Schedule of Events

2013

Wednesday, August 7 - ENTRY DAY

  7:00 am                      4-H Food Stand opens
  8:00 - 7:00 pm           Open Class Livestock Entry
11:00 - 6:00 pm           Open Class Entry (non-livestock) in Johnson Hall
11:00 - 6:00 pm           Open Class Children’s Department judging
  1:00 pm                      Harness Races in the Grandstand
  1:00 - 7:00 pm          4-H Exhibit Entry (non-livestock) in Johnson Hall
  4:00 - 9:00 pm         4-H Animal Entry (Dairy, Poultry, Rabbit, Swine, Goat)
  4:30 pm                      KTOE - Live Radio Broadcast by Grandstand
  5:00 pm                      Midway opens - Crescent City Amusements
  5:00 - 7:00  pm          Music Tent Performer:  Shifters
  5:00 - 8:00  pm          4-H Beef and Swine Must Enter
  6:00 - 10:00 pm         Carnival Wrist Band Deal ($15 in advance / $18 day of fair)
  6:00 pm                      4-H Dog Show
  6:30 pm                      Pfeffer Tournament---Thompson Hall
  7:00 pm                      Open Class exhibits judged (non-livestock) Building closed for judging
  7:30 - 8:00 pm          4-H Sheep weigh-in
  8:00 - 8:30 pm          4-H Beef weigh-in
  8:00 - 10:00 pm        Music Tent Performer:  No Reception
  9:30 pm                     Outdoor Giant Movie "Jurassic Park" in the Grandstand
                                               ($3 per person over 12, under 12 free)
                                      4-H and Open Class Building closes
                                     Commercial Buildings close
10:30pm                      4-H Food Stand closes
                       
Thursday, August 8
  7:00 am                    4-H Food Stand opens
  8:00 am                    Hesse Petting Zoo Opens in Ag Education Building -
                                    Sponsored by:  Hometown Travel and Red Men Club
  8:00 – 11:00 am      4-H Livestock Entry (Horse, Poultry, Rabbit, Dairy, Goat)
  8:00 – 9:00 am        4-H Beef interviews near Show Ring
  9:00                          4-H Sheep and Market Goat show, Show Ring
10:00 am                   4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building opens
10:00 – 11:00 am     4-H Poultry interviews near Show Ring
11:00 – 12:00 noon  4-H Rabbit and Horse interviews
12:00                         Commercial Exhibit Building opens
12:00 - 2:00 pm        Music Tent performer:  Krissy Marie
12:00 - 1:00               4-H Dairy and Goat interviews
  1:30 pm                   4-H Beef show
  3:00 - 5:00 pm        KYSM Live Radio Broadcast by Grandstand
  4:00 - 7:00 pm        Music Tent Performer:  Jonny Frost Band
  4:00 - 8:00               Master's Gardners Information Booth open in Johnson Hall
  5:00 pm                   Midway Opens - Crescent City Amusements
  5:00 - 7:00 pm        KDOG Live Radio Broadcast by Grandstand
  5:30 pm                   4-H Arts-In Performance in Johnson Hall
  6:00 pm                   4-H Rabbit show
  6:00 - 10:00 pm      Carnival Wrist Band Deal ($15 in advance / $18 day of fair)
  6:30 pm                   Truck & Tractor Pull in the Grandstand
  7:30 pm                   Music Tent performer:  Gary Tyson Band
10:00 pm                   4-H and Open Class Exhibits Close in Johnson Hall
                                   Commercial Buildings close
10:30 pm                   4-H Food Stand closes
 
Friday, August 9 - SENIOR CITIZENS' DAY
  7:00 am                    4-H Food Stand opens
  7:30 - 8:30 am         Swine weigh-in
  8:00 am                    4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena
  8:00 am                    Hesse Petting Zoo Opens in Ag Education Building -
                                    Sponsored by:  Hometown Travel and Red Men Club
  8:30 am                    4-H Dairy Goat followed by Dairy Show, Show Ring
                                   Open Class /FFA Dairy show to follow 4-H Dairy
  9:00 - 10:30 am      Daycare Day (pre-registration required)
10:00 am                   4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building opens
10:30 am                   4-H Food Stand opens
12:00 pm                   Commercial Exhibit Building opens
12:00 - 1:00 pm        Music Tent Performer:  Jay Hanson
  1:00 pm                   Senior Citizen's Program in Johnson Hall -
                                   Sponsored by:  First National Bank Minnesota / Crystal Valley Coop / KNUJ
  2:30 - 3:30 pm        Swine and Sheep interviews     
  2:00 - 5:00 pm        Music Tent perforner:  Wendinger Band                                  
                                   4-H Poultry show
                                   Open Class Poultry show to follow
  2:00 - 8:00 pm        Master's Gardners Information Booth open in Johnson Hall
  3:00 pm                   Midway Opens - Crescent City Amusements
  5:30 pm                   Arts-In Performance in Johnson Hall 
  5:30 -7:30 pm         Music Tent Performer:  Elvis Impersonator
  6:00 - 10:00 pm     Carnival Wrist Band Deal ($15 in advance / $18 day of fair)
  7:00 pm                   Demo Derby in the Grandstand - Sponsored by: Tire Associates
  8:00 - 11:30 pm      Music Tent performance by Black Rose Productions
10:00 pm                   4-H and Open Class Building closes
                                   Commercial Buildings close
10:30pm                    4-H Food Stand closes
 
 
Saturday, August 10 - KIDS' DAY
  7:00 am             4-H Food Stand Opens
  8:00 am             Hesse Petting Zoo Opens in Ag Education Building -
                              Sponsored by:  Hometown Travel and Red Men Club
  9:00 am             “Smoke Out” Grilling Contest Begins
                             4-H Swine Show
10:00 am            4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building open
10:30 am            4-H Demonstrations in Johnson Hall
11:00 am            Kid’s Pedal Pull beside Grandstand
12:00 noon         Commercial Exhibit Building opens
                             Midway Opens - Crescent City Amusements
12:00 - 5:00        Music Tent Performer: Reptile Exhibit 
12:00 - 8:00       Master Gardner's Booth Open in Johnson Hall
  1:00 - 2:30        Music Tent Performer:  Shifters
  1:00 - 5:00       Carnival Wrist Band Deal ($15 in advance / $18 day of fair)
  2:00 pm             Arts-In Performance in Johnson Hall
  2:30 pm             K-9 Demonstration with Deputy Paul Biederman by Pork Producers Bldg.
  3:00 pm            Talent Show in Johnson Hall (pre-registration required) -
                                 Sponsored by: George's City Meats & Sausage Shop and First National Bank MN
  3:00 - 5:00        Music Tent Performer:  Gary Tyson Magic Show
  4:00 - 7:00        Music Tent Performer:  Lollipop the Clown
  5:30 pm            Arts-In Performance in Johnson Hall
  6:30 pm             Demo Derby- in Grandstand -
Sponsored by:  St. Peter American Legion
  6:45 pm             Drawing for Bikes at the Fair Office (under the grandstands)
  9:00 - 11:00      Music Tent Performer: The Rum Runners
10:00 pm            4-H and Open Class Building closes
                             Commercial Buildings close
10:30pm             4-H Food Stand closes
 
Sunday, August 11
10:30 am            4-H Food Stand opens
11:00 am            4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building opens
                            Commercial Exhibit Building opens
12:00 noon         ATV Pull in the Grandstand  ($5.00 per person over 13)
                             Sponsored by:  Bobcat of Mankato / Keeley Drainage & Landscaping Supplies
                             4-H Cat & Pet Show, Show Ring
                             Midway opens - Crescent City Amusements
 12:00 - 4:00      Carnival Wrist Band Deal ($15 in advance / $18 day of fair)
  1:00 pm             Arts-In Program in Johnson Hall

  1:00 - 4:00        Music Tent Performer: Kim's Karaoke

   2:00 pm            4-H State Fair winners meeting (livestock) in Johnson Hall

   2:30 pm            4-H State Fair Winners Meeting (non-livestock) in Johnson Hall
   4:00 pm            All Exhibits and Commercial Exhibits are released
                             Midway closes