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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 8, 2017 - Tuesday
8:00 am
• 4-H Horse and Pony Show - Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion
• Open Meat Type Goat Show - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

9:00 am
• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Indiana Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area

• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden

• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Fishing - DNR Building
• Wonder Trail presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Foundation - Farm Bureau Building
• Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village



9:00 am (continued)
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building
• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building

• Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
• Farm Toy Show - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• U.S. Navy Activities - Boy Scouts Area

• Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area
• Goat Mountain - Goat Mountain
• Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building
• Little Hands on the Farm pres. by CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse

• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
• CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water - Pathway to Water Quality
• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building



10:00 am
• Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building
• Mac Bellner (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Making Paper Flowers (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Go-Karts - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens

• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion
• Caring for Vintage Qulits & Textiles (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

11:00 am
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Roving Naturalist - DNR Building
• Roving Naturalist: The Mystery of Coal, Division of Reclamation - DNR Building
• The Fun Bunch - Dance Stage
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance

11:30 am
• Visit with Gene Stratton Porter, Hoosier Author - Pioneer Village



12:00 pm
Hot Jazz Preservation Society (Front Porch) - Pioneer Village
• Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
• Indiana Beer, Wine & Spirits
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

• DockDogs - Training Seminar - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Heather Tallman/ISDA (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Heritage Place - Dance Stage

1:00 pm
• Still Kickin' Cloggers - Dance Stage
Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building
• Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay & Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Little Red Door Cancer Agency's Eat Well, Live Well, Cooking Demos - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - 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 Delicious Dairy Demos (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• 4-H Poultry Showmanship - Northwest Pavilion (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• Jon Kay - Traditional Arts Indiana (Pioneer Stage) - Dance Stage

• Silver Foxes Rockin' It - Dance Stage
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

2:30 pm
• Featured Farmer Chat sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Wooden Bucket Making Demo (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

3:00 pm
• Young at Heart Line Dancers - Dance Stage
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Chocolate for the Spirit (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
The Hazelnuts String Band (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Indiana State Fair Horse Pulls: Overweight - Indiana Farmers Coliseum

4:00 pm
• Live Veterinary Surgery (Spay & Castration) - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Jude Odell & Friends (Front Porch) - Pioneer Village
Riverside Line Dancers - Dance Stage
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance

• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Fishing - DNR Building
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Eggsellent Benedicts with Richard Warner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery

4:30 pm
• Amphitheater: The Art of Falconry, Indiana Falconry Association - DNR Building
• Butter Churning Demonstration (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

5:00 pm
• Tanorria's Table (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Timesteppers - Dance Stage
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

5:30 pm
• Beef Cattle Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)
• 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
• Country Dancing for All (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
Midwest Superstars - Dance Stage
• Mule and Donkey Performance Classes - Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion
• Beekeepers of Indiana - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

6:30 pm
• 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)

7:00 pm
Indiana State Fair Horse Pulls: Heavy weight - Indiana Farmers Coliseum
• 4-H Poultry Illustrated Talks - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Circle City Cloggers - Dance Stage
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park

7:15 pm
• Caring for Vintage Qulits & Textiles (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Design a Quilt Square (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Color a Farm Picture (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

7:30 pm
• 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)
• High Valley presented by HANK-FM - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage

8:00 pm
Washington Park Steppers - Dance Stage


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