Printable Fair Schedule:   2019 Nemaha County Fair

Parade form: 2019 Parade Entry

2019 Nemaha County Fair Schedule

                      Animal Show schedule will be 4H, FFA, Open Class .

Sunday, July 7th –     6:00 pm  Set up/ cleanup at fairgrounds

Monday, July 8th       4H /FFA / Clover Kid Entry only

3:00 -7:00 pm     Pre-Fair Judging and Entry of FFA/ 4-H Home Economics & General Areas Exhibits (Except Horticulture) . — Clover Kid projects entered and interviewed –4H building.

Tuesday July 9th    Open Class to Enter

5:00-8:00 pm       Open Class: entering in 4H building – All Home Economics & General areas exhibits   (Horticulture will be entered on Thursday morning in 4-H building.)

Wednesday July 10th

8:00 am      Open Class Judging in progress (4-H building – closed to the public)

5:00 pm      4-H Food Stand opens

5:00 -9pm   Fairgrounds Open for All Livestock. Livestock will be weighed as unloaded

9:00 pm        ALL livestock (4-H /FFA & Open Class) MUST BE IN PLACE  (except horses)

Thursday July 11th

T J’s Carving    Thursday, Friday, Saturday

7:00 am            Band/music Boosters Food Stand opens for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (all four days)

8:00 am            Horse check in & Show – 4H/ Open Class

8:00 –10:00am  Horticulture/Beautiful Buckets- 4-H building

8:30-10 am       Entry of Open Class Horticulture Exhibits – 4-H Building

9 am-10 pm      4-H Building opens to Public

10:30 am          4-H Shooting Sports-Archery–Ball Field Area

10:30 – 12:30pm Approx time -Judging open class  begins after 4-H judging is done.

1:00 pm           Sheep Show & Meat Goat Show – 4-H / FFA & Open Class

4:00 pm           Rabbit Show –  4-H / FFA & Open Class – Livestock Arena

5 – 10:00 pm     Commercial Building Open to the Public

5:30 pm           ATV & Tractor Driving Contest registration, practice, then contest at 6:30

6:00 pm           River City Carnival on midway

7:30                 Bohemian Tractor Pull – register at 7:30- pulls start at 8pm


Friday, July 12th

T J ‘s Carving    Thursday, Friday, Saturday

8:00 am            Swine Show – Livestock Arena – 4-H/ FFA & Open Class

9 am-10 pm      4-H Building opened

9 am –noon      4-H Shooting Sports/BB Gun Contest-Ball Field

10 am -10 pm   Commercial building -Opened to the Public

1:00 pm           Poultry Show (Waterfowl-Pigeons) – Livestock Arena

6:00 pm           River City Carnival on the Midway

6:00 pm            Parade (From Courthouse to Fairgrounds)

“Footloose at the Fair”- Theme

After the Parade the Nemaha Co Extension will serve Ice Cream in the Open Air Building

7:30 pm           Dairy Goat Show/Pygmy/Other Goat Show -Livestock arena

8:00 pm             Pioneer & Heritage Farm Awards

Elvis Rock N Remember –Joseph Hall–  Free Grandstand Show

Saturday July 13th

TJ’s  Carving    Thursday, Friday, Saturday

8:00 am             Bucket Calf Show / Beef Show

9 am-10 pm      4-H Building open to the Public

10 am–10pm     Commercial building -Open to the Public

10:30 am          Clover Kid Pet Show

11:00 am          Rocket Launch (weather permitting)

12:30 pm         4-H Top Award Pictures

1:00 pm           Horse, Dairy & Livestock Judging Contests-Livestock Arena

1:00 pm           River City Carnival on Midway

3:30- 8:30 pm  Balloon artist – Colors da Clown

6:15 pm             Little Tuggers Tractor Pull registration –

                          Pull at   6:30pm

7:15 pm            FFA Ag Olympics

7- midnight       Beer garden –  No gate charge.

9:00-12:00        Come Together Band – Music of the Beatles


Sunday July 14th

8:30 am      Faith at the Fair (a non-denominational service)-Open Air Building-                 (Brock Christian Church)

11 am               4-H & Commercial buildings -Open to the Public

12:30 pm         Livestock Buyers Meal

1:00 –6:00pm   River City Carnival on Midway-

1:30 pm          Presentation of McIninch Judging Trophy & 4H  Herdsmanship Awards

2:00 pm           4-H / FFA Livestock Premium Sale-Livestock Arena

3:30 pm           Chain saw Wood Sculpture Auction – Open Air Building

Proceeds of Auction Benefits Nemaha County Agricultural Society

5:00 pm           All Exhibits Released (4-H / FFA and Open Class).

(4-H Building Will Be Open For 1 Hour) 

Nemaha County Agricultural Society is not responsible for exhibits or items not picked up.

Monday, July 15th     6:00 pm        Clean Up at the Fairgrounds

Open Class entry cards may be picked up at the UNL Extension Office-Nemaha County Courthouse / Needles I Quilt shop/ Bohl Plumbing & Heating or online at

Open Class Premium money will be handed out on Sunday night at 5:00 pm.  Please remember to pick it up when you pick up your exhibits.

  Premium money will be held for 1 week – after that the premium money will be forfeited.