2017 Calvert County Fair sched­ule

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The Calvert County Fair will be held Wed­nes­day, Sept. 27 through Sun­day, Oct. 1. Gen­eral ad­mis­sion is $5 for ages 12 and over. Park­ing and shut­tle ser­vice from satel­lite park­ing is free. Other en­ter­tain­ment will be of­fered at var­i­ous times through­out the fair.

Wed­nes­day, Sept. 27: fair opens at 4 p.m.

Feed the Needy and “Sneak Pre­view” Night: en­ter the fair for $1 or a 14 oz. or Larger can of food. Ride all evening for $10, no coupon needed 5 p.m. — Car­ni­val opens 5:15 p.m. — Reg­gie Rice Com­edy Il­lu­sion­ist 6 p.m. — open­ing cer­e­mony 7 p.m. — Calvert County Idol Show

Thurs­day, Sept. 28: Se­nior Ci­ti­zen and Special Needs Day

Free gate ad­mis­sion and special events for Calvert se­niors and special needs in­di­vid­u­als from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

10 a.m. — ac­tiv­i­ties for se­niors, main

hall noon — Red Hat pa­rade, “Elvis,” Se­nior King and Queen crown­ing, lunch for se­niors and special needs in­di­vid­u­als 1:30 p.m. — bingo in the main hall 2 p.m. — se­nior and special needs

day ends

5 p.m. — car­ni­val opens, “Wrist­let Night” (dis­count with coupon) 6 p.m. — goat show 7 p.m. — Calvert County Fair Idol con­test 9 p.m. — Big T DJ 10 p.m. — ex­hibit build­ings close

Fri­day, Sept. 29: Youth Day

Youth 18 and un­der ad­mit­ted for free un­til 4 p.m. Youth day at­ten­dees are asked to bring a can of food for the needy. Youth day events are sched­uled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 a.m. — 4-H and open swine show 11 a.m. — 4-H and open sheep show 4 p.m. — Bike draw­ing 4 p.m. — Youth day ends, reg­u­lar gate ad­mis­sion and car­ni­val prices be­gin

7 p.m. — Calvert County Fair Idol

con­test 10 p.m. — ex­hibit build­ings close

Satur­day, Sept. 30: Fam­ily Day

Fair opens 9 a.m.; car­ni­val opens 10 a.m. 9 a.m. — 4-H and open cat­tle show noon — BADD Co. Dance Team 1 p.m. — Calvert School of Dance 1 p.m. — Corn hole con­test (be­hind 4-H build­ing) 2 p.m. — Diane Her­bert Dancers 3 p.m. — Julie’s Jewels from Julie Rogers Stu­dio of Dance

4 to 7 p.m. — Au­to­graph sign­ing with Wash­ing­ton Red­skins

6 p.m. — 4-H Live­stock Auc­tion (reg­is­tra­tion 5 p.m.)

6 p.m. — South­ern MD Boot Scoot­ers

7 p.m. — Calvert County Fair Idol con­test 7 p.m. — Draft horse pull

Sun­day, Oct. 1: Mil­i­tary Day

Free gate ad­mis­sion to ac­tive and re­tired mil­i­tary per­son­nel with proper ID 10 a.m. — Fair opens noon — Car­ni­val opens 10 a.m. — An­tique trac­tor pull noon — Calvert County Fair Chil­dren’s Con­tests (must be pre-reg­is­tered)

1 p.m. — Horse­shoe pitch­ing con-

test 2 p.m. — Ch­e­sa­peake Coun­try Cruiz­ers 3 p.m. — 4-H and live­stock awards pro­gram

3 p.m. — Coun­try Gen­tle­men Trib­ute Band 5 p.m. — Ex­hibit build­ings close

FILE PHO­TOS BY SARAH FALLIN

The 130th Calvert County Fair was held last year de­spite rainy con­di­tions. This year’s fair is set to be­gin Sept. 27.

Caydee Haire, then 10, of Prince Fred­er­ick, left, re­acts to see­ing one of her 4-H projects on dis­play with a rib­bon at the Calvert County Fair last yera . She is pic­tured with her sis­ter Mi­randa, then 7.

Left, Daniel Link, then 10, of Dunkirk, Denver Link, then 8, of Dunkirk and Al­lie Baird, then 10, of Ch­e­sa­peake Beach ride the cliff hanger ride at the Calvert County Fair last year.

Cas­sidy Spick­nall, then 9, of Prince Fred­er­ick, hangs out with her goats, Elsa and Faith, at the Calvert County Fair last year.

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