Tuesday, July 17
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cherokee County Farm Bureau taking individual photos of each 4-H’er for free
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Entry & Judging of 4-H Exhibits
3:15 p.m. State Fair Selection – North 4-H Building (building closed)
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Clover Kid entry – North 4-H Building
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Entry for Family Crafts Exhibits

Wednesday, July 18
6:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Weigh all 4-H Swine check in with superintendent
8:00 a.m. - 12 noon Entry of Family Craft Exhibits
8:30 a.m. - All Swine in place
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Weigh all 4-H Beef check in with superintendent
10:30 a.m. - All Beef in place
12:30 p.m. - until finished Judging of Family Crafts Exhibits (building closed)
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 4-H Rabbit check in with superintendent
5:00 p.m.- All Rabbits in place
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 4-H Equine check in with superintendent
5:00 p.m. - All Equine in place
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Weigh 4-H Sheep/Meat Goats check in with superintendent
6:00 p.m. - Cavaliers Drill 4-H Club, followed by 4-H Horse Show- Games- Outdoor Horse Arena
6:00 p.m. - All 4-H Sheep/Meat Goats in place
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - 4-H Poultry enter and check in with superintendent.
6:00 p.m. - All Poultry in place
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 4-H Dairy check in with superintendent
6:00 p.m. - All Dairy in place
8:30 p.m. - Registration for Glo-Run/Walk – south end of fairgrounds
9:00 p.m. - Glo-Run/Walk sponsored by the Cherokee Trails Committee

Thursday, July 19
8:00 a.m. - 4-H Swine Show – Showmanship – Lower Show Ring
9:30 a.m. - Ultrasound of Advance Cattle – Cattle barn area
10:00 a.m. - 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Open
10:00 a.m. - Commercial Building Opens
10:00 a.m. - Meyer Petting Zoo Open
10:00 a.m. - S & R Pony Rides Open
1:00 p.m. - Clover Kids Make & Take – North 4-H Building
1:30 p.m. - 4-H Clover Kids Rabbit Show – Lower Show Ring
1:30 p.m. - 4-H Rabbit Show – Lower Show Ring
2:00 p.m. - Birds of Prey – South end of midway
3:00 p.m. - Clover Kids Stuffed Animal Show – North 4-H Building
3:30 p.m. - Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
4:00 p.m. - 4-H Ag Olympics–sponsored by 4-H County Council–Expo ShowRing
4:00 p.m. - Introduction of 2018 Little Miss Cherokee County Fair Candidates in the activity building
5:00 p.m. - Crowning of 2018 Little Miss Cherokee County Fair – Activity Building
5:30 p.m. - Registration for Barrel Racing – Main Stage
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Register for Livestock Judging Contest – Expo Show Ring
6:30 p.m. - Livestock Judging Contest – Expo Show Ring
6:45 p.m. - Presentation of Flags by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 888, American Legion Post 230 & VFW Post 2253 – Main Stage
7:00 p.m. - Cherokee County Can Chase Barrel Racing – Main Arena
7:00 p.m. - Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
7:30 p.m. - Casey Muessigmann – Country Music entertainment - Activity Building
8:00 p.m. - Birds of Prey- South end of midway
8:00 p.m. - 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Closes
8:00 p.m. - Commercial Building Closes
10:00 p.m. - S & R Pony Rides Closes
11:00 p.m. - Meyer Petting Zoo Closes

Friday, July 20
7:45 a.m. 4-H Sheep Show/Advanced Sheep Feeding & Goat Show - Lower Show Ring
9:30 a.m. 4-H Equine Show – Halter Classes – Outdoor Horse Arena
10:00 a.m. 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Opens
10:00 a.m Commercial Building Opens
10:00 a.m. Meyer Petting Zoo Opens
10:00 a.m. S & R Pony Rides Opens
10:30 a.m. 4-H Dairy Show – Showmanship – Expo Show Ring
2:00 p.m. Birds of Prey – South end of midway
3:00 p.m. 4-H Clover Kids Poultry Show – Lower Show Ring
3:00 p.m. 4-H Poultry Show – Showmanship – Lower Show Ring
3:30 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
5:30 p.m. Presentation of Cavaliers Drill 4-H Club – Outdoor Horse Arena
6:00 p.m. Birds of Prey – South end of midway
6:30 p.m. “Bessie Bingo” – 4-H Foundation Fundraiser-north of the north 4-H bldg.
6:45 p.m. Presentation of Flags by Veterans of America Chapter 888, American Legion Post 230 & VFW Post 2253
7:00 p.m. TRUCK & TRACTOR PULL – tractor pull track –south end fairgrounds
7:30 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
8:30 p.m. Birds of Prey – South end of midway
8:00 p.m. 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Closes
8:00 p.m. Commercial Building Closes
10:00 p.m. S & R Pony Rides Closes
11:00 p.m. Meyer Petting Zoo Closes

Saturday, July 21
12 noon to 5:00 p.m. - Kids Day on the Carnival Midway - Free Admission to the fair for Kids 12 & under until 3:00 p.m. Purchase wrist bands for Carnival Rides
7:30 a.m. Advance Cattle Feeding/4-H Bucket/Bottle and Beef Show Showmanship, – Expo Show Ring
10:00 a.m 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Open
10:00 a.m. Commercial Building Hours
10:00 a.m. Meyer Petting Zoo Open
10:00 a.m. S & R Pony Rides
10:00 a.m. ISU Extension & Outreach Human Science Program –North 4-H building
11:30 a.m. Diaper Derby /Baby Costume Contest ages newborn -18 months– Activity building. Theme: YOUR FAVORITE SPACE CHARACTER
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Kid’s Conservation Program – Commercial Building
12:30 p.m. - Ladies Day – Painting with Andrea Urban-Bomgaars Meeting Room
1:00 p.m. - Commercial Building Demonstrations –South end of building
1:00 p.m. - Communications – Working Exhibits, Share the Fun – North 4-H building
2:00 p.m. - Birds of Prey-South end of midway
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Kids water fights - sponsored by Cherokee Fire Dept. – Go Kart track
3:00 p.m. TICKET PRICES AT THE GATE INCREASE TO $10.00 adults & $5.00 child
3:00 p.m. 4-H Pet registration – Expo Show Ring
                 4-H Pet Show/Dog Obedience – Expo Show Ring
3:30 p.m. Clover Kids Pet Registration/Show- Expo Show Rings
3:30 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
4:00 p.m. Cherokee County Pork Producers – grilling –west side of main arena
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Register in the Activity building for bike drawings
5:00 p.m. Bike drawing & Ice Cream Treats (must be present to win) Activity building
Donated by Brenda & Ted Parker, T. & B. Farms & Cherokee Dairy Queen
5:00 p.m. Drawing for 6 bicycle helmets (donated by Farm Bureau-Will Miller)
5:00 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull registration – Activity building (ages 4-11)
5:30 p.m. Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull – ACTIVITY BUILDING
Cherokee County Farm Bureau & Farm Bureau Financial Services Bruce Jones & Will Miller, agents
5:30 p.m. Pride of Iowa Contest opens to the public – North 4-H building
6:00 p.m. Last Commercial building demonstrations –South end of building
6:30 p.m. Birds of Prey – South end of midway
6:45 p.m. Presentation of Flags by Veterans of America Chapter 888, American Legion Post 230, & VFW Post 2253 – main stage
7:00 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
7:00 p.m. DEMO DERBY by Domination Motor Sports- Main Arena
Between the Consolation & Feature Demos – Chain saw carvings by Runaway Saws – Jeff Klatt & a hand made quilt to be auctioned off
8:00 p.m. 4-H & Family Crafts Buildings Closes
8:00 p.m. Commercial Building Closes
8:30 p.m. Birds of Prey – South end of midway
9:00 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
10:00 p.m. S & R Pony Rides Closes
11:00 p.m. Meyer Petting Zoo Closes

Sunday, July 22
9:30 a.m. Church Service – Presbyterian Church – Activity Building
10:00 a.m. Equine Fun Day – Outdoor Horse Arena
11:00 a.m. Commercial Building Opens
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 4-H & Family Crafts Building Opens
11:00 a.m. 4-H Overall Senior Showman Competition – Expo Show Ring
11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Cherokee County Conservation Program – Commercial building
12:30 p.m. Master Gardeners – Commercial building
1:00 p.m. BILL RILEY TALENT SHOW - Main Stage
1:00 p.m. Model Horse Show – Bomgaars Meeting Room
1:30 p.m. Birds of Prey- South end of midway
2:00 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
2:00 p.m. 4-H Clothing Revue – North 4-H building
3:00 p.m. Commercial Building Closes
3:00 p.m. 4-H & Family Crafts Building Closes
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Release of 4-H Static Exhibits
3:30 p.m. Birds of Prey- South end of midway
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Release of 4-H Animal Exhibits/Family Craft Exhibits
4:00 p.m. Lew-E’s Comedy Circus
5:00 p.m. 2018 Queen Crowning – Activity building