GREENFIELD — The Adair County Fair is set for July 16-20. A full lineup of 4-H and FFA activities are planned for the fair including animal shows, Pride of Iowa Contest, communication events including Share the Fun, and a fashion show. Entries for each of these divisions are due to Adair County Extension by July 1. The Extension office in Greenfield will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accept entries.
In addition to the 4-H and FFA entries, Adair County Fair Queen applications are due by July 1 to the Extension office. Contestants must be at least 16 years old and not more than 21 years old and live in Adair County or an adjoining county, as long as the majority of their activities are in Adair County. Queen applicants will be presented to the public July 10 during the farmers’ market event sponsored by Adair County Extension and 4-H.
Entries for static exhibits for the 4-H and FFA Center do not need to be pre-entered. 4-H community club members, Clover Kids, FFA members and youths that have participated in any type of Extension programming, including camps and adventure trips, are eligible to enter static exhibits at the fair. They should obtain an entry card and have it completed when they come for judging July 16. A judging schedule is printed in the fair book.
The Future 4-H’ers Livestock/Pet Show will be a returning attraction to the 2014 county fair activities. The show scheduled for noon July 20, registration at 11:30 a.m., in the outdoor show arena is open to Adair and surrounding county residents ages 3 through completion of third grade. Youths do not need to be members of 4-H to participate. The purpose of this event is to offer a fun show for children. Complete details are listed in the fair book.
A complete listing of fair activities, including grandstand events, is available at Adair County Extension and on the web at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/adair/content/all-thingsadair-county-fair or at the official county fair website http://www.adaircountyfair.org
For more information about 4-H and FFA activities planned for the fair, contact Adair County Extension at 641-743-8412 or 1-800-ISUE 399.