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Knox County 4-H Fair

WHAT: During the course of the week, 4-H members will participate and be judged on their projects.

WHEN: Saturday, July 13 through Tuesday, July 16 (see schedule below)

WHERE:

Knox County Fairgrounds

1392 Knox Hwy 9

Galesburg, IL 61401

VISUAL:  Approximately 220 participants will show their project(s) throughout the week.  In 4-H, members learn about topics that interest them. These are referred to as members “projects.” That could be anything from learning how to cook, build a robot, or care for livestock or the environment. One of the most important aspects of 4-H project work is that the 4-H member decides what they want to learn and do as they explore their project. This allows the project to be self-paced, and gives children important skills in setting and working toward their goals. 

MORE INFORMATION:

Saturday, July 13 at Knoxville High School

2:30 p.m. – 4-H General Projects are on Display

4:00 p.m. – Rocket Launch and Ice Cream Social

6:15 p.m. – Annual Meeting and Fashion Revue

Monday, July 15

8 a.m. – Goat Judging

9 a.m. – Beef Judging

11 a.m. – Sheep Judging

3 p.m. – Bucket Calves

5 p.m. – Master Showmanship

6 p.m. – Lawn Mower/ Tractor Driving Contest
Tuesday, July 16

8 a.m. – Swine Judging

8 a.m. – Rabbit Judging

8 a.m. – Poultry Judging

3 p.m. – The Ag Games

***Report Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension***

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