Essex County Fair opens today in Westport
WESTPORT — The Essex County Fair will open today at the fairgrounds in Westport and continue through Sunday, Aug. 4.
Today is Gordon Oil Day and Senior Citizen Day (seniors over age 60). Receive $2 off food coupon, with $10 admission. The midway will open after inspection.
9 a.m.: Essex County Fair Draft Horse and All-Breed Driving Show at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring.
Noon: 4-H Dairy Cattle Show at the 4-H Cooperative Extension Area; 4-H Beef Cattle Show follows; Harness Racing at the Gordon Oil Grandstand, with Upstate New Yorkers playing between races.
3 p.m.: Master Hypnotist Michael Blaine Show.
3:30 p.m.: Sheep and Goat Show at 4-H Cooperative Extension Area.
5 p.m: 4-H Horse Show, trail and dressage.
5:30 p.m.: Bike Giveaway in Cattle Show Ring.
5:45 p.m.: Opening Ceremony in Cattle Show Ring.
6 p.m.: Cow-Milking Contest with Essex County Board of Supervisors; Dog Agility Demo in Conservation Area; and Street Legal Truck Pull at Gordon Oil Grandstand.
7 p.m.: 4-H Dog Show at Conservation Area; and Master Hypnotist Michael Blaine Show.