Cherry County


PO Box 365, 120 S Green St, Valentine, NE 69201, USA

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, August 11

10:00 a.m.     Brett Buress

11:00 a.m.     John LeBoef

12:00 p.m.     Keith Leff, Magician

1:00 p.m.       Bethany Springer

2:00 p.m.       Eve Millar

3:00 p.m.       Keith Leff, Magician

4:30 p.m.       4-H Talent Show

5:15 p.m.       4-H Style Show

Saturday, August 12

9:00 a.m.       Turtle Registration

10:00 a.m.     Turtle Races

11:00 a.m.     Will Deeds

12:00 p.m.     Cowpatty Bingo

1:00 p.m.       Joel Warren

2:30 p.m.       Cade & Jean Vackiner

4:00 p.m.       4-H Livestock Auction

6:00 p.m.       Mike & Lynn Baxter


Saturday, August 12 at noon!

First "plop" and majority in the square wins. Champion steer and heifer, so two times the chance to win!!!

Friday, August 4  

6:30 p.m.             Trap Shoot-off
Saturday, August 5
9:00 a.m.             BB, Air Rifle, Archery & .22 Shoot-off

Saturday, August 6
9:00 a.m.             Junior Rodeo

Monday, August 7

10:00 a.m.           Open Horse Show

Tuesday, August 8
8:30 a.m.             Check In & ID Horses
9:00 a.m.             4-H Horse Show
Wednesday, August 9
2:00-5:00 p.m.      Interview Judging   
5:00 p.m.              Queen Check In at Crows Nest
5:00-7:00 p.m.      Open Class Entries
6:00 p.m.              Best Dressed Pet Contest
7:00 p.m.              Queen Horsemanship at Arena
Thursday, August 10
9:00 a.m.              Dog Show

9:30 a.m.              Queen Orientation & Pictures
10:00 a.m.            Queen Media Interviews
10:30 a.m.            Queen Personal Interviews
10:00 a.m.            Market Beef Check-in & Weigh, Dairy Heifers,

                             Breeding Heifer Check In
11:00 a.m.            Market Goat, Sheep & Swine Check-in & Weigh
12:30 p.m.            Companion Animal, Poultry, Rabbit & Clover Kid

                             Animal Show & Tell Check In
12:30 p.m.            Queen Luncheon
1:00 p.m.              Companion Animal, Poultry, Rabbit  Show & Clover Kid

                             Animal Show & Tell
1:30 p.m.              Queen Speeches & Modeling
3:00 p.m.              Bucket Calf & Dairy Goats & Breeding Goats Check In
3:30 p.m.              Bucket Calf Show
7:00 p.m.              Parade  
Friday, August 11
9:00 a.m.              Nebraska States Rodeo Slack
9:00 a.m.              Swine, Sheep, Dairy Heifers, Market Goats,

                             Dairy Goats & Breeding Goats Show
9:00 a.m.              Trade Show Open until 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m.            4-H Building Open until 10:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.            Keith Leff, Magician
1:00 p.m.              Market Heifer & Steer Show

3:00 p.m.              Keith Leff, Magician
4:00 p.m.              Team Fitting/Salesmanship Contest

4:30 p.m.              4-H Music Entertainment
5:30 p.m.              4-H Fashion Show
7:00 p.m.              Mutton Busters
7:30 p.m.              Nebraska States Rodeo
Saturday, August 12
7:00 a.m.              Feeder Calves Weigh-in, Breeding Heifer Calves

                             & FFA Bulls Check-In
7:00 -11:00 a.m.   CCH Foundation Pancake Breakfast
8:00 a.m.              4-H Building Open until 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.              Trade Show Open until 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.              Stocker Feeder, Breeding Heifer

                             FFA Bull Show Beef Showmanship
1:00 p.m.              Round Robin
2:00 p.m.              Kids Ranch Rodeo
4:00 p.m.              Livestock Sale
6:00 p.m.              Chamber of Commerce Watermelon Feed
7:00 p.m.              Mutton Busters
7:30 p.m.              Nebraska States Rodeo
Sunday, August 13
9:00 a.m.              Cowboy Church - Pavilion
10:00 a.m.            Borderline Tractor Pullers Tractor & Truck Pull
12:00 p.m.            Ranch Rodeo/Wild Pony Race
12:00 p.m.            4-H Building Open until 4:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.              Heartland Series Tractor & Truck Pull
3:00 p.m.              Paul Goodwin Horseshoe Tournament
4:30-5:00 p.m.      Exhibit Hall Pick-up

   Mac's Amusements Carnival On-Site!

Advance tickets on sale at the

Valentine Visitor's Center.

Keith leff, MAGICIAN

Friday, August 11

Two Performances

at Noon & 3:00 p.m.

Cherry County Fair Tab 2017

Okay kiddies and kiddettes, TURTLE RACES

on Saturday!!

9:30 a.m. will start your turtle registration and races will begin at 10:00 a.m. You can have box turtles or paint turtles, NO SNAPPERS please! Please ask permission from a land owner and do not remove from scenic river designation. After the races please return your turtle to where you found it, as per the game warden. Let's see who has the fastest turtle in Cherry County!!


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