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Pee-Wee Exhibits

Enter exhibits: Tuesday, July 21, 4:00 pm, 4-H Building.
Youth under age 5. No enrollment, Non-competitive. Ribbon awarded. Pick up exhibits Sunday, July 26, 1:00 – 7:00 pm
Sponsored by: Gage County Agricultural Society

A. I Love Cookies – 1 cookie (3-4″ in Ziplock Bag)
B. My Own Garden – 1 vegetable, flower, or potted plant
C. Play Dough Art – maximum 6″ x 6″ base
D. Craft Stick Art (popsicle sticks, etc.)
E. Textile Art (felt, fabric, or fiber)
F. Lego Fun (maximum 12″ x 12″ base)
G. Go Big Red
H. Exhibit of Choice

Pee-Wee Showmanship

Non-competitive contests for youth, pre-4-H age. Showmanship is offered at specified times during livestock, poultry/rabbit & small animal shows. No dress code. Animals may be borrowed or brought from home, except swine, must use a hog already on the grounds. In beef & dairy shows, older youth/adult must accompany exhibitor, animal should be small.
*Exhibitor can only show once during the fair. Each exhibitor will decide the species you prefer.
Ribbon awarded. Farm Credit Services of America and Gage County Agricultural Society provides drawstring bag to all participants.

Approximate Times
Wednesday, July 22:
Dairy @ 10:45 am
Dairy Goat @ 12:00 pm

Thursday, July 23:
Horse @ 10:30 am
Beef @ 12:00 pm

Friday, July 24
Sheep @ 10:30 am
Meat Goat @ 11:30 am

Saturday, July 25
Hogs @ 11:00 am

Sunday, July 26
Rabbits @ 2:00 pm
Broilers @ 2:00 pm
Poultry @ 2:00 pm

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2020 Fair Announcement

It was decided at Monday nights Fair Board meeting, after months of deliberation, that the 2020 fair will be a 4-H and FFA exhibition fair only. Due to the state and local health and safety restrictions of Covid-19, we are unable to host entertainment (including Eve of Destruction), grounds acts, carnival, open class, car show, or vendors. It is with heavy hearts that we announce this.
4-H and FFA will be able to show their exhibits and animals, however with restrictions in place. We encourage you to follow the Nebraska Extension in Gage County page for continued updates.
We love our fair and cannot wait to come back even stronger in 2021.

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