2019 Activities and Events

MONDAY thru SATURDAY, JULY 15TH -20TH:

CHILDREN'S PETTING FARM DAILY AT THE 2019

KENTON COUNTY FAIR AND HORSE SHOW

Children of ALL ages enjoy the chance to see and feed farm animals daily at
the Kenton County Fair Petting Farm

Animals to see include cows, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits and more!

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019:

FAMILY BARNYARD FUN NIGHT

FLORAL HILLS FUNERAL HOME and MEMORIAL GARDENS

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

  • FF - 1 - Stick Horse Costume (age 2-6).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 2 - Stick Horse Race (age 2-4).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 3 - Stick Horse Race (age 5-6).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 4 - Chicken Rodeo (age 3-5).

      Entry fee $2 a team, Prize $20 a team.

  • FF - 5 - Greased Pig Contest (age 6 & under).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 6 - Greased Pig Contest (age 7-10).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 7 - Chicken Rodeo (age 6-8).

      Entry fee $2 a team, Prize $20 a team.

  • FF - 8 - Greased Pig Contest (age 11-13).

      Entry fee $2, Prize $20.

  • FF - 10 - Chicken Rodeo (age 9-10).

      Entry fee $2 a team, Prize $20 a team.

1. Age determined as of contest date.

2. Chicken Rodeo - team consists of 2 children (no use of bags, hats, etc.)

3. Any unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.

4. All official decisions are final.

5. Enter at your own risk.

6. Kenton County Fair Board or other persons are not responsible for accidents.

BARNYARD OLYMPICS

SPONSORED BY STRUCKHOFF ORTHODONTICS

TUESDAY JULY 16, 2019 At conclusion of Family Barnyard Fun Event (Registration 6:30 p.m.)

Olympic Events

Egg Carry, Three-legged Race

Wheelbarrow Relay, Dizzy Bat

Obstacle Course

Rules

  • Teams will consist of two people.

  • Entry fee will be $10 per team.

  • Participants must dress appropriately.

  • Rules for each event will be posted and explained prior to each event.

  • Participants will accumulate points for each event on the following scale: 1st-5 pt, 2nd-4pt, 3rd-3pt, 2nd-2pt, 1st-1pt.

  • Teams accumulating most points win.

  • In case of ties, teams will face off in tug of war.

Cash prizes for top 3 teams are:

1st-$50

2nd-$40

3rd-$30

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2019:

CHILDREN'S PETTING FARM DAILY AT THE 2019

KENTON COUNTY FAIR AND HORSE SHOW

JULY 15-20, MONDAY - SATURDAY

Children of ALL ages enjoy the chance to see and feed farm animals daily at
the Kenton County Fair Petting Farm

Animals to see include cows, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits and more!

THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019:

CHILDREN'S PETTING FARM DAILY AT THE 2019

KENTON COUNTY FAIR AND HORSE SHOW

JULY 15-20, MONDAY - SATURDAY

Children of ALL ages enjoy the chance to see and feed farm animals daily at
the Kenton County Fair Petting Farm

Animals to see include cows, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits and more!

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019:

FUTURE FARMER FUN

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

Future Farmer Events

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

Events start at 6:00 p.m.

CLASSES: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

Corn Shucking

Crowing Like a Rooster

3 Legged Feed Sack Race

Sunflower Seed Spitting Contest

1.) Contest to be held in the Livestock Building.

2.) Class breakdowns determined day of event

3.) Trophies given for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

4.) $1 Entry fee per event/child

5.) Contestants must be 9 years old or younger

6.) All props or items for contest will be supplied by Fair Board

 

All children will receive a ribbon

For more information call Brandy Kiser @ (859) 356-3035 or Kara Gurley (859) 322-0661

 

CHILDREN'S PEDAL TRACTOR PULL

SPONSORED BY MEADE TRACTOR

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2019

Registration begins at 6:45 p.m.

Pull starts at 7:00 p.m.

CLASSES                                 1ST      2ND     3RD

1)4-5 year old girls                      15        10        5

2)4-5 year old boys                     15        10        5

3)6-7 year old girls                      15        10        5

4)6-7 year old boys                     15        10        5

5)8-9 year old girls                      15        10        5

6)8-9 year old boys                     15        10        5

RULES:

1.) Contest to be held in the Livestock Building.

2.) Entry fee $1.00 per child.

3.) Contestants must be 9 years old or younger on day of event.

4.) Tractor will be furnished by the Fair Board

 

All children will receive a ribbon

For more information call Brandy Kiser @ (859) 356-3035 or Kara Gurley (859) 322-0661

 

WILLIAM E. DURR EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE

2019 EDUCATIONAL & INFORMATION PROGRAMS

 **Open to the Public**

WILLIAM E. DURR EXHIBIT HALL

 

SCHEDULE

 

Monday,  July 15:     7-9:30 p.m.  Know Your Kenton Co. Extension Service

                                                       Photo Displays and Questions & Answers

                                                           

Tuesday, July 16:     7-9:30 p.m.   Kenton County Homemakers Demonstrate Hands On

                                                    Sewing Projects, Knitting, Crocheting, Fall Craft...

Wednesday, July 17: 7-9  p.m.       Honey Bees: The solution that improves our world                                                                     

                                                           

 

Thursday, July 18:    7-9 p.m.       The Great Kentucky Pie Challenge

                                                       Age Categories:

                                                          Youth:  age 12-18

                                                          Adults: age 19-60

                                                          Senior: age 61+

                                                Entry Categories:

                                                          Fruit Pies

                                                          Savory Pies (meatless)

                                                          Other

                                    Sponsor: One Pie at a Time Bakery Cafe (859-393-7393)

                                                          11982 J.E. Schmiade Rd. Independence, KY

                            

Friday,  July 19:       7-8:30 p.m.   Back Yard Chickens

                                                            (Chickens in cages on display)