What: The media is invited to experience the 2017 Schuylkill County Fair where “Country Scenes” lead to “Blue Ribbon Dreams.” View all the exhibits while they are fresh and new. As the Fair officially opens to the public at 4 PM. Find out who has won the coveted PA Preferred Chocolate Cake, Blue Ribbon Apple Pie, and the Incredible Angel Food Cake. You may even be able to taste one of these creations as they are sold at the FARM Food Stand. The best of show quilt will be displayed in full view in the arts and crafts building. While you are in the arts and crafts building view all the photographs that are on display by various amateur photographers. Look for the wines and beer done by local brew masters. Take a moment to smell the roses or other flowers in the horticulture building while they are fresh and vibrant. Take a look at the amateur gardener’s floral designs in all their glory. Find out who won the Market Basket of vegetables or fuit. In the Ag building you will find all the best of show in vegetables, grains, fruit and eggs. Also, take a moment to view the PA Preferred Display of all the PA Preferred products produced in Schuylkill County. You would be surprised at the massive variety of agricultural products produced in Schuylkill County.
Some of the happenings at this year’s SCF include our amusement ride company – Goodtimes Amusement out of Hellertown, PA with twenty rides and 15 game and food trailers with three band new rides being brought to the Fair. Goodtimes Amusement Co. is returning for its fourth appearance at the Schuylkill County Fair.
New entertainment for the M & T Stage on Monday at 7 and 9 PM will be Diaspora. Diaspora will entertain the audience with Oldies and Classic Rock. Diaspora is sponsored by J. C. Hill Tree Farm.
Monday night local diesel and gas truck pullers may compete for the bragging rights of being Schuylkill County Fair truck puller for 2017. This night is for both diesel and gas powered trucks which is different from the past track event. The event at the track is sponsored by Reynmil Inc. Forest Products, Kistler Transportation, and Craig Luckenbill. This and a whole lot more food, fun, competitions, demonstrations, activities, shows and entertainment may be had at the Schuylkill County Fair, July 31 through August 5, 2017. For all the latest news on the fair visit the fair’s website at www.schuylkillfair.com . Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Now you can come see what the Schuylkill County Fair has to offer because our Country Scene makes Blue Ribbon Dreams come true.” The fair has been making blue ribbon dreams come true for 34 years. .
Visual Opportunities Mon. July 31, 2017:
- Rabbit Show
- Hog Show
- Queen, Princess and Little Miss Contest
- Fair Officially Opens to Public
- Tractor Parade
- Diaspora (Oldies & Classic rock) Sponsored by J. C. Hill
- Local Gas and Diesel Truck Pull -Track
- Dairy Judging Contest – Show Ring
- Royalty Crowning
Other Notable Visual Opportunities:
- Muttville Comix
- Trout Unlimited
- Peggy Hentz – Red Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
- Kids Area Activities operated by The Arts Barn Education Center
- Schuylkill Talent Showcase – The Magic of Tom Yurasits
- Lions Club of America KidsSight USA – Vision screening
- Todd Gladfelder, chain saw artist
- Porcupine Pat, Naturalist
- Farming for A Day
When: Monday, July 31, 2017
Where: Schuylkill County Fair Grounds
More Info@: www.schuylkillfair.com
Schuylkill County Fair runs July 31 through August 5 where “where our Country Scene makes Blue Ribbon Dreams come true.” The Fair has been making Blue Ribbon Dream come true for 34 years. For more information about the Fair visit the fair web site at www.schuylkillfair.com or follow us on twitter and like us on Facebook.