August 4, 5 & 6

BARAGA COUNTY FAIR

Important Dates

Monday, July 31, 2017

3-8pm - Registration of Fowl, Small, & Large Animals


Thursday, August 3RD, 2017

2-7pm - Registration of 4-H, Youth and Open Class exhibits


4-7pm - Small Animals Arrive

7:30-9pm - Judging of Exhibits


Event Schedule

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  • August 4th
  • August 5th
  • August 6th

  • 10 a.m. Junior Horse Show
  • 11 a.m. Food Concessions, Small Animal Barns, Kids Games/Activities, and Vendors Open
  • 11-2 p.m. Senior Day Program (Performance Hall)
  • 11-2 p.m. Melody Best (Performance Hall)
  • 2:00 p.m. Adult Paint the Fair with Tashina Emery (Performance Hall)
  • 4:00 p.m. Baraga County Fair Queen Presentations (Performance Hall)
  • 5:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 5-7 p.m. ATV Registration
  • 6-9 p.m. Silent Action (Items Donated by Vendors)
  • 6:00 p.m. Special Awards (Performance Hall)
  • 6:30 p.m. Baked Goods Auction (Performance Hall)
  • 7:00 p.m. Ugly Purse, Tool & Tackle Box Auction (Performance Hall)
  • 7:00 p.m. Junior ATV Challenge & ATV Challenge
  • 8:00 p.m. Battle of the Bog Tug of War – L’Anse Vs. Baraga
  • 8:00 p.m. Fair Queen Crowning (Performance Hall)
  • 8:30 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 8-10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast (Community Hall)
  • 8:30 a.m. Country Mudder Obstacle Course Race
  • 9:00 a.m. Open Horse Show or Horse (Horse Arena)
  • 9:30 a.m. Livestock Judging Begins
  • 10:00 a.m. Food Concessions, Small Animal Barns, Kids Games /Activities, and Vendors Open
  • 11:00 a.m. Chicken B-B-Q by Pelkie Fire Dept.
  • 11-1 p.m. Mud Bog Registration and Inspection
  • 11-3 p.m. Car Show- Tom LaTendresse
  • 1-4 p.m. Wascher Equine Horse Drawn Wagon Rides (Free)
  • 12:30 p.m. Nite Lite Magic Show (Performance Hall)
  • 1:00 p.m. Liberty Horse Trick Training (Horse Arena)
  • 1:00 p.m. Mud Bog
  • 1:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 2:00 p.m. Snack Time Demo: Healthy Homemade Ranch (Exhibit Hall) Hosted by MSU Extension
  • 2:30 p.m. Pie Eating Contest (Pavilion) Hosted by Fair Queen Candidates
  • 3:00 p.m. Market Steer, Lamb, and Hog Auction
  • 4:00 p.m. Kids Demonstration: Henna Tattoos (Exhibit Hall) Hosted by Anna Pietila and Megan Maki
  • 5:00 p.m. Snack Time Demo: Pumpkin Fruit Dip (Exhibit Hall) Hosted by MSU Extension
  • 5:00 p.m Nite Lite Magic Show #2 (Performance Hall)
  • 5:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 6:00 p.m. Pony Pull
  • 6:00 p.m. Kids Craft: Recycled Materials (Exhibit Hall) Hosted by MSU Extension/4-H
  • 6:30 p.m. Watermelon Eating Contest (Pavilion) Hosted by Fair Queen Candidates
  • 7:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 7-11 p.m. Night Screamer (Performance Hall)
  • 7:30 p.m. Open Camelid Show – Llamas & Alpacas
  • 8-10 a.m. French Toast Breakfast by Baraga County Fair Board (Community Hall)
  • 10:00 a.m. Open Fun Horse Show
  • 10:00 a.m. Food Concessions, Small Animal Barns, Kids Games/Activities, and Vendors Open
  • 11-1:00 p.m. Demolition Derby & Off Road Derby Registration and Inspection
  • 11:30 a.m. Youth Paint the Fair with Anna Pietila (Performance Hall)
  • 12:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 1-3 p.m. Stephanie Hadden (Performance Hall)
  • 1:00 p.m. Off Road Derby with Demolition Derby to follow
  • 2:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 2:00 p.m. Horse Pull – Charles Battan
  • 3:00 p.m. “Baraga County’s Got Talent” Talent Show (Performance Hall)
  • 4:00 p.m. Chicken Poop BINGO (Small Animal Barn)
  • 4:00 p.m. Gun Raffle Winner Announced
  • 5:00 p.m. Fair Exhibits Released*
  • *Fair Not Responsible for Items Left after 6 p.m.
  • FAIR INFORMATION

    When:

    August 4, 5 & 6

    Weekend Pass

    Adults: 10$

    Children: 6$

    Daily Pass:

    12-Adult: $4.00/day

    7-11: $3.00/day

    6 and under are free

    Address:

    Baraga County Fairgrounds

    15241 Pelkie Road

    Pelkie, MI 49958

    Phone: (906) 353-6542

    Lat-Long: 46°48'59.1"N, 88°38'08.9"W

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