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Carnival - Antrim County Fair

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NEW IN 2017 — THE CARNIVAL COMES TO THE ANTRIM COUNTY FAIR!

Michigan-based Schmidt Amusements is bringing a small selection of family friendly rides and games to the Antrim County Fair, from noon until 10 PM, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Located on the ball fields at Craven Park. There will also be lemonade, popcorn and cotton candy. Fees are charged.

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Antrim County Fair

2017 Schedule of Events

Thursday - Saturday, August 10-12

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Visit www.antrimcountyfair.com for more info.

Thursday, August 10 - Senior Citizen Appreciation Day

  • 7:30 AM Antrim County Horse Show Check-In (Pre-Registration Recommended.)            
  • 8:55 AM  Flag-Raising         
  • 9:00 AM  Atrim County Horse Show           
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Activity/Education Tent             
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Caring For Your Horse
  • 12:00 PM Cake Walk        
  • 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM Covered Wagon Rides Through Bellaire (Courtesy Of Tommy’s Toys Excavating)        
  • 2:00 PM  Ice CreAM Social (By Donation)    
  • 2:00 PM  Bingo    
  • 4:00 PM  Poultry Judging   
  • 5:00 PM  Showmanship, Market, Conformation Classes In Order As Each Division Is Completed: Water Fowl, Turkeys, Chickens, GAMe Birds. Still Exhibits Judging (Exhibit Hall Closed During Judging)     
  • 7:00 PM  Live Music (Diva With Buck Feva Band)

Friday, August 11 - Veterans Appreciation Day

  • 8:55 AM Flag-Raising       
  • All Day  - Pony Rides/Petting Farm (A Fee Will Be Charged)       
  • 9:00 AM Livestock Judging (Large Animal Barn Closed During Judging)              
  • Showmanship, Market, Conformation Classes In Order As Each Division Is Completed: Beef, LlAMa, Goat, LAMb, Swine Adult Showmanship Classes Available As Time Permits And At The Discretion Of The Judge.
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Activity/Education Tent             
  • 12:00 PM Veteran’s Tribute.            
  • 12:05 PM Rabbit Judging Showmanship, Market, Conformation Classes             
  • 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM Covered Wagon Rides Through Bellaire (Courtesy Of Tommy’s Toys Excavating)        
  • 2:00 PM Bingo    
  • 5:30 PM 4-H Auction Buyers Dinner             
  • 6:45 PM Exhibitors Of The Year Announced                               
  • 6:55 PM Pledge Of Allegiance And 4-H Pledge            
  • 7:00 PM 4-H Livestock Auction (Large Animal Barn Closed During Auction)

Saturday, August 12 - Family Heritage Day

  • 7:00 AM 5k Run Check-In              
  • 8:15 AM Flag Raising        
  • 8:30 AM 5k Run/Walk     
  • 9:00 AM Pancake Breakfast (By Donation)
  • All Day Pony Rides/Petting Farm (A Fee Will Be Charged)       
  • 10:00 AM Fire Department Smoke House (Bellaire Fire Department     
  • 10:00 AM Jaws Of Life Demonstration (Mancelona Fire Department)  
  • 10:00-4:00 PM Live Music              
  • 10:30 AM Family Fun Activities/Games/Face Painting & More            
  • 12:00 PM Dog Show (Registration At 11 A.M., Pre-Registration Recommended)
  • 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM Covered Wagon Rides Through Bellaire (Courtesy Of Tommy’s Toys Excavating)        
  • 2:00 PM Lego Build & Race Contest (Lego Activity Ages 6 And Up)     
  • 3:00 PM Youth Tractor Pull             
  • 3:00 PM Animal Obstacle Course (Following Dog Show)          
  • 4:00 PM Farm Olympics   
  • 5:30-6:30 PM Beef And Side Restaurant Cook-Off (Tickets Available During Fair.)          
  • 6:00 PM Silent Auction Closes        
  • 6:50 PM Selfie Photo Contest Winner Announced      
  • 7:00 PM Horse Pull (At The Entrance To Craven Park)             
  • Dusk Movie Night (Disney’s Wreck It Ralph!)             

4th Annual 5K Run/Walk - Antrim County Fair

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Register today for the annual 5K run/walk through the beautiful Cedar River Natural Area. This race will begin at the fairgrounds, wind its way through the Cedar River Natural Area, and take you over the Cedar River on a short stretch of road then bring you back through the natural area to the finish line.

New in 2017: Professional timing by Endurance Evolution. Trophies to be awarded to top male and female finishers as well as medals to the top three male and female finishers in each age group.

Register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/MI/Bellaire/AntrimCounty5KFairRun or return the registration form to Antrim County Fair, PO Box 427, Bellaire MI 49615. Prior to August 1, 2017, registration fee is $25/individual or $60/fAMily (up to 4 people from the sAMe household fAMily – additional fAMily members are $15.00 each). After August 1, 2017 - $30.00/individual or $65.00/fAMily. T-shirts guaranteed to all preregistered participants (prior to August 1, 2017) and as available to all additional registered participants (after August 1, 2017).

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