The Randolph County Fair got under way this past weekend in Moberly with a rodeo. Events for the fair will stretch well into next weekend. Click to hear KMZU’s Brian Lock talk with Fair Board President Theresa Hyatt:
There will be a number of events all week long at the Randolph County Fair. To view a full schedule of events, visit www.randolphcountyfair.net, click on General Information, then follow the link to Schedule of Events.
Press Release from the Randolph County Fair Board
July 10, 2013
The Randolph County Fair officially kicked off on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13 with the Randolph County Rodeo. The Rodeo was brought to you by Moberly Area Chamber of Commerce, Moberly Parks and Recreation and the Randolph County Fair Board.
The Rodeo was just the beginning of numerous activities scheduled for the Randolph County Fair. Friday, July 19 will be the Antique Tractor Pull at 5 pm and the Missouri Tractor Puller’s Association pull following at 7 pm to be held at the Randolph County Raceway on Highway 24 East. Tractors are the theme on Saturday, July 20 also. There will be a Antique Tractor Show/Drive held at the Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot in Moberly. Tractors will register at 8 am and the show will begin at 9. At 11 am, the Tractors will parade through downtown Moberly and make their way to the Lodge in Rothwell Park where the show continues and the winners will be announced at 1:30 pm.
The fun does not stop there on Saturday. The First Annual Randolph County Fair Pie Contest will be held at the Lodge. This is open to Amateurs only but everyone is encouraged to bring out their favorite Chocolate Pie, Fruit Pie, Cream Pie or Nut Pie. If you are more of a green thumb, there will also be a Randolph County Fair Garden Show. Check out the website www.randolphcountyfair.net for more information.
Saturday’s activities continue in to the evening hours under the Riley Pavilion with local entertainment at 7 pm and Chris Cavanaugh, Nashville Recording Artist will take the stage at 8:30 pm. There will be concessions and a beer available on the grounds.
Other events throughout the week include the Randolph County Fair Pageant, Poultry, Goat, Sheep Dog, Exotic Animal, Rabbit, Beef and Swine shows. Wednesday, July 24 is the start of the animal shows including Poultry, Rabbits, Dog and Sheep.
Free entertainment throughout the week includes Joshua 24:15 on Wednesday, July 24; Stroker Ace on Friday, July 26; Texaco Country Showdown on Saturday, July 27 followed by local entertainment Joe Roberts and Natalie Hawkins.
For a detailed schedule please go to the Randolph County Fair website www.randolphcountyfair.net.
Randolph County Fair Board officers are Theresa Hyatt, President; Kyle Dignan, Vice- President; Sherry Meyer, Secretary; Raellen Gregory, Treasurer and Carol Helmich, Reporter.
The Randolph County Fair Board invites all Randolph County residents out to see what is going on at the 2013 Randolph County Fair.
NOTE: The Randolph County Fair Board is a non-profit organization that promotes the development of 4-H and FFA youth in agriculture in our community. The Randolph County Fair is sponsored 100% by local individuals and local businesses throughout our community.