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2017 Nemaha County Fair Schedule

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

Sunday, July 9th -  6:00 pm   Set up/cleanup fairgrounds


Monday, July 10th       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 11th   New Day for Open Class to Enter

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



Wednesday July 12th

8:00 am    Open Class Judging in progress (fair buildings are closed to the public)

5:00 pm           4-H Food Stand opens

5:00 -9::00pm  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 




Thursday July 13th

Lil Orv’s Carving    Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Livestock Show schedule will be 4H, FFA, Open Class


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

8:00 am           Horse Show

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

8:30-10 am      Entry of Open Class Horticulture Exhibits                          -4-H Building’s South Door

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

10:00 am        4-H Shooting Sports-Archery--Ball Field Area

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

1:00 pm     Sheep Show & Meat Goat Show - Livestock Arena

4:00 pm         Rabbit Show -  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



Friday, July 14th

Lil Orv’s Carving    Thursday, Friday, Saturday

8:00 am           Swine Show - Livestock Arena   
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


2:00 pm           Poultry Show (Waterfowl-Pigeons) 


3:30 pm       Edward Wunder – That Hypnotist 

6:00 pm           River City Carnival on the Midway

6:00 pm           Parade (From Courthouse to Fairgrounds) Theme “Something Old, Something New”

                        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


7:55 pm         Winners of the Garden art contest announced. 

8:00 pm         Pioneer & Heritage Farm Awards

                     Free Grandstand Show – That Hypnotist -
Edward Wunder


Saturday July 15th

Lil Orv’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

1-6:00 pm        River City Carnival on Midway (Kid’s day)
                                       discounted tickets


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       Shawn Cole & DRUNk MoNkeY



Sunday July 16th

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

1:00 pm           River City Carnival on Midway-(1pm-6pm) 
               age 12 and under -- discounted tickets

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

2:00 pm      4-H / FFA Livestock Premium Sale   
4:00 pm           Wood Sculpture Auction - Proceeds of Auction Benefits Nemaha County Agricultural Society


5:30 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 17th


6:00 pm                       Clean Up at the Fairgrounds



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


Open Class Premium money will be handed out on Sunday night at 5:30 pm.  Please remember to pick it up when you pick up your exhibits.


 Premium money will be held for 1 week (to be picked up at Bohl Plumbing & Heating – east of the stoplight) – after 7 days the premium money will be forfeited.





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