Friday Rocks a Little Country

line-dancingWhat:              Everyone is invited to enjoy a day in the country. The day starts early with a Dairy Show in the Ag Arena.  To be followed by a tractor parade with the theme of Harley Hog out of respect of Schaeffer’s Harley Davidson/ Schaeffer’s Motor Sports who is the day sponsor.  This is to be followed by a Livestock Showman Contest where only eligible youth exhibitors via for the covet prize of master showman by exhibiting to the best of their ability various species of livestock.  The eligible youth are broken into age categories so that they compete for this top prize against youth of similar age. Agricultural activities include a Threshing Demonstration.   The traditional hay bale toss will be held Friday evening.  Steps into the line dancing with DJ Chicken Nuggets as his rock and rolls the country hits meant to keep you stepping out on the dance floor.  Into a little native culture then visit with Big Owl on the Bear Creek Island around the campfire as he speaks on the native Indians that inhabited our area.  As day rolls into evening then let’s rock out to the country sounds of Little Texas with local country performer Chad Reinert pre-show.   Schaeffer’s Harley-Davidson/ Schaeffer’s Motor Sports of Orwigsburg was instrumental in helping bring Little Texas for the evening performance.

Chad-ReinertVisual Opportunities:  Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

  • Dairy Show
  • Tractor Parade
  • Master Livestock Showman
  • Hay Bale Toss
  • Threshing Demonstration
  • DJ Chicken Nugget, Line Dancing
  • We have good things growing – Leave your hand print and see it grow from year to year.
  • Back on the Back Roads –Destination America Channel filming the uniqueness of the Schuylkill  County Fair
  • The Wall – Walk in Art Center would like to know what you want to do before you die
  • Chad Reinert – local country artist
  • Little Texas
  • Big Owl Indian Lore
  • Trout Unlimited Fishing Demonstrations

Other Notable Visual Opportunities:

  • Torres Family Circus
  • Peggy Hentz “Red Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center”
  • Kids Area Activities operated by The Arts Barn Education Center
  • Schuylkill Talent Showcase – Tamara Wapinsky
  • Todd Gladfelder, chain saw artist
  • Porcupine Pat, Naturalist
  • Farming for A Day
  • Schuylkill Herb Society – identifying herbs in a fairy garden
  • Farmer Fehr Scavenger Hunt

When:                             Friday, August 5, 2016

Where:                      Schuylkill County Fair Grounds

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Schuylkill County Fair runs August 1 – 6 where “We have good things growing.”  33 years and growing better with each year.  For more information about the Fair visit the fair web site at or follow us on twitter and like us on Facebook.

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