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Published by Forrest R. Church, 2017-08-30 00:26:06

2017 Fulton County Fair Tribute

2017 Fulton County Fair Tribute

Come to the Fair

2017

September 1st - 7th, 2017

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2017

Fulton County Junior & Senior Fair

Friday, September 1st Labor Day Horseshoe Tournament
12:30 P.M. Jr. Fair Dairy Show – Spangler Arena
9:00 A.M. Gates Open Judging Open Dairy – Spangler Arena (to follow Jr. Fair)
Out of Field & Antique Tractor Pulls – Grandstand
Judging Agriculture, Fruits, Vegetables & Canned Goods 1:00 P.M. Corn Hole Contest (Mixed Doubles)
10:00 A.M. ALSA Open Llama & Alpaca Show – Spangler Arena – Registration: Noon – Park Area
3:00 P.M. Guys & Gals Sheep Lead Class – Sale Arena
Judging Open Poultry – Poultry Barn 6:00 P.M. Post N’ Rails Pleasure & Contesting – Ages 8 & under
12:00 P.M. Judging Culinary & Floral – Arts & Craft Bldg.
5:00 P.M. Baked Goods Auction – Veterans’ Pavilion – Osthimer Arena
7:30 P.M. Travis Tritt – Grandstand
6:00 P.M. Judging Beef Breeding – Jr. Fair & Open Class – – Caroline Kole will open the concert at 7 P.M.
Spangler Arena
6:30 P.M. Flag Raising Ceremony – Veterans’ Association – 7:30 P.M. Costumed Animal Show, Cow Milking Contest & Butter
Carving – Spangler Arena
Grandstand
NTPA Sanctioned Tractor & Truck Pulls – Grandstand

Saturday, September 2nd - Veterans’ Day Tuesday, September 5th - Junior Fair Day

Veterans & Spouses Admitted Free into the Fairgrounds until 6 PM All School Children Admitted Free into the Fairgrounds until 6 PM
Free Ham & Bean Dinner to Veterans & Families by Veterans’ Assoc. 10:00 A.M. Judging Open Horses & Ponies – Osthimer Horse Arena
Jr. Fair Dog Show – Sale Arena
8:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Hog Show – Sale Arena 12:00 P.M. Open Livestock Judging – Spangler Arena
Jr. Fair Horse & Donkey Show – Osthimer Horse Arena Judging Floral – Arts & Craft Bldg
1:00 P.M. Corn Hole Contest (Youth) – Registration: Noon
9:30 A.M. Horseshoe Championship Tournament – Park Area
11:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Feeder Calf Show (Dairy then Beef) Youth Horseshoe Championship – Youth ages 9-17
3:00 P.M. Straw Loading Contest – Spangler Arena
– Spangler Arena Pedal Power Pull – Sale Arena – Registration 1:30-2:30
12:30 P.M. Harness Racing with Pari-Mutuel Wagering Money Scramble – Sale Arena – Youth ages 6 & under
6:00 P.M. Harness Racing with Pari-Mutuel Wagering
– Grandstand (Free) – Grandstand (Free)
5:00 P.M. Classic Car Display – Sale Arena 7:00 P.M. Golden Gloves Boxing – Sale Arena
6:30 P.M. Jr. Fair King & Queen Crowning – South Stage Showman of Showmen Contest – Osthimer Horse Arena,
then Spangler Arena
Jr. Fair Steer Show – Spangler Arena
7:00 P.M. Pickup Truck Pulls – Grandstand
7:30 P.M. Van-Dells – 50s & 60s Show – South Stage (Free)

Catholic Mass Service – Christian Music Bldg.

Sunday, September 3rd Wednesday, September 6th - Senior Citizen’s Day

8:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Horse Show – Osthimer Horse Arena All Senior Citizens Age 65 & Over Admitted
Jr. Fair Poultry Show – Sale Arena Free into Fairgrounds until 6 PM

9:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Rabbit Show – Spangler Arena 9:00 A.M. Open Goat Show – Spangler Arena
10:30 A.M. Worship Service with The Littles – Christian Music Bldg. 10:00 A.M. Senior Citizens Party – Veterans’ Pavilion
11:30 A.M. Draft Horse & Pony Show – Osthimer Horse Arena
1:00 P.M. Golden Wedding Party – Veterans’ Pavilion
Corn Hole Contest – Registration: Noon – Park Area 1:00 P.M. Seniors Horseshoe Tournament
Women’s Day Demonstrations – Veterans’ Pavilion
2:00 P.M. Labor Day Weekend Horseshoe Tournament
Free Throw & 3 Point Basketball Shooting Contest – 6:00 P.M. Jr. Fair Small Animal Sale – Sale Arena
Sale Arena Sale Order: Turkeys, Horse Item, Rabbits
(Fryer/Roaster), Goats, Chickens
4:00 P.M. Michigan Miniature Horse Pull – Spangler Arena
5:00 P.M. OBB in concert – Christian Music Bldg. (Free) 6:30 P.M. Top of Ohio Club Calf Classic Feeder Show
7:00 P.M. Stomping Grounds! 2017 – Fulton County – Spangler Arena
Doubles Horseshoe Tournament
Youth Event – Sale Arena
7:30 P.M. Survivor & Loverboy – Grandstand 7:00 P.M. KOI Racing with Lawnmower Derby - Grandstand

Bits & Harness Pony Pull – Spangler Arena Thursday, September 7th

Monday, September 4th 9:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Large Animal Sale – Sale Arena
Sale Order: Gallon of Milk, Hogs, Sheep, Steers (Dairy/
8:00 A.M. Jr. Fair Goat Show and Cart & Pack Goat Exhibition Beef/Born & Raised), Feeder Calves (Dairy/Beef)
– Spangler Arena Second Feeder Calf Sale to follow First Feeder Calf
Sale – Spangler Arena
9:00 A.M. Versatility Horse Show – Osthimer Horse Arena
Jr. Fair Sheep Show – Sale Arena 6:30 P.M. Ohio’s Greatest Demolition Derby – Grandstand
7:00 P.M. Blend Acapella – South Stage (Free)
10:00 P.M. Flag Lowering Ceremony – Veterans’ Association

– Grandstand
11:00 P.M. Close of the 2017 Fulton County Fair

Merchants Exhibitors

JOIN OUR TEAM Fri., Sat., Mon., Wed. 9 A.M. – 10 P.M. 9:30 A.M. – 9:30 P.M.
Sun., Tues., Thurs. Noon – 10 P.M. Noon – 9:30 P.M.
Filling Homes’ services to people with Dogs are not allowed on Fairgrounds, except at owner’s campsite.
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Find a position to match your schedule and No motorized carts on grounds except for handicap scooters.
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Do What Matters Most! Carotid Screening

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Cholesterol Screening (includes T/C/HDL/GLU)...........$10
Saturday, September 2, 12:00 Noon-3:00 PM

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5-8 ...............Oncology and Endoscopy -

Colon Wall Display

Sunday, Sept. 3, 1-7......................................................Radiology

Monday, Sept. 4, 12-4.....................................................Radiology

4-8 ............................................................Fitness

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 12-4...........................Family Birthing Center

4:30-7:30......................West Ohio Pediatrics

Wed. Sept. 6 , 12:30-3:30....................Diabetes Education

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160 Years Of Family Fun Fulton County Fair

At The Fulton County Fair Grandstand Entertainment

WAUSEON (Ohio) – For 160 years never milked a cow, carved butter or Monday, September 4 at 7:00 p.m. Travis Tritt and Caroline Kole Concert
now, there’s been one place in North- competed in a costumed animal show!
west Ohio and Southeast Michigan Friday, September 1:
where you can rely on wholesome, af- If you own a motorcycle, semi-truck, 6:30 p.m. Tractor Pull, NTPA Sanctioned
fordable family fun and entertainment ATV, buggie or even a riding lawnmower,
— the Fulton County Fair! bring it down to the fair on Wednesday, - Miller Tire Tri-State Showdown
September 6 for KOI Drag Racing. This Tickets: $10 reserved; $8 general admission; $15 pit pass
On Friday, September 1, The Fulton action-packed competition is a race to Saturday, September 2:
County Fair is kicking of its 160th year. see whose vehicle goes the fastest down 7:00 p.m. Truck Pulls
Running through Thursday, September a hardened dirt strip. Don’t miss your Tickets: $10, $5 general admission; $10 pit pass
7 at the “Top of Ohio” Fairgrounds, this chance to see who ends up at the top Sunday, September 4:
year’s fair boasts delicious local food of their class. Starting at 7PM, grand- 7:30 p.m. Loverboy and Survivor
from over 100 vendors as well as con- stand admission is $10 and pit passes Tickets: $27– Festival Area (Track – no seats, standing room only)
certs, activities, animal exhibits, compe- are also $10. KOI Drag Racing experts $25; $23 – Grandstand – all seats reserved.
titions, crafts and rides for all ages. will also have classes for kids, ATV/Dirt $23 tickets are rows 19 and up
Bike classes, modified and open classes! Monday, September 4:
Since 1857, fairgoers have enjoyed For more information, visit www.koidra- 7:00 p.m. Travis Tritt and Caroline Kole
the week-long celebration featuring the graacing.com Tickets: $25 Track Seats; $22; $19 – Grandstand Seats –
best of Northwest Ohio. This family- All seats reserved; there will be no standing room only, track
friendly fair is now among the top three Fulton County Fair’s “Derby Hat Day” will have seats. $19 tickets are rows 19 and up
largest Fairs in the state and remains will take place on Saturday, September Wednesday, September 6:
among the most affordable venues for 2. Don’t miss this inaugural event which 7:00 p.m. KOI Drag Racing & Lawnmower Derby
local entertainment in the area. Regu- is part of Saturday’s Harness Races in Tickets: $10 – general admission; $10 pit pass
lar adult gate admission is just $5 and the grandstand. Come dressed to im- Thursday, September. 7:
children 15 and under are free when ac- press and ready to win prizes! 6:300 p.m. Demolition Derby
companied by an adult. Parking is free, Tickets: $10 – all seats reserved; $10 pit pass
too! An interactive fire-fighting demon-
stration designed to educate children Grandstand Tickets:
This year, fair attendees are in for a about fire safety and survival through
treat with a notable entertainment line- hands-on activities is available Saturday Tickets available through web site; by phone 419-335-SHOW(7469), or at
up, including Grammy-award winning through Tuesday during the Fair. Other the ticket office – hours vary and are posted on the website.
Country megastar, Travis Tritt, taking free entertainment includes four days of
the grandstand stage on Labor Day eve- a 6-Draft Horse Hitch team demonstra- Pit Passes are available the day of the show at the ticket office window #3
ning. Caroline Kole, CMT’s “Listen-up” tion, Christian entertainment each day, which opens at 9 a.m. or available approximately an hour before at the
artist, who is currently touring with and free concerts on the South Stage ev- pit pass gate. Note, due to insurance regulations, all people in the pit area
Reba McIntire will open up for Travis ery day of the Fair. must purchase a pit pass, there is no minimum age.
Tritt. Sunday night’s show features the
always popular rock legends, Loverboy The Fair also honors designated Fulton County Fair Hours & Times
as well as “Eye of the Tiger” songwriters, groups, offering free admission to veter-
Survivor. ans and spouses on Saturday, Septem- Rides: 4 p.m. – Close Sunday, Sept. 4: Noon – 9:30 p.m.
ber 2 until 6PM. Veterans are invited Friday, Sept. 2: Monday, Sept. 5:9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Free shows at the fair include per- to attend a free ham and bean dinner Saturday, Sept.3: 11 a.m. – Close Tuesday, Sept. 6: Noon – 9:30 p.m.
formances from Blend, an acapella 50s sponsored by the Fulton County United Sunday, Sept. 4: Noon – Close Wednesday, Sept. 7:9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
and 60s group taking the South Stage Veterans Association beginning at noon Monday, Sept. 5: 11 a.m. – Close Thursday, Sept. 8: Noon – 9:30 p.m.
on Thursday, September 7 at 7PM. Lo- on Saturday. Tuesday, September 5 is Tuesday, Sept. 6: 11 a.m. – Close
cal fan favorite, The Van Dells, are also Junior Fair Day, and the day that all (Special Ride prices These and other times on posted on
back for a free show on Saturday night school children receive free admission from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.) web site: www.fultoncountyfair.com
at 7:30 PM on the South Stage. until 6PM, plus discounted ride prices Wednesday, Sept. 7: 4 p.m. – Close
from 11AM – 5PM. On Wednesday, Sep- Thursday, Sept. 8: 4 p.m. – Close
This year, fair organizers are excited tember 6, Fairgoers ages 65 and older
to welcome Mobile Glass Studios to the will be admitted at no charge until 6PM Merchant Buildings/Tents:
north end of the Arts & Crafts Building for Senior Citizens’ Day. To keep the Friday, Sept. 2: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
from Saturday, September 2 through Fair family-friendly, there’s also a pri- Saturday, Sept. 3: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Monday, September 4. These skilled vate comfortable area for mothers with Sunday, Sept. 4: Noon – 10 p.m.
glassblowers turn a 2000-degree liquid infants in the Ag Organization Building, Monday, Sept. 5: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
into numerous items from vases to cups just north of the Township Building. Tuesday, Sept. 6: Noon – 10 p.m.
to fish and wildlife sculptures. Fairgo- Wednesday, Sept. 7: Noon – 10 p.m.
ers can see FREE demonstrations of the Gate or free admission does not in- Thursday, Sept. 8: Noon – 10 p.m.
lost art of glassblowing, which prom- clude ticketed shows. Attendees who
ise to educate and amaze. Glassblown want information regarding Grandstand Exhibit Buildings:
items will be auctioned off at the fair, entertainment should visit the Fair’s Friday, Sept. 2: 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
so don’t miss your chance to take home website: fultoncountyfair.com or call Saturday, Sept. 3:9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
this stunningly crafted art. 419-335-SHOW (7469).

Families with children of all ages Regular gate admission to the Ful-
are invited to check out our new Fam- ton County Fair is $5 per person and
ily Adventure Zone. Complete with an includes free parking. Children 15 and
inflatable obstacle course, laser tag and under are admitted free when accompa-
more, activities in the Family Adventure nied by an adult. Money-saving season
Zone are absolutely free of charge. Red tickets may be purchased for $15 prior
Dragon Laser Tag will run games Sep- to the Fair from 4-H and service clubs,
tember 2 through September 5, from at the Fair office, or at area businesses.
11AM – 9PM on Saturday, 12PM – 9PM Season tickets are available at the gate
on Sunday, 11AM – 9PM on Monday and Friday and Saturday of Fair for $20.
11AM – 5PM on Tuesday. Located in the
southwest corner of the fairgrounds, The Fulton County Fair is among
the Family Adventure Zone is near park Ohio’s largest fairs and is considered a
which has plenty of rest areas and plac- premier county fair, drawing national
es to sit down for a bite to eat or cool off attention and world-class performers.
with a delicious milkshake. More than a quarter-million fairgoers
are expected again this year. The “Top of
The Fulton County Fair also draws Ohio” Fulton County Fairgrounds, just
exceptional Junior Fair projects and north of Wauseon on State Route 108 at
open class shows that feature animals Turnpike Exit 34 is home to the family-
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Top Names In The Music Industry Take The 160th Fulton County Fair:
Stage At The 160Th Annual Fulton County Fair Special Free Entertainment
Events below are free once in the gate. Gate admis-
WAUSEON (Ohio)— “It’s a Great Day To Be Alive” sion: $5; children 15 and under receive free gate admis-
– and a great year for folks in Northwest Ohio and sion when accompanied by an adult. Parking is free.
Southeast Michigan as Country music megastar,
Travis Tritt, plans to take the Grandstand Stage at
The Van-Dells: ‘50s and ‘60s Concert
Saturday, September 2, 7:00 p.m.
the 160th Annual Fulton County on Monday, Sep- Location: South Stage
tember 4.
For more than 25 years, Travis Tritt has stayed
true to his country roots and continues to sell out Harness Racing w/Derby Hat Contest
shows to loyal fans and new admirers. Travis Tritt Saturday, September 2, 12:30 p.m.
is among the distinguished “Class of ‘89,” which Location: Grandstand
included Country music superstars Garth Brooks, Tuesday, September 5, 6 p.m.
Clint Black and Alan Jackson; all of whom domi- Pari-mutuels both days

nated the charts in the early ‘90s. ENTERTAINMENT... Loverboy to perform Sunday Night at Golden Wedding Party Entertainment
Among his eleven studio albums and numerous the Fulton County Fair. Sunday, September 3, 1:00 p.m.
Three Stooges set to music,” this high-energy group Location: Veterans’ Pavilion
charted singles are nineteen Top 10 hits, including performs the best of 50s and 60s music. This free Christian Entertainment
“Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” “Here’s A Quar- concert has become a local tradition and is loved by Sunday, September 3
ter” and “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive.” His 25-year audiences year after year. The Van-Dells are “The The Littles - 10:30 a.m.
career has produced millions in album sales and Nation’s #1 Rock & Roll Review” and have been en- OBB Concert - 5:00 p.m.
multiple No. 1 singles on the Country radio charts. tertaining crowds of all ages for nearly four decades
Travis Tritt takes the stage at 7:30PM. Opening for with their unique blend of comedy, costume chang- Location: Christian Music Building
Travis Tritt at 7PM is Caroline Kole, CMT’s “Listen- es, choreography and tight harmonies. Michigan Miniature Horse Pull
Up” artist, who is currently touring with Reba Mc- Sunday, September 3, 4:00 p.m.
Intyre. All seats to see Travis Tritt are reserved and Adding to the 50s sound is Blend, an acapella
available for purchase at www.fultoncountyfair.com doo-wop group that takes the South Stage on Thurs- Location: Spangler Arena
or by calling 419-335-SHOW (7469).

HEADLINING SUNDAY NIGHT’S GRANDSTAND day, September 7 at 7PM. They make very clear in Bits & Harness Pony Pull
ENTERTAINMENT IS A DOUBLE FEATURE their frivolous act that they love what they do, al- Sunday, September 3, 7:30 p.m.
WITH LOVERBOY AND SURVIVOR. ways adding a twist of fun to every performance.
Location: Spangler Arena
Fulton County Fair’s Christian Music Building
Loverboy has been “Working for the Weekend” will host pop rock band OBB in concert on Sunday,
since hitting the radio airwaves in the 80’s. For September 3 at 5PM. These three young brothers Harness Racing
more than 30 years now, Loverboy has been bring- from Atlanta have been sharpening their musical Tuesday, September 5, 6:00 p.m.
ing the classic rock sound and high-energy shows abilities together for as long as they can remember. Location: Grandstand - Pari-mutuels

to fans around the globe. With more than 10 million In 2009, after placing third on the CBS Early Show’s Golden Glove Boxing
albums sold, Loverboy continues to electrify crowds “Singing Family Face-Off,” OBB signed with Curb Tuesday, September 5, 7:00 p.m.
with their popular hits: “Lovin’ Every Minute of It,” Records in 2012.
“This Could Be the Night,” “Turn Me Loose,” “Queen Location: Sale Arena
All Grandstand seats to the Sunday, Septem-
of Broken Hearts,” and “Working for the Weekend.” ber 6 Survivor and Loverboy concert and Monday
If you’ve ever gotten pumped up to the tune of night’s concert featuring Travis Tritt and Caroline Senior Citizens Party Entertainment
Kole are reserved. Tickets are on sale and can be Wednesday, Sept. 6, 10:00 a.m.
“Eye of the Tiger,” then you know Survivor! Their big purchased online through the Fair’s, secure, Online Location: Veterans’ Pavilion
break came in 1982 when Sylvester Stallone asked
them to provide the theme song for Rocky III. The
soundtrack earned Survivor a Grammy, a People’s Box Office which allows Fairgoers to select their own Draft Horse and Pony Show
Choice Award, an Academy Award and nomination seats and print their tickets straight from their com- Wednesday, September 6, 11:30 a.m.
for a Golden Globe. Their legendary sound, com- puter. Tickets are also available by phone: 419-335-
SHOW (7469), or in person at the Fair Ticket Office Location: Osthimer Horse Arena

bined with rock sensations, Loverboy, are a can’t- which has select hours; please check the Fair’s web- Women’s Day Demonstrations
miss attraction at this year’s 160th Fulton County site, www.FultonCountyFair.com, for Ticket Office Wednesday, September 6, 1-4 p.m.
Fair at 7:30PM at the Grandstand Stage. Reserve hours.
your tickets for Loverboy and Survivor at www. Location: Veterans’ Pavilion
Regular gate admission to the Fulton County Fair
fultoncountyfair.com or by calling 419-335-SHOW is $5 per person and includes free parking. Chil-
(7469). Prices do not include regular adult gate ad- dren 15 and under are admitted free when accom- The Family Adventure Zone
mission of $5; children 15 and under receive free panied by an adult. Throughout Fair Week
gate admission by an adult. Parking is free. For more information about entertainment and
Location: Southwest corner

Fan-favorite, The Van-Dells, hit the stage on attractions at the 160th Annual Fulton County Fair, The Blend Concert
Saturday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. Dubbed “The please visit www.fultoncountyfair.com. Thursday, September 7, 7:00 p.m.
Location: South Stage
Heartland Energy USA, LLC Special Fair Days For Veteran’s,
Seniors, Youth & Women Mobile Glassblowing Studios
Sat. – Mon., Sept. 2 – Sept. 4
3268 St. Rt. 191, Stryker, OH 43557 Location: North end of Arts & Craft Bldg.

419-682-1111 Visit our Saturday, September 2 – Veterans’ Day: Daily demonstrations
All Veterans & Spouses Admitted Free into the Fair-
booth for a grounds until 6 p.m./ Free Ham & Bean Dinner to Vet-
Scott’s Cell: 419.553.0248 chance to eran’s & Families sponsored by Veterans’ Association. Firefighter Show
Dave’s Cell: 419.789.0082 win a Green Tuesday, September 5 – Jr. Fair Day Sat. – Tues., Sept. 2 – Sept. 5
Mountain Location: South end of Fairgrounds
heartlandenergyusa@live.com Pellet Grill! All School Children Admitted Free into the Fair-
heartlandenergyusa.net grounds until 6 p.m./ Special ride prices during the Daily demonstrations
day plus a variety of youth activities. The Blend

Tues. – Thurs., Sept. 5 – Sept. 7
Location: Park Area by Biddle Bldg.
Wednesday, September 6 – Daily demonstrations
Senior Citizen’s Day/ Women’s Day
All Senior Citizens Age 65 & over Admitted Free into
Fairgrounds until 6 p.m./ Special activities for Senior 6-Horse Hitch
Citizens and Women’s Day demonstrations. Sat. – Tues., Sept. 2 – Sept. 5
Location: South end of fairgrounds

Variety Entertainment
Location: South Stage

Daily performances will be posted Fair Week

Dealer in Hay & Straw • Forage & Cover Crop Seed Christian Entertainment
Silage & Net Wrap/Baler Twine Location: Christian Music Building
Daily performances will be posted Fair Week
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Free Entertainment & Family Activities Koi Drag Racing
Abound At The 2017 Fulton County Fair

Building from Saturday, September 2 through Monday,
September 4. These skilled glassblowers turn a 2000-de-
gree liquid into numerous items from vases to cups to
fish and wildlife sculptures. Fairgoers can see FREE
demonstrations of the lost art of glassblowing, which
promise to educate and amaze. Glassblown items will
be auctioned off at the fair, so don’t miss your chance to
take home this stunningly crafted art.

FIREFIGHTER SHOW... Kids and parents alike love the WOMEN’S DAY EVENTS WAUSEON (Ohio) — If you own a motorcycle, semi-
Fire Fighter show. Women of all ages look forward to Wednesday of Fair truck, ATV, buggie or even a riding lawnmower, bring
when the Fulton County Assoc. of Ohio Homemakers and it down to the fair on Wednesday, September 6 for KOI
WAUSEON (Ohio) — Are you looking for some fun, Community Education and Extension Service sponsors Drag Racing.
affordable and family-friendly activities this summer? a half day of demonstrations geared for women. Start-
Look no further than the 160th Annual Fulton County ing at 1PM, this year’s demonstrations include “Fall” Starting at 7PM, grandstand admission is $10 and
Fair. With a huge mix of free events and exhibits for fair- Into Fashion with Gloria Kuntz and her team sharing pit passes are also $10.
goers of all ages, it’s the perfect place to make memories the latest apparel and accessories to fast forward your
you’ll remember long after summer sun sets. wardrobe in the fall. At 1:45PM, women can join Rachel This action-packed competition is a race to see
Kinsman as she shares tips on how to stay safe in and whose vehicle goes the fastest down a 200-yard hard-
FAMILY ADVENTURE ZONE around your home. Icing on the cake? At 2:30PM, Kristy ened dirt track. Spectators and riders alike call KOI
Fair organizers are excited to bring the new Family Clouse will share creative tips on cake decorating (and drag racing an adrenaline rush, as unique vehicles go
Adventure Zone to the Fulton County Fair this year. offer samples of her buttercream frosting). head-to-head in a fast-paced race to the finish.
Families with kids of all ages, from babies to teenag-
ers, are invited to stop by and try the inflatable obstacle HARNESS RACING KOI Drag Racing experts will also have classes for
course, laser tag, children’s games and more – all free of Harness Racing has remained a favorite of Fulton kids, ATV/Dirt Bike classes, modified and open classes!
charge. Red Dragon Laser Tag will run games Septem- County Fairgoers for decades. Trot on over to the Grand-
ber 2 through September 5, from 11AM – 9PM on Satur- stand this year to join the fun. This free event takes place For more information on this unique racing event or
day, 12PM – 9PM on Sunday, 11AM – 9PM on Monday twice during the 7-day Fair – Saturday, September 2 at to sign up to race, visit www.koidragracing.com or call
and 11AM – 5PM on Tuesday. 12:30PM and Tuesday, September 5 at 6PM Pari-mutuel 859-576-7380. Or simply stop by the Fulton County
The entire fairgrounds are stroller-friendly and there wagering will be available both days. Part of this year’s Fair grandstands to see the action live! Don’t miss your
are plenty of shaded picnic areas to snack, rest and re- race on Saturday is our “Derby Hat Day” event. Dress to chance to see who ends up at the top of their class.
group. The Fair also accommodates families with infants impress as prizes will be handed out to winners!
with a private, comfortable mother’s area in the Ag Or-
ganization Building. FIRE FIGHTER SHOW TOAHFLPIFNLAAKNLITFNINAGG?WEALBUYFASTANDINGLFA!GREEN
Kids and parents alike love the Fire Fighter show, re-
LIVE MUSIC turning again to the Fulton County Fair Park Area by Screened Sawdust for
Hearing the beat of drums and guitar rhythms with a the Biddle Building. The interactive show educates and Animal Bedding
backdrop of Fair squeals of delight are memories for the entertains audiences on fire safety, teaching kids of all 419-445-5206
making. This year, the Fulton County Fair boasts free ages his trustworthy message: “Don’t Hide, Get Out-
live concerts and a variety of ongoing entertainment at side.” Shows will last from Saturday through Tuesday
the South Stage throughout the week. of Fair Week, teaching essential lessons children and
Fan-favorite, The Van-Dells, hit the stage on Friday, adults will take with them.
September 2 at 7:30PM. Dubbed “The Three Stooges set
to music,” this high-energy group performs the best of SPECIAL ADMISSION DAYS
50s and 60s music. This free concert has become a local The Fair also honors designated groups, offering free
tradition and is loved by audiences year after year. The admission to veterans and spouses on Saturday, Sep-
Van-Dells are “The Nation’s #1 Rock & Roll Review” and tember 2 until 6PM. Veterans are invited to attend a
have been entertaining crowds of all ages for nearly four free ham and bean dinner sponsored by the Fulton
decades with their unique blend of comedy, costume County United Veterans Association beginning at noon
changes, choreography and tight harmonies. on Saturday. Tuesday, September 5 is Junior Fair Day,
Adding to the 50s sound is Blend, an A Capella doo- and the day that all school children receive free admis-
wop group that takes the South Stage on Thursday, sion until 6PM, plus discounted ride prices from 11AM 16879 CR R 1516,8P79ioCnReRe1r5,,OPiHone4e3r,5O5H443•545419-737-2500
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pop rock band, OBB, at the Christian Music Building.
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music and are excited to share their positive message tions at the 160th Annual Fulton County Fair, please $12.00 /hour Box Truck with no CDL
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Wednesday, September 6,
Women’s Day At Fair Rediscover The Lost Art Please stop in and see us between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Please join the Fulton County OSU Extension and
Ohio Homemaker Community Education (OHCE) for a Of Glassblowing
fun filled afternoon at the Fulton County Fair. The Wom-
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Day, collecting toiletries for those in need, silent auc- ate objects out of hot molten glass. Ryan and his
tions for charities, adopting a family at the holidays, and team of skilled glassblowers turn a 2000-degree liq- Showdown Tractor Pull
supporting the cultural arts. There are also opportuni- uid into numerous objects, from vases to cups to
ties to be involved in a regional and state level with this fish and wildlife replicas. Demonstrations will edu-
group. There are several groups in the Fulton County cate and astonish — with many items being auc-
area, so attend Women’s Day to meet some of these love- tioned off at the Fair.
ly ladies and to receive more information on how you
can join and get involved! Glassblowing demonstrations and workshops are
free with fair admission. For more information about
If you have any questions about the 2017 Women’s attractions at the 160th Fulton County Fair, visit
Day or joining OHCE please contact Ohio State Univer- www.fultoncountyfair.com or follow Fulton County
sity Extension, Fulton County at (419) 337-9210. Fair on Facebook or Twitter @FultonCntyFair.

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