Kids Crafts, Free Fun Zone

4-6 p.m.: Music by Party Boat Band, Free Activity Stage

4-10 p.m.: Classic car cruise-in, Free Activity Stage

5 p.m.: Fish fry dinner by Huntertown Lions Club, Home and Family Arts (fee)

5-7 p.m.: Indiana Pacers fan van ,Waterball Court

5-10 p.m.: Carnival rides and games (fee; wristbands, $15)

Noon-10 p.m.: Air rifle shoot (fee)

5-10 p.m.: Mechanical bull (fee)

5-10 p.m.: Monster truck rides (fee)

6:30 p.m.: Smash-A-Car (fee)

7 p.m.: 4-H beef show, Show Barn

7 p.m.: 4 X 4 truck pull, Pull Strip, ($5, ages 5 and younger free)

7-10 p.m.: Music by Biff & The Cruisers, Free Activity Stage

7:30 p.m.: Farmer Olympics, Waterball Court

July 27

7 a.m.-10 a.m.: Pancake Breakfast, Cedar Creek Lions Club, Home and Family Arts (fee)

7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.: Open class exhibits open and Sisters of the Cloth quilt show, Home and Family Arts

9 a.m.: Antique tractor cruise, Home and Family Arts

9 a.m.: 4-H swine show, Show Barn

10 a.m.-noon: Kids crafts, Free Fun Zone

10 a.m.-8 p.m.: 4-H silent auction, Education Building

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H animal contact area

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: 4-H exhibits open, Education Building

10 a.m.: 4-H horse and pony Parade, Horse Arena

11:30 a.m.: 4-H horse fun classes, Horse Arena

Noon-7 p.m.: Donkey and pony rides, Waterball Court (fee)

10 a.m.-10 p.m.: Air Rifle shoot

Noon-10 p.m.: Free motorcycle rides on simulator

1-2 p.m.: Water relays, Waterball Court

1 p.m.: Mark's Ark animal show, Free Activity Stage

2-5 p.m.: R.C. electric plane demo

3 p.m.: FWOTC dog agility demo, Free Activity Stage

3 p.m.: 4-H barbecue contest, Free Fun Zone

3 p.m.: Watermelon seed spitting contest, Free Fun Zone

3-4:30 p.m.: Free throw contest, Waterball Court

4-10 p.m.: Carnival rides and games, (fee; wristbands, $15)

4 p.m.-10 p.m.: mechanical bull (fee)

4 p.m.-10 p.m.: Monster truck rides (fee)

4:30 p.m.: 4-H goat cart and performance, Llama Arena

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Applejack Cloggers, Free Activity Stage

5 p.m.: Free throw finals, Waterball Court

5 p.m.: Mad Ants mascot

5 p.m.: Beef and noodle dinner, Huntertown VFW Post 11314, Home and Family Arts (fee)

5:30 p.m.: Smash-A-Car (fee)

6 p.m.: 4-H llama fun show, Show Barn

7:30 p.m.: Car demolition derby, Pull Strip ($7; ages 5 and under free)

8 p.m.: 4-H silent auction closes, Education Building

8-10 p.m.: Music by Brother, Free Activity Stage

8:30-9:30 p.m.: 4-H silent auction pickup, Education Building

10-11:30 p.m.: Teen dance with R&B Sound, Free Fun Zone

July 28 – Discount Day

($2 off admission with donation of a nonperishable food item to Community Harvest Food Bank)

8 a.m.: Church service by Cowboys for Christ (nondenominational), Horse Arena

9 a.m.: Open class exhibits open and Sisters of the Cloth show, HFA

9 a.m.: Open horse show, Horse Arena

9 a.m.: 4-H swine carcass show, Show Barn

10 a.m.-noon: Kids crafts, Free Fun Zone

Noon: 4-H Showman of Showmen, Horse Arena and Show Barn

Noon-5 p.m.: 4-H exhibits open, Education Building

Noon-5 p.m.: 4-H animal contact area

1-3 p.m.: Music by Living Stones, Free Activity Stage

1-3 p.m.: Mini derby and car hockey, Pull Strip ($5, ages 5 and under free)

1-4 p.m.: Carnival rides and games (fee, all rides $1 each)

1-4p.m.: Monster truck rides (fee)

1-5 p.m.: Draft horse shuttle rides

2-3 p.m.: Water relays, Waterball Court

5 p.m.: 4-H awards ceremony, Show Barn, and fair ends