Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


July 13, 2012

Early scenes from the Marion County Fair

Knoxville — The Marion County Fair has begun. Here are a few photos from early events. Keep checking back for more photos and look for more in upcoming print editions. 

The schedule for the fair is below. 


9:00 am Dyer-Hudson and Bingley Building Open
9:30 am Clover Kids Critter Show
10:00 am        Pet Show, Show Pavilion
10:00 am Fruit & Grains, Seeds & Vegetables Judging - 
Dept C & D/Open Class
Noon            Bucket-of-Flowers Silent Auction, Bids Open, 
12:30 pm Check-in for Dog Obedience Show
1:00 pm Dog Obedience Show
1:00 pm          Earliest livestock may arrive at fairgrounds
1:00 pm Arts, Crafts & Photo Judging-Dept A-Open Class
2:00 pm Textiles Judging-Dept F-Open Class
4:00 pm          Dog Agility Show (Following Obedience)
4:30-6:30 pm Keith West Magic Show
6:00 pm Horse check-in (until 10 am Saturday)
7:00 pm Pinewood Derby, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
and Museum
7:00 pm Barker Implement Lawnmower Enduro
8:00 pm Dyer-Hudson and Bingley Building Close
8:00 pm All Swine in Place
7:00 - ­Knoxville AM Kiwanis & 4-H Pancake Breakfast,
  11:30 am Tent Area 
8:00 am Sheep, Beef and Goat Check-in and Weigh-in
8:30 am Market & Commercial Ewe Lamb Weigh-In, 
cat shot check
8:30 -
  10:30 am   Rabbits & Poultry in Place & Check-In
9:00 am Dyer-Hudson and Bingley Building Open
9:30 am Cat Show, Show Pavilion
10:00 am Swine Check-in and Weigh-in
10:30 am Flower Arrangements-Open Class-Group 1 &
11:00 am Horse Trail Classes, Horse Arena
Noon Bucket Bottle Calf Show, Show Pavilion
12, 2 & 4 pm Keith West Magic Show
1:00 pm Kiwanis Kiddie Tractor Pull (registration at 12:30)
1:00 pm Dairy Goat Show, Show Pavilion
1:00 pm Cribbage Tournament, Tent Area
1:00 pm Culinary Judging, Dept B-Open Class
2:00 pm Meat Goat Show (Following Dairy) 
2-6 pm Face Painting  
3-9 pm Game Truck and Rides
3-5 pm Open Skate
5-9 pm Family Skate
5:00 pm Adrenaline Pro Wrestling-Free Show-Show Pavilion

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