By Wayne Allen
The 2014 Scioto County Fair Schedule is fill to the brim with activities, shows and events throughout the week of August 4 - August 9.
On Monday, August 4 the headlining entertainment will be Earl Thomas Conley at 8 p.m. Other highlights of the say include a poultry show at 9 a.m. Alpaca Exhibition show at 10 a.m. Flower Show at 11 a.m.
There will be a cheerleading competition at the grandstand at 1:30 p.m. The Clay High School Band will perform at the main gate at 3 p.m. Portsmouth High School Band will perform at 5 p.m. at the Main Gate and the New Boston Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Main Gate.
The introduction of Fair Queen and Court will take place at the grandstand at 7:45 p.m. before conley takes the stage.
On Tuesday, August 5 the U.S. Freestyle Motocross Championship Series will take place in the grandstand at 8 p.m. Other highlights of the day include a 4-H Sheep Show and a rabbit show both at 8 a.m. There will be an open poultry show at 9 a.m. in the poultry building.
There will be a pet show at noon in the livestock area, a goat show at 3 p.m. The East High School Band will perform at 5 p.m. at the Main Gate and the Valley High School Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Main Gate. The formal opening of the fair will take place at 8 p.m. before the performance.
On Wednesday, August 6 Tyler Farr will take the stage at 8 p.m. Other highlights of the day includes a beef show at 8 a.m. in the livestock arena. at 9 a.m. there will be an english horse show at 9 a.m. and an open rabbit show at 10 a.m.
In the livestock arena the National Kiddie Tractor Pullers Association will take from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. with registration starting at 4:30 p.m.
The Northwest High School Band will preform at 5 p.m. and the Green High School Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Main Gate.
On Thursday, August 7 highlights of the schedule includes entertainment by Circus Continental with a performance at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. In the livestock arena there will be a 4-H Swine Show at 8 a.m. In the Farm Products Building where will be a flower show at 11 a.m.
The Wheelersburg High School Band will preform at 5 p.m. at the Main Gate. At 7 p.m. in the livestock arena the 4-H Poultry and Rabbit Auction will take place. Also at 7 p.m. the Portsmouth West High School band will perform at the Main Gate.
On Friday, August 8 Lee Greenwood will take the grandstand stage at 8 p.m. This is also senior citizen day, ages 60 and older can gain admission for $2.
There will be a 4-H Dairy Cattle Show at 9 a.m. in the livestock arena. In the horse arena there will be a 4-H Western Horse Show at 9 a.m. Cloverbud interviews will take place from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The South Webster High School Band will preform at 5 p.m. at the main gate. The Showman of Showman Contest will take place in the livestock arena at 6 p.m. with Minford High School Band performing at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, August 9 the Demolition Derby will take the grandstand at 5 p.m. Other highlights of the days schedule include the Junior Fair Livestock Sale starting at 10 a.m.
For more information about the Scioto County Fair visit them on Facebook or at www.sciotocountyfair.org.
Wayne Allen can be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 1933 or on Twitter @WayneallenPDT