2013 Schedule of Events

 

FRIDAY, September 20, 2013

9:00am - 2:00pm: Exhibit Center Setup/Check-in

4:00pm: The Mighty Thomas Carnival opens on the midway

4:00pm - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

4:00pm - Midnight: Unlimited Ride Arm Band Day

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances

9:30pm: Latino Night featuring Liberacion – Hugh Hardin Arena

 

SATURDAY, September 21, 2013

8:00am: Market Lamb judging – Show Barn B

9:00am: Junior Breeding Beef judging begins – Harper Stadium, Market Lamb Judging - Show Barn B, Market Steer classification – Hugh Hardin Arena

Arkansas Bred Lamb show will follow the selection of market lamb sale orders.

11:00am: Youth Talent Preliminaries – Choctaw Casino Stage

Noon: The Mighty Thomas Carnival opens on the midway

Noon: Pullets judging

11:00am - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

1:00pm: Broiler judging - Barn 5

4:00pm - 8:00pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances

7:00pm: Jason Boland & The Stragglers – Hugh Hardin Arena

 

SUNDAY, September 22, 2013

9:00am: Junior Swine judging begins - Show Barn B

10:00am: Rabbit Show - Junior Auction Barn

Noon - 10:00pm: The Mighty Thomas Carnival and Independent midway open

Noon - 8:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

Noon:  Junior Market Steer judging begins – Harper Stadium Arena

Noon - 10:00pm: Unlimited Ride Arm Band Day

1:00pm - 4:00pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances

7:00pm: KFSM Youth Talent Contest Finals – Hugh Hardin Arena

 

MONDAY, September 23, 2012

8:00am: Junior Market Goat Show

5:00pm - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

4:00pm: Mighty Thomas Carnival and Independent midway opens

4:00pm - 10:00pm: BUDDY NIGHT – 2 for 1 Unlimited Ride Arm Bands

6:00pm: Junior Livestock Auction - Hugh Hardin Arena

7:00pm: AR/OK Miss/Teen Pageant – Choctaw Casino Stage

 

TUESDAY, September 24, 2013

4:00pm - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

4:00pm - 11:00pm: The Mighty Thomas Carnival and Independent midway open Coupon Discount Day - carnival rides require only 1, 2, or 3 coupons

6:30pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances

7:00pm: AR/OK Youth Pageant – Choctaw Casino Stage

8:00pm: Josh Abbott Band – Hugh Hardin Arena

 

WEDNESDAY, September 25, 2013

Food Day at the Fair – FREE GATE ADMISSION until 5:00pm with one canned good or non-perishable food item – Sponsored by 40/29 News

 

Kids Day - Carnival rides reduced by 1 ticket for kids 18 and under. 8:30am - 6:00pm

 

8:00am - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

8:30am: The Mighty Thomas Carnival and Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo opens

9:00am - 6:00pm: All carnival rides reduced by one coupon for kids 18 and under

10:00am: 4H Educational Youth Day activities and FFA Youth Day activities – All livestock events in Harper Stadium. All plant events – Hugh Hardin Arena - CLICK HERE FOR FFA DAY INSTRUCTIONS

10:30am: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule
12:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

5:00pm: Open Beef Judging – All Breeds – Harper Stadium

6:00pm - 8:00pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances
6:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

 

THURSDAY, September 26, 2013

 

Discount Day - Carnival rides require only 1,2, or 3 coupons.

 

8:30am: Open Sheep judging - Barn 9

9:00am - Noon: Judging Floriculture Exhibits – Dairy (Open & Junior) Hugh Hardin

9:00am: Open and Junior Ayrshire judging – Hugh Hardin Arena

10:30am: Open and Junior Milking Shorthorn judging – Hugh Hardin Arena

1:00pm: Open and Junior Brown Swiss judging – Hugh Hardin Arena

2:00pm: Open and Junior Jersey judging – Hugh Hardin Arena

3:00pm: Open and Junior Holstein judging – Hugh Hardin Arena

4:00pm: Junior Dairy Showmanship and Senior Dairy Showmanship – Hugh Hardin Arena

4:00pm - 10:00pm: Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

5:00pm: The Mighty Thomas Carnival and Independent midway opens.
5:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

6:00pm - 7:30pm: Choctaw Casino Stage performances
6:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

7:30pm: Hangin’ Judge Bull Riding Event – Harper Stadium

 

FRIDAY, September 27, 2013

9:00am: Open and Junior Poultry Judging

4:00pm - 10:00pm: Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

5:00pm: The Mighty Thomas Carnival and Independent midway opens
5:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule 
6:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

8:00pm: Sevendust – Hugh Hardin Arena

 

SATURDAY, September 28, 2013

8:00am: Junior Breeding Sheep Judging - Barn 9

10:00am - 10:00pm: Independent Midway open, Hedrick’s Exotic Animal Petting Zoo, Expo Center open with Commercial, Creative Arts, Horticulture and Educational Exhibits

11:00am: The Mighty Thomas Carnival opens on the midway

11:00am - 6:00pm: Unlimited Ride Arm Band Day

1:00pm: Junior Commercial Heifer judging - Hugh Hardin Arena
1:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule 
3:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule
5:30pm: Bert Davis and Muttley Crew Performance Schedule

6:00pm: Junior Sheep

7:00pm: Rumble on the River Demolition Derby – Harper Stadium

7:30pm: Antique Tractor Pull - Hardin Arena

 

 


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