2017 Schedule of Events

 2017 KOOCHICHING COUNTY FAIR 

 Theme; Northern Minnesota Nice

 Friday, August 11, 2017
9 AM - Free Rummage Sale space available on Fairgrounds for the day
11 AM - 1 PM - Northern Star Cooperative Customer Free Appreciation Lunch
4 - 8 PM - 4H and Youth Food Booth
5 PM - NHS Basketball Team's - SPAGHETTI DINNER at Fairgrounds
5 - 7 PM - Entry time for the following: Farm Market Produce Competition, Garden Displays, Flower Arrangements, Photography Contest and Mini Garden Display Contest
5 - 7 PM - Veggie Creature Creation Class, *Entry required for the Veggie Creature Contest
6:30 - 7:30 PM - VARIETY TALENT SHOW (Contact Amy Hildebrandt 218-368-5001)
7:30 PM - GRANDSTAND - Comic/Hypnotist - NORM KNIGHT

Saturday, August 12, 2017
7 - 11 AM - Breakfast at the Legion Stand
8 AM - Scenic Sinkhole Scramble Registration or (contact Mike Lorenzen 218-897-5065)
8 AM - 4H and Youth Food Booth Open
8 - 11 AM - Entry time for the following: Farm Market Produce Competition, Garden Displays, Flower Arrangements, Photography Contest and Mini Garden Display Contest
9 AM - SCENIC SINKHOLE SCRAMBLE BEGINS!
11 AM - Scenic Sinkhole Scramble Awards
11 AM - Judging begins for the following: Farm Market Produce Competition, Garden Displays,Flower Arrangements, Photography Contest and Mini Garden Displays
FAIRGROUNDS WILL CLOSE DURING THE PARADE
1 PM - NORTHOME PARADE IN TOWN: Theme "Northern Minnesota Wildlife"
(Contact Rena Troy 218-766-8907 or 218-897-5970)
BINGO begins after Parade - Run by NHS Trap Shooting Club
LASER TAG begins after Parade - by Northome Community Church
1:30 - 7 PM - Party House Rides & Amusements for Kids
2 , 3 and 4 PM- Entertainment under the tent - TROY FLEMMING
aka MISTER BUSINESS
2:30 PM - BUBBLE KICKS Games Begin
3 PM - SAWDUST PILE
3 PM - Antique Tractor Demonstration by Jan Maggert
3 PM - Bean Bag Toss Tournament (Contact Kristen 303-902-5859)
2 PM - Presentation in exhibit building. Bee Keeping Demostration and Author Sue Doeden
4 PM - Demonstration in Farm Museum - Richard & Kathy Lukenbill - Home Canning
5 PM - Ham Dinner sponsored by the Northome City Library
7 - 9 PM - GRANDSTAND SHOW featuring THE SNOWMEN
DUSK - FIREWORKS DISPLAY
FIREMAN'S DANCE in Northome at the Fire Barn following the fireworks!

Sunday, August 13, 2017
7 - 11 AM - Breakfast at the Legion Stand
9 AM - Community Church Service at the Grand Stand- Sponsored by Northome Community Church
BINGO and BUBBLE KICKS begin after Church Service
9 AM - 4H and Youth Food Booth Open
10 AM - 3 PM - Party House Rides and Amusement for Kids
11 AM - Medallion Hunt - $100 Prize!
11 AM - Bocce Ball Tournament
11 AM - HORSE COMPETITION SHOW (Contact Effie Saddle Club)
12 Noon - Barnyard Miniature Golf Tournament (Contact Keith Lindner)
12 Noon - COUNTRY MUSIC JAM under the tent - All are Welcome to come and jam
3 PM - Raffle Drawings in Exhibit Building (details below)
3:30 PM - Antique Tractor Demostration by Jan Maggert

                RAFFLE DRAWINGS  3:00 PM

 First Responder Raffle Drawing ($5 tickets sold @ Northome True Value & Fair Office)

*1st Place: RTZ L46 Fab Deck Cub Cadet Mower

2nd Place: Traeger Talegate Pettet Grill

 

Northwood's Cattlemen's Association Meat Raffle Drawing ($1 tickets sold @ Fair Office)

Four winners will each receive a 20# package of Ground Beef donated by Northwood's Cattlemen's Association

 

*2017 Theme Buttons "Theme;  NORTHERN MINNESOTA NICE" will be sold ($2.00 ea.) at;

Northome and  Mizpah Merchants (before Fair) and also Fair Office (during Fair)

Drawings for Button Prizes will begin after the Saturday Parade.