ENTERPRISE With the 2014 4-H dog and horse shows already history, the Wallowa County Fair continues this week with open class exhibits at Cloverleaf Hall and the livestock classes culminating with the 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale at 6 p.m. Saturday.
4-H and FFA livestock members start entering their animals Wednesday (today), Aug. 6, at 2 p.m.
Livestock classes are set to get underway Thursday at 8 a.m. with market animal conformation; the grand champion market classes will start at 7 p.m. Friday will feature livestock showmanship starting at 8:30 a.m., with all-around showmanship classes at 7 p.m. The 4-H/FFA Small Animal Show is set for 8 a.m. Saturday.
The Open Class exhibit in Cloverleaf Hall opens to the public at 10 a.m. each day of the fair starting Wednesday; Cloverleaf will be open until 7 p.m. throughout the rest of the fair until Saturday, when 4-H and open class exhibits will be released at 2:30 p.m.
The food booth at the fair is open throughout the week.
Other highlights of the rest of fair week include:
Wednesday: 6-8 p.m., Music at the Fair with Brady Goss.
Thursday: 1 p.m., Community Service Award and Ice Cream/Pie Social by Wallowa County granges and Pomona Grange, with entertainment on the outdoor stage.
Friday: 1 p.m., Small Animal Agility exhibition; 4 p.m., Bessie Bingo; 8-10 p.m., Fair Dance.
Saturday: 8 a.m., County Fair Run/Walk (see separate story); 10 a.m., Pee Wee Showmanship; 11 a.m., Games on the grass and Scrambles; 4 p.m., 4-H/FFA Awards Program; 4:30 p.m., FFA Barbecue.
Bidders are encouraged to turn out for the 6 p.m. stock auction in the indoor arena, which is the payoff for a year of work for many 4-H and FFA members. Anyone unable to attend the auction who would still like to contribute to the cause is asked to contact the Extension/fair office, 541-426-4097 or 541-426-3143.