Roaring Brook Park in Barton is ready to once again host the Orleans County Fair from September 7-11. This will be the fair’s 154th year.
Harness racing, Big Rigs, pony rides and a horse pull kick things off on Wednesday. Thursday features the Orleans County BrewFest and “Beg, Steal & Borrow.”
On Friday, there will be antique tractor pulls, pony pulls, youth and adult arm wrestling competitions and truck pulls. Saturday is Kids Day and Military Family Day. There will be a youth dairy show, horse, garden tractor, trike and hot tractor pulls along with a Puppet Show, a steer and oxen open show, a coin scramble, a bicycle giveaway, and a Johnny Cash tribute band.
The fair’s finale, the Demo Derby, takes place Sunday as does a cow costume show and 4H dog show among the other activities.
The BrewFest and the Johnny Cash tribute band are both new to the fair this year. Also debuting are pig racing, a softball tournament and the extreme trail horse challenge.
A complete schedule of the fair can be found at orleanscountyfair.net.