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7/6/2017 Custer County Fairís first activities begin tomorrow
This week begins the popular Custer County Fair. Starting tomorrow, the youths of the county will present and show off the animals, projects, and new skills developed over the past year. While the 4-H program had gone through a three week suspension in May, former fair organizer Beverley Goertz and 4-H leader Sarah Shields have organized a great fair for 2017. Activities will get underway on Friday, July 7, and will continue through Sunday, July 16. The public is encouraged to attend any of the following events, but some of the highlights are the Thursday evening Pork Dinner and Swine show starting at 4 p.m. Sunday is the biggest day of the fair with the 11 a.m. steak lunch followed by the livestock auction. 2017 CUSTER COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE Friday, July 7, 2017 9:00 a.m. 4-H .22 & Shotgun Shooting Competition-Cactus Flats Shooting Range Saturday, July 8, 2017 8:00 a.m. Fair Clean Ėup Monday, July 10, 2017 7:00 a.m. 4-H, FFA & Open Division exhibits check in 8:00 a.m. 4-H, FFA & Open Division exhibits in place 9:00 a.m. 4-H, FFA & Open Division exhibits judging Tuesday, July 11, 2017 9:00 a.m. 4-H Horse Shows & Gymkhana Exhibit Building opens 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Building closes Wednesday, July 12, 2017 8:30 a.m. Archery Shooting Sports Competition Ė Cowboy Church Shooting Range 8:30 a.m. 4-H & FFA livestock weigh in begins 9:00 a.m. Exhibit building opens 4:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA livestock weigh in ends/in place 5:00 p.m. Exhibit building closes Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:30 a.m. Dog Show-Saddle Club Building 9:00 a.m. Exhibit building opens 10:30 a.m. 4-H, FFA and Open Rabbit Classes 4-H, FFA and Open Poultry Classes 4:00 p.m. 4-H Fair Board Pork Dinner 5:00 p.m. 4-H and FFA Swine Classes Exhibit building closes Friday, July 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. 4-H and FFA Sheep Classes Exhibit building opens 10:30 a.m. 4-H and FFA Goat Classes 1:00 p.m. 4-H and FFA Beef Classes 2:30 p.m. Master Showmanship (after beef show) 5:00 p.m. Exhibit building closes Ranch Rodeo (Saddle Club) 6p.m. Saturday, July 15, 2017 7:00 a.m. Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast-School 8:00 a.m. Rodeo Slack 9:00 a.m. Exhibit building opens 10:00 a.m. Parade - Main Street 1:00 p.m. Stampede Rodeo 5:00 p.m. Exhibit building closes 6:00 p.m. Stampede Rodeo 9:00 p.m. Stampede Dance-Saddle Club Sunday, July 16, 2017 9:00 a.m. Cowboy Church Exhibit building opens 11:00 a.m. Steak Dinner 12:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA Livestock Sale Exhibit building closes 3:00 p.m. Stampede Rodeo Monday, July 17, 2017 7:00 a.m. Check out for livestock and exhibit building until 9:00 a.m. Animal Exhibit Buildings closed 4p.m.