The Mercer County Fair schedule next month includes a Green hills circuit horse show Sunday, July 7th at 10 o'clock.
What's called the worlds largest miniature rodeo association holds barrel racing, wild pony races, and mini bull riding the night of Friday, July 12th at 8 o'clock. Local riders under age 14 are being welcomed to participate.
The following night, July 13th at 7 o'clock, entertainment is scheduled featuring the bands ‚Äúlive radio‚ÄĚ and dirty bourbon. Live radio is described as featuring a blend of contemporary top 40 and classic throwbacks. It includes Brody Meinke of Princeton. The dirty bourbon band is described as combining elements of red dirt, modern country, and classic rock.
A Mercer County Fair royalty program is the night of Tuesday July 16th at 6 o'clock in the upper grounds. Pig wrestling is scheduled that night at 7 in the lower grounds.
Other activities at the Mercer County Fair at Princeton Include a rabbit and poultry show the morning of July 17th and a super farmer contest that night at 7 o'clock. The teams for super farmer competition include one male and one female doing such things as throwing bales, gathering eggs, moving hay, and taking part in an obstacle course. There's a hog show the night of July 18th.
Free inflatable rides are to be available the nights of July 17th and 18th.
Sheep and goats will be judged the afternoon of July 19th. That night, trucks will be maneuvering through mud pits. The event is called a mud bog, and it's to include mini boggers.
Events on Saturday July 20th at the Mercer County Fair include at pet show at 8:30 that morning, a late morning beef show, a late afternoon ice cream social, a livestock auction at 6 o'clock, and an Iowa-Missouri tractor pull that night at 7. There also will be truck classes.