New Jersey State Fair
Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Daily Schedule of Shows and Events


Click here to download the entire 2019 Daily Schedule. There’s no shortage of things to see and do at the 2019 New Jersey State Fair®/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show! The lists below will display what events are happening on that day. A “$” symbol denotes additional cost.

 

 

*Animal Policy*

"Service animals [dogs] as defined by the American Disabilities Act are welcome at the New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show [title iii ADA].  All other animals including comfort/therapy animals are prohibited."

 

 

 

2019 Master Schedule of Events

Scroll to the end to see events that occur every day.

 

Friday, August 2nd: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. First Friday $5

 

Agriculture Area: 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 4-6 p.m. 4-H Beef Obstacle Course; 6:30 p.m. Opening Day Ag Parade; 7 p.m. Opening Ceremonies; Livestock Pavilion Stage: 8-10 p.m. 360 Oldies Band

Horse Show Area: all day- Quarter Horse Show [see complete schedule at http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org] Main Ring: after 6 p.m. Mini Horse Pull

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: Noon - 8 p.m. Power Racing Series Demo & Ehibition Event; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Chelsea Carlson; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Rich Barth & The Line; 7-9:30 p.m. Battle of the Bands presented by WNNJ, sponsored by Kieffer Electric Inc. & Allure Properties Group.

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area: 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races & 2 p.m., 7 p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Shotwell 4-H Building: 9 -11 a.m. 4-H Vegetable, Flowers & Herb Show; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet;noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing- rides $1 [available in $10 strips] in carnival area + admission

 

Saturday, August 3rd: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tribute to the Troops Day

 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Beef Show sponsored by Grass Pond Farm; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Sheep Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 6:30-10 p.m.  Lumberjack Competition sponsored by Montague Tool & Supply

Horse Show Area: all day- Quarter Horse Show ; p.m. Bikinis & Barrels/Costume Barrels to benefit St. Judes; Veterans’ Benefit Trail Day[complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]; Ring 3: 10 a.m. 4-H Horse Show

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: Monster Truck Show 7:30 p.m. [$12/10, fair admission required]; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monter Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 11 a.m. Tribute to Our Troops sponsored by Lakeland Bank & New Jersey Herald; Quilts of Valor Presentation; 7 p.m.  Queen of the Fair Pageant

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area: 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races, sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood, sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: 1 p.m. Wine Contest winners announced; 3:30 SCUBA Beer winners announced

Shotwell 4-H Building: noon- 2 p.m. Shotwell Spotlight 4-H Open House; 1-4 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 1-6 p.m. 4-H Rabbit Clubs' Bake Sale;10 a.m.-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Fundamentals of Organic Gardening" by Erin Collins; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 11 a.m. "Demonstration of the Ryder Ericsson "Hot Air" engine (1870-1925)" by Bill Castimore & Bob Triebel; 1 & 8 p.m. "Ford Motor Co. 427 cu. In. "Side oiler (1965-67)" by Dave Betts; 2 p.m. "Farmall Model H Engine Rebuild" by Mary Muys; 3 & 7 p.m. "Demonstration of "The Slugger" Oil City-South Penn (1881-1900)" by Andy Mackey; 4 p.m. "Small 4-cycle Engines Inside & Out" by Andy Mackey

Kosa County Building: 4:30 p.m.  The County Historian William Truran will be announcing the selection of a new Historical Marker to be erected in Sussex County. 

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

 

Sunday, August 4th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Agriculture Area: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Open Sheep Show; 9 a.m.-noon Open Beef Show sponsored by Grass Pond Farm; noon-3 p.m. Open Steer Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 3-4:30 p.m. Fiddlers’ Competition; 4:30 p.m. Puppy-Wuppy Dog Obedience Drill Team sponsored by Elenora L. Benz, Esq.; 4 p.m. 4-H Swine Show [Barn 4]; 5 p.m. Honor Garden Ceremony in Milky Way Gardens; 6-10 p.m. 4-H Rabbit & Small Animal Show

Horse Show Area: Local Day, p.m. Parade of Barns [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 11 a.m. Oxen Pull, 7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby sponsored by Vernon Pool & Spa, $15 reserve/$13 general, fair admission required; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Country Comfort; 2-3 p.m. The Harrisons; 3:30-4:30 p.m. Ice Nine Band; 6:30-8 p.m. Felix & the Cats

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area: 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: 1 p.m. 24th Annual Chili Contest; 3 p.m. Chopstick Knitting Competition [no registration needed] sponsored by Stitch Adventure; 4 p.m. Blindfolded Crochet [no registration needed] sponsored by Stitch Adventure

Shotwell 4-H Building: 1-4 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Invasive Species" by Maggie Southwell; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 1 & 4 p.m. "Gravely Lawn & Garden Equipment" by Paul Havins; 2 p.m. "Vintage "Hit n' Miss Engines Demos" by Andy Mackey; 4 p.m. "Progression of Maytag Gas Powered Washing Machines (1916-1958)" by Andy Mackey

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

 

 

Monday, August 5th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Green Day

 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 4-H Dairy Goat Show sponsored by Battista Plumbing & Heating & Chocolate Goat Gift Shop; 11 a.m. 4-H Market Lamb Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 1-5 p.m. 4-H Market Goat Show; 4 p.m. 4-H Swine Show [Barn 4]; 5:30-9 p.m. 4-H Beef Show; Bd. Of Ag BBQ Pavilion: 6-9 p.m. Carolyn Ball Jackson & Co.

Horse Show Area: p.m. Costume Class, Family Class, HOTY Pleasure [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby sponsored by Nissan of Stanhope, $15 reserve/$13 general, fair admission required; 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10-4 p.m. Green Day- Sustainable Living sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 6 - 7:00 p.m. Aloha Ashley Hula Dancers; 7:30-8:30 "As You Were" Military Band

 Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area: 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: 1 p.m. Family Favorite Cookies

Shotwell 4-H Building: noon 4-H Cat Show; 3-4 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Planting for a Purpose" by Cynthia Rauth; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 11 a.m. "Ford 2N Model (1942-47) by Blace Flatt"

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to closing $25 +admission

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Tuesday, August 6th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Children's Day

 

Agriculture Area: 10:00 a.m.-noon 4-H Cow Kids Showmanship; noon Rooster Crowing Contest-open to public; 12:30-1 Duck Quack Contest-open to public; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; Livestock Pavilion Stage 2-3 p.m. Amelya Race; 4-6 p.m. Brian St. John

Horse Show Area: Irish Draught Sport Horses; Non-Pro Hunter Derby, Hunt Teams [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 11:00 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Children's Day coordinated by Frankford Township Clean Communities sponsored by Family Partners of Sussex & Morris; 3-4:30 p.m. Little Royalty; 5-6 p.m. Favorite Doll & Me Lookalike Contest; 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Ashley Academy of Dance; 8-9 p.m. Franklin Concert Band

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area: 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]; 6-8 p.m. Kids' Games sponsored by Newton Medical Maternity Center and WSUS 

Richards Building: 11:30 Cupcake Decorating Contest sponsored by Debra & Chris Millikin, [sign up after 10 a.m.]; 5 p.m. 11th Annual Favorite Doll Lookalike Fashion Show & Contest

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 2-6 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 2-6 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. “Container Gardens Design & Care” by Maureen Verbeek; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Founders Park: noon-1:30 p.m. Meet & Greet the 2019 Queen of the Fair

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25 +admission

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Wednesday, August 7th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 4-H Junior Dairy Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6;  6-8 p.m. Farm Follies with Ladies Skillet Toss & Bale Toss- open to public; Livestock Pavilion Stage: 8 p.m. Whiskey Crossing

Horse Show Area: TB Hunter Derby; National Hunter Derby [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 3 & 7 p.m. ATV Big Air Tour- free; 11:00 am - 6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Health & Wellness Day coordinated by Soul II Soul Health & Wellness; 2-3 p.m. Lehigh Valley Cloggers; 6-7 p.m. Between Hope & the Highway; 7-7:30 R.E.N.O Band

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: 3 p.m. the "One & Only" Blueberry Contest

Shotwell 4-H Building: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-H Food Judging [bake sale follows]; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Landscape Design Tips" by Lisa Chiariello; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 10 a.m. "Understanding Drill Bits" by Dave Betts; 11 a.m. "Create Threaded Holes /Recreate Threads" by Dave Betts; 3 p.m. Demonstration of the Ryder Ericsson "Hot Air" engine (1870-1925) by Bill Castimore and Bob Triebel.

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Thursday, August 8th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Senior Day

 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Colored Breed Open Dairy Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 1-6 p.m. 4-H Sheep Breed Show; 6:30 p.m. Purely Obedience & Dog Games sponsored by Elenora L. Benz, Esq.; 7:45 p.m. 4-H Best of the Best Awards; 8-10 p.m. 4-H Round Robin Contest; Bd. Of Ag. BBQ Pavilion: 6-9 p.m. Kevin DeFeo

Horse Show Area:  Friesians, Morgans, Rost Memorial Jumper Stake, NAL/WIHS Child/Adult Jumper Classic [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: Rain date for ATV Big Air Tour; 11 a.m - 6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: a.m. Senior Day activities coordinated by S.C. Division of Senior Services sponsored by Lakeland Bank, Newton Medical Center, Iliff Ruggiero Funeral Homes, Homestead Rehabilitation & Healthcare, United Methodist Communities/Homeworks; 1-2 p.m. Queen Pashmean;2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Robert Filosa; 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Phillip Lid; 7:30-9:30 p.m. 40th Annual Polka Night & Dance Contest with the John Stevens Doubleshot Polka Band

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races, sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: noon: Baking judging

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m., 1-2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. & 5 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 7 p.m. 4-H Dogs & Paws & Dinosaur Awards; 6:30-8 p.m. Summer Blossom Open Garden [located behind Farm Fun Bldg.]; noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Laying the Groundwork: Soil Health for the Garden & the Planet" by Mandy Coriston; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Park Road: 4 p.m. Wanderers' Car Club Display

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Friday, August 9th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Agriculture Area: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Holstein Open Dairy Show sponsored by Sussex Co. Milk Producers; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 5-5:30 p.m. 4-H Goat Costume Class; 5:30-7 4-H Rabbit & Small Animal Costume Contest;  8 p.m. 4-H Sheep Obstacle Course & Cloverbud Costume Parade; Bd. Of Ag. BBQ Pavilion: noon-1 p.m. Kelly Wask

Horse Show Area: Jr/Am Equitation Challenge, Pro  Equitation Challenge [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 7 p.m. Modified Tractor & Truck Pulls FREE; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 4:30-5:30 Larry, Tea & Me; 6-7 p.m. Pocono Mountain Jam Band; 7:30-9 p.m. Whiskey Crossing

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: noon King Arthur Flour Baking Contest; 3 p.m. 14th Annual Best Cheesecake Contest

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 5-7 p.m. 4-H Poultry Costume Contest; noon-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 2 p.m. "Composting 101" by Stephen Komar; 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 10 a.m. "Create Threaded Holes /Recreate Threads" by Dave Betts; 11 a.m. ‘Ford 2N Model (1942-47)' by Blace Flatt; 1 & 9 p.m. ‘Ford Motor Co. 427 cu. In. "Side oiler (1965-67)' by Dave Betts; 7 p.m. "Evolution of Tractors & Farming Equipment 1880s to Present" by Dick Haskins

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Saturday, August 10th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m. Open Dairy Goat Show; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6; 6-7 p.m. 4-H Seeing Eye Demonstration sponsored by Elenora L. Benz, Esq.; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. exhibits & activities in the Livestock Education Barn sponsored by Arley Farms; Livestock Pavilion Stage: 7-10 p.m. Pocono Mtn. Jam Band- country/bluegrass

Horse Show Area: $30,000 Grand Prix [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. Tractor Pulls FREE; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monster Trucks Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 11:30-12:30 This Day; 1-2 p.m. TOM "Tired Old Men" Band; 2:30-3:30 Country Cousins; 4-9 p.m. Sussex County's Got Talent Show and Contest sponsored by Service Electric Cable TV       

RoNetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area 12:30, 3 & 8:30 p.m. Freehand Custom Chainsaw Carvings, 1, 4, 6 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45, 5, 6:45, 9 p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 2 p.m., 7:30  p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m., 4:45 p.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: Hobby Weekend! 3 p.m. 7th Annual Jerky & Cured Meat & Sausage Contest; 3 p.m. Chopstick Knitting [registration not needed] sponsored by Stitch Adventure; 4 p.m. Blindfolded Crochet [no registration needed] sponsored by Stitch Adventure

Shotwell 4-H Building: 1-4 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green meet and greet; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Conservatory: 4 p.m. Vegetable of the Day

Antique Engines Shed: 11 a.m. Demonstration of the Ryder Ericsson "Hot Air" engine (1870-1925) by Bill Castimore & Bob Triebel; 2 & 7 p.m. Demonstration of "The Slugger" Oil City-South Penn (1881-1900) by Andy Mackey; 4 p.m. Small 4-cycle Engines Inside & Out by Andy Mackey; 8 p.m. Ford Motor Co. 427 cu. In. "Side oiler (1965-67) by Dave Betts

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

Bloodmobile [outside Gate 2]: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Donate blood and get free admission for that day.

 

 

Sunday, August 11th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Agriculture Area: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Livestock Education Barn sponsored by Arley Farms; 1 p.m. Rabbit Story Time-Barn 6

Horse Show Area: Mini-Prix, TB Jumper Classic, Hunter Breeding, Ladies Side Saddle, Western Dressage, Draft-in-Hand [complete schedule http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 11 a.m. Mudbog sponsored by Nissan Stanhope & Vernon Pool & Spa [$6 adult, admission required]; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monster truck Rides $7

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent:  2 p.m. Chainsaw Auction

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area  1 & 4 p.m. K-9s in Flight, 10:30 a.m., 2:45  p.m. Sue Wee Pig Races sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency; 11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. Circus Hollywood sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency, Commerford Petting Zoo & Pony Rides, 11:30 a.m. Mountain Bike Stunt Show, Oxen Exhibit [adjacent to restrooms]

Richards Building: Hobby Weekend

Shotwell 4-H Building: 4 p.m. drawing for 50/50; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hodgepodge Market to benefit local clubs

Carnival: open for rides/games 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wristbands 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. $25

 

 

 

Every day:

 

Carnival: purchase a “credit card” that you can download.  Rides are between 7-12 credits, spectaculars may be more.  Each “credit” is $0.50.  [Check website for Megapass information.]

 

Information booths- inside gates 1, 2, & 3 and Main Street sponsored by Franklin Mutual Insurance

 

Oscar the Robot- traveling the grounds sponsored by JCP&L

 

People MOO-vers from gates to parking lots sponsored by Franklin Mutual Insurance, Royal Buick GMC , Septi-Care & Wind River Environmental

 

Outside Richards Building: Bee demos in the cage, weather permitting

 

Ernie Kosa Sussex County Building- information about the municipalities & services in Sussex County

 

STEAM Shed sponsored by Thorlabs

 

History Exhibit sponsored by Harold & Lois Pellow, Art, Photography, Honey Shows, - the Richards Building

 

Sussex County Farmers’ Market- local produce for purchase

 

Red Rooster Wine Garden sponsored by George’s Wine & Spirits, Fran’s Farmhouse Kitchen, Gallo Wine Sales of NJ

 

In Our Agriculture Area: all free with admission!

 

The Butterfly Experience- 8/3-8/7  Come feed the butterflies! Sponsored by SB ONE Insurance Agency

 

The Giant Bowl Turner: Roger Abrahamson, making bowls out of logs with antique tools, demos daily in the AG Area

 

Potter Reggie Britton- pottery with and 1800’s wooden treadle wheel- in the AG Area

 

Five Pole Barns with Animals

 

Small Animal Building – Poultry & bunnies, incubator

 

Daily Tractor Parade at 2 p.m. weather permitting

 

Snook Museum- early 20th century display of farm machinery, general store, farm kitchen, craft demos, blacksmith on the porch

 

Antique Engine Building- Featuring a vintage peanut roaster, collections of antique machines & engines, daily demonstrations

 

Milking Parlor- milking done daily, check clock sponsored by Visions Federal Credit Union & Sussex Co. Milk Producers, Sussex Co. Agricultural Society, Sussex Co. Bd. Of Agriculture

 

Junior AG Agent Scavenger Hunt adjacent to Farm Fun

 

Rare Heritage Breed Educational Tent- unusual & rare breeds of farm animals

 

Oxen and Ostrich Exhibits

 

Animal Storytime -in the Barns

 

Melody Farm Follies-singing vegetables

 

Barnyard Cackle Review-animated and interactive family exhibit- fun for kids

 

Vegetable Show- vote for People’s Choice Award in the Scarecrow Contest & Forage Show, both in the Greenhouse

 

Flower & Garden Expo- in the Conservatory, lecture series

 

Landscape Gardens- the Conservatory Courtyard

 

RoNetco Supermarkets Farm Fun Building- hands on, interactive stations for children sponsored by RoNetco ShopRite