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Dixon County Fair 2015 Schedule

Pre-Fair

Monday, July 13

  5:00 PM All 4-H Pre-entries due in the extension office

Saturday, July 25th

  8:30 AM Judging of fashion revue and clothing including knitting and crocheting, photography exhibits, music contest, favorite foods revue

Haskell Ag Lab - Concord, Nebraska

Saturday, August 1st - Entry Day

  8:00 - 10:30 AM Entries of all 4-H and Open Class Static Exhibits
  8:30 AM Start Interview Judging of 4-H Static Exhibits
  9:00 AM Interview judging of Clover Kids Exhibits

Fair Time!

Sunday, August 2nd

  8:00 AM Sunrise Worship Service - Fairgrounds
  8:00 AM - Noon Omelet Feed
Dixon County 4-H Teen Leaders will serve omelets
  10:00 AM Open Class Horse Show
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  11:00 AM Check-in for 4-H Dog
  11:30 AM 4-H Dog Show
  Noon - 1:30 PM Check-in for 4-H Cow/Calf
  Noon Registration for Car Show Opens
  1:00 PM Horseshoe Tournament
  1:00 - 4:00 PM Car Show
  1:30 PM Check-in for 4-H Cats and Household Pets (including Clover Kids Cats)
  2:00 PM 4-H Household Pets Show, followed by Cat Judging
  2:00 - 4:00 PM Kids train rides and face painting
  3:00 PM Cow/Calf Judging
  5:30 - 6:30 PM All 4-H & Open Class Livestock Entries must be checked in with specie superintendent (except horses)
  7:00 PM Presentation of Aksarben Pioneer Farm Family Awards and Good Neighbor Awards, followed by Gospel Music -
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close

Monday, Aug 3rd

  7:30 - 8:30 AM Check-in for 4-H Horse
  7:30 - 9:30 AM Free Breakfast sponsored by Farmers Pride
  8:30 AM 4-H Horse Show
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  2:00 - 5:00 PM Archery Demonstrations
  5:00 PM Carnival Opens
  5:00 PM Dixon County 4-H Council Ice Cream Social
  5:00 - 7:00 PM Free Barbeque sponsored by Dixon Co. Ag Society
  6:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  7:00 PM Team Sorting
  7:30 PM Concert: Two Way Crossing
  9:00 PM - 12:00 AM Teen Dance
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Tuesday, August 4th

  8:00 AM 4-H Market Beef Showmanship Show
  • Market Beef
  • Feeder Calf
  • Beef Breeding
  • Open Class Beef
  9:00 - 11:00 AM Interview Judging in Bucket Calf Project (4-H & Open Class)
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  11:00 AM Farm & Modified Tractor Pull
  11:00 AM Chainsaw Artist
  Noon 4-H and Open Class Bucket Calf Shows
  1:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  1:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  1:15 PM Clover Kids - Exploring Animals (rabbits and poultry)
  1:30 PM 4-H and Open Class Poultry Judging
  3:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  3:00 - 5:00 PM Commercial Vendor Demonstrations in Exhibit Hall
  3:30 PM 4-H and Open Class Rabbit Judging
  5:00 PM Carnival opens
  5:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  7:15 PM Live Auction of Chainsaw Sculptures
  7:30 PM Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull
  10:00 PM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Close
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Wednesday, July 30th

  9:00 AM 4-H and Open Class Swine Show
  10:00 AM 4-H and Open Class Sheep Show
  10:00 AM Exhibit Hall and Quilt Buildings Open
  11:00PM 4-H and Open Class Goat Show
  Noon Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull (ages 4-9)
  Noon Chainsaw Artist
  2:00 PM Chainsaw artist
  3:30 PM 4-H Fashion Revue, Music Revue & Presentation of 4-H Trophies
  4:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  5:00 PM Release of all Exhibits (includes animals)
  5:00 PM Carnival opens
  6:00 PM Chainsaw Artist
  6:00 PM Beer Garden Opens
  7:30 PM Live Auction of Chainsaw Sculptures
  8:00 PM Demolition Derby - Old and New, Pickups, Compacts and Compact Figure 8
  12:00 AM Beer Garden Closes

Love-A-Lop Children's Petting Farm open Sunday thru Wednesday

Trolley Rides available to Parking Sites

Event funded in part by a grant from the Dixon County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Contact Information:

Before Fair:
402-355-2686
402-287-2755

Fair Office Phone:
402-584-2232