Saturday, Sept. 25

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Entries for Antiques, Crafts, Hobbies, Photography, Domestic Arts, Creative Arts, Fine Arts, Flowers, Culinary — Middaugh Hall

Noon - 3 p.m.: 4-H Exhibit Hall Projects Due — Exhibit Hall

Noon – 5 p.m.: Entries for agriculture and horticulture — Exhibit Hall

2-4 p.m.: 4-H Rabbit Check-In — Rabbit Barn

Sunday, Sept. 26

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Draft Pony and Mule Check-In — Draft Pony Barns

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.: All Other Large Animals Check-In — Fairgrounds

1:30-3:30 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Check-In — Rabbit Barn

2 p.m.: Livestock Carcass Scan, livestock barns

3 p.m.: Second annual 5K run/walk, downtown Auburn

5 p.m.: Draft Horse Check-In — Draft Horse Barn

6:30 p.m.: Battle of the Barns — Show Barn

Monday, Sept. 27: Queen Day

8 a.m.: 4-H Rabbit Show — Show Barn

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall open

10 a.m.: Draft Horse Halter Classes — Show Ring

4 p.m.: 4-H Goat Show — Show Barn

4-8 p.m.: Petting zoo open — Fairgrounds

5 p.m.: Carnival Open, $20 wristband — Downtown

5 p.m.: Saddle Horse Show — Show Ring

7 p.m.: Miss DeKalb County Queen Parade — Downtown

8 p.m.: Miss DeKalb County Queen Pageant — Main Stage

Tuesday, Sept. 28: Merchants Day

8 a.m.: Swine Show — Show Barn

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall Open

10 a.m.: Draft Horse, Pony, and Mule Ground Drive — Show Ring

Noon - 8 p.m.: Petting Zoo open at Fairgrounds

3 p.m.: Draft Harness and Hitch Show — Show Ring

4 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Show — Show Barn

5 p.m.: Carnival Open, $20 wristband — Downtown

7 p.m.: High School Choir Show — Main Stage

Wednesday, Sept. 29: Old Settlers/Scout Day

9 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Feeder/Dairy Steer Show — Show Barn

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall Open

Noon: Old Settlers Lunch — First United Methodist Church, Auburn

Noon - 8 p.m.: Petting Zoo open at Fairgrounds

1:30 p.m.: Old Settlers Day Program — First United Methodist Church, Auburn

4 p.m.: 4-H Beef Show — Show Barn

5 p.m.: Carnival Open, $20 wristband — Downtown

5 p.m.: Saddle Horse Show — Show Ring

7 p.m.: Scout Parade — Downtown

7 p.m.: Cheyenne and Eddie Montgomery — Main Stage

Thursday, Sept. 30: Homemakers Day

8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.: Homemakers Day Activities — Exhibit Hall

8:15-9 a.m.: Enter “Drop cookies” Contest — Exhibit Hall

9 a.m.: Dried flower arranging by Master Gardeners — Exhibit Hall

9 a.m.: Annual Indiana Fall Classic Draft Horse Pull — Show Ring

10 a.m.: Cemeteries in DeKalb County, Lynn Kaiser — Exhibit Hall

10 a.m.: Dairy Interviews — Dairy Barn

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall Open — Fairgrounds

11 a.m.: Historic Landmarks of DeKalb County by John Bry — Exhibit Hall

11 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Show — Show Barn

Noon - 8 p.m.: Petting Zoo open at Fairgrounds

12:15 p.m.: Announce Cookie Contest Winners — Exhibit Hall

1 p.m.: Draft Horse Fun Show — Show Ring

4 p.m.: 4-H Sheep Show — Show Barn

5 p.m.: Carnival Opens, $20 wristband — Downtown

6 p.m.: Draft Pony Pull — Show Ring

7 p.m.: Static Fly and One Metallica — Main Stage

Friday, Oct. 1: Kids Day

9 a.m.: Mini Horse Pull — Show Ring

9 a.m. - 8 p.m.: Petting Zoo open at Fairgrounds

9:45 a.m.: Pet Parade Judging — 14th and Jackson streets

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Carnival Open, $20 wristband — Downtown

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall Open

10:30 a.m.: 4-H Auction Introductions — Show Barn

10:45 a.m.: Pet Parade — Downtown

11 a.m.: 4-H Livestock Auction — Show Barn

Noon – 4 p.m.: Childrens Games, Contest, etc. — James Cultural Plaza, Downtown

4 p.m.: Mini Horse Show — Show Ring

5 p.m.: Saddle Horse Show — Show Ring

5 p.m. - closing: Carnival Open, ticket sales only — Downtown

7 p.m.: Supreme Showman Contest — Show Barn

7 p.m.: Megan Mullins with Side Piece and Whoa Man — Main Stage

Saturday, Oct. 2: Grand Finale Parade/Reunion Day

10 a.m.: Grand Finale Parade — Downtown

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.: Petting Zoo open at Fairgrounds

11 a.m. - close: Carnival Open, $30 wristband — Downtown

Noon: ATV Expo — horse arena

Noon - 9 p.m.: Exhibit Hall/Middaugh Hall Open — Fairgrounds

1 p.m.: Mini 4-H intro — show barn

2 p.m.: Skatboarding contest Auburn Skate Park, Eckhart Park

5:30 p.m.: Beard Contest on Main Stage

6 p.m.: Garden Tractor Pull — Show Ring

6 p.m.: Premiere Show of Showmen Contest — Show Barn

6 p.m.: Grand Finale Parade Awards — Main Stage

7 p.m.: Big Caddy Daddy and Rekt — Main Stage

Sunday, Oct. 3

6 a.m. - Noon: Release All Horses — Fairgrounds

8-10 a.m.: Release All Other Livestock, Exhibit Hall— Fairgrounds

8 a.m. – noon: Release Middaugh Hall

9 a.m.: Exhibit Hall and Fairgrounds Clean up

Go to: dekalbcountyfair.org/schedule

for up-to-date information

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