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Putnam County Fair @ Putnam County Fairgrounds
Putnam County Fair @ Putnam County Fairgrounds
Jun 19 all-day
The annual Putnam County Fair kicks off Monday with the theme, “American Flair at the Fair.” It runs through Saturday, June 24. Entertainment will include “Marvelous Mutts” and Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show each day. Other entertainment highlights will include a Marching Band Spectacular on Monday, a rodeo on Thursday, a tug-a-truck competition on Friday and a performance by Nashville Crush to close the fair next Saturday. One-day admission is $6 for those 10 years old and over. A season pass for the week is $25. A membership pass is also $25 and can be purchased by Putnam County residents who want to vote for fair board directors. All-day ride bracelets are $16, or $12 for bracelets good from noon to 5:30 p.m., or 5:30 p.m. to close. Kids’ Day is Tuesday and wristbands will be $10 from noon to 5 p.m. From 9 p.m. to close on Saturday, June 24, a wristband will $8. Events scheduled at the fair include: MONDAY Veterans and seniors 62 and over admitted free. 8:30 a.m. — Junior fair rabbit showmanship (poultry/rabbit show arena). 9 a.m. — Junior fair horse/pony showmanship and performance classes (horse arena). 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Classic Trendz Band (entertainment tent). 9:30 a.m. — Junior fair goat judging/showmanship (main show arena). 10 a.m. — Opening ceremony (plaza area). 4 p.m. — Junior fair sheep judging/showmanship (main show arena). 5 p.m. — Baked goods auction (Junior Fair Building). 5 to 8 p.m. — Antique tractor and equipment show (Action at the Arches area). 5 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 6:30 p.m. — Veterans tribute (grandstand). 7 p.m. — King and queen coronation (grandstand). 7:15 p.m. — Marching Band Spectacular (grandstand). 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 9 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. TUESDAY Kids’ day, all children 16 and under free until 4 p.m. 8:30 a.m. — Junior fair feeder calf judging and showmanship (main show arena). 10 a.m. — Open class flower show judging (Merchant Building). 11 a.m. — Cloverbud recognition ceremony (Junior Fair Building). Noon to 4 p.m. — Hilty Home Care Center kids’ day activities (entertainment tent). 1 to 4 p.m. — Children Choosing Christ — “Puzzeled” (entertainment tent). 1:30 p.m. — Kiddie tractor pull (Junior Fair Building). 3 p.m. — Bicycle giveaway (grandstand). 3:30 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 5 p.m. — Little Mister and Miss Putnam County Fair (Junior Fair Building); Harness racing (grandstand); Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment; Junior fair steer judging/showmanship (main show arena). 7 p.m. — Dairy Delights Challenge (Merchants Building); 4-H Style Review Show (Junior Fair Building). 7:30 p.m. — Market beef bred and fed show (main show arena) 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 9 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. WEDNESDAY 8:30 a.m. — Junior fair swine judging/showmanship (main show arena); Junior fair poultry/fowl judging/ showmanship (poultry/rabbit show arena). 4:30 p.m. — Goat bred and fed show (main show arena). 5 p.m. — Harness racing (grandstand); Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show; Projects on Parade (Junior Fair Building). 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment; Junior fair versatility horse show (horse arena). 6 to 8 p.m. — Dance Spectacular (entertainment tent). 7 p.m. — Best of Beef Challenge (Merchant’s Building); Decorated animal contest (main show arena). 7:30 p.m. — Feeder calf auction (Putnam County Extension Office). 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment; Barn games (main show arena). 9 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. THURSDAY 9 a.m. — Small animal sale (main show arena); Junior fair horse performance classes (horse show arena). 10 a.m. — Open class flower show judging (Merchant Building). 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Live piano music by Linda Hill’s students (entertainment tent). 2:30 p.m. — Beef obstacle course (main show arena). 3 p.m. — Junior fair horse contest classes (horse arena). 4:30 p.m. — Junior fair dairy judging (main show arena). 5 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show; Kid’s Dream Day (racetrack). 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 6:30 p.m. — Open class feeder calf show (main show arena). 7 p.m. — Bulls & Barrels Rodeo (grandstand). 7:30 p.m. — “Unpaved” (entertainment tent). 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 9 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. FRIDAY 8:30 a.m. — Large animal sale (main show arena). 4:30 p.m. — Showman of showmen contest (main show arena). 5 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 7 p.m. — Perfectly Prepared Pork Challenge (Merchant’s Building); Tug-a-truck competition (grandstand); W.A.R. Wrestling (Action at the Arches); Adult horse show (horse arena). 7:30 p.m. — Open class sheep jackpot show (main show arena); T-102 Country Star Playoffs (entertainment tent). 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 9 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. SATURDAY 10 a.m. — Open class swine show (main show arena). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Election of fair directors (area under grandstand). 11 a.m. — Junior fair horse awards program (horse show arena); Fair kids fun horse show to follow. Noon — Cornhole tournament (entertainment tent). 3:30 p.m. — Open class jackpot goat show (main show arena). 5 p.m. — Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show. 6 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts, free family entertainment. 7 p.m. — Tasty turkey challenge (Merchant’s Building); Demolition derby (grandstand); W.A.R. Wrestling (Action at the Arches). 8 p.m. — Marvelous Mutts; Silent auction closes (Junior Fair Building). 9 p.m. to midnight — Nashville Crush (entertainment tent); Professor Bubblemaker’s Bubble Show.
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9:30 am Mornings With Mommy Summer Play Dates @ Jenera Community Park
Mornings With Mommy Summer Play Dates @ Jenera Community Park
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am
Summer play dates through Trinity Jenera’s Mornings With Mommy program will be held at the Jenera Community Park, south of the village on Ohio 698, on the first and third Mondays of June, July and August. Beginning at 9:30 a.m., parents, grandparents and caregivers may bring children of any age to enjoy playing outside with other children while the adults visit.
1:00 pm First Step Victory Garden Tea @ First Step Healthy Family Resource Center
First Step Victory Garden Tea @ First Step Healthy Family Resource Center
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm
First Step Healthy Family Resource Center will offer a garden party and victory garden tea this month as part of its Women’s Enrichment Series. A Victory Garden Tea will be held at 1 p.m. June 19 at First Step, 1099 Columbus Ave., Fostoria. Speaker Becky White Schooner will talk about Victory gardens which resulted from a severe food crisis during World War I. The cost is $22. Contact First Step at 419-435-7300 to register.
1:30 pm Off-World Outpost @ Bluffton Public Library
Off-World Outpost @ Bluffton Public Library
Jun 19 @ 1:30 pm
The Armstrong Air & Space Museum will present a program titled “Off-World Outpost” at the Bluffton Public Library at 1:30 p.m. Monday. The program is open to youth in kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016.
6:00 pm “A Mighty Fortress” Vacation Bible School @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
“A Mighty Fortress” Vacation Bible School @ Immanuel Lutheran Church
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
“A Mighty Fortress” Vacation Bible School runs Monday through Thursday, from 6-8:15 p.m. daily, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2300 Northridge Road. Children ages 4 to 12 will learn that Jesus’ victory over the grave is their victory in life. Register at www.immanuelfindlay.org or call 419-422-8209.
6:30 pm Run For God — The 5K Challenge Class @ Oakdale United Methodist Church
Run For God — The 5K Challenge Class @ Oakdale United Methodist Church
Jun 19 @ 6:30 pm
Oakdale United Methodist Church, 24994 Hancock-Wood County Line Road, Deshler, is hosting a Run For God — The 5K Challenge class starting this month. The challenge is a practical guide to running and a training plan aimed at running a 5K, which includes a Christian focus. The group is for people of all ages and abilities, with the goal at the end of the training being a 5K race held at the church. The class will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 10 and will meet every other week for classes and regularly to run together. Contact Pastor Jeff and Suzanne Bandy at Suzanne@caringpointschurches.org for more information. Register online at www.runforgod.com/classes.

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