Washington County Agricultural Fair announces schedule

WASHINGTON – The Washington County Agricultural Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 9-16 at the Washington County Fairgrounds located at 80 N. Main St.

The theme is “Treasure the Memories.”

The fair schedule is as follows:

Aug. 8

4 p.m., judging in the halls.

6 p.m., antique tractor pull in the grandstands.

Aug. 9

9 a.m., lawn and garden tractor pull in the grandstands.

9 a.m., Spam contest in the show tent.

10 a.m., Pennsylvania Preferred cookie contest in the show tent.

10:30 a.m., Pennsylvania Preferred chocolate cake contest in the show tent.

11 a.m., Blue Ribbon apple pie contest in the show tent.

11:45 a.m., angel food cake contest in the show tent.

12:30 p.m., Bisquick quick creations contest in the show tent.

1 p.m., pedal power tractor pull in the show arena.

4 p.m., Silver Moon Twirlers in the show tent.

4 p.m., Washington County fire truck parade in the grandstands.

5 p.m., horse and pony pull in the show arena.

5 p.m., Musician George Suhon performs in the show tent.

6 p.m., fair opening in the show tent.

7 p.m., fair queen contest in the show tent.

7:30 p.m., Washington County firefighter challenge in the grandstands.

Aug. 10

8 a.m., draft horse halter classes in the show arena.

10 a.m., stockman’s contest in the show arena.

11 a.m., church service in the show tent.

11 a.m., Boer goat show in the show arena.

noon, hitch classes and matched teams in the grandstands.

2 p.m., “Pets on Parade” in the show arena.

2 p.m., meet the 2014 fair queen in the show arena.

3 p.m., country band Leather and Lace performs in the show tent.

5 p.m., market goat show in the show arena.

6 p.m., The Stickers in the grandstands.

7 p.m., Washington’s Got Talent in the show tent.

8 p.m., special guest from “The Voice” television show in the grandstands.

9:45 p.m., fireworks in the grandstands.

Aug. 11

9 a.m., tractor driving contest in the parking lot.

9 a.m., open and junior rabbit show in the rabbit barn.

9 a.m., breeding hog show in the show arena.

10 a.m., harness racing in the grandstands.

11 a.m., spinning contest in the wool room.

11 a.m., senior citizen activities in the show tent.

1 p.m., The Kitchen Band in the show tent.

3 p.m., bluegrass ban Navada performs in the show tent.

4 p.m., market hog show in the show arena.

5 p.m., Pioneer Cloggers in the show tent.

6:30 p.m., South Hills Keystone Barbershop Chorus in the show tent.

7 p.m., pro stock tractors and hot semis in the grandstands.

8 p.m., karaoke with Jay Huss in the show tent.

Aug. 12

9 a.m., poultry show and showmanship in the poultry barn.

9 a.m., 4-H meat rabbit pens and showmanship in the show arena.

9 a.m., open and junior beef cattle in the show arena.

10 a.m., harness racing in the grandstands.

2 p.m., prospect steer and heifer show in the show arena.

5 p.m., bluegrass Foggy Hollow Band performs in the show tent.

6 p.m., market steer show in the show arena.

7 p.m., monster trucks in the grandstands.

8 p.m., rock and blues Sarah Hayes Band performs in the show tent.

Aug. 13

8 a.m., light horse and pony halter classes in the show arena.

9:30 a.m., junior dairy clipping in the show arena.

10 a.m., 4-H modeling contest in the show tent.

11:30 a.m., under 8 kiddie dairy showmanship in the show arena.

noon, 4-H and Future Farmers of America dairy showmanship in the show arena.

4 p.m., cheerleading exhibition in the grandstands.

5 p.m., market lamb show in the show arena.

5 p.m., Silver Moon Twirlers in the show tent.

6 p.m., senior high school bands in the grandstands.

8 p.m., country Black Horse Band performs in the show tent.

8 p.m., school bus demolition derby in the grandstands.

Aug. 14

8 a.m., open and junior breeding sheep in the show arena.

9 a.m., 4-H horse and pony show in the grandstands.

9 a.m., dairy show in the show arena.

2 p.m., lead line contest in the show arena.

4 p.m., 4-H benefit auction in the show tent.

6 p.m., premier showmanship contest in the show arena.

7 p.m., professional rodeo in the grandstands.

8 p.m., bluegrass band The Weed Rags will perform in the show tent.

9:30 p.m., hay hauling contest in the show arena.

Aug. 15

9 a.m., 4-H horse and pony show in the grandstands.

9 a.m., dairy goat show in the show arena.

1 p.m., “Animals on the Hoof Dress-Up” contest in the show arena.

2 p.m., Grace Christian Dance Academy in the show tent.

4 p.m., Luanne’s School of Dance in the show tent.

6 p.m., Radio Disney in the show tent.

6 p.m., rabbits and goats market livestock sale in the show arena.

7 p.m., street stock trucks in the grandstands.

8 p.m., oldies and classic rock band Catfish Camp will perform in the show tent.

Aug. 16

9 a.m., farm tractor pull in the grandstands.

10 a.m., lambs, steers and hogs livestock sale in the show arena.

11 a.m., storyteller Rick Breuning in the show tent.

11 a.m., “Artisans in Action” in the show tent.

4 p.m., country band On the Ridge will perform in the show tent.

5 p.m., Tap’n Toes and All That Jazz in the show tent.

7 p.m., milk-chugging contest in the show arena.

7 p.m., demolition derby in the grandstands.

8 p.m., rock band Shannon and the Merger will perform in the show tent.

Daily admission is $9. Aug. 9 is firefighters’ day, and firefighters with a valid identification get in free. Aug. 9 also is Range Resources day, and all other admission is $6. Aug. 11 is senior citizens’ day, and all those 62 and older get in free. Aug. 12 is Log Cabin Fence day, and admission is $6. Aug. 15 is children’s day, and all those 12 and under are free until 4 p.m.

Admission includes rides, petting zoo, entertainment, shows and parking. The rides will be open from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 9 and Aug. 10 and from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 11-16

Weekly passes can be purchased for $30 from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 6-9 at the fair office. Weekly passes do not include rides. For information, contact the fair office at (724) 225-7718 or visit the website at www.washingtonfair.org.