Emilee Coulbourn named 2016 County Fair queen
DENTON — The CarolineDorchester County Fair queen, princess and little princess were crowned on the opening night of the fair, Wednesday, Aug. 3.
Sixteen-year-old Emilee Coulbourn of Federalsburg won the queen’s crown. This is her second fair title, as she was named Fair Princess in 2011.
“The fair has been a big part of my life since I was little,” Coulbourn said “I’ve always come here. Being able to be a part of handing out the awards, supporting everyone and seeing all the happy faces on all of these hardworking kids is really great.”
The title of Fair Princess went to 11-year-old Riley Walstrum of Ridgely. She is the president of her 4-H sewing club and presented a few of her originally crafted projects as her talent. She also enjoys playing lacrosse.
The title of Fair Little Princess went to 10-year-old Skylar Blunt of Greensboro. For her talent, she sang an acapella rendition of “Tomorrow” from Annie. She also enjoys playing tennis.
The fair continues through Saturday, Aug. 6 with many more events on the schedule.
The elite premier showman will be crowned Friday as the top Caroline-Dorchester 4-H’ers compete four-round livestock showcase.
Emma Beaven won the 2015 elite premier showman crown after beating the three other top CarolineDorchester 4-H’ers in a fourround livestock handling showcase.
Erica Willing of East New Market earned a spot in Friday’s showcase by winning the goat and sheep competitions. The winners of the pig and beef competitions will join Willing in the showcase.
Friday afternoon is the dress a goat contest in the livestock ring at 6 p.m., then the greased pig contest at in a handling 7 p.m. in the square horse show ring.
The Hired Guns will performing from 7 to p.m.
Saturday features the horse show and the rabbit and cavy show at 9 a.m. The baby contest will be in front of the Reger Pavilion at 11 a.m. The baby contest is for children 6 months to 3 years old. Preregistration is required for the baby contest by 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, and can be done at the fair.
Jousting will be from noon to 3 p.m. and will be followed at 3 p.m. by the pet show. New this year will be a car show from 1 to 6 p.m. Cow patty bingo will be at 3 p.m.
Fair admission is $2 per person for ages 13 and over and includes parking. Children 12 years old and under have free admission. For a complete schedule and more information on the county fair, visit the be 10 fair’s website, www.carolinedorchestercountyfair.org.
Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Little Princess Skylar Blunt, left, and Queen Emilee Coulbourn works with youngsters during kids day at the fair on Thursday, Aug. 4.
Fair Little Princess Skylar Blunt and Fair Princess Riley Walstrum pose with the newly crowned Fair Queen Emilee Coulbourn, 16, of Federalsburg, on opening night at the CarolineDorchester County Fair.
Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Queen Emilee Coulbourn hands out ribbons during the pig show Thursday, Aug. 4.
Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Queen Emilee Coulbourn, right, and Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Princess Riley Walstrum hand out ribbons at the pig show Thursday, Aug. 5.
Caroline-Dorchester County Fair Queen Emilee Coulbourn does arts and crafts with a youngster during kids day at the fair Thursday, Aug. 4.
Emilee Coulbourn named 2016 County Fair queen Federalsburg’s Emilee Coulbourn receives the crown for the 2016 Caroline-Dorchester County Fair queen. as