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Saturday Events – 2024

Event Location Start Time   End Time
Animal barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Exhibit buildings open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
4-H & FFA Dairy Judging Contest Judges' Square 9:00 am
Open WSCA Horse Performance and Youth Show
View PDF for more information
West Arena 9:00 am
4-H Market Auction & Buyer's Brunch
Auction at 10:30 a.m.
Show Tent 10:00 am
Be A Dairy Ambassador!
Boys and girls ages 10 to 12
Dairy & Beef Barn/Judges' Square 10:00 am
Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Dairy Fun and Games for Kids with Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors Dairy & Beef Barn 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 a.m.; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Plate of Muffins Contest
Entry time 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
More info
Agriculture Building 12:45 pm
Rooster Crowing Contest
More info
Show Tent 1:00 pm
Diaper Derby
Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Entertainment Center 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
4-H Share the Fun Patio 2:00 pm
Country Fried Grubers
Music from Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings to Lynyrd Skynyrd and John Mellencamp. And let's not forget the ladies... Hwy 101, Tiffany, Patsy Cline and more!
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm 4:00 pm
4-H Arts-In Performances
Following Kids’ Prize Give-Away Drawing
Patio 3:00 pm
Bingo Bingo Tent 3:00 pm 10:00 pm
Kids' Prize Give-Away Drawing
Ages 12 & under; Sign up from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Must be present to win.
Patio 3:00 pm
Shift this fiddle into overdrive! Playing a wide variety of rock and country music.
Entertainment Center 4:30 pm 8:00 pm
4-H Llama Show: Cloverbuds & Juniors Show Tent 5:00 pm
Out-of-Field Tractors, Semis and Pick-ups Pull
The locals are back! FREE with gate admission!
Gates are open for seating at any time.

More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 5:00 pm
Horse Ranch Rodeo Event
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West Arena 6:30 pm
Top Shelf
Danceable modern country, pop and rock hits from the 1990s to today, plus timeless classics for all ages – we even throw in a little funk and blues to spice things up!
Patio 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
4-H Llama Costume Show (following Cloverbuds & Juniors) Show Tent 8:00 pm
Jake Nelson Band
An up-and-coming Minnesota singer/songwriter with musical influences all over the genre map. New and classic country, classic rock, country rock, alternative, pop and everything in between!
Must be 21+ years of age and have state-issued picture ID

Photos, video & more
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:00 am
a boy pedals a miniature tractor at the Carver County Fair Kids Pedal Tractor Pull
Wheels of Agriculture game show participant shouts out an answer
dairy princesses in front of a 'got milk' banner
Country Fried Grubers family with their instruments
collage of Top Shelf performing live
Smokescreen band promo photo