Mackenzie County Agricultural Fair/Trade Show/Field Tours – August 10 & 11, 2018

When:
August 10, 2018 all-day
2018-08-10T00:00:00-06:00
2018-08-11T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
Mackenzie Applied Research Association
5901 River Rd
Fort Vermilion, AB T0H 1N0
Canada
Cost:
Some Entry Fees but public FREE!!
Contact:
Mackenzie County
780-927-3718
Mackenzie County Agricultural Fair/Trade Show/Field Tours - August 10 & 11, 2018 @ Mackenzie Applied Research Association  | Fort Vermilion | Alberta | Canada

Don’t miss the 2018 Mackenzie County Agricultural Fair, Trade Show and Field Tours on August 10 & 11 2018.   It’s action packed, full of education, entertainment and fun for the whole family.

Check out these pages!

https://www.facebook.com/Mackenzie-County-262409787134568/

https://www.mackenziefair.com/event-entries
https://www.mackenziefair.com/trade-show

https://www.mackenzieresearch.ca/event/agricultural-fair-trade-show-field-tours-2018
/

As part of the Ag Fair and Trade Show,
MARA will be hosting crop tours for farmers and others interested.
Registration is free and lunch will be provided. Wheat, Barley, Canola, Field Peas, Flax, Hemp, Quinoa, Corn,Fababean, Soybean, Triticale and Pollinators, are some of the crops to be toured. The tours include organic and conventional crops. Funding for the field tours is provided by Alberta Canola Producers, Alberta Wheat Commission, Alberta Barley Commission, Alberta Pulse Growers and Alberta Agriculture & Forestry.

Schedule for Ag Fair, Trade Show and Field Tours

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2018

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  MARA Field Tours
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Field Tours
Registration and Lunch for Field Tours are free
MARA Industry Presentations in Old Courthouse on site

10:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m. – Trade Show Booths Open
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Concessions OPEN
11:00 – 5:00 p.m.   Children’s Activities with Wheezie Stevie,
Tall Cree Traditional  Village & Beaver First Nation Displays

1:00 – 3:00 – Phase I – Cowboy Challenge  – call Mackenzie County 927-3718 to register!!

4:00 – 7:00 pm – Bench Show REGISTRATION only.
– non perishables – beat the Sat AM Rush!  Please attach your tags if possible!
https://www.mackenziefair.com/event-entries – click “Bench Show” to find
Bench Show Entry Book

8:00 pm. – Concession closed.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Children’s Activities with Wheezie Stevie
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Concessions OPEN

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 – pm.   Trade Show Booths Open,  Krafter’s Korner
11:00 – 5:00 Petting Zoo, York Boat & History in MotionTrailer, Tall Cree Traditional village & Beaver First Nation Displays, Wagon Rides, Farm Safety Demo, Fire Department Demo, Antique Farm Equipment

7:30 – 9:00 AM – Bench Show Entries Drop Offs final

8:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Pancake Breakfast (Tent)

9
:00 – 1:00 – Judging of Bench Show Exhibits – Hall Closed to public

9:00 – 10:00 am – Alex Alves Colt Starting Demo Part II (Round Pen)

10:15 – 11:15 am – Riding Lesson with Alex Alves

11:00 a.m. – MARA Public Field Tours
MARA Industry Presentations in Old Courthouse

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.   – Calf Scramble

11:45 a.m.  12:15 pm – Chicken Chariot Races  Great Prize Money!!  Best Dressed & Fastest

12:00 – 1:00 – Pie Eating Contest (Tent)

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.  – Phase II Cowboy Challenge 

1:00 p.m.  Dog Show – $5.00 per class / 12 per class

1:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Bench Show viewing in 
Exhibit Hall

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.  – Moose & Goose Call (Tent)

2:30 – 4:00 – Alex Alves Colt Starting Demo Part III (Round Pen) (Arena)

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Ultimate Bushman Challenge (Tent)

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 – Ultimate Farmer Challenge (Arena)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. –  Tug O War (Arena)

6:00 p.m. – Bids Close on Silent Auction Items around Main Tent

7:00 p.m. – Final Ceremonies and Awards Presentation

8:00 pm.. to Midnight – Barn Dance (Tent)

Source:   https://www.mackenziefair.com

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