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Monday, June 24
 

10:00am

10:00am

10:00am

Garden Art Registration
Theme: “Birds of Fairadise” Rules: 1. Each person can exhibit (1) entry per category. 2. Entries shown previously at the Linn County will not be accepted 3. Recycled entries must consist of at least 50% recycled or re-purposed materials. 4. If an exhibit needs to be hung, you must provide the pole. 5. Endangered and threatened plants and animals (including insects), or songbird feathers and nests may NOT be used in any exhibit. 6. Registration can be done in advance online or the day of entry (Monday, June 24th) 7. Entry check-in at the Gate Building at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Monday June 24th from 10 am to 7pm. 8. Items will be on display outside and although the Linn County Fair Association will exercise due care for exhibited items, they cannot be held responsible for damage or loss by theft, etc. All participants exhibit at their own risk. 9. All entries can be picked up on Sunday, June 30th after 10am. Any entry not picked up before noon on Monday July 1st, becomes the property of the Linn County Fair Association to do with what they please. 10. All decisions of the judge(s) will be final. 11. The Garden Art committee reserves the right to reject any entry that presents a health or safety hazard or based on objectionable content. Categories for the 2019 Birds of Fairadise Garden Art Competition: 1. Using Recycled Materials: A. Bird Feeders B. Bird Baths C. Bird Houses D. Birds (ie. metal, wood, plastic) 2. Non-recycled materials: A. Bird feeders B. Bird baths C. Bird houses D. Bird

Monday June 24, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

10:00am

 
Tuesday, June 25
 

8:00am

9:00am

9:00am

10:00am

1:00pm

1:16pm

 
Wednesday, June 26
 

6:30am

4-H/FFA Swine Check-In & Weigh-In
Wednesday June 26, 2019 6:30am - 9:30am
Sheep & Swine Barn (#18)
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7:00am

4-H/FFA Beef Check-In & Weigh-In

Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:00am - 9:30am
Beef Barn (#10)
  • Video y

7:00am

4-H/FFA Bucket Bottle Check-In
Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:00am - 12:00pm
Beef Barn (#10)
  • Video y

7:30am

4-H Youth Council Food Booth
Located near the Cattle Show Arena and Block Building. 

Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:30am - 5:00pm
Youth Council Food Booth (#23)
  • Video y

8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Wednesday June 26, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
  • Video y

8:00am

Fair Store Daily Hours
Fair Store is open Wednesday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Wednesday June 26, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fair Store (#37- East of Main Gate)
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8:00am

Chargeable Admission Hours
Sneak Peek day; FREE gate admission; No alcohol, illegal drugs, or unauthorized weapons are allowed on the fairgrounds.

Wednesday June 26, 2019 8:00am - 8:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

9:00am

4-H/FFA Poultry Check-In
Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Indoor Arena (#26)
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9:00am

9:00am

Barnyard Selfie Station
Come and take your photos with the animals face to help celebrate The Linn County Fair


Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Duck Races
Sponsors
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Daryl Braun

Agent, Daryl D. Braun Agency Inc., American Family Insurance
Daryl Braun Agency-American Family Insurance



Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Monster Mural
Monster Mural is a Life-Size coloring book page, for the attendees to paint/color during The Linn County Fair. It brings a little childhood back to the adults and gives the kids coloring on a scale they've never seen before!


Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

My American Farm Games
Come play interactive games on the computer in the AG-ucation Zone!

Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox
Remember after visiting the Cock-a-doodle Zoo & Sandbox to ALWAYS wash your hands.



Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox (#11)

9:00am

Lynn Dunn Memorial Building Hours
Building is a host to 4-H exhibits booths, one day contest and other events on the stage in the exhibit hall. Free to all. 


Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

Pony Rides

Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
North of Carnival (#38)

9:00am

Vendor Hours

Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

9:00am

First Aid Station
Wednesday June 26, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
First Aid Station (#28)

10:00am

4-H/FFA Dairy Check-In
Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cargill Dairy Barn (#13)
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10:00am

Log Carver
Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

10:30am

Food Vendor Hours

Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:30am - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

11:00am

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Wednesday June 26, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

1:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Wednesday June 26, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

1:00pm

1:00pm

Grow Your Steer Commodity Carnival
Commodity Carnival is a fun and educational game that teaches youth about the value of agricultural commodities.

Wednesday June 26, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

2:00pm

3:00pm

3:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Wednesday June 26, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

4:00pm

Grandstand Ticket Booth
Grandstand Ticket booth is open to purchase all grandstand event tickets.

All Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Grandstand Ticket Booth.

Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted.

Wrist bands provided by RockAuto.com  

Wednesday June 26, 2019 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Grandstand (#6)
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5:00pm

Fair Board Cookout
Fair Board Cookout runs from 5pm to 6pm in the Hy-vee Hospitality Tent by the Grandstand. The cost is $5.00 for non 4-H/FFA members. Everyone is welcomed to

Sponsors
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Farmers State Bank

Farmers State Bank


Wednesday June 26, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hy-vee Hospitality Tent (#36)

5:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Wednesday June 26, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

5:00pm

Carnival Opens
Wrist band times: 7pm-9pm

Cost: 
Wrist bands $18 each
Carnival Tickets $1 each or 22 for $20 


Wednesday June 26, 2019 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)
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6:00pm

Opening Program, Fair Queen and Little Mr. and Miss Linn County Coronation
Help kick off the 2019 Linn County Fair – “Fairadise” -- by attending the Fair Association Cookout and the Opening Program.  Cookout starts at 5:00 PM followed by the Opening Program at 6:00 PM.  ISU Extension and Outreach—Linn County in partnership with The Linn County Fair Association would like all 4-H and FFA members, their parents, volunteers, community members and other fair and youth supporters to join them as we officially open the 2019 Linn County Fair. Don’t miss this opportunity where we will: recognize graduating seniors, volunteers, partners, and supporter. We will also crown the 2019 Linn County Fair Queen and Princess and the 2019 Linn County Fair Little Miss and Mr. 


Wednesday June 26, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Grandstand (#6)
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6:30pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Wednesday June 26, 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

6:30pm

7:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

7:00pm

Linn County Equine Drill Team
The Linn County Equine Drill Team will be performing in front of the grandstands prior to Mutton Bustin;' during opening night at the fair. This is the first year for this group and we are excited to bring them to you!
Come enjoy the team as they present a unique horseback experience riding to choreographed routines and displaying maneuvers on how they handle their horses.

Check out a video of the team


Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

7:30pm

Mutton Bustin'
A wooly sheep, a brave little rider and a roaring crowd is the scene for Mutton Bustin’ rodeo at The Linn County Fair Wednesday, June 26th at 7:30pm in the grandstand. The Linn County Fair Association, River Valley Cooperative,  and Z102.9 brings you this FREE event. Rice Bull Riding Company will be provide the sheep and fun that comes with any Mutton Bustin’ Rodeo.  

MUTTON BUSTIN’ RULES & REGULATIONS

 1)      The first 75 qualified & registered contestants will be in the event Only a parent or legal guardian may register a child in the Mutton Busting Event 

 2)      Release forms and waivers must be signed by a parent or guardian at registration/event. Allow yourself time to get registered. 

 3)      Children must be between 3-9 years of age and may not exceed 55lbs (this is for safety of the animal)

 4)      Contestants must wear long pants, boots or sturdy shoes (no flip flops or sandals) Long sleeve shirts and pants are highly recommended

 5)      Protective helmets will be required (for safety of child)
 Please bring your own fitted bicycle/hockey style helmet. We will have some on hand if you do not have one. NO RACING style helmets with point in front! 

 6)      Only 1 parent allowed in arena with each contestant

 7)      There will be a Linn County Fair staff member or Rice Bull Riding Co staff member to assist and direct each contestant. Listen to the staff/announcer for all instructions. 


                   Most of all HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

To register go to : https://thelinncountyfair.com/mutton-bustin-2/



Wednesday June 26, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Grandstand (#6)
  • Buy Tickets FREE Event
 
Thursday, June 27
 

7:00am

4-H/FFA Dog Check-In

Thursday June 27, 2019 7:00am - 7:30am
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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7:00am

4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Check-In

Thursday June 27, 2019 7:00am - 8:30am
Indoor Arena (#26)
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8:00am

8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Thursday June 27, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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8:00am

Fair Store Daily Hours
Fair Store is open Wednesday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Thursday June 27, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fair Store (#37- East of Main Gate)
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8:30am

4-H Youth Council Food Booth
Located near the Cattle Show Arena and Block Building. 


Thursday June 27, 2019 8:30am - 8:00pm
Youth Council Food Booth (#23)
  • Video y

9:00am

4-H/FFA Cat Check-In

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 9:15am
Small Animal Building (#17)
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9:00am

Edible Soil Cups
Come learn about soil conservation and the layers of soil by creating your own edible soil cup! Available while supplies last.


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 11:00am
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Conservation Station
 Each trailer in the Conservation Station fleet includes a rainfall simulator, which demonstrates the impacts of land management choices, both urban and agricultural, on water quality and the connections between our soil and water.  Age-appropriate, hands-on interactive activities are included with each trailer, including the Watershed Game and Poo Toss! For more information go to www.waterrocks.org


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

FREE Train Rides
A Youth Day Event!
Pickup area located in front of the Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building
Free Train Rides 9am to 1pm


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

9:00am

Bouncy House
Youth Day Event - FREE


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

9:00am

9:00am

Youth Day - Regan's Face Painting
Youth Day Event- FREE

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

9:00am

Youth Day
The Linn County Fair Association presents “YOUTH DAY” at The Linn County Fair on THURSDAY, June 27th at the fairgrounds in Central City. There will be many FREE events and activities for kids of all ages, including educational booths, FREE train rides, FREE face painting, Cock-a-doodle Zoo, FREE book giveaway, the Farm Credit Services Ag-ucation Zone, and more. 
There will be several items on display including the Central City Fire Truck, Center Point Ambulance, Linn County Sheriff Department & McGruff the Crime Dog, St. Luke’s Helicopter, science exhibits, free entertainment in the Farm Bureau Pavilion and more. 
Free demonstrations and shows throughout the fairgrounds:
  • Train Rides- pick up located North of LDM building (#2)- FREE 9am to 1pm ($1 per ride 1pm to 3pm)
  • Bouncy House- location TBD - 9am to 4pm
  • Center Point Tae Kwan Do Demonstrations- outside of LDM Building (#2)-   9:30 am

Free events in the Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2):
  • Hands on activities in the LDM Building - 9am to 4pm
  • Science hands on activities - 9am to 4pm
  • Balloon Art by The Balloon Buffoon of Balloons, Etc. 9am to 2pm
  • Face Painting 9am to 5pm

Free events in the Ag-ucation Zone: 
  • Edible Soil Cups - 9am to 11am
  • Conservation Station - 9am - 1pm
  • Monster Mural - 9am to 5:30pm
  • Duck Races (rubber ducks) 9am to 5:30pm
  • "My American Farm" computer games 9am to 5:30pm
  • Barnyard Selfie Station - 9am to 5:30pm
  • Make & Take Animal Faces - 11am to 1pm
  • Germination Necklaces - 1pm to 4pm

Free events in the Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4):
  • Free Face Painting 9am to 3pm
  • Science hands on activities - 9am to 4pm
  • 'Majic' Show -10:30 am  
  • Big Bear Puppet Show -  11:30am
  • Big Bear Puppet Show -  2pm 

Free events in the Old West Area (#38): 
  • Professor Farquar & Miss Polecat Annie - 11am to noon
  • Professor Farquar & Miss Polecat Annie - 1pm to 2pm
Free animals shows and demonstrations: 
  • 4-H/FFA Dog Obedience & Agility Show - Cattle Show Ring (#9) 8am to 4pm
  • Cock-a-doodle Zoo (#11) - 9am to 6pm
  • Kiddie Kalf Show - location TBD- 9:30 am
  • 4-H/FFA Cat Show- Small Animal Building (#17)- 9:30am to noon
  •  4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show - Sheep, Sheep, & Goat Show Ring (#22) - 10am to noon
  • 4-H/FFA Pet Show - Small Animal Building (#17) - 1:30pm to 3pm
  • 4-H/FFA Meat Goat/ AOB Agility - Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22) - 2pm to 3pm
Free Contest: 
  • Youth Stroller Races-west of Cattle Show Ring (#9) -registration at 10am, contest at 11am
  • Cookie Stacking -LDM Building (#2)- registrations at Noon, contest at 1pm
  • Bale Stacking - location TBD -registrations at 2pm, contest at 3pm
We invite you and your kids to meet at the grandstand at 11am for a chance at receiving a free voucher that will be good for either that night's CRBA Bulls & Barrels grandstand event or Sunday night's grandstand event, Tough Trucks. They will go to the first 500 kids.
Majority of the Youth Day events will take place from 9am to 4pm. The carnival will open at 11 am with a Youth Day special of 1 ticket per ride from 11am to 1pm. Wristband times will be from 2 pm to 6 pm, that allows you to ride all the rides you want during that time. 
Check out our website for more details and updates to the schedule as it becomes available by going to https://thelinncountyfair.com/fair-week/
Reminder to make sure that children wash their hands after leaving a livestock area and/or after touching an animal. There are several hand washing stations throughout the livestock area. It is even more important that they wash their hands before eating, even if they haven’t been in the animal area. 
If you are bringing a large group of kids, please email us at info@thelinncountyfair.com so we can let our gate attendance know. You will be able to drop the kids off at the front gate and then our gate attendance will direct you where you can park your vehicle. 
Note, new this year we will have a general Gate Admission Fee starting at noon, $2 for individuals 12 years old and older. 

Sponsors
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Community Savings Bank

Community Savings Bank


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

9:00am

Science hands on activities
Youth Day Event

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

9:00am

9:00am

Barnyard Selfie Station
Come and take your photos with the animals face to help celebrate The Linn County Fair

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Duck Races
Sponsors
avatar for Daryl Braun

Daryl Braun

Agent, Daryl D. Braun Agency Inc., American Family Insurance
Daryl Braun Agency-American Family Insurance


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Monster Mural
Monster Mural is a Life-Size coloring book page, for the attendees to paint/color during The Linn County Fair. It brings a little childhood back to the adults and gives the kids coloring on a scale they've never seen before!


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

My American Farm Games
Come play interactive games on the computer in the AG-ucation Zone!

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Old West
Be sure to visit the Old West exhibit area and explore the civil war camp, our new addition Indian TeePee and artifacts,  as well as Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie and their medicine show.






Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

9:00am

Lynn Dunn Memorial Building Hours
Building is a host to 4-H exhibits booths, Youth Day Events and other events on the stage in the exhibit hall. Free to all. 


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

Pony Rides

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
North of Carnival (#38)

9:00am

9:00am

First Aid Station
Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
First Aid Station (#28)

9:00am

Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox
Remember after visiting the Cock-a-doodle Zoo & Sandbox to ALWAYS wash your hands.



Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox (#11)

9:30am

Kiddie Kalf Show
Vet Health check-in 7am to 9am
Open to youth 3rd grade and under. Dairy or beef calves allowed. Calf age: March 1, 2019-newborn. Calves will be stalled in the center stalls on the North side of the Dairy/Cargill barn where marked.

Calves go home after the show. Costumes are encouraged for participants and calves. Ribbons will be handed out to each participant and a free Dilly Bar can be picked up at the 4-H Youth Council Food Stand, compliments from the Linn County Fair Association.

Special award for the best use of theme, "Fairadise".

Winner is chosen and based on calf/exhibitor costume and props.


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)

9:30am

9:30am

4-H/FFA Cat Show

Thursday June 27, 2019 9:30am - 12:00pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
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10:00am

Stroller Race Registration

Registration starts at 10 am
Competition begins at 11 am.
Location: In the Farm Credit Service AG-ucation Zone
Prizes will be awarded to the winners!

RULES:
  1. Open to ages 10 and under
  2. There will be three (3) age categories:

    1. 5 years and under
    2. Ages 6 and 7
    3. Ages 8 to 10
  3. Participation limited to the first 30 entries in each category
  4. Decisions of the judges are final.
  5. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

10:00am

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
East of Carnival (#32)

10:00am

4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show
Thursday June 27, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)
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10:00am

Log Carver
Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Thursday June 27, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

10:30am

10:30am

Food Vendor Hours

Thursday June 27, 2019 10:30am - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

11:00am

Stroller Race Contest

Registration starts at 10 am
Competition begins at 11 am.
Location: Ag-ucation Zone (#14)
Prizes will be awarded to the winners!

RULES:
  1. Open to ages 10 and under
  2. There will be three (3) age categories:

    1. 5 years and under
    2. Ages 6 and 7
    3. Ages 8 to 10
  3. Participation limited to the first 30 entries in each category
  4. Decisions of the judges are final.
  5. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.


Thursday June 27, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

11:00am

Make & Take Animal Faces
Come and create you own animal face to help you adventure through the barns at the fair

Thursday June 27, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

11:00am

Carnival Opens
11:00 AM-1:00 PM 1 Ticket Per Ride for small kid rides

Wrist Band Times 2-6 PM 

Cost: 
Wrist bands $18 each

Carnival Tickets $1 each or 22 for $20

Rides include: 
Scrambler
Tempest
Rock-o-plane
Roll-o-plane
Tornado
Slide
Merry Go Round
Bumper Boards
Motorcycles
Tubs of Fun
Tiger Bounce
Sponge Bob Playhouse
Train
Sky Fighters
Flying pigs 


Thursday June 27, 2019 11:00am - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)
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11:30am

Big Bear Puppet Show
One of the many fun FREE events scheduled for Youth Day on Thursday, June 27th. Performances will be at noon and  2pm in the Farm Bureau Pavilion.

More details on the Big Bear Puppets check out their Facebook page!


Thursday June 27, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

11:30am

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Thursday June 27, 2019 11:30am - 1:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

12:00pm

12:00pm

12:00pm

Clover Kid Dog Picture Interview
Thursday June 27, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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12:00pm

Cookie Stacking Registration
Registration starts at 12 pm 
Competition begins at 1 pm.  
Prizes will be awarded to the winners! 

RULES:
  1. Open to ages 9-18 and over 55 with no residence restriction.
  2. There will be six (6) age categories:

    1. Ages 5 and under
    2. Ages 6-8
    3. Ages 9-11
    4. Ages 12-14
    5. Ages 15-18
    6. Seniors – 55 & up
  3. Participation limited to the first 50 entries in each category
  4. Each participant will have 30 seconds to stack as many sandwich cookies in a single stack as they can.
  5. Decisions of the judges are final.
  6. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.


Thursday June 27, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

12:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Thursday June 27, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

12:00pm

Chargeable Admission Hours
$2 per day* –OR– $5 wristband** for all four days
*Children 10 years and younger are free.
**Free wristbands available to 4-H and FFA members. No alcohol, illegal drugs, or unauthorized weapons are allowed on the fairgrounds.

Thursday June 27, 2019 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

1:00pm

4-H/FFA Pet Check-In
Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 1:15pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
  • Video y

1:00pm

Cookie Stacking Contest
Registration starts at 12 pm 
Competition begins at 1 pm.  
Prizes will be awarded to the winners! 

RULES:
  1. Open to ages 9-18 and over 55 with no residence restriction.
  2. There will be six (6) age categories:

    1. Ages 5 and under
    2. Ages 6-8
    3. Ages 9-11
    4. Ages 12-14
    5. Ages 15-18
    6. Seniors – 55 & up
  3. Participation limited to the first 50 entries in each category
  4. Each participant will have 30 seconds to stack as many sandwich cookies in a single stack as they can.
  5. Decisions of the judges are final.
  6. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

1:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

1:00pm

1:00pm

Train Rides
A Youth Day Event!
Pickup area located in front of the Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building
$1 per ride 1pm to 4pm

Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

1:00pm

Grandstand Ticket Booth
Grandstand Ticket booth is open to purchase all grandstand event tickets.

All Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Grandstand Ticket Booth.

Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted.

Wrist bands provided by RockAuto.com .


Thursday June 27, 2019 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Grandstand (#6)
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1:30pm

4-H/FFA Pet Show
Thursday June 27, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
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2:00pm

4-H/FFA Meat Goat/AOB Agility
Meat/AOB Goat Agility at 2pm in the Sheep, Goat, and Swine Show Ring.  


Thursday June 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)
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2:00pm

Bale Stacking Registration
RULES:
  1. Open to all with no residence restriction.
  2. Teams will consist of 2 participates. 
  3. There will be three (3) age categories:

    1. Ages 5-10
    2. Ages 11-18
    3. Ages 19 and up
  4. Each team will move bales from one pallet to another. Quickest time up to 5 minutes wins. Neatness does count (5 second deduction). In the case of a tie, there will be a bale off. The tied teams will restack the bales for the win.
  5. Gloves are permitted.
  6. Decisions of the judges are final.
  7. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.

Thursday June 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

2:00pm

Big Bear Puppet Show
One of the many fun FREE events scheduled for Youth Day on Thursday, June 27th. Performances will be at Noon and 2pm in the Farm Bureau Pavilion.

"Like" their Big Bear Puppets Facebook page!



Thursday June 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

2:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Thursday June 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

2:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Thursday June 27, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

3:00pm

Bale Stacking Contest
RULES:
  1. Open to all with no residence restriction.
  2. Teams will consist of 2 participates. 
  3. There will be three (3) age categories:

    1. Ages 5-10
    2. Ages 11-18
    3. Ages 19 and up
  4. Each team will move bales from one pallet to another. Quickest time up to 5 minutes wins. Neatness does count (5 second deduction). In the case of a tie, there will be a bale off. The tied teams will restack the bales for the win.
  5. Gloves are permitted.
  6. Decisions of the judges are final.
  7. Winners in each age category will receive a prize.

Thursday June 27, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

3:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Thursday June 27, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

3:00pm

Coors Light Pavilion Hours
Sponsors

Thursday June 27, 2019 3:00pm - Friday June 28, 2019 1:30am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)

4:00pm

4-H/FFA Beef Quiz Bowl
Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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4:00pm

4-H/FFA Dog Release- After Show

Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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4:00pm

4:00pm

Blue Rapids
Naomi (18) and Nathaniel Smith (15) have been playing Bluegrass together just under 2 years. They are just two siblings in a family of 10, where their 4 younger siblings are blossoming Bluegrass players themselves. Naomi has been playing guitar for 5 years, but within the past 2 1/2 years, have fallen in love with Bluegrass and adapted her style to fit the genre. After being enthralled with Bluegrass at the same time, Nathaniel was determined to pick up the banjo. He has been playing for 2 years. Together, Blue Rapids has played multiple sets at Stone-city General Store & Pub, the Cedar Rapids Farmers Market and Independence Art Fest, along with many open mikes and jam sessions at Bluegrass Festivals. They are frequently joined by younger siblings, Lydia (12) on fiddle, Levi (10) on mandolin and Liam (8) on mandolin.



Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

4:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Thursday June 27, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

5:00pm

Madison Kula
Hometown sensation Madison Kula once again takes the stage at our Linn County Fair!

Hi! I'm Maddi! I grew up in Waubeek, Iowa. I've been playing music and writing songs since I was 12 years old. I'm very passionate about music and love using it as a stress reliever from the ups and downs of everyday life.

Follow Madison:
Instagram: @maddikula25
Facebook: Maddi Skye Kula
Youtube: Madison Kula





Thursday June 27, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

5:00pm

4-H/FFA Beef Grooming Contest

Thursday June 27, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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5:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Thursday June 27, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

5:00pm

Escape Room - Circle of Ash
Experience the Circle of Ash Escape Room during the Fair!

Norman Goemaat has been a longtime resident of Central City, and is well known throughout the area. After a successful career as a bookseller, Norman retired to follow his passion for Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins and currency. Goemaat traveled throughout the world after his retirement and became known as an expert in ancient European coinage after his discovery of a Celtic vault in the far north of Scotland. However, after his most recent trip to the Celtic vault, the normally gregarious and outgoing, Goemaat became so withdrawn that his friends described him as a “Hermit” and a “Recluse.”

Last night, Goemaat’s maid contacted his family after 3 weeks of visiting his house to clean and not seeing head nor tail of him, he even forgot to pay her salary! In turn, the family contacted your group to go into Norman’s secret room to see if he is in there, and if deceased, what may have caused his demise. When you enter the room, you hear the “click” of the door, and find that you are locked in. You heard rumors from the family that should this happen, there is another way out, but where, and how do you unlock it?


Pre-Order your tickets here through EscapeTix.com
Remaining tickets also available throughout the day at the Circle of Ash booth by the Farm Bureau Pavilion

Open the following days and times during the fair:
Thursday 5p-9p
Friday 3p-9p
Saturday 1p-9p 
Sunday 1p-5p



Thursday June 27, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

6:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Thursday June 27, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

6:00pm

Osborn Comedy Hypnosis
Hypnotist Cory Osborn travels the USA performing his show for thousands of people each year at fairs, colleges, high schools, casinos, and more. 


Cory's show takes participants on an amazing journey using only the power of their own minds. This amazing, empowering, and hilarious show has participants wanting to volunteer again and again and audiences always coming back for more. 


In addition, Cory sees clinical clients in person or online for help with a variety of issues from weight loss and smoking cessation to stress and anxiety relief. 


Social Media Links:
Official Site
Facebook
YouTube



Thursday June 27, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

7:00pm

CRBA Bulls & Barrels
Presented by Iowa Total Care & Smart FM

Grandstand Gates open at 6:00pm

General Admission: Adults $15, kids 6 to 12 yrs old $5, kids 5 & under FREE.

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3405951/cbra-bulls-and-barrels-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds 



Thursday June 27, 2019 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

9:00pm

Drama Kings


Thursday June 27, 2019 9:00pm - Friday June 28, 2019 1:00am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)
 
Friday, June 28
 

7:30am

4-H/FFA Cavy Check-In
Friday June 28, 2019 7:30am - 8:00am
Small Animal Building (#17)
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8:00am

8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Friday June 28, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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8:00am

Fair Store Daily Hours
Fair Store is open Wednesday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Friday June 28, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fair Store (#37- East of Main Gate)
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8:30am

4-H Youth Council Food Booth
Located near the Cattle Show Arena and Block Building. 


Friday June 28, 2019 8:30am - 8:00pm
Youth Council Food Booth (#23)
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9:00am

9:00am

9:00am

Community Appreciation Day Events
Events, Exhibits & Demonstrations include: Rug Making, Rope Making, Lace Making, Tatting, Spinning, Weaving, Wood Carving, Czech Egg Artist, Embroidery Guild, Local Historical and Heritage Centers, Local Organizations, Non-Profits and more!

These will be held in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Exhibit Hall and Conference Room Other events will be held throughout the grounds, including booths from local organization and non-profits.


Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

9:00am

Barnyard Selfie Station
Come and take your photos with the animals face to help celebrate The Linn County Fair

Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Cause and Effect: Your Eco Story- DNR Education trailer
Come Inside
The exhibit is equipped with touch screen computer games, flat screen TVs and interactive displays.
The exhibit showcases:
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Household Hazardous Materials
  • Water Conservation
  • Energy Conservation


Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Duck Races
Sponsors
avatar for Daryl Braun

Daryl Braun

Agent, Daryl D. Braun Agency Inc., American Family Insurance
Daryl Braun Agency-American Family Insurance


Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Monster Mural
Monster Mural is a Life-Size coloring book page, for the attendees to paint/color during The Linn County Fair. It brings a little childhood back to the adults and gives the kids coloring on a scale they've never seen before!


Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

My American Farm Games
Come play interactive games on the computer in the AG-ucation Zone!

Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Old West
Be sure to visit the Old West exhibit area and explore the civil war camp, our new addition Indian TeePee and artifacts,  as well as Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie and their medicine show.




Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

9:00am

Lynn Dunn Memorial Building Hours
Building is a host to 4-H exhibits booths, Community Appreciation Day Events and other events on the stage in the exhibit hall. Free to all. 


Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

Pony Rides

Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
North of Carnival (#38)

9:00am

9:00am

9:00am

Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox
Remember after visiting the Cock-a-doodle Zoo & Sandbox to ALWAYS wash your hands.



Friday June 28, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox (#11)

10:00am

4-H/FFA Beef Obstacle Course

Friday June 28, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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10:00am

4-H/FFA Rabbit & Cavy Show
Friday June 28, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
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10:00am

Log Carver
Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Friday June 28, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

10:30am

Little Shepherd Contest
Begins after completion of commercial ewe classes and before market classes begin

Contact: Jean Dunn 319-721-6524 jeandunn4@gmail.com

Open to youth 3rd grade and younger. Current 4-Hers will provide lambs. If you wish to use your own lamb, health papers must be dated within 10 days of show. Costumes for participants and lambs optional. Each participant receives a prize. Sponsored by Jean Dunn.

Goal: Have Fun!!


Friday June 28, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)

10:30am

10:30am

11:00am

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Friday June 28, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

11:00am

11:30am

Victoria Roze Manzini Violin-Fiddle Music Show
Come enjoy rock and roll classics redone by electric violinist Victoria Roze Manzini.




Friday June 28, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Gazebo (#5)

12:00pm

Storm Seymour and White Swan
Storm Seymour  brings his Native American dance troupe known as 'White Swan' to the Linn County Fair's Farm Bureau Pavilion. This performance features native singing and dancing and traditional outfits.

For more info on Storm Seymour visit his Facebook, and ReverbNation pages. Purchase his music at CDBaby.


Friday June 28, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

12:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

12:00pm

Chargeable Admission Hours
$2 per day* –OR– $5 wristband** for all four days
*Children 10 years and younger are free.
**Free wristbands available to 4-H and FFA members. No alcohol, illegal drugs, or unauthorized weapons are allowed on the fairgrounds.

Friday June 28, 2019 12:00pm - 9:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

1:00pm

1:00pm

Music with Mike
Has performed at many Coffee Shops, Private parties and Farmers Markets in  Iowa City, Davenpot, Manchester etc.

Check out Music with Mike on Facebook

Here is a live video



Friday June 28, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

1:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Friday June 28, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

1:00pm

Grandstand Ticket Booth
Grandstand Ticket booth is open to purchase all grandstand event tickets.

All Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Grandstand Ticket Booth.

Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted.

Wrist bands provided by RockAuto.com .


Friday June 28, 2019 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Grandstand (#6)
  • Video y

2:00pm

4-H/FFA Bucket Bottle Show

Friday June 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
  • Video y

2:00pm

2:00pm

Mario Manzini: A Tribute To Houdini Show
Prepared to be amazed at Mario Manzini Escape Artist!

Marion Manzini has escaped from 26 locked prison cells, and thousands of Police officer’s own handcuffs. He has been a professional entertainer since he was 16 years old, starting as an escape artist at the old historic Huber’s Museum in Times Square off Broadway and 42nd Street in New York City, the same location Houdini started performing. Manzini has performed at the New York World’s Fair, the Palace Theater on Broadway, Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, and thousands of Performing Arts Centers, Corporate Events, and Casinos.


Friday June 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

2:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

3:00pm

3:00pm

John Johansen Celtic Guitar
The best description I could give of myself as a musician is a hobby guitarist who enjoys playing for family, friends and occasionally at church. I have always been a fan of the traditional Scottish, Irish and Celtic music but it has only been in the last two and a half years that I began to study this style of guitar. I am fascinated with the alternate tunings incorporated in this music and have enjoyed learning the history behind many of the songs.

My own personal story started about 11 years ago when I began taking guitar lessons from Nedra Millburn in Cedar Rapids. With Nedra I had the opportunity to learn a variety of music styles and to participate in local and regional music contests. In 2015 I met Dave Paris and began taking guitar lessons from him in Marion. Dave’s teaching helped me to grow musically from the good foundation I received from Nedra. Since starting to explore the Celtic guitar genre I have been learning and playing fingerstyle guitar arrangements written by Jim Tozier, El McMeen, Stephen Wake and Al Petteway.

My first public playing experiences were at the fall Marion Farmer’s Market in 2017 and at the Linn County Fair last summer. I have also been playing at some local assisted living facilities and have provided background music at a couple of Eastern Iowa Arts Academy art classes. My musical passion is to share the traditional Celtic songs I have so much enjoyed learning.



Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

3:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

3:00pm

Escape Room - Circle of Ash
Experience the Circle of Ash Escape Room during the Fair!

Norman Goemaat has been a longtime resident of Central City, and is well known throughout the area. After a successful career as a bookseller, Norman retired to follow his passion for Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins and currency. Goemaat traveled throughout the world after his retirement and became known as an expert in ancient European coinage after his discovery of a Celtic vault in the far north of Scotland. However, after his most recent trip to the Celtic vault, the normally gregarious and outgoing, Goemaat became so withdrawn that his friends described him as a “Hermit” and a “Recluse.”

Last night, Goemaat’s maid contacted his family after 3 weeks of visiting his house to clean and not seeing head nor tail of him, he even forgot to pay her salary! In turn, the family contacted your group to go into Norman’s secret room to see if he is in there, and if deceased, what may have caused his demise. When you enter the room, you hear the “click” of the door, and find that you are locked in. You heard rumors from the family that should this happen, there is another way out, but where, and how do you unlock it?


Pre-Order your tickets here through EscapeTix.com
Remaining tickets also available throughout the day at the Circle of Ash booth by the Farm Bureau Pavilion

Open the following days and times during the fair:
Thursday 5p-9p
Friday 3p-9p
Saturday 1p-9p 
Sunday 1p-5p



Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

3:00pm

Carnival Opens
Wrist Band Times 3-7 PM 

Cost: 
Wrist bands $18 each
Carnival Tickets $1 each or 22 for $20 


Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)
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3:00pm

Coors Light Pavilion Hours
Sponsors

Friday June 28, 2019 3:00pm - Saturday June 29, 2019 1:30am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)

3:30pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Friday June 28, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

4:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

4:30pm

4-H/FFA Beef Family Fun Show
Friday June 28, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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4:30pm

Ace Jones
Ace Jones is a singer-songwriter From the Iowa who currently tours the
country, performing at some of the biggest fairs and festival this country
has to offer.  His eclectic mix of original and covers are sure to capture
the curiosity of all ages.  Ace's mix of music during his set can range from folk, pop,
all the way to country or his favorite genre of punk rock.  Ace's smooth vocals can soothe your soul or get you dancing on your feet! He currently travels with his 
family in his motorhome looking for inspiration any way he can.

Check him out at Acejonesmusic.com 

#acejonesmusic



Friday June 28, 2019 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

5:00pm

4-H/FFA Cavy Release
Friday June 28, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
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5:00pm

Vintage - Classic Rock Band
Vintage is a 4-piece band based out of Cedar Rapids that specializes in classic American & British rock ‘n’ roll. The band was formed in the summer of 2017 and consists of Vince DePaul (rhythm guitar & vocals), Keith Shriver (bass guitar & vocals), Micah Goebel (lead guitar & vocals), and Doug Allemang (percussion & vocals).  All of the band members have extensive professional experience with numerous bands and musical styles, including jazz, country, blues, and classic rock. The band’s 3- and 4-part harmonies (Beatles, Eagles, Crosby Stills & Nash) is a signature part of the Vintage sound. The band’s mission is to bring this great music to appreciative audiences all over the Midwest.

Visit the Official Vintage website and Like them on Facebook


Friday June 28, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

5:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Friday June 28, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

6:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

6:00pm

Osborn Comedy Hypnosis
Hypnotist Cory Osborn travels the USA performing his show for thousands of people each year at fairs, colleges, high schools, casinos, and more. 


Cory's show takes participants on an amazing journey using only the power of their own minds. This amazing, empowering, and hilarious show has participants wanting to volunteer again and again and audiences always coming back for more. 


In addition, Cory sees clinical clients in person or online for help with a variety of issues from weight loss and smoking cessation to stress and anxiety relief. 


Social Media Links:
Official Site
Facebook
YouTube



Friday June 28, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

6:30pm

Greg Hager
A favorite of the 2018 fair, Greg Hager Returns!

Greg Hager is the 2018 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association

Song-writer and accomplished musician, Greg Hager offers original songs with a fresh authentic Western flair, from heartwarming to toe-tapping. Ballad-creator and tall-tale originator, Greg presents a musical program that will tickle the ears and inspire the heart. His music and message has a true “western styled” country and gospel focus, and is a delight for all members of the family.

Musically, Hager writes everything that he sings and his style is heavily influenced by other great 12-string guitar pickers and story-tellers like John Denver, Roger Whittaker, Gordon Lightfoot, Paul Overstreet, Clint Black, George Strait, and many Western Music artists like Kyle Evans, Chris LeDoux, and others. His style is described as “Easy-going, melodic, and clever” relating to more traditional Country and Western music prior to the pop-culture influences.

State Of Mind is Greg’s 8th studio album, and features 12 tracks of original songs.

Officially released on March 6, 2019.
 This album seeks to paint a picture of life as it perhaps once was, and can be again.

Find Greg online:



Friday June 28, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old West Area (#38)

6:30pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Friday June 28, 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

7:00pm

Joe Diffie with Brandon Lay and Beau Timmerman in Concert
Joe Diffie with Brandon Lay and Beau Timmerman in Concert, $20.00 in Advance, $30.00 day of the Show, kids 5 & under free.

Grandstand Gates open at 6:00pm

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/6572546/joe-diffie-with-brandon-lay-beau-timmerman-in-concert-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds



Friday June 28, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

8:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Friday June 28, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

10:00pm

10:00pm

Trip Giveaway for 2 to Las Vegas
Win a trip for 2 to Las Vegas courtesy of Ohnward Bank & Trust and Gateway Travel Agency.

Must be present to win. Valid for 1 year from date of issue. Non-transferable. Must be 18 to win. 



Friday June 28, 2019 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

10:30pm

Beau Timmerman
Friday following concert


Friday June 28, 2019 10:30pm - Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)
 
Saturday, June 29
 

7:00am

7:00am

United Way Day

We are excited that on Saturday, June 29, United Way Day sponsored by Alliant Energy, will be at the Linn County Fair. Join United Way as they spend the day at the fair, appreciating volunteers, and impacting the community. 

United Way is asking attendees to bring in canned and dry food to be donated to HACAP Mobile Food Truck and Food Reservoir to help our community. More information to come! United Way of East Central Iowa, HACAP’s Mobile Food Pantry, & HyVee’s Wellness Bus will be on hand for United Way Day at the Fair, Saturday, June 29. 

Don't forget to stop by United Way's table in the LDM Building for free give-aways.



Saturday June 29, 2019 7:00am - 10:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

7:30am

4-H Youth Council Food Booth
Located near the Cattle Show Arena and Block Building. 


Saturday June 29, 2019 7:30am - 8:00pm
Youth Council Food Booth (#23)
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8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Saturday June 29, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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8:00am

Fair Store Daily Hours
Fair Store is open Wednesday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Saturday June 29, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fair Store (#37- East of Main Gate)
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8:00am

First Aid Station
Saturday June 29, 2019 8:00am - 9:00pm
First Aid Station (#28)

9:00am

ISU Bug Zoo
https://www.ent.iastate.edu/insectzoo/
The Insect Zoo will fill 6-7 eight-foot tables with live animals and preserved insect displays. The display is hands-on, interactive and fun. The come and go format allows participants to walk through, look and ask questions at their own pace. Our displays are staffed with 2-3 people to help the participants handle the animals, talk facts and answer questions.

Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 1:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

4-H/FFA Beef Show

Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 2:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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9:00am

Barnyard Selfie Station
Come and take your photos with the animals face to help celebrate The Linn County Fair

Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Cause and Effect: Your Eco Story- DNR Education trailer
Come Inside
The exhibit is equipped with touch screen computer games, flat screen TVs and interactive displays.
The exhibit showcases:
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Household Hazardous Materials
  • Water Conservation
  • Energy Conservation


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Duck Races
Sponsors
avatar for Daryl Braun

Daryl Braun

Agent, Daryl D. Braun Agency Inc., American Family Insurance
Daryl Braun Agency-American Family Insurance


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Monster Mural
Monster Mural is a Life-Size coloring book page, for the attendees to paint/color during The Linn County Fair. It brings a little childhood back to the adults and gives the kids coloring on a scale they've never seen before!


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

My American Farm Games
Come play interactive games on the computer in the AG-ucation Zone!

Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

4-H/FFA Poultry Show
Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Indoor Arena (#26)
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9:00am

Old West
Be sure to visit the Old West exhibit area and explore the civil war camp, our new addition Indian TeePee and artifacts,  as well as Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie and their medicine show.




Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

9:00am

Lynn Dunn Memorial Building Hours
Building is a host to 4-H exhibits booths, one day contest and other events on the stage in the exhibit hall. Free to all. 


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

Pony Rides

Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
North of Carnival (#38)

9:00am

9:00am

Chargeable Admission Hours
$2 per day* –OR– $5 wristband** for all four days
*Children 10 years and younger are free.
**Free wristbands available to 4-H and FFA members. No alcohol, illegal drugs, or unauthorized weapons are allowed on the fairgrounds.

Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

9:00am

Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox
Remember after visiting the Cock-a-doodle Zoo & Sandbox to ALWAYS wash your hands.



Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox (#11)

10:00am

Log Carver
Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Saturday June 29, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

10:00am

Coors Light Pavilion Hours
Sponsors

Saturday June 29, 2019 10:00am - Sunday June 30, 2019 1:30am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)

10:30am

Chuck Savage Band
Chuck Savage, singer/songwriter, hails from Oxford Junction.  He was born and raised in Springville, where he got his first guitar on his 9th birthday.  He’s been playing ever since…. including stints in the 70s with the Steve Miller Band, and Joe Walsh.  Chuck also has an affiliation with the Linn County Fair.  As a youngster in the 60s, he won the Reserves Grand Champion for his 4H pen-of three hogs.  Chuck recently retired from NCI in Monticello.  He and his band play locally at venues throughout Eastern Iowa.


Saturday June 29, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

10:30am

Food Vendor Hours

Saturday June 29, 2019 10:30am - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)

11:00am

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Saturday June 29, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

11:00am

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

11:00am

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Saturday June 29, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

11:00am

11:00am

Grandstand Ticket Booth
Grandstand Ticket booth is open to purchase all grandstand event tickets.

All Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Grandstand Ticket Booth.

Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted. 


Saturday June 29, 2019 11:00am - 9:00pm
Grandstand (#6)
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11:30am

Music with Mike
Has performed at many Coffee Shops, Private parties and Farmers Markets in  Iowa City, Davenpot, Manchester etc.

Check out Music with Mike on Facebook

Here is a live video 



Saturday June 29, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Gazebo (#5)

12:00pm

Damascus Road
We know music is a powerful vehicle that God uses to open hearts and change lives.  Each of us in Damascus Road has experienced the life changing power of Jesus Christ first hand and it continues to work in us, even today.  We have overcome additions, fear, broken relationships and loss through the power of Jesus Christ.  We know, without Him, each of our stories would have turned out very differently.

The Lord brought together the members of our group because we each have a passionate fire to reach a lost and hurting world by sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through song.

Visit their Official Website
Listen to Damascus Road
Follow Damascus Road on Facebook



Saturday June 29, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

12:00pm

Linn County Fair Classic Truck & Tractor Pull
Linn County Fair Classic Truck & Tractor Pull Presented by Kruger Seeds and WMT AM 600, $10 general admission, $5 kids 6 to 12, 5 and under free;
To compete and for complete rules click here.

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/5033338/classic-truck-and-tractor-pull-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds

No coolers




Saturday June 29, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

12:00pm

1:00pm

Greg Hager
A favorite of the 2018 fair, Greg Hager Returns!

Greg Hager is the 2018 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association

Song-writer and accomplished musician, Greg Hager offers original songs with a fresh authentic Western flair, from heartwarming to toe-tapping. Ballad-creator and tall-tale originator, Greg presents a musical program that will tickle the ears and inspire the heart. His music and message has a true “western styled” country and gospel focus, and is a delight for all members of the family.

Musically, Hager writes everything that he sings and his style is heavily influenced by other great 12-string guitar pickers and story-tellers like John Denver, Roger Whittaker, Gordon Lightfoot, Paul Overstreet, Clint Black, George Strait, and many Western Music artists like Kyle Evans, Chris LeDoux, and others. His style is described as “Easy-going, melodic, and clever” relating to more traditional Country and Western music prior to the pop-culture influences.

State Of Mind is Greg’s 8th studio album, and features 12 tracks of original songs.

Officially released on March 6, 2019.
 This album seeks to paint a picture of life as it perhaps once was, and can be again.

Find Greg online:



Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

1:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

1:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

1:00pm

4-H/FFA Lego Challenge Build Off
Put your mind to the test at this new event this year! All youth kindergarten – 12th grade are invited to create a LEGO creation to solve the assigned challenge. Youth will be provided all the necessary equipment to complete the challenge. No need to sign up ahead of time, just stop in and make your creation. Judging will occur at 4pm in the Ag Education Tent.



Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

1:00pm

Escape Room - Circle of Ash
Experience the Circle of Ash Escape Room during the Fair!

Norman Goemaat has been a longtime resident of Central City, and is well known throughout the area. After a successful career as a bookseller, Norman retired to follow his passion for Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins and currency. Goemaat traveled throughout the world after his retirement and became known as an expert in ancient European coinage after his discovery of a Celtic vault in the far north of Scotland. However, after his most recent trip to the Celtic vault, the normally gregarious and outgoing, Goemaat became so withdrawn that his friends described him as a “Hermit” and a “Recluse.”

Last night, Goemaat’s maid contacted his family after 3 weeks of visiting his house to clean and not seeing head nor tail of him, he even forgot to pay her salary! In turn, the family contacted your group to go into Norman’s secret room to see if he is in there, and if deceased, what may have caused his demise. When you enter the room, you hear the “click” of the door, and find that you are locked in. You heard rumors from the family that should this happen, there is another way out, but where, and how do you unlock it?


Pre-Order your tickets here through EscapeTix.com
Remaining tickets also available throughout the day at the Circle of Ash booth by the Farm Bureau Pavilion

Open the following days and times during the fair:
Thursday 5p-9p
Friday 3p-9p
Saturday 1p-9p 
Sunday 1p-5p



Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

1:00pm

Carnival Opens
Cost: Carnival Tickets $1 each or 22 for $20 


Saturday June 29, 2019 1:00pm - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)
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1:30pm

Deep Dish Divas
If you're looking for something upbeat & unexpected, Deep Dish Divas are dishin' up an eclectic mix of vintage novelty songs from the 20s, 30s & 40s, folk, swing, a cappella, traditional tunes & more--some instrumental, but most featuring their tight harmonies & original arrangements. This unique trio is made up of Iowa natives: Karen Pierce (guitar, hammered dulcimer & vocals), Deb Hunemuller (fiddle & vocals) and Carrie Kriz (bass & vocals). Deep Dish Divas are on Facebook!





Saturday June 29, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

2:00pm

FFA Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull
 Rules: Contestant is open to all youth ages 10 and under.

Classes will be divided by age and weight. Classes with less than five participants may be combined.
Class I - 4 years and under
Class II - 5- 6 years, under 55 pounds
Class III - 5-6 years, over 56 pounds
Class IV - 7-8 years, under 60 pounds
Class V - 7-8 years, over 61 pounds
Class VI - 9-10 years, open weight


Classes may be divided and/or regrouped at the time of competition.
The tractor will be furnished for contest and must be used for all contestants.

All Pulls must be within established boundary.
Medallions will be awarded to the top three individuals in each class. All contestants will receive a token of participation.
Operated by Linn-Mar FFA, contact Barb Lemer for questions: blemmer@linnmar.k12.ia.us


Saturday June 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)

2:00pm

Pie Eating Registration
Competition Date—Saturday, June 29, 2019 in the Free Entertainment Tent
Entry Time—Registration begins at 2:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 3:00 PM.


Rules:
  • There will be 3 categories

    • Ages 5-10
    • Ages 11-17
    • Adults

  • The winner will be the person who eats the most pie the fastest in a five (5) minute time limit.

  • NO HANDS MAY BE USED.

  • The first person to finish his/her pie and stand upright in under five minutes will end the contest and be the winner. Judges will decide if pie is actually finished before ending the contest.

  • In the event of a tie – whichever one of the tied contestants who, in the opinion of the judges, ends up wearing the most pie and the biggest smile will be announced as the overall winner.

  • Any visible signs of sickness will cause disqualification.

  • Waiver MUST be signed by contestants prior to contest. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present with signed permission entry form.



Saturday June 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

2:00pm

4-H/FFA Rabbit Agility
Brand new to fair this year is Rabbit Agility! Watch rabbits hop over obstacles, leap in the air, and go for the gold at this year’s rabbit agility.

Saturday June 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Small Animal Building (#17)
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2:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Saturday June 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

2:30pm

Blue Rapids
Naomi (18) and Nathaniel Smith (15) have been playing Bluegrass together just under 2 years. They are just two siblings in a family of 10, where their 4 younger siblings are blossoming Bluegrass players themselves. Naomi has been playing guitar for 5 years, but within the past 2 1/2 years, have fallen in love with Bluegrass and adapted her style to fit the genre. After being enthralled with Bluegrass at the same time, Nathaniel was determined to pick up the banjo. He has been playing for 2 years. Together, Blue Rapids has played multiple sets at Stone-city General Store & Pub, the Cedar Rapids Farmers Market and Independence Art Fest, along with many open mikes and jam sessions at Bluegrass Festivals. They are frequently joined by younger siblings, Lydia (12) on fiddle, Levi (10) on mandolin and Liam (8) on mandolin.




Saturday June 29, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Gazebo (#5)

3:00pm

Pie Eating Contest
Competition Date—Saturday, June 29, 2019 in the Free Entertainment Tent
Entry Time—Registration begins at 2:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 3:00 PM.


Rules:
  • There will be 3 categories

    • Ages 5-10
    • Ages 11-17
    • Adults

  • The winner will be the person who eats the most pie the fastest in a five (5) minute time limit.

  • NO HANDS MAY BE USED.

  • The first person to finish his/her pie and stand upright in under five minutes will end the contest and be the winner. Judges will decide if pie is actually finished before ending the contest.

  • In the event of a tie – whichever one of the tied contestants who, in the opinion of the judges, ends up wearing the most pie and the biggest smile will be announced as the overall winner.

  • Any visible signs of sickness will cause disqualification.

  • Waiver MUST be signed by contestants prior to contest. Children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present with signed permission entry form.



Saturday June 29, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

3:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Saturday June 29, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

3:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

3:30pm

SoundExcape
Who is this enigma visage guitarist that plays a variety of music? The mysterious character escapes in the realm of music and brings back soundscapes for everyone to hear. He is "SoundExcape." 


@spotify
@itunes
@Facebook
@Instagram
@ReverbNation
@YouTube

#SoundExcape




Saturday June 29, 2019 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

4:00pm

Nirvomit: A tribute to Nirvana
A tribute to the band Nirvana performing songs played through the bands entire output. Bleach through In Utero as well as BSides. Lot's of fun for the fan of the hits and the hardcore fans who enjoy the deep cuts.  
Check out our facebook page at facebook.com/nirvomit

Bookings through our facebook page or nirvomit@gmail.com




Saturday June 29, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

5:00pm

5:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

5:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Saturday June 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

5:00pm

6:00pm

Log Carving Auction
Come bid on the work of Carve R Way!
The items that were carved during the week at the fair will be auctioned off. Plus, two logs will be carved on Sunday and the winners get to choose what will be carved into the log. Proceeds of the auction will go towards ground improvements.

Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Saturday June 29, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

6:00pm

Osborn Comedy Hypnosis
Hypnotist Cory Osborn travels the USA performing his show for thousands of people each year at fairs, colleges, high schools, casinos, and more. 


Cory's show takes participants on an amazing journey using only the power of their own minds. This amazing, empowering, and hilarious show has participants wanting to volunteer again and again and audiences always coming back for more. 


In addition, Cory sees clinical clients in person or online for help with a variety of issues from weight loss and smoking cessation to stress and anxiety relief. 


Social Media Links:
Official Site
Facebook
YouTube



Saturday June 29, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

6:30pm

Greg Hager
A favorite of the 2018 fair, Greg Hager Returns!

Greg Hager is the 2018 ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR – Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association

Song-writer and accomplished musician, Greg Hager offers original songs with a fresh authentic Western flair, from heartwarming to toe-tapping. Ballad-creator and tall-tale originator, Greg presents a musical program that will tickle the ears and inspire the heart. His music and message has a true “western styled” country and gospel focus, and is a delight for all members of the family.

Musically, Hager writes everything that he sings and his style is heavily influenced by other great 12-string guitar pickers and story-tellers like John Denver, Roger Whittaker, Gordon Lightfoot, Paul Overstreet, Clint Black, George Strait, and many Western Music artists like Kyle Evans, Chris LeDoux, and others. His style is described as “Easy-going, melodic, and clever” relating to more traditional Country and Western music prior to the pop-culture influences.

State Of Mind is Greg’s 8th studio album, and features 12 tracks of original songs.

Officially released on March 6, 2019.
 This album seeks to paint a picture of life as it perhaps once was, and can be again.

Find Greg online:



Saturday June 29, 2019 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Old West Area (#38)

7:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Saturday June 29, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

7:00pm

ECIPA Truck & Tractor Pull
Presented by Linn Co-op Oil Company and WMT AM 600
Grandstand Gates open at 6pm

Adults $15.00, Ages 6-12 $5.00, 5 and under Free.;
Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/4008314/ecipa-truck-and-tractor-pull-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds 



Saturday June 29, 2019 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

9:00pm

Anthony Koester & Band


Saturday June 29, 2019 9:00pm - Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)

10:00pm

 
Sunday, June 30
 

6:00am

4-H/FFA Beef/Bucket Bottle Release
Sunday June 30, 2019 6:00am - 10:00am
Beef Barn (#10)
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7:00am

4-H/FFA Meat Goat/AOB Release
Sunday June 30, 2019 7:00am - 9:00am
Indoor Arena (#26)
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7:00am

4-H/FFA Poultry Release
Sunday June 30, 2019 7:00am - 9:00am
Indoor Arena (#26)
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7:00am

4-H/FFA Rabbit Release
Sunday June 30, 2019 7:00am - 9:00am
Small Animal Building (#17)
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7:00am

8:00am

4-H/FFA Swine Show
Start time has been moved to 8am. 

Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 8:15am
Sheep, Swine & Goat Show Ring (#22)
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8:00am

Sunday Morning Church Service featuring Greg Hager
Songwriter and accomplished musician, Greg Hager offers original songs with a fresh authentic Western flair, from heartwarming to toe-tapping. Ballad-creator and tall-tale originator, Greg presents a musical program that will tickle the ears and inspire the heart. His music and message has a true “western styled” country and gospel focus, and is a delight for all members of the family.
An authentic Dakota-grown talent, Greg is making a name for his original music:
  • 2017 Entertainer of the Year Nominee with the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association
  • 2017 Artist of the Year Nominee with the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association
  • 2017 Album of the Year Nominee with the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association
  • Nominated for seven years in a row as the Western Artist of the Year with the Academy of Western Artists
  • In the Valley Below album nominated as the Western Album of the Year with the Academy of Western Artists, and the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association.
  • In the Valley Below album was also named the Country Album of the Year with the Rural Roots Music Association.
  • Greg’s single, Cowboy Dreaming, was nominated as the Western Song of the Year by the AWA
  • Songwriter for such noted country musicians as Royal Wade Kimes, who cut Greg’s single Cowboy Dreaming on his 2015 release called Shadows of Time.
  • Greg is a proud member of the Academy of Western Artists (AWA), the Western Music Association (WMA), and especially the Pro Cowboy Country Artist Association (PCCAA).
His rural western roots run deep, and he writes and sings about the life he knows and lives. Valuable lessons about honesty, integrity, and keeping your word—no matter what—were instilled at an early age, and form the backdrop of his musical perspective. Those values are timeless and resonate with everyone, which is why so many identify strongly with his music.
Worldwide, Hager’s music is making a difference. He regularly sells music in over a dozen countries. He has made two tours of Japan – performing only his original western, country, cowboy, and Gospel songs.
Musically, Hager writes everything that he sings and his style is heavily influenced by other great 12-string guitar pickers and story-tellers. His style is described as “Easy-going, melodic, and clever” relating to more traditional Country and Western music prior to the pop-culture influences.
Greg looks forward to adventures on the road. Chris LeDoux said it best, “Life IS a ride!” and Greg relishes the opportunities to meet and work with people across the globe. The epitome of a professional both on the stage and off, he is family friendly and a cowboy gentleman.
A Nashville-produced musician, Hager has recorded and released seven CD’s of 100% original music. In fact, he is the only artist in North Dakota history to do so. Four of his albums are “positive” Western-styled country songs, one Christmas album bringing joy to the holidays, and two albums of Country Gospel music that bring the “Good News” to song.
He is married with three children and lives in southeast North Dakota, near the family homestead. 


Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 9:30am
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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8:00am

4-H Youth Council Food Booth
Located near the Cattle Show Arena and Block Building. 


Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm
Youth Council Food Booth (#23)
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8:00am

Fair Store Daily Hours
Fair Store is open Wednesday through Sunday between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fair Store (#37- East of Main Gate)
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8:00am

Military Appreciation Day
Join us as we roll out the red, white and blue to celebrate all Military who are or have served our country. All military registering for a name badge will receive free admission to the following grandstand events: Chuckwagon Races 1pm and/or Tough Trucks at 6pm. Special presentations prior to each grandstand event will honor our military.


Sunday June 30, 2019 8:00am - 8:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

8:00am

9:00am

9:00am

Barnyard Selfie Station
Come and take your photos with the animals face to help celebrate The Linn County Fair

Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Cause and Effect: Your Eco Story- DNR Education trailer
Come Inside
The exhibit is equipped with touch screen computer games, flat screen TVs and interactive displays.
The exhibit showcases:
  • Sustainability
  • Recycling
  • Household Hazardous Materials
  • Water Conservation
  • Energy Conservation


Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Duck Races
Sponsors
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Agent, Daryl D. Braun Agency Inc., American Family Insurance
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Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Monster Mural
Monster Mural is a Life-Size coloring book page, for the attendees to paint/color during The Linn County Fair. It brings a little childhood back to the adults and gives the kids coloring on a scale they've never seen before!


Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

My American Farm Games
Come play interactive games on the computer in the AG-ucation Zone!

Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

9:00am

Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox
Remember after visiting the Cock-a-doodle Zoo & Sandbox to ALWAYS wash your hands.



Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Cock-A-Doodle Zoo & Sandbox (#11)

9:00am

Old West
Be sure to visit the Old West exhibit area and explore the civil war camp, our new addition Indian TeePee and artifacts,  as well as Professor Farquar and Polecat Annie and their medicine show.




Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 6:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

9:00am

Lynn Dunn Memorial Building Hours
Building is a host to 4-H exhibits booths, one day contest and other events on the stage in the exhibit hall. Free to all. 


Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 8:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

9:00am

Chargeable Admission Hours
$2 per day* –OR– $5 wristband** for all four days
*Children 10 years and younger are free.
**Free wristbands available to 4-H and FFA members. No alcohol, illegal drugs, or unauthorized weapons are allowed on the fairgrounds.

Sunday June 30, 2019 9:00am - 9:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

9:30am

John Johansen Celtic Guitar
The best description I could give of myself as a musician is a hobby guitarist who enjoys playing for family, friends and occasionally at church. I have always been a fan of the traditional Scottish, Irish and Celtic music but it has only been in the last two and a half years that I began to study this style of guitar. I am fascinated with the alternate tunings incorporated in this music and have enjoyed learning the history behind many of the songs.

My own personal story started about 11 years ago when I began taking guitar lessons from Nedra Millburn in Cedar Rapids. With Nedra I had the opportunity to learn a variety of music styles and to participate in local and regional music contests. In 2015 I met Dave Paris and began taking guitar lessons from him in Marion. Dave’s teaching helped me to grow musically from the good foundation I received from Nedra. Since starting to explore the Celtic guitar genre I have been learning and playing fingerstyle guitar arrangements written by Jim Tozier, El McMeen, Stephen Wake and Al Petteway.

My first public playing experiences were at the fall Marion Farmer’s Market in 2017 and at the Linn County Fair last summer. I have also been playing at some local assisted living facilities and have provided background music at a couple of Eastern Iowa Arts Academy art classes. My musical passion is to share the traditional Celtic songs I have so much enjoyed learning.


Sunday June 30, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

10:00am

4-H/FFA Dairy Show
Sunday June 30, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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10:00am

Garden Art Pick-Up
Theme: “Birds of Fairadise” Rules: 1. Each person can exhibit (1) entry per category. 2. Entries shown previously at the Linn County will not be accepted 3. Recycled entries must consist of at least 50% recycled or re-purposed materials. 4. If an exhibit needs to be hung, you must provide the pole. 5. Endangered and threatened plants and animals (including insects), or songbird feathers and nests may NOT be used in any exhibit. 6. Registration can be done in advance online or the day of entry (Monday, June 24th) 7. Entry check-in at the Gate Building at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Monday June 24th from 10 am to 7pm. 8. Items will be on display outside and although the Linn County Fair Association will exercise due care for exhibited items, they cannot be held responsible for damage or loss by theft, etc. All participants exhibit at their own risk. 9. All entries can be picked up on Sunday, June 30th after 10am. Any entry not picked up before noon on Monday July 1st, becomes the property of the Linn County Fair Association to do with what they please. 10. All decisions of the judge(s) will be final. 11. The Garden Art committee reserves the right to reject any entry that presents a health or safety hazard or based on objectionable content. Categories for the 2019 Birds of Fairadise Garden Art Competition: 1. Using Recycled Materials: A. Bird Feeders B. Bird Baths C. Bird Houses D. Birds (ie. metal, wood, plastic) 2. Non-recycled materials: A. Bird feeders B. Bird baths C. Bird houses D. Bird

Sunday June 30, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
Gate Building (#1)

10:00am

Log Carver
Stop in to see the creations of Carve R Way creating all day throughout the fair!

Follow Carve R Way on Facebook


Sunday June 30, 2019 10:00am - 7:00pm
South of Farm Bureau Pavilion (#39)

10:30am

11:00am

Make it with Bacon Cooking Registration
Competition Date—Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Linn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time—Registration begins at 11:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 12:00 PM.
RULES
  1. There are no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter one (1) entry in each category.  
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Appetizer/Snack 
    2. Main Dish
    3. Dessert/Sweet Treat
  4. Each entry should be brought in the original container it was prepared in.  
  5. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. Any warm food item must be brought in warm and may not be able to be used for public tasting. This rule is for health and safety reasons. 
  6. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for no more than two hours.
  7. Be sure to mark your containers with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  8. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook.
  9. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor 
  10. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the three categories 

Public taste testing will be held after each food competition is completed. (beginning at 3:00pm) Winners announced after judging. 

Registration forms will also be available at time of check-in. If you have any questions, email sjries22@gmail.com.



Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

11:00am

Sheltered Reality - High Energy Drumming Entertainment
Founded in 1996, Sheltered Reality's  choreographed drumming provides fun and invigorating entertainment  which has proven to be enjoyable to audiences of all ages. SR uses  the power of music to motivate and empower individuals to be the  best they can be and help others succeed in life as well.

#shelteredreality

Visit their Official Website
Social Media @srdrumline and @drumguysteve


Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

11:00am

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

11:00am

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

11:00am

Grandstand Ticket Booth
Grandstand Ticket booth is open to purchase all grandstand event tickets.

All Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Grandstand Ticket Booth.

Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted. 


Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - 8:00pm
Grandstand (#6)
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11:00am

Coors Light Pavilion Hours
Sponsors

Sunday June 30, 2019 11:00am - Monday July 1, 2019 1:00am
Coors Light Pavilion (#27)

12:00pm

12:00pm

12:00pm

Make it with Bacon Cooking Contest
Competition Date—Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Linn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time—Registration begins at 11:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 12:00 PM.
RULES
  1. There are no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter one (1) entry in each category.  
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Appetizer/Snack 
    2. Main Dish
    3. Dessert/Sweet Treat
  4. Each entry should be brought in the original container it was prepared in.  
  5. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. Any warm food item must be brought in warm and may not be able to be used for public tasting. This rule is for health and safety reasons. 
  6. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for no more than two hours.
  7. Be sure to mark your containers with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  8. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook.
  9. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor 
  10. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the three categories 

Public taste testing will be held after each food competition is completed. (beginning at 3:00pm) Winners announced after judging. 

Registration forms will also be available at time of check-in. If you have any questions, email sjries22@gmail.com.



Sunday June 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

12:00pm

Abby
Hi! My name is Abby and I am a singer. I sing songs of all kinds from Janis Joplin to Ed Sheeran. Singing has always been something I've done ever since I could talk. I hope you stop by and see my performance and please enjoy!


Check out Abby on YouTube:
https://youtu.be/f4FNTsJDhdc 


https://youtu.be/zhIJgcVKMCg



Sunday June 30, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

12:00pm

12:30pm

4-H/FFA Share the Fun
Sunday June 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)
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1:00pm

Chuck Savage
Chuck Savage, singer/songwriter, hails from Oxford Junction.  He was born and raised in Springville, where he got his first guitar on his 9th birthday.  He’s been playing ever since…. including stints in the 70s with the Steve Miller Band, and Joe Walsh.  Chuck also has an affiliation with the Linn County Fair.  As a youngster in the 60s, he won the Reserves Grand Champion for his 4H pen-of three hogs.  Chuck recently retired from NCI in Monticello.  He and his band play locally at venues throughout Eastern Iowa.



Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Gazebo (#5)

1:00pm

Fresh Homemade Salsa Registration
Competition Date—Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time—Registration begins at 1:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 2:00 PM.
RULES
  1. There are no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter one (1) entry in each category.  
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Hot Salsa
    2. Mild Salsa
    3. Sweet/Fruity Salsa
  4. Each entry should be prepared fresh in advance.  Due to space limitations, preparation on site will not be available.
  5. Each entry should consist of one (1) pint for judging.  Entry should be presented for judging in a pint jar.
  6. Chips will be provided for judging.
  7. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. This rule is for health and safety reasons. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for two hours or more.
  8. Be sure to mark your containers with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  9. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook.
  10. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor 
  11. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the three categories (Hot, Mild, Sweet/Fruity)

Public taste testing will be held after all food competitions are completed (beginning at 3:00 PM). Winners announced after judging. 

Registration forms will be also available at time of check-in. If you have any questions, email sjries22@gmail.com.


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

1:00pm

1:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

1:00pm

Chuckwagon Races - Farewell Race
Chuckwagon Races provided by UICCU & KMCH Grandstand Gates open at noon

Adults $10.00, Ages 6-12 $5.00, 5 and under Free.

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7948317/chuckwagon-races-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds
Check out the video from a go-pro at The Linn County Fair several years ago: https://youtu.be/I51m-OMSpqk

Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Grandstand (#6)

1:00pm

Escape Room - Circle of Ash
Experience the Circle of Ash Escape Room during the Fair!

Norman Goemaat has been a longtime resident of Central City, and is well known throughout the area. After a successful career as a bookseller, Norman retired to follow his passion for Numismatics, the study and collecting of coins and currency. Goemaat traveled throughout the world after his retirement and became known as an expert in ancient European coinage after his discovery of a Celtic vault in the far north of Scotland. However, after his most recent trip to the Celtic vault, the normally gregarious and outgoing, Goemaat became so withdrawn that his friends described him as a “Hermit” and a “Recluse.”

Last night, Goemaat’s maid contacted his family after 3 weeks of visiting his house to clean and not seeing head nor tail of him, he even forgot to pay her salary! In turn, the family contacted your group to go into Norman’s secret room to see if he is in there, and if deceased, what may have caused his demise. When you enter the room, you hear the “click” of the door, and find that you are locked in. You heard rumors from the family that should this happen, there is another way out, but where, and how do you unlock it?


Pre-Order your tickets here through EscapeTix.com
Remaining tickets also available throughout the day at the Circle of Ash booth by the Farm Bureau Pavilion

Open the following days and times during the fair:
Thursday 5p-9p
Friday 3p-9p
Saturday 1p-9p 
Sunday 1p-5p



Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Linn County Fairgrounds

1:00pm

Carnival Opens
Cost: Carnival Tickets $1 each or 22 for $20 


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:00pm - 11:00pm
Carnival Area (#31)
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1:30pm

Quilt Raffle Drawing
Open Static


Sunday June 30, 2019 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

2:00pm

2:00pm

"Heritage Recipes" Baking Registration
Show Date - Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time - Registration begins at 2pm.
Judging begins at 3pm
.
RULES
  1. There is no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter ONE item in each of the four categories
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Pies
    2. Crisps
    3. Cookies/Bars
    4. Cakes
  4. Specific rules per category:

    1. Must be brought in the original pan in which it was baked.
    2. Depending upon the item, you must bring adequate amounts for judges and for public testing. I.e. cookies – bring at least a dozen on a plate 
  5. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. This rule is for health and safety reasons. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for no more than two hours.
  6. Be sure to mark your container with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  7. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook. 
  8. For the fairs enjoyment: Add a little background information to your “Heritage Recipe”.  Fair goers would like to hear where or whom your “Heritage Recipe” came from.  
  9. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor
  10. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the four categories.
  11. Public taste testing will be held after all food competitions are completed (beginning at 4 pm). Winners announced after judging.


Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

2:00pm

Fresh Homemade Salsa Contest
Competition Date—Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time—Registration begins at 1:00 PM.
Judging—Begins at 2:00 PM.
RULES
  1. There are no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter one (1) entry in each category.  
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Hot Salsa
    2. Mild Salsa
    3. Sweet/Fruity Salsa
  4. Each entry should be prepared fresh in advance.  Due to space limitations, preparation on site will not be available.
  5. Each entry should consist of one (1) pint for judging.  Entry should be presented for judging in a pint jar.
  6. Chips will be provided for judging.
  7. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. This rule is for health and safety reasons. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for two hours or more.
  8. Be sure to mark your containers with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  9. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook.
  10. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor 
  11. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the three categories (Hot, Mild, Sweet/Fruity)

Public taste testing will be held after all food competitions are completed (beginning at 3:00 PM). Winners announced after judging. 

Registration forms will be also available at time of check-in. If you have any questions, email sjries22@gmail.com.


Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

2:00pm

Grace Quinn
My name is Grace Quinn & I am 10 years old. I've been singing since I could talk. I will start middle school this fall at Franklin & I am a member of the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy. 


Check out Grace on YouTube
Follow Grace on Facebook
Follow Grace on Instagram



Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

2:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

Follow Los Moralitos Circus on Facebook!

YouTube Video 1
YouTube Video 2



Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

2:00pm

4-H Fashion Show
Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)
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2:00pm

Grow Your Steer Commodity Carnival
Commodity Carnival is a fun and educational game that teaches youth about the value of agricultural commodities.

Sunday June 30, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farm Credit Services AG-ucation Zone (#14)

3:00pm

3:00pm

"Heritage Recipes" Baking Contest
Show Date - Sunday, June 30, 2019 in the Lynn Dunn Memorial Building
Entry Time - Registration begins at 2pm.
Judging begins at 3pm
.
RULES
  1. There is no age or resident restrictions to enter this contest.
  2. Each participant may enter ONE item in each of the four categories
  3. CATEGORIES:

    1. Pies
    2. Crisps
    3. Cookies/Bars
    4. Cakes
  4. Specific rules per category:

    1. Must be brought in the original pan in which it was baked.
    2. Depending upon the item, you must bring adequate amounts for judges and for public testing. I.e. cookies – bring at least a dozen on a plate 
  5. NO FOODS THAT REQUIRE REFRIGERATION ALLOWED. This rule is for health and safety reasons. During the public taste testing, the food will be set out for no more than two hours.
  6. Be sure to mark your container with your name if you want it returned. It is your responsibility to pick up the container after the public taste testing and it must be picked up that night unless other arrangements were made.
  7. All entries MUST include the recipe on a 3x5 index card. Recipes may be published via website, newspaper, or cookbook. 
  8. For the fairs enjoyment: Add a little background information to your “Heritage Recipe”.  Fair goers would like to hear where or whom your “Heritage Recipe” came from.  
  9. Judging will be done by panel using the following criteria

    1. Appearance
    2. Consistency
    3. Flavor
  10. Awards – a winner will be selected in each of the four categories.
  11. Public taste testing will be held after all food competitions are completed (beginning at 4 pm). Winners announced after judging.


Sunday June 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)

3:00pm

Professor Farquar and Miss Polecat Annie
* Music, Magic and More!

“Step right up folks, for the greatest little show west of the Mississippi. It’s a bona fide jim- dandy; absolutely , positively guaranteed to purge melancholy!”
Professor Farquar sets entertainment back more than a century, to the days of the old-time “medicine show.” But unlike the snake oil hucksters of the past, Farquar peddles no elixirs. Instead, he freely dispenses copious amounts of laughter, the best medicine of all. Polecat Annie is the good professor’s faithful sidekick. According to legend, she’s a child of the wilderness, who was raised by a family of weasels. When she’s not assisting Farquar in his stage shows, Annie is pulling an antique wagon full of old-time toys and artifacts; attracting an audience of her own.



Sunday June 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Old West Area (#38)

3:00pm

Cassie Smith in the Gazebo
Cassie is an 18 year old singer/songwriter from Marion, IA. She has been taking guitar lessons from Billy Lee Janey for 8 years, and has been playing the piano for 11 years. Cassie recently started voice lessons with Bobby Colquhoun to strengthen her voice without a guitar, as well as her stage presence. Cassie enjoys covering genres such as indie and folk, and the occasional Lady Gaga. Next year, Cassie will attend Iowa State University to pursue a major in journalism. She is excited to continue writing, with hopes to get a group together and play gigs around campus.

Instagram: @cas_smith22




Sunday June 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

3:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

3:00pm

3:30pm

3:30pm

4-H/FFA Sheep Release
Sunday June 30, 2019 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Indoor Arena (#26)
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4:00pm

Quatra Musica - Patriotic Tribute
Enjoy a Patriotic Medley from Quatra Musica!

Quatra Musica is a local, Cedar Rapids, Eastern Iowa based string quartet.  Providing music for weddings, receptions, retirement parties, and more is our mission.  We have been doing that for the past 6 years. 

If you desire a string quartet for a general reception or a 50th anniversary celebration or any event, we have music to make your program special.
Quatra Musica can be contacted at: 134klmusica@gmail.com

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Sunday June 30, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Gazebo (#5)

5:00pm

Rapid Eights Square Dance
Rapids Eights is a Cedar Rapids area square and round dance club.  We promote happiness, friendship and fitness for all ages through the wonderful world of modern square dance and round dance.  

Come Join Us!



Sunday June 30, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Farm Bureau Pavilion (#4)

5:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

5:00pm

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus is a 4th generation of circus performers taking great pride in putting together  a first class professional performance for children of all ages. They showcase professional tumbling, acrobats, unicycles, aerialists, and to make all of this more fun for the kids, with their our own very funny clown.  You will absolutely love their show of very high-level energy!

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Sunday June 30, 2019 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Carnival Area (#31)

6:00pm

Tough Trucks
Tough Trucks provided by Roto Rooter & KRNA; GA: $10, kids 6 to 12 years old $5, 5 and under free

Tickets can be purchased at the grandstand ticket booth or by going to https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/8828426/tough-trucks-central-city-linn-county-fair-grounds



Sunday June 30, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Grandstand (#6)

7:00pm

Swifty Swine
Sponsors


Sunday June 30, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
East of Carnival (#32)

7:15pm

7:45pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

8:00pm

 
Monday, July 1
 

8:00am

Livestock Auction Buyers Breakfast
The Livestock Auction will be held in the Cattle Show Arena & the Swine/Sheep Arena. 

Monday July 1, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am
Small Animal Building (#17)
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8:00am

4-H Office Hours
Lynn Dunn Memorial Building (#5)

Monday July 1, 2019 8:00am - 2:00pm
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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9:00am

4-H/FFA Livestock Auction
The Livestock Auction will be held in the Cattle Show Arena & the Swine/Sheep Arena. 

Monday July 1, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm
Cattle Show Ring (#9)
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8:00pm

4-H/FFA Fair Dance
Monday July 1, 2019 8:00pm - Tuesday July 2, 2019 12:00am
Lynn Dunn Memorial (LDM) Building (#2)
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