2021 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday, September 23

6 PM – 8 PM

Project Drop Off

Exhibit Hall

Saturday, September 25

9 AM – 5 PM

Entries for Antiques, Crafts, Culinary (canned and baked), Creative and Domestic Arts, Fine Arts, Flowers, Hobbies, and Photography

Middaugh Hall

12 PM – 3 PM

4-H Exhibit Hall Projects Due

Exhibit Hall

12 PM – 5 PM

Entries for Agriculture and Horticulture

Exhibit Hall

2 PM – 4 PM

4-H Rabbit Check-In

Rabbit Barn

Sunday, September 26

8 AM – 1 PM

Draft Pony and Mule Check-In

Draft Pony Barn

8 AM – 1 PM

All Large Animals Check-In

Fairgrounds

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

4-H Poultry Check-In

Rabbit Barn

2 PM

Livestock Carcass Scan

Livestock Barns

3 PM

2nd Annual 5K Run/Walk

Downtown

5 PM

Draft Horse Check-In

Draft Horse Barn

6:30 PM

Battle of the Barns

Show Barn

Monday, September 27: Queen Day

8 AM

4-H Rabbit Show

Show Barn

10 AM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

10 AM

Draft Horse Halter Classes – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

4 PM

4-H Goat Show

Show Barn

4 PM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Open

Fairgrounds

5 PM

Carnival Open – $20 Wristband

Downtown

5 PM

Saddle Horse Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

7 PM

Miss DeKalb County Queen Parade

Downtown

8 PM

Miss DeKalb County Queen Pageant

Main Stage

Tuesday, September 28: Merchants Day

8 AM

4-H Swine Show

Show Barn

10 AM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

10 AM

Draft Horse, Pony, and Mule Ground Drive – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

12 PM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Open

Fairgrounds

3 PM

Draft Harness and Hitch Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

4 PM

4-H Poultry Show

Show Barn

5 PM

Carnival Open – $20 Wristband

Downtown

7 PM

High School Swing Choir Show

Main Stage

Wednesday, September 29: Old Settlers/ Scout Day

9 AM

4-H Dairy Feeder/Dairy Steer Show

Show Barn

10 AM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

12 PM

Old Settlers Lunch

First United Methodist Church

12 PM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Open

Fairgrounds

1:30 PM

Old Settlers Day Program

First United Methodist Church

4 PM

4-H Beef Show

Show Barn

5 PM

Carnival Opens – $20 Wristband

Downtown

5 PM

Saddle Horse Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

7 PM

Scout Parade

Downtown

7 PM

The Band Cheyenne and Eddie Montgomery

Main Stage

Thursday, September 30: Homemakers Day

8:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Homemakers Day Activities (View Events and Times)

Exhibit Hall

8:15 AM – 9 AM

Enter “Drop Cookies” Contest (View Drop Cookies Contest Guidelines)

Exhibit Hall

9 AM

Dried Flower Arranging – Master Gardeners

Exhibit Hall

9 AM

Annual Indiana Fall Classic Draft Horse Pull – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

10 AM

Cemeteries in DeKalb County – Lynn Kaiser

Exhibit Hall

10 AM

4-H Dairy Interviews

Dairy Barn

10 AM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

11 AM

Historical Landmarks of DeKalb County – John Bry

Exhibit Hall

11 AM

4-H Dairy Show

Show Barn

12 PM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Opens

Fairgrounds

12:15 PM

Announce Cookie Contest Winners

Exhibit Hall

1 PM

Draft Horse Fun Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

4 PM

4-H Sheep Show

Show Barn

5 PM

Carnival Open – $20 Wristband

Downtown

6 PM

Draft Pony Pull – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

7 PM

Static Fly and One Metallica

Main Stage

Friday, October 1: Kids Day

9 AM

Mini Horse Pull – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

9 AM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Open

Fairgrounds

9:45 AM

Pet Parade Judging

14th & Jackson St.

10 AM – 5 PM

Carnival Open – $20 Wristband

Downtown

10 AM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

10:30 AM

4-H Auction Introductions

Show Barn

10:45 AM

Pet Parade

Downtown

11 AM

4-H Livestock Auction

Show Barn

12 PM – 4 PM

Children’s games, contest, etc.

James Plaza

4 PM

Mini Horse Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

5 PM

Saddle Horse Show – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

5 PM – Close

Carnival Open Ticket Sales Only

Downtown

7 PM

Supreme Showman Contest

Show Barn

7 PM

Megan Mullins with Side Piece and Whoa Man

Main Stage

Saturday, October 2: Grand Finale Parade/Reunion Day

10 AM

Grand Finale Parade

Downtown

11 AM – 8 PM

Petting Zoo Open

Fairgrounds

11 AM – Close

Carnival Open – $30 Wristbands

Downtown

12 PM

ATV Expo

Horse Arena

12 PM – 9 PM

Exhibit Hall / Middaugh Hall Open

Fairgrounds

1 PM

Mini 4-H Intro

Show Barn

2 PM

Skateboarding Contest

Auburn Skate Park

5:30 PM

Beard Contest 

Main Stage

6 PM

Garden Tractor Pull – Show Ring

Fairgrounds

6 PM

Premiere Show of Showmen Contest

Show Barn

6 PM

Grand Finale Parade Awards

Main Stage

7 PM

Big Caddy Daddy and REkT

Main Stage

Sunday, October 3

6 AM – Noon

Release All Horses

Fairgrounds

8 AM – 10 AM

Release All Other Livestock

Fairgrounds

8 AM – 10 AM

Release Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall

8 AM – 12 PM

Release Middaugh Hall

Middaugh Hall

9 AM

Exhibit Hall and Fairgrounds Clean-Up

Main Stage located at 11th & Union Street

Above Events and Times Subject to Change

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