The 102nd Annual Vinland Fair

Vinland Elementary School

The longest-running fair in these parts is unlike a lot county 4-H fairs—this one's events and competitions are all open to the public, and you can register for most of them shortly beforehand. And of course there will be food galore, including lunch and dinner each day, and music each evening.

Schedule of events

THURSDAY
2:00 p.m. — Old time farm skills contests
6:00 p.m. — Baldwin High Band music
6:30 p.m. — Talent show...open to the public. All entries welcome!
7:00 p.m. — Rabbit and poultry show (entries must be in place by 6:30 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. — Alferd Packer Memorial String Band
8:30 p.m. — Flower judging (entries must be in place by 7:00 p.m.)

FRIDAY
10:00 a.m. — Stock bicycle races
Noon — Tug of war, sack races, and other races
7:00 p.m. — Antique tractor pull (weigh in from 4-6:30 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. — Wood Valley Pickers Band

SATURDAY
9:00 a.m. — Horse Shoe Pitching Contest
11:00 a.m. — Box Turtle Race and Pet Parade (registration begins at 10 a.m.)
1:00 p.m. — Livestock exhibits and judging (entries must be in place by 11 a.m.)
1:30 p.m. — Pedal Tractor Pull
2:30 p.m. — Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest (registration begins at 1 p.m.)
5:00 p.m. — Lawn and Garden Tractor Driving Skills Competition (registration from 4:30-5 p.m.)
7:00 p.m. — Homemade Ice Cream Contest judging and serving (freezing begins at 5 p.m.)
7:30 p.m. — Witness Band

You might have heard

Song Artist
Big Hair Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Draggin' the Swine Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
East Lawrence Waltz Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Little Alferd Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Pi Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Sally in the Garden With the Hog-Eyed Man/Worried in the Straw Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Salvation Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist
Vinland Reel Alferd Packer Memorial Stringband Add to playlist

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