The 68th Lawrence County Fair will be held next week

HICKORY TWP. − The 68th Annual Lawrence County Fair will be held August 15-20 at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds at 464 Midway Road.

Daily entertainment during the week will include carnival rides and food, farm/barn animals, a Dynamo Dog show, Hitchin Post Pony Rides, with free rides on August 15, balloon art, hula hoopers and more by Dragonfly Balloons, Brunon’s Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show and helicopter rides by Spiker Helicopter Wednesday through Saturday.

Also, at 7 p.m. on August 14 at the Community Building, the Fair Queen Pageant will take place.

August 15 schedule

The opening ceremony of the fair will take place at noon, with rides starting at 5 p.m.

The rest of the program includes:

  • Judging of dairy goat breeds at 9 a.m., followed by a Boer goat show (open and junior) at the Swine Arena
  • Junior dairy montage at 11 a.m. with staging to follow at the breeding arena
  • A kid’s prank contest at 2 p.m., PSU Master Gardner kids’ activities at 2 p.m., and a watermelon eating contest at 2:30 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • LCF Junior Fair Board “Meet the Animals” from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • Dynamo Dogs canine show at 4 p.m.
  • Goat Show and Market Goat Show at 5 p.m. at Livestock Arena
  • Open and junior cattle breeding judging at 5:30 p.m. at the breeding arena
  • A costume contest for children at 6 p.m., on the theme “Favorite farm animal”
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • Moto-X TNT Motocross races at 7:30 p.m.
  • Magic Man TJ Hill Magic Show at 7:30 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • Lawrence County Pomona Grange Appreciation Night at 8 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Royal Bengal Tiger Show by Brunon Blazak at 8 p.m.

Schedule for August 16

The rides will start at noon.

The day’s program includes:

  • Market steer judging/beef presentation at 9:00 a.m. at the Livestock Arena
  • Sheep breeding judgment at 10 a.m. at the Swine Arena
  • An apple butter demonstration at 11 a.m. at the Édifice Grange
  • “Meet the Animals” by the LCF Junior Fair Board from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • 4:30 p.m. Lamb Show at Livestock Arena
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 5:30 p.m.
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • Goat Olympics at 6 p.m. at the Swine Arena
  • Dragon Fly Balloon Art & Hula Hooping at 6 p.m. near the Milking Parlor
  • Shenango High School Marching Band performance at 6:30 p.m. on the Midway Stage
  • Market lamb judging at 6:30 p.m. at the Cattle Arena
  • Performance by the Lawrence County Community Band at 7 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Magic Man TJ Hill magic show at 7 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 7:30 p.m.
  • Drag racing at 7:30 p.m. in the Grandstands
  • Goat’s milk fudge auction at 8 p.m. at the Swine Arena
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show
Among the list of planned activities and events is the return of helicopter flights by Zelienople-based Spiker Helicopters.

Schedule for August 17

The rides will start at noon.

The day’s program includes:

  • Open and Junior Dairy Show (Aryshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey & Milking Shorthorn) at 9 a.m. at Livestock Arena
  • Judging of the rabbits at 10 a.m. at the Swine Arena
  • CPR training at 3 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Helicopter flights by Spiker Helicopter from 3:00 p.m. to sunset
  • LCF Junior Fair Board “Meet the Animals” from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 5:30 p.m.
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • Horseshoe pitching competition at 6 p.m. at the Pitching Pits
  • Goat costume contest at 6 p.m. at the Swine Arena
  • Performance by the Wilmington High School Marching Band at 6:30 p.m. on the Midway Stage
  • Cornhole tournament at 7 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • Concert by Chris Higbee at 7:30 p.m. in the Tribunes
  • Magic Man TJ Till magic show at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Dairy Delight Night/Cheese Auction/Veal Dressing at 8:00 p.m. at Cattle Arena
  • Royal Bengal Tiger Show by Brunon Blazak at 8 p.m.

August 18 program

The rides will start at noon.

The day’s program includes:

  • Demonstration of apple butter at 10 a.m. at the Bâtiment Grange
  • Poultry show at 10 a.m. at the Swine Arena
  • Helicopter flights by Spiker Helicopter from 3:00 p.m. to sunset
  • LCF Junior Fair Band “Meet the Animals” from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • 4:00 p.m. hog/market hog showcase show at livestock arena
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 5:30 p.m.
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • Dragon Fly Balloon Art & Hula Hooping at 6 p.m. near the Milking Parlor
  • Paw Printz 4-H Dog Club Demonstration at 6:30 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • Performance by the Laurel High School Marching Band at 6:30 p.m. on the Midway Stage
  • Great Gospel Night, featuring Down East Boys at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Magic Man TJ Till at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Building
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 7:30 p.m.
  • Truck and tractor pulls by PPL and Northwestern PA Truck & Tractor Pullers at 7:30 p.m. at the grandstand
  • Royal Bengal Tiger Show by Brunion Blazak at 8 p.m.
There will also be several shows during the week of Brunon Blaszak's Royal Tigers Show.

August 19 schedule

The rides will start at noon.

The day’s program includes:

  • Horse show at 9 a.m. at the Horse Arena
  • 9 a.m. Tractor Driving Contest at nearby Laurel High School
  • Junior Cattle Skills Competition at 10 a.m. at the Cattle Arena
  • Junior Dairy Judges Competition and Beef Cattle Mounting Competition at 1:00 p.m. at the Livestock Arena
  • Helicopter flights by Spiker Helicopter from 3:00 p.m. to sunset
  • Olympiads of the Farm at 3 p.m. at the Pavillon du Chien
  • LCF Junior Fair Board “Meet the Animals” from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 3:30 p.m.
  • Master showman contest at 4 p.m. at the breeding arena
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • Dragon Fly Balloon Art & Hula Hooping at 6 p.m. near the Milking Parlor
  • Performance by the Mohawk High School Marching Band at 6:30 p.m. on the Midway Stage
  • Lead Line Contest at 7:30 p.m. at the Livestock Arena
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 7:30 p.m.
  • Rafter Z Rodeo Company presents “Bulls and Barrels” at 7:30 p.m. in the grandstand
  • Car cruise, with Dorals music, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dog Pavilion
  • Royal Bengal Tiger Show by Brunon Blazak at 8 p.m.

August 20 schedule

The rides will start at noon.

The day’s program includes:

  • Antique tractor raffle and garden tractor raffle at 9:00 a.m. in the grandstand (weigh-in begins at 8:00 a.m.)
  • 10 a.m. Junior Cattle Sale at the Cattle Arena
  • Helicopter tours by Spiker Helicopter from midday to sunset
  • “Meet the Animals” by the LCF Junior Fair Board from 3-5 p.m. near the milking parlor
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 3:30 p.m.
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 4 p.m.
  • Dragon Fly Balloon Art & Hula Hooping at 4 p.m. near the Milking Parlor
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 5:30 p.m.
  • Brunon Blazak’s Royal Bengal Tiger Show at 6 p.m.
  • LCF “Mullet Contest” at 6:30 p.m. at the Pavillon du Chien
  • Performance by the Grove City High School Marching Band at 6:30 p.m. on the Midway Stage
  • Demolition derby at 7:30 p.m. in the grandstand
  • Dynamo Dog dog show at 7:30 p.m.
  • Royal Bengal Tiger Show by Brunon Blazak at 8 p.m.
  • Grand finale of fireworks at sunset/darkness

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