Opening day at the Morrow County Fair


Courtesy photo The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Morrow County Fair kicks-off the week long festivities.


Courtesy photo Judge Pat Dewine for Ohio Supreme Court with Commissioners Tom Whiston Dick Miller and Dennis Leader visiting the Morrow County Fair at the Republican booth. fair. At the fair, Judge DeWine discussed the importance and history of the Ohio Courts and the Constitution. Fellow Supreme Court Candidate Pat Fischer joined Judge DeWine during his visit to the fair. Judge DeWine is an Appellate Court Judge on Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals and a candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court this November. Judge DeWine is a constitutional conservative who believes the role of the court is to apply the law as written.


Zach Jones | The Sentinel Food vendors set up shop at the 2016 Morrow County Fair on Monday.


Zach Jones | The Sentinel An equine is prepared before the Monday's horse races at the 2016 Morrow County Sentinel.


Zach Jones | The Sentinel The 2016 Morrow County Fair begins at the fairgrounds on Monday.


Zach Jones | The Sentinel Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.


Zach Jones | The Sentinel Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.


Morrow County Senior Fair schedule of events:

Aug. 31

Discount Drug Mart Day

Senior Citizens Day until 4 p.m.

9:30 a.m.……………………………..Open Swine Show and Judging (Show Arena)

12 p.m.……………………………Draft Horse, Pony, & Mule Classes (Draft Horse Arena)

1 p.m.……………………………..Flower and Garden Club Judging (Floral Hall)

2:15 p.m.……………………………..Lending a Helping Paw (Small Stage)

3 p.m.……………………………..Encore(Small Stage)

5 p.m.……………………………..Jane Horton (Small Stage)

5 p.m.……………………………..Swine Breeders Picnic

5 p.m.……………………………..Mike Bishop – Hypnotist (Small Arena)

6 p.m.……………………………..Harness Racing (Grandstand)

6 p.m.……………………………..Dave and Ethel Smith (Small Stage)

6:30 p.m.………….Talent Show (Following the Outstanding Fair Supporter/Jr. Fair King and Queen Contest (Youth Building)

7 p.m.……………………………..Mike Bishop – Hypnotist (Small Stage)

8 p.m.……………………………..Karaoke with Lee (Small Stage)

9 p.m.……………………………..Mike Bishop – Hypnotist (Small Arena)

Aug. 31

Blackstone Insurance Agency/German Mutual Insurance Day

9 a.m.……………………………..Open Sheep Show (Sheep Barn)

10 a.m.…………………………….Beef Judging (Show Arena)

1 p.m.……………………………..Sr. Fair Poultry Show (Small Arena)

2:30-6:30 p.m.………………………COSI

3-6 p.m.………………………Earth Day at the Fair (Small Stage)

6:30 – 10 p.m.……………………Reckless Abandonment (Small Stage)

7:30 p.m.………………………………School Bus & Truck Figure 8 Racing (Grandstand)

Sept. 1

RAMCO Rental Day

Bear Hollow Chainsaw Exhibitor – 4 Shows (North End of Grounds)

The Magic ‘N Mischief Show & Dr. Charlatan Magical Medical Show – 3 Shows Today Watch For The Locations

9:30 a.m.……………………………..Dairy, Pygmy & Angora Goat Show (Small Animal Arena)

9:30 a.m.. – 1 p.m.…………….United Way Sponsored Activities (Small Stage)

11 a.m.……………………………Food Fun Day (Youth Building)

12 p.m.……………………………Lamb BBQ (Sheep Barn)

12 p.m.……………………………Morrow County Draft Horse Hitch Classes (Draft Arena)

1 p.m.……………………………..Dog Show (Pavilion)

2-6 p.m.………………………United Way (by Sr. Fair Office)

4 p.m.………………………………Mary St. Clair & Quaid Newcome (Small Stage)

6 p.m.……………………………..Stateline Sinners (Small Stage)

8 – 10 p.m.………………….Oolong Gurus (Small Stage)

8 p.m.………………………………Rough Truck (Grandstand)

Sept. 2

Touchstone Energy Day by Consolidated Electric Cooperative

Inflatables Sponsored by Dayspring Wesleyan Church at East side of Youth Building 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Bear Hollow Chainsaw Exhibitor – 3 Shows (North End of Grounds)

The Magic ‘N Mischief Show & Dr. Charlatan Magical Medical Show – 3 Shows Today Watch For The Locations

1 p.m.………………………………….Flower Judging (Floral Hall)

4 p.m.………………………………….Spangler Sisters (Small Stage)

5:30 p.m.………………………………….Whetstone CopyCats and Bell Choir (Small Stage)

6 p.m.………………………………….Deadline for Parade Entries (Senior Fair Office)

7 p.m.………………………………….Truck Pull (Grandstand)

7:30 p.m.. – Close………………………Project Roundtable (Small Stage)

Sept. 3

Burkhart Farm Center Day

Inflatables Sponsored by Dayspring Wesleyan Church at East side of Youth Building 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Bear Hollow Chainsaw Exhibitor – 3 Shows (North End of Grounds)

8-10 a.m.……………………..Pie Check-In (Arts and Crafts Building)

9:30 a.m.………………………………Market and Meat Goat Breeding Show (following Market Show in Small Animal Arena)

10 a.m.…………………………….Dairy Show (Show Arena)

11 a.m.…………………………….Pie Judging (Arts and Crafts Building)

12 p.m.…………………………….Goat Picnic (Goat Barn)

12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.……………..Eco Center Activities at Antique Tractor Pavilion/Small Stage

1-5 p.m.……………………….COSI

4:30 p.m.……………………………….Pie and Cake Auction (Small Stage)

5:30 p.m.……………………………….Hickory Wind (Small Stage)

6 p.m.……………………………….Antique Tractor Parade (Grandstand)

7 p.m.……………………………….OSTPA Tractor and Truck Pull (Grandstand)

7 p.m.……………………………….Lucky Penny Sisters (Small Stage)

8-11 p.m.……………………….Square Dance (Youth Building)

Sept. 4

Poet BioFuel Refining Day

Veterans’ Day Until 4 p.m..

8 a.m.……………………………………Church Services (Youth Building)

10 a.m.………………………………….Vessel Community Church Service (Small Stage)

12:30 p.m.………………………………….Junior Fair Awards/Morrow County Bands (Grandstand)

1 p.m.……………………………………His Servants (Small Stage)

2 p.m.……………………………………Randy Sutter (Small Stage)

3 – 4 p.m.…………………………..Mary St. Clair (Small Stage)

4:30 p.m.……………………………………Pedal Tractor Pull (Pavilion)

6 p.m.……………………………………White Lily Chapel Singers (Small Stage)

7 p.m.……………………………………KOI Drag Racing (Grandstands)

8 p.m.…………………………………..Entertainment (Small Stage)

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.………………….Karaoke with Lee (Youth Building)

8 p.m.. approximate start………..Open Freestyle Reining

Sept. 5

Cardington Yutaka Day

10 a.m.………………………………Garden Tractor Pull (Grandstand)

10 a.m.………………………………Large Animal Livestock Sale (Show Arena)

10 a.m.……………………………… Small Animal Livestock Sale (Small Arena)

4:30 p.m.………………………………..Open Demolition Derby (Grandstand)

Events and times subject to change

Midway open Aug. 30 – Sept. 7…………………….12 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 5 …………………………….12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Rides Close Daily 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Morrow County Junior Fair schedule of events:

Aug. 31

Horse and Pony Grand Entry/King and Queen Presentation…………………………..9:30 a.m.

Poultry Show (Small Arena)…………………………………………………………………….9:30 a.m.

Beef Breeding Show (Show Arena)………………………………………………………….10 a.m.

Horse Contest Show (Horse Arena)…………………………………………………………10:30 a.m.

Beef Showmanship (Show Arena)……………………………………………………………4:30 p.m.

Market Beef Show (Show Arena)……………………………………………………………..following showmanship

Clover Buds on Parade (Youth Building)……………………………………………………6:30 p.m.

Sept. 1

Dairy, Pygmy, and Angora Goat Show (Small Arena)………………………………….9:30 a.m.

English Showmanship/English Walk-Trot (Horse Arena)……………………………..9:30 a.m.

Beef Feeder Showmanship and Classes (Show Arena) ………………………………9:30 a.m.

Favorite Food Contest Entries in Place (Youth Building)………………………………11 a.m.

Lamb Barbecue (Sheep Arena)………………………………………………………………..12 p.m.

Dairy Feeder Showmanship and Classes (Show Arena)………………………………1 p.m.

Sheep Breeding Show (Sheep Arena)……………………………………………………….1 p.m.

Dog Show (Pavilion)………………………………………………………………………………..1 p.m.

Sheep Showmanship (Show Arena)………………………………………………………….4:30 p.m.

Goat Obstacle Course and Costume Class (Small Arena) ………………………………5 p.m.

Market Lamb Show (Show Arena)……………………………………………………………..6 p.m.

Sept. 2

Breeding and Market Rabbit Show (Show Arena)………………………………………..9:30 a.m.

Contest Horse Show (Horse Arena)…………………………………………………………..9:30 a.m.

Barnyard Olympics (Small Arena)……………………………………………………………..2 p.m.

Sept. 3

Market and Meat Goat Breeding Show (Small Arena)………………………………….9:30 a.m.

Horse Pleasure Versatility Trail-Trail In-Hand Class (Horse Arena)……………….9:30 a.m.

Dairy Cattle Show (Show Arena)………………………………………………………………10 a.m.

Kids and Calves (Show Arena)…………………………………………………………………Following the Dairy Show

Goat Potluck (Goat Barn)…………………………………………………………………………12 p.m.

Contest Versatility Class (Horse Arena)……………………………………………………..2 p.m.

Swine Showmanship (Show Arena)…………………………………………………………..3 p.m.

Horse Awards (Horse Arena)……………………………………………………………………5 p.m.

Market Swine Show (Show Arena)……………………………………………………………6 p.m.

Sept. 4

Jr. Fair Awards/County Bands (Grandstand)……………………………………………..12:30 p.m.

Parade (Grandstand)………………………………………………………………………………12:30 p.m.

Horse and Pony Races………………………………………………………………………………Following Parade

Cattleman’s Obstacle Course (Show Arena)………………………………………………3:30 p.m.

Sheep Obstacle Course (Small Arena)………………………………………………………4 p.m.

Style Show (Youth Building)……………………………………………………………………..4 p.m.

Showman of Showmen…………………………………………………………………………….4:30 p.m.

Costume Class (Horse Arena)…………………………………………………………………..5 p.m.

Freestyle Reining (Horse Arena)………………………………………………………………..6 p.m.

Carcass Hogs Released to Processor…………………………………………………………7 p.m.

Dairy Cattle Released……………………………………………………………………………….8 p.m.

Youth Dance (Youth Building)……………………………………………………………………7-10 p.m.

Sept. 5

Champion Projects Sale (Show Arena)……………………………………………………….9:30 a.m.

Large Animal Sale (Show Arena)……………………………………………………………….10 a.m.

Pinewood Derby/Dutch Oven Contest (Youth Building)…………………………………10 a.m.

Small Animal Sale (Small Arena)……………………………………………………………….10 a.m.

Stick Horse Show (Horse Barn)…………………………………………………………………11 a.m.

Horse and Pony Projects Released……………………………………………………………3 p.m.

Jr. Fair Booth Projects Released………………………………………………………………..4 p.m.

All Poultry and Rabbit Projects out of Barn………………………………………………………6 p.m.

Courtesy photo The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Morrow County Fair kicks-off the week long festivities.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/08/web1_20160829_080604-0-1-1.jpgCourtesy photo The ribbon cutting ceremony at the Morrow County Fair kicks-off the week long festivities.

Courtesy photo Judge Pat Dewine for Ohio Supreme Court with Commissioners Tom Whiston Dick Miller and Dennis Leader visiting the Morrow County Fair at the Republican booth. fair. At the fair, Judge DeWine discussed the importance and history of the Ohio Courts and the Constitution. Fellow Supreme Court Candidate Pat Fischer joined Judge DeWine during his visit to the fair. Judge DeWine is an Appellate Court Judge on Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals and a candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court this November. Judge DeWine is a constitutional conservative who believes the role of the court is to apply the law as written.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/29/2016/08/web1_thank.jpgCourtesy photo Judge Pat Dewine for Ohio Supreme Court with Commissioners Tom Whiston Dick Miller and Dennis Leader visiting the Morrow County Fair at the Republican booth. fair. At the fair, Judge DeWine discussed the importance and history of the Ohio Courts and the Constitution. Fellow Supreme Court Candidate Pat Fischer joined Judge DeWine during his visit to the fair. Judge DeWine is an Appellate Court Judge on Ohio’s First District Court of Appeals and a candidate for the Ohio Supreme Court this November. Judge DeWine is a constitutional conservative who believes the role of the court is to apply the law as written.

Zach Jones | The Sentinel

Food vendors set up shop at the 2016 Morrow County Fair on Monday.

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Food vendors set up shop at the 2016 Morrow County Fair on Monday.

Zach Jones | The Sentinel

An equine is prepared before the Monday’s horse races at the 2016 Morrow County Sentinel.

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An equine is prepared before the Monday’s horse races at the 2016 Morrow County Sentinel.

Zach Jones | The Sentinel

The 2016 Morrow County Fair begins at the fairgrounds on Monday.

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The 2016 Morrow County Fair begins at the fairgrounds on Monday.

Zach Jones | The Sentinel

Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.

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Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.

Zach Jones | The Sentinel

Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.

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Guests walk around the fairgrounds on Monday at the Morrow County Fair.

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