The 2021 Henry County 4-H Fair is approaching faster than you think. It’ll be here in less than a month. The first day of the fair is Tuesday, July 6. Here is the schedule of all 4-H events that are taking place during the fair.
At 5 p.m., the Project Judging Volunteers sign in will be taking place. For the exhibitors, the only projects that are needed for judging are Sewing and Consumer Clothing, foods, microwave cooking and food prep. Open Judging for Sewing and Food Projects will be from 6-8 p.m. on that Tuesday evening.
Project Check-In and Volunteers, and the Junior Leaders will sign in at 4:30 p.m. The project drive-through check-in at the W.G. Smith Building will be separated by first letter of your last name. From 5-6 p.m., letters A-I will bring in their projects. From 6-7 p.m., letters J through R will bring in their projects. Finally from 7-8 p.m., letters S-Z will bring in their projects.
Check-in of all projects except for Sewing, Consumer Clothing, and Foods.
From 3-6 p.m., Mini 4-H Project drive thru check in at the W.G. Smith Building and it will also be by last name. From 3-4 p.m., letters A-I will bring their projects in. Following from 4-5 p.m. letters J-R will bring their projects in. Then finally from 5-6 p.m., letters S-Z will bring their projects in. The judging will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
July 9 and 10
From 6:30-8:30 p.m., all of the judging for all remaining projects will take place on Friday, July 9. Saturday, July 10, it is Weiland’s Flowers and Big Bounce Inflatables Day. Animals will also start being brought to the Fair, Swine Check in is from 7-11 a.m.
Check in for the Dog Show is at 9 a.m. with the Dog Show starting at 9:30 a.m. Rabbit Check in is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. At 7 p.m., the 4-H Kickoff Program is taking place, following will be the opening of the Smith Building. From 8-10 p.m., a free concert will be taking place, following the Smith Building will close at 10 p.m.
July 11 and July 12
Sunday, July 11 is Bill Baker Insurance Day. The Rabbit Show will also be taking place starting with the Mini Rabbit Show at 9 a.m. Following it will be the Rabbit Show which starts at 9:30 a.m., the Adult Family Outdoor Cooking Contest will start at 11 a.m. The Smith Building will also open at this time and remain open until 8 p.m. Poultry check-in is at 3-6 p.m. and then the Swine lean muscle show is at 4 p.m.
Monday July 12 is JB and Paula Chapman Family Farms Day, starting with Beef Cow’s check in from 7-9 a.m. Following is Dairy Cow check in from 9-10 a.m. The Poultry and Pigeon show for Mini and Regular 4-H will start at 9 a.m. The Swine show will also start at 9 a.m., the Mini 4-H Swine show will follow. The Swine Grand Drive is at 7 p.m.
July 13 and July 14
July 13 is L&K Farms Day, starting with Meat Goat Check-in and Weigh in from 7-9 a.m. From 8-10 a.m. the Sheep Check-In and Weigh-in will be taking place. The Project Building will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Beef show will be taking place from 3-6 p.m. The Swine boosters pork burgers will be at 4:30 p.m. The Mini Beef Show is taking place at 6 p.m. The Pack Goat Show will start at 6 p.m.
July 14 is Baker Crop Insurance Day, starting with the Dairy Goat Show and Mini Goat Show at 9:30 a.m. The Meat Goat Show will start at 12 p.m. Cats and Small pets check in from 1-1:30 p.m., the Sheep Show and Mini Sheep Show will start at 3 p.m. The Farm Bureau, Inc. Young Farmers Pedal Pull will be starting at 6:30 p.m.
July 15 and July 16
Thursday, July 15 is Henry Community Health Foundation Day. The day starts off with the Horse and Pony show at 10 a.m. At 5:30 p.m., the Jr. Leader Pie & Club Barrel Auction will be taking place. The 2021 Round Robin Contest will be taking place at 6 p.m. There will be an after-contest Dance in the Barn with a DJ for all ages.
On July 16, which is NLTC and NLBC Day, the Horse and Pony Show will start at 10 a.m. The 4-H Livestock Auction and Lunch at the Smith Building will be starting at 11 a.m. The Versiti Blood Drive will take place from 2-6 p.m. The Farmer Olympics in the show arena will be taking place at 6 p.m. Green Folders are also due by Noon.
The fairground clean up will start at 9 a.m.