The Morgan County Fair gets under way Tuesday, July 26 and runs through July 30. Every day – and night – there will be plenty going on at the fairgrounds.

The fair will get started Tuesday when 4-H’ers will check in their projects, beginning at 5 p.m., at the home economics building. There were more than 400 entries last year.


What
The Morgan County Fair gets under way Tuesday, July 26 and runs through July 30. Every day – and night – there will be plenty going on at the fairgrounds.
The fair will get started Tuesday when 4-H’ers will check in their projects, beginning at 5 p.m., at the home economics building. There were more than 400 entries last year.

Highlights
The first grandstand event will be the tractor pull on Wednesday night, July 27, starting at 7. On Thursday, July 28, there will be motocross races, followed by the compact figure-eight scramble and Tuff Trucks Challenge on Friday, July 29. A truck and tractor pull on Saturday night, July 30 will conclude the fair events. The pet parade will be at 6 p.m.

Information
For more information on the fair and for a full list of events, go to www.extension.missouri.edu/morgan.
The Morgan County Fairgrounds is located at the intersection of Routes 5 and 52 in Versailles.

Schedule of events

Tuesday July 26
4-H project check-in – 5-7:30 p.m.
4-H & FFA ham check-in
Home Economics Building

Wednesday July 27
Home Economics Division check-in – 6-8:30 p.m.
Home Economics Building
Grandstand Event – 7 p.m.
Tractor pull
Mid-America Tractor Pullers Association

Thursday July 28
Home Economics Division check- in continues
7:30 a.m.– noon
Pet parade lineup 5:15 p.m.
Pet parade – 6 p.m.
Home Economics Division auction – 7 p.m.
Grandstand event – 7 p.m.
Motocross races

Friday July 29
Cabbage Patch check-in – Noon-5 p.m.
Goat, sheep and swine check-in – 7-8 a.m.
Goat show – 8:30 a.m.
Sheep show starts after goat show
Swine show starts after sheep show
Poultry check-in  – 11 a.m.-noon
Rabbit check-in – noon-1 p.m.
Poultry show – 1 p.m.
Rabbit show – 2 p.m.
Open bucket calf check-in – 5-5:30 p.m.
Open bucket calf show – 6 p.m.
Grandstand event – 7 pm
Compact Figure-Eight Scramble
Tuff Trucks Challenge

Saturday July 30
Cattle check-in – 7-9 a.m.
4-H bucket calf show – 9:30 a.m.
Dairy show – 10 a.m.
Beef show – 10:30 a.m.
Premium sale – 3 p.m.
Grand stand event – 7 p.m.
Truck/Tractor Pull (sanctioned)

Sunday July 31
Fair exhibit items picked up 1-3 p.m.