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It's fair time!

Grab your hat and boots and head to the Expo Complex west of Great Bend. The Barton County Fair is underway.

Exhibits were checked in Wednesday morning, followed by the judging of 4-H foods, arts & crafts, and Cloverbuds & 4-H banners. The rabbit show starts at 2 p.m. and the poultry show is at 4 p.m. today. The 4-H Youth Rally is at 6:30 p.m.

Here’s the schedule for Thursday:

7:30 AM Business Appreciation Breakfast / Chamber Coffee (Expo II)

8:00-9:30 AM Check in Open Foods, Open & 4-H Horticulture (Gardening & Flowers),

Open & 4-H Crops

9:00 AM 4-H Swine Show (Aaron’s Repair Arena)

10:00 AM Judging of Open Foods, Open & 4-H Horticulture (Gardening & Flowers)

Clothing, and Quilts, Open Arts & Crafts (Expo II)

11:00 AM Judging of Open Photography & Rocketry

1:00 PM Judging of 4-H Project Display, Notebooks & Posters, Photography, Reading, Home Environment,

Self- Determined, Wildlife, Rocketry, Energy Management, Entomology, Geology and Forestry

and Open & 4-H Crops (Expo II)

2:00 PM Judging of Open & 4-H Woodworking, Judging of Open Ag Mechanics (Expo II)

Horse Halter Classes (Expo III)

5:00-10 PM Commercial Exhibits Open (Expo I)

6:00 PM 4-H Bucket Calf Show (Expo III)

Dog Agility Demo (Expo III)

Family Fun Night

6:00-8 PM Free Stage Entertainment (Expo II)

8:00 PM Christian Concert – featuring Riley Clemmons

(Farmers Bank & Trust Stage