Saturday is Family Fun Day


Check out all the Schuylkill County Fair has to offer on Saturday, Family Day, August 4. A day for the whole family to enjoy. (Photo by: Ray Silcox)

What: The media is invited to come home to the Fair Saturday, August 4th.   Saturday is Family Fun Day at the 2017 Schuylkill County Fair.  The day starts early at 9 AM with a Rabbit Hopping Contest in the show ring.  Try your skill at judging livestock at 11 AM or register your tractor for the Antique Tractor Pull which starts later in the day at 10 AM.  Watch 4-H’ers and FFA student compete for the coveted master showman in the Livestock Show Ring at 2 PM.

Rides open at 4PM and are presented by Goodtimes Amusements out of Hellertown, PA.

Walk with the Tractor Parade as it makes its way through the fairgrounds with a theme of Family Fun.  Continue the family fun with various interactive exhibits running throughout Saturday.  Have the younger family members participate in the Kids Hay Bale Toss.  Scramble for pennies and candy.   Then you might want to settle down in a chair to see and hear Jay and the Americans at 9PM with special gest Jessy Wade Trio at 7 PM.    The Jay and the Americans are sponsored by Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau and Pioneer Pole Building. Obtain your Premium Seating for an up close personal encounter with Jay and the Americans for only $15.00 for both evening performance.  With Premium Seating you don’t have to come to the fair extra early and plant your lawn chair and guard your spot. Arrive for the evening’s stage performance minutes before the performer goes on and relax in a chair provided by the Fair.

Reserved Premium Seating arrangements may be made with Grace Karrer at (570.527.8240).  A Premium Seat ticket may be purchased for any person age 2 and up.  Checks or Money Orders made payable to FARM/Schuylkill County Fair and mailed to Schuylkill County Fair c/o Grace Karrer 312 N. Second Street, Saint Clair, PA 17970.  Orders will be filled with the best available seat and processed according to the date revived.  Seats are provided by the Fair.  Get your requests in early as there are only 100 reserved seats available for that evening’s performance.

Visual Opportunities: Saturday. August 4, 2018

  • Antique Tractor Pull
  • Rabbit Hopping Demonstration
  • Fair Open to the Public at 11AM
  • Goodtimes Amusement Rides Open to Public at 4 PM
  • Tractor Parade
  • Candy and Penny Scramble
    • Jay and the Americans @ 9 PM
    • Jesse Wade Trio @ 7PM

Sponsored by Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau and Pioneer Pole Building

Other Notable Visual Opportunities:

  • Circus Incredible
  • Peggy Hentz – Red Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Kids Area Activities operated by The Arts Barn Education Center
  • Schuylkill Talent Showcase – Tamara Wapinsky Studio
  • Porcupine Pat, Naturalist
  • Farming for A Day

When:                        Saturday, August 4, 2018

Where:                       Schuylkill County Fair Grounds

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