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Indiana State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule
    August 4 - 20, 2017
Indiana State Fairgrounds - East 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway, Indianapolis.

            August 12, 2017 - Saturday
8:00 am
• 4-H Gilt Breed Show - Swine Barn
• 4-H Breeding Ewe Commercial Show - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

9:00 am
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
Indiana State Fair Fiddle Contest - Pioneer Village Opry House
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building
• Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Wonder Trail presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Foundation - Farm Bureau Building

• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park



9:00 am (continued)
• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
• Fishing - DNR Building
Goat Mountain
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area

• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building
• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion

• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area
• Indiana Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn
• Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water - Pathway to Water Quality
• Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village
CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Little Hands on the Farm pres. by CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Young Hoosier State Piano Competition - Indiana Arts Building
Shoup's BBQ Contest - State Fair Blvd

• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse
• Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• U.S. Navy Activities - Boy Scouts Area

• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden
Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building
• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area



9:30 am
• 4-H Interactive Demonstrations - 4-H Exhibit Hall

10:00 am
• 4-H Senior Public Speaking - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Design a Quilt Square (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens
Indiana 4-H Chorus - Farm Bureau Building
• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion

• Color a Farm Picture (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Cheerleading Competition - Preliminaries - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
• Go-Karts - Farm Bureau Building
• Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building
Slates Family Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village

10:30 am
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

10:45 am
• 4-H Adult Volunteer Recognition - Farm Bureau Building

11:00 am
Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Roving Naturalist - DNR Building
• Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Indiana Beer, Wine & Spirits, presented by Visit Indiana

• Timesteppers - Dance Stage
Sly Run Band (Front Porch) - Pioneer Village
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance



12:00 pm
• Heather Tallman / ISDA (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Indiana 4-H Chorus - Farm Bureau Building
• Hearts Ablaze - Dance Stage

Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
• 4-H Chorus Performance - Farm Bureau Building
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

1:00 pm
• Electric Impulse - Dance Stage
• Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Little Red Door Cancer Agency's Eat Well, Live Well, Cooking Demos - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay and Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine

• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
4-H Fashion Revue Finals - Farm Bureau Building
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building
• Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

1:30 pm
• Indiana State Museum presents (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Indiana Young Farms Pedal Tractor Pull - registration - MetroPCS Family Fun Park


  Indiana State Fair 2017 Daily Schedule:


  • Aug. 4 - Friday     • Aug. 5 - Saturday

  • Aug. 6 - Sunday     • Aug. 7 - Monday

  • Aug. 8 - Tuesday     • Aug. 9 - Wed.

  • Aug. 10 - Thursday     • Aug. 11 - Friday

  • Aug. 12 - Saturday     • Aug. 14 - Monday

  • Aug. 18 - Friday     • Aug. 19 - Saturday



2:00 pm
• American Dairy Association of Indiana Inc Grilled Cheese Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Pampered Chef (Culinary Stage) - Indiana Arts Building
• Heartland Cloggers - Dance Stage

• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
Indiana Young Farms Pedal Tractor Pull - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

2:30 pm
Scioto Ridge Boys (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Featured Farmer Chat sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Butter Churning Demonstration (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

3:00 pm
• Barangay Dancers - Dance Stage
• Four Star Edition - U.S. Navy Band - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Chelsea House Orchestra - Pioneer Village Opry House
• 4-H Supreme Livestock Showmanship - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Indiana Radio Show with the IN State Museum - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

3:30 pm
• Circle City & Still Kickin' Cloggers - Dance Stage

4:00 pm
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Fun with Newspapers (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Pampered Chef (Culinary Stage) - Indiana Arts Building

• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Fishing - DNR Building
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay & Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine

4:30 pm
• DockDogs - Extreme Vertical Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

5:00 pm
Hero Jr. - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Indiana Radio Show with the IN State Museum - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Scioto Ridge Boys (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Celtic Motion - Dance Stage
Cheerleading Competition Finals - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand

5:30 pm
• Country Dancing for All (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn

6:00 pm
Percheron and Clydesdale Six Horse Hitch - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• Beekeepers of Indiana - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Naptown Stomp - Dance Stage

6:30 pm
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn

6:45 pm
• Making Paper Flowers (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

7:00 pm
Windsor Line Dancers - Dance Stage
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village

7:30 pm
Here Come the Mummies - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Chelsea House Orchestra - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 pm
• Hymn Sing at the Piano (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village


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