2018 Schedule of Events

 2018 KOOCHICHING COUNTY FAIR 

 Theme; "BEST WEEKEND EVER"

 Friday, August 10, 2018

9 AM to 7 PM - EXHIBIT BUILDING OPEN

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

5 - 7 PM -  JR. ZUCCHINI GROWING CONTEST (Northome School Grades k-6) or Saturday August 11th from 8-11am for judging

6 PM - DIGNIFIED FLAG DISPOSAL CEREMONY will be held by the Grandstand 
6:30 - 8:00 PM - SAPHIRE BROWN W/ BLAKE WALKER  amd VARIETY TALENT SHOW (Contact Amy Hildebrandt 218-368-5001)

Saturday, August 11, 2018
7 - 11 AM - Breakfast at the Legion Stand

8 AM to 8 PM -  EXHIBIT BUILDING OPEN
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; "Everyone's A Star"....(Contact Rena Troy 218-766-8907 or 218-897-5970)
BINGO begins after Parade - Run by NHS Trap Shooting Club
1:30 - 7 PM - Party House Rides & Amusements for Kids

2 - 7  PM - ART BARN OPEN featuring area's talented artists
2  to 5 PM- Musical Entertainment (under the tent in front of the Exhibit Building) - "Due North" Band members; Deb Tuominen, Louise Wiermaa and Ted
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)

3 PM - AUTHOR DR. JOHN EGGERS in the Exhibit Building
4 PM - Demonstration in Farm Museum -MARILYN LEE &Treadle Sewing Machine Art
7  PM - GRANDSTAND SHOW featuring "THE SNOWMEN"  We brought the band back by popular demand! Five band members include Tim Johnson, Steve Rasmusson, Chuck McCalip, Dave Natwick and Tom Winge
DUSK - FIREWORKS DISPLAY
FIREMAN'S DANCE in Northome at the Fire Barn following the fireworks!

Sunday, August 12, 2018
7 - 11 AM - Breakfast at the Legion Stand

9 AM to 5 PM - EXHIBIT BUILDING OPEN
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 - NORTHWOODS SADDLE CLUB featuring HORSE COMPETITION SHOW (Contact Effie Saddle Club)
12 Noon - COUNTRY MUSIC JAM under the tent - All are Welcome to come and jam

12 - 3 PM - ART BARN OPEN

3PM - KIDDIE RACES
3 PM - FIRST RESPONDERS RAFFLE DRAWING AND NORTHWOODS'S CATTLEMEN'S MEAT RAFFLE DRAWING 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: Cub Cadet LT 42" Mower

2nd Place: Winchester 5x4 Camo 12 Gauge Semi-Auto Shotgun

 

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

**Winner will receive 20# package of Ground Beef donated by Northwood's Cattlemen's Association

 

*2018 Theme Buttons Theme;  "Best Weekend Ever" 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.