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August 2, 2013

Essex County Fair promises pudding aplenty

WESTPORT — Visitors can check out the Car Rollerover Contest at the Essex County Fair today, along with many other fun activities.

Admission of $10 per person includes carnival rides.

The fair runs through Sunday.

Here’s the schedule:

TODAY

Haulin’ Junk Day

8 a.m.: Essex County Fair Horse Show at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring.

9:30 a.m.: County Fair Cattle Show at the 4-H Cooperative Extension Area.

10 a.m.: Midway opens.

Noon: Bicycle Rodeo and Bike Giveaway, both at the Gordon Oil Grandstand.

2 p.m.: Pudding-Eating Contest at the EMS Building.

5:15 p.m.: John Longware Memorial Pancake Supper at Conservation Area.

6 p.m.: Car Rollover Contest and Figure 8 Race at the Gordon Oil Grandstand (charge).

Dusk: Fireworks at the Gordon Oil Grandstand.

SATURDAY

Egglefield Ford Day

8 a.m.: Open Horse Show at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring.

10 a.m.: Horse Pulls at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring.

11 a.m.: 4-H Rabbit Fun Show.

Noon: Midway opens; Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby at the Gordon Oil Grandstand, with $5 admission charge.

1 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Costume Show at the 4-H Cooperative Extension Area.

4 p.m.: Cattle Costume Class at the 4-H Cooperative Extension Area.

5 p.m.: Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby at the grandstand, with $5 charge.

5:30 p.m.: Bike Giveaway at the Denton Publications Stage on the south lawn.

SUNDAY

Tractor Supply Day

8 a.m.: Foothills Baptist Church Service at the Denton Publications Stage on the south lawn.

9 a.m.: Essex County Fair Horse Show at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring.

11 a.m.: 4-H Poultry Breed Show at the Denton Publications Stage.

Noon: Midway opens.

1 p.m.: Essex County Fair Gymkahana Horse Show at the Horse Ring or Pulling Ring; and Fair Idol Contest for all ages at the Denton Publications Stage.

4 p.m.: Drawing for $5,000 giveaway.

4:30 p.m.: Bike giveaway.

5 p.m.: Chris Higbee Band, country fiddler, at the Gordon Oil Grandstand.

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