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Day: Tuesday, Jun 23 2015
by Karole Passmore, GWC
Every year the 4H Fair organizers bring great shows to the annual fair, and this year is no exception. You can enjoy a FREE concert by the Phillip Fox Band on June 26 at 7:30 p.m., at the Wayne County Fair on the Free Stage.
“For us it’s about the music first” explains front man, Phillip Fox. “Our favorite songs and artists are timeless. It’s great music that transcends scenes, fads, and production trends. We’re not really paying attention to what’s popular at the moment or what will get played on the radio and we hope that comes as a breath of fresh air in our music.” (quote from Phillip Fox Band.com)
Enjoy the bands trademark sounthern rock sound all for free at the Fair!
Stay tuned for information about more great concerts and shows coming to the Wayne County 4H Fair this year, at GoWayneCounty.com. (live reporting and pictures from the Fair can also be found on the Go Wayne County Facebook page the week of the Fair).
The dates for the Wayne County 4H Fair are June 20-27, 2015! Stay tuned for all the details right here on GoWayneCounty.com the official spot for updates leading up to Fair week, and live posts from the Fair!
See you at the 4H Fair!
Friday, June 27, 2014
Today at the 4H Fair is an exciting day for all the 4H kids who have worked so hard taking care of their animals. It’s the big Auction Day, where kids will sell all types of animals. Get out to the 4H Fair and cheer them on- these are such hard-working and determined kids and deserve our support.
Later today, 7:30 p.m., Corey Cox will provide live entertainment on the Tom Raper RV Free Stage. Corey has quite a following and according to his fan website “Continuing his rapid climb in the country music world in 2012, Corey performed for tens of thousands of fans in the Super Bowl XLVI Village, sang the National Anthem at the Brickyard 400 Nationwide Race and secured a major sponsorship with Coors Banquet beer. Corey has built his name through his relatable lyrics, contagious songs, and energetic live shows – a combination that has attracted a strong and loyal following.” And his fans follow him everywhere! According to Corey- this is what he was meant to do. And he loves it. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to see him perform live–and Free!
We’ll see you at the 4H Fair!
First Bank Richmond is the business sponsor for the day.
Wayne County 4-H FAIR
June 21-28, 2014
Saturday, June 21
Wayne County Idol, 5 PM at the Tom Raper RV Free Stage, Mud Race – 7 PM, Karaoke Time Following Idol Finals at the Tom Raper Free Stage.
Sunday, June 22
Church services – 11 AM at the Tom Raper RVs Free Stage, Little Miss & Mister Contest, 2 PM at the Tom Raper Free Stage, Special Music 4 PM – 10 PM at the Tom Raper Free Stage, CK Cycles Moto Cross Racing – 5 PM, Horse Pull – 7 PM – FREE Admission
Monday, June 21Car Show at 5 PM in the Kuhlman Center Parking Lot, ATV/Truck Drags – 7 PM, Pork McElhinny – 7:30 PM @ Tom Raper RV Free Stage.
Tuesday, June 24
Hoosier StateTractor Pull at 7 PM, Phillip Fox Band at 7:30 PM on theTom Raper RV Free Stage, Silly Safaris, 5:30 & 7:30 PM at the Family FitnessWorks Tent
Wednesday, June 25
Pottery by Jeremy South, 3 PM – 8 PM at the Family FitnessWorksTent, Tom Butters Painting – 5 PM @ Family FitnessWorks Tent, Wayne County Idol – 6 PM @ Tom Raper RVs Free Stage, and a Truck / Tractor Pull – 7 PM.
Thursday, June 26
Kids Day, 12 Noon to 4:30, Armband Special – $12, Rodeo – 7 PM, Dancers – 6:00 PM @ Tom Raper RVs Free Stage, Silly Safaris at 5:30 & 7:30 PM in the Family FitnessWorksTent.
Friday, June 27
4-H Livestock Sale of Champions Auction – 11 AM, Corey Cox – 7:30 PM @ Tom Raper RVs Free Stage, Mud Bog – 7 PM, Fireworks @ Dark
Saturday, June 28
Off Road Swap Meet – 10 AM Free Health Screenings – Family FitnessWorks Tent – 12 PM, Wayne County Idol Finals – 5 PM, Karaoke Time Following Idol Finals @ Tom Raper RVs Free Stage, Demolition Derby – 7 PM.
For the full schedule visit the Wayne County 4H Fair website. And keep checking back here for cool pictures and any updates.
If you are interested in registering for the Wayne County 4H Queen competition, you must have your registration in by May 31, 2014. Also, there are some changes in the rules. Please read below for updates.
* IMPORTANT CHANGES **
The Wayne County 4-H Fair Queen Committee has made a recent change concerning the 2014 Queen Contest.
The NEW ages for the queen division will be 16 and older. You must be 16 as of June 1, 2015 to compete in this division.
The new ages will allow more ladies to participate and have the opportunity to obtain the skills for interviewing, stage presence, and public appearances.
KEEP IN MIND….in order to participate at state fair, the Wayne County Queen must be 18 years old by June 1, 2015. The “underage” ladies will have the option to keep the queen status or relinquish the queen status, if chosen prior to the contest. State Fair rules states you can only win your county fair once.
SO…..for example…..you are 16 years old and have the highest points to win the 2014 Queen title. You will have chosen prior to the contest, that if you were chosen, that you would:
- Keep the title, however know you are not old enough to compete at State Fair. You would also know that you cannot compete for the Wayne County Fair Queen in the future, or
- Relinquish the queen title and obtain an alternate title. You would then be able to compete in future contest and attend State Fair, if age appropriate.
This can be confusing. So please call or text 914.6771 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions, comments or concerns.
Deadline to register is May 31st. Sponsorship fee will be $50. Orientation is this Sunday, May 18th at 2pm at the First Friends Church on Chester Blvd (next to Friends Fellowship). First queen workshop is Tuesday, June 3rd from 6:30-8pm at Lingle Hall at Reid Hospital.
Other age divisions:
- Juniors – ages 7, 8, 9
- PreTeens – ages 10, 11, 12
- Teens – ages 13, 14, 15
- Queens – ages 16 to 21
This year the Wayne County 4H Fair will run from June 21 – 28, 2014, and what a line up!
Live music on the Tom Raper stage will include the Phillip Fox Band and Pork McElHinny. Some old favorites will return this year including the Silly Safari animal show, a free ice cream social, and the exciting tractor pulls. 4Her’s will be showing off their livestock, horse and crafts projects all week, so be sure to get out and support them.
Keep checking back for more updates and check our calendar for fair events. It’s going to be a great year for the 4H Fair!
by Karole Passmore, GWC
Elephant ears, funnel cakes, walking tacos…..okay that’s what I think of first when I think of the Fair. Next, I picture the 4H kids working hard on their projects or with their animals. And then I think of the sounds…live music, laughter, animal noises, the sizzling of hot sausage on the grill… and I’m back to the food again. <sigh>
Whatever your reasons for loving the Fair- come on out and enjoy! Free concerts on the Tom Raper RV Stage will be going on throughout the week, Poor Jacks Amusement rides start on June 22, the exotic petting zoo is back, the one man band, fireworks and the mechanical bull- plus much more!!
Check out the full schedule and make sure you don’t miss a thing. We’ll be out and about through the week taking pictures- so don’t miss the photo op while you are having fun at the Fair! See you there.
This year’s Wayne County 4-H Fair is quickly approaching! It will be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds June 22-29. GoWayneCounty will be posting special events and details, so stay tuned! You can download and print the full schedule here: 2013 4H Fair Schedule
For more information about events in the program, please call the fair office (during fair week) at 765-939-0834 or visit their website here.
You can also find them on Facebook here.
See you there!!!
July 3, 2012
See updates below- some fireworks have been cancelled/postponed
According to Blair Beach of the Richmond Parks Department, preparations have been underway for fireworks on Roosevelt Hill since last week.
Crews have been watering down the area for fireworks, due to the dry grass on the hill, to get ready for an exciting fireworks display. Entertainment on the hill is setting up now and will provide fun throughout the day. Fireworks will begin at dusk and concessions will be available.
Elsewhere in Wayne County:
July 3, 2012
Fireworks in Hagerstown IN (postponed for later date in summer )
Hagerstown Airport, S. Washington St., Hagerstown
Fireworks in Creitz Park (cancelled)
Creitz Park, Cambridge City, IN
Outside of Wayne County:
July 4, 2012
Winchester IN, Fireworks at Dusk In Goodrich Park
A live concert and fireworks??!! Yes it’s true at your own Wayne County 4H Fairgrounds. Look below for a video of Pork McElhinny.
Every year the Fair planners bring great music to the Tom Raper RV’s Free Stage. This year is no exception. Tonight is the returning favorite Savannah Jack, playing at 7:30 p.m. Great music and a fun time!
The other night we enjoyed the music of Seth Cook, member of the Cook & Belle band which will be at Roosevelt Hill this year, August 3rd. Seth is a great talent on his own as well as you can see in the video below.
Coming up on Friday will be Pork McElhinney strumming and singing- a real treat. Be sure to visit the fairgrounds to see one of these great concerts that are offered FREE at the 4H Fair.
If you haven’t been to the 4H Fair yet for food & fun…here is what is on tap for tonight:
Kid’s Concert with Martha Bowman, 7:30 p.m. at the Family FitnessWorks Tent
Wayne County Idol, 2nd round, 6 p.m. on the Tom Raper RV’s Free Stage
Truck & Tractor Pull, 7pm on the track, 10.00 gate admission
One Man Band Following Idol
Chases Racing Pigs, 7 & 9 p.m.
To help you plan your trip here are some pictures of fun things happening this week- you still have time to enjoy!!
Silly Safaris- Hilarious & educational
For many more pictures from these two events go to our Go Wayne County Facebook site. See you at the Fair. (Remember- the Kuhlman center is air conditioned and a great place to take a break from the heat and see all the exhibits!