Avery County Fair new cutline

A view of the fairgrounds at Heritage Park last year. The Avery Extension Service is waiving admission price this year and hoping to raise the difference through other means.

NEWLAND — The following is the schedule for the upcoming Avery County Agricultural and Horticultural Fair. There is no admission fee this year.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Gates Open: 5 p.m.

Livestock Tent

  • Chicken Show: 5 p.m.
  • Rabbit Show: 5:30 p.m.
  • 4H Chick to Chicken Show: 6 p.m.
  • 4H High Country Show Rabbit Program: 6:30 p.m.

Entertainment

  • Avery County Cloggers

Thursday, Sept. 5 (carload special)

Gates Open: 3 p.m.

Livestock Tent

  • Dairy Goat Show: 5 p.m.
  • Meat Goat Show: 5:30 p.m.
  • High Country Show Goat Program: 6 p.m.

Entertainment

  • Avery County Cloggers
  • Fully Persuaded: 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 6

Gates Open: 5 p.m.

Livestock Tent

  • Horse Halter Show: 6 p.m.

Entertainment

  • Avery County Cloggers
  • Band Wagon Fallacy Band: 6 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 7

Gates Open: 11 a.m.

Livestock Tent

  • Dairy Heifer Show: 5 p.m.
  • Dairy Steer Show: 5:30 p.m.
  • Beef Heifer Show: 6 p.m.
  • Beef Steer Show: 6:30 p.m.

Entertainment

  • Beauty Pageant: Noon
  • Avery County Cloggers
  • Obstacle Course: Adults at 4 p.m., Children at 5 p.m.
  • Raffle of 2019 Coleman Lantern LT Camper, tickets $100 apiece
  • The Collective: 7 p.m.

Wristbands for Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings are $20.

Cow Patty Bingo: 7 p.m. nightly

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