The Putnam County Fair in Unionville next month will feature entertainment including Josh Turner, Restless Heart, and Hairball. There will also be a rodeo and tractor pull.
Activities will begin September 5th with a 4-H and FFA horse show. An open show will follow.
Entries will be accepted in various categories September 8th. The schedule also includes a 4-H and FFA pet show, kiddie pedal tractor pull, 4-H rabbit and poultry judging, the fair queen coronation with 4-H royalty, the Clover Kids small and livestock show. The High Stakes Rodeo Bull Buckout will start the night of September 8th at 7 o’clock. The DDR Band will begin at 9:30.
September 9th’s activities include 4-H and FFA dairy cattle, dairy goat, meat goat, and swine shows. Hairball will perform that night at 7:30 and DJ Chris Ryals at 9:30.
For September 10th, 4-H and FFA sheep and cattle shows are planned as well as a baby show, hoverboard races, a draft horse pull, and the Master Showman Competition. Restless Heart is scheduled to perform the night of September 10th at 7:30, and the Centerline Band will play at 9:30.
Logging arts, an antique tractor parade and display, a 4-H and FFA Buyer Appreciation Lunch and Junior Livestock Auction, a rooster crowing contest, and open bottle baby livestock show will be September 11th. The Midnight Rodeo Band is scheduled to play that night at 6:30 and 9:30. There is also a kids dance planned with DJ Chris Ryals from 7 to 9 o’clock.
The final day of the Putnam County Fair September 12th will include horseshoe pitching, an ATV rodeo, mud drags, kids games, an open jackpot cattle show, a pie auction, and a greased pig contest. Entertainment for the night of September 12th will include Josh Turner at 7:30 and the One-Eye Open Band at 9:30.
Dynamo Dogs and Chicken Bingo will be held at various times throughout the fair. There will also be a carnival. Carnival armbands will be $15 in advance or $20 at the gate.
There will be a prize drawing, with first prize receiving $1,000 cash. Tickets will cost $1 each.
Season tickets for the fair cost $40 each before August 25th. Then tickets will cost $45 each. Daily admission for that Tuesday and Wednesday is $15, Thursday $20, and Friday and Saturday $25. Children 12 years old and younger will be admitted for free. Tickets can be purchased at several locations.
More information is available on the Putnam County Fair website.