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Great Northern Fair underway, pig wrestling tonight

 

July 16, 2014

Eric Seidle

In preparation for today's opening, Kathy Livingston of California cleans off a carnival tent at the Great Northern Fairgrounds on Tuesday afternoon. After the fair stop in Havre the carnival, Brown's Amusements, moves on to Lewistown before leaving Big Sky Country late next week.

The Great Northern Fair gets fully underway today. One of the highlights will be the pig-wrestling contest.

Several teams, including the Havre Daily News' Razorback Wranglers team, headed by captain John Paul Schmidt, will take part in the festivities.

Here is the lineup for today and Thursday:

Today

3 p.m. - 4-H Chuckwagon opens

5 p.m. - Pig wrestling, Bigger Better Barn (Tickets are $5)

6 p.m. - 4-H exhibit buildings close

7 p.m. - Joni Harms concert, Chuckwagon fundraiser, Bigger Better Barn

9 p.m.- Open Exhibitors building closes

9:30 p.m. - Bigger Better Barn concession closes

11 p.m. - 4-H Chuckwagon closes

Midnight - Carnival closes

Thursday

7 a.m. - Market animal weigh-in starts

11 a.m. - Chuckwagon opens to public

Noon - 4-H Exhibitors buildings open

Open Exhibitors building opens

Commercial building opens

1 p.m. - Crowning of 4-H Teen and Queen

2 p.m. - 4-H small animal show

Carnival opens

5 p.m. - Junior Rodeo begins in arena

4-H BBB concession closes

9 p.m. - Open Exhibitors building closes

Commercial building closes

9:30 p.m. - Exhibit buildings,

BBB, beef and horse barns close

11 p.m. - Chuckwagon closes

Midnight - Carnival closes

 

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