There’s so much fun!

Wait till you read the calendar of events for the 2015 Hampshire County Fair (August 9-15). It’s the best collection of music, song and comedy ever brought to the fairgrounds. Put these days on your calendar, rest up, put a couple of extra bucks in your pocket for cold drinks, wear comfortable shoes, and come ready to have a great time!

August 8

  • Barn Cleanup 8 a.m. – finished
  • Exhibitors actively participating may sign up for pends after cleanup
  • 4-H and FFA Horse Show 9 a.m.

August 9 – Adminssion: FREE

  • Enter animals (no afternoon entry this year) 6 a.m. – noon
  • Weigh-in for sheep, goats, cattle and hogs 1-3 p.m.
  • Enter livestock photo in 4-H exhibit building 2-4 p.m.
  • Optional animal clipping and fitting workshop 3-6 p.m.
  • Exhibitors barn dance 8-10 p.m.

August 10 – Gate opens: 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $3 ages 10+
Rides: 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $12
Sponsor: Dr. Anthony Haywood Family Practice

  • Exhibitor and Parent meeting at the livestock arena 8:30 a.m.
  • FFA Alumni grooming contest 1 p.m.
  • Goat showmanship and judging followed by lamb showmanship and judging 4 p.m.
  • 4-H Exhibit Builing open 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Miss Hampshire County and Miss Hampshire County’s Outstanding Teen pageant on stage 7 p.m.

August 11 – Gate opens: 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $3 ages 10+
Rides: 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $12
Sponsor: Valley Health – Hampshire Memorial Hospital

  • Hog photos (Official Dress) 9 a.m.
  • Hog showmanship and judging 4 p.m.
  • 4-H Exhibit Building open 5-9 p.m.
  • Little Hampshire prince and princess pageant on stage 6:30 p.m.

August 12 – Gate opens: 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $6 ages 10+
Rides: 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $10
Sponsor: Winchester Equipment

  • Calf showmanship and judging followed by market steer
    showmanship and judging 4 p.m.
  • 4-H Exhibit Building open 5-9 p.m.
  • Virginia Giant Monster Truck 7 p.m.
  • The Raw Country Band 7 and 9 p.m.
August 13 – Gate opens: 4 p.m.
Admission: $1 ages 10+
Rides: 6:30-10:30 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $15
Sponsor: AnW Wireless – US Cellular

  • Skill-a-thon 9 a.m.
  • Parade line-up 6 p.m.
  • Parade 6:30 p.m.
  • After parade – 4-H Exhibit Builing open
  • Joseph Hott and the Short Mountain Boys 7:45 and 9:15 p.m.

August 14 – Gate opens: 4 p.m.
Admission: $6 ages 10+ (includes mud bog)
Rides: 6:-11 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $15
Sponsor: The Bank of Romney

  • 4-H Exhibit Building open 5-9 p.m.
  • FFA Alumni adult showmanship contest 7 p.m.
  • Mud Bog 7 p.m.
  • New Creek Station 7 and 9 p.m.

August 15 – Gate opens: 9 a.m.
Admission: $4 ages 10+
Rides matinee: 2-5 p.m.
Ride matinee Tickets: $10
Rides: 6-11 p.m.
Ride Tickets: $15
Sponsor: FNB Bank

  • Antique car and tractor show 9 a.m.
  • Judging for car and tractor show 12:30 p.m.
  • Chainsaw contest 3 p.m.
  • Livestock sale (order: feeder calves, market steers, lambs, goats and hogs) 5 p.m.
  • 4-H Exhibit Building open 4:30-9 p.m.
  • Gary Lee Tolley 7:30 and 9:15 p.m.

August 16

  • Barn Cleanup 8 a.m. – completion