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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 9, 2017 - Wednesday
9:00 am
• Indiana History Train - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Indiana Young Farmers Association Exhibits - Farm Bureau Building
• Second Lady, Karen Pence's Water Color Paintings - Indiana Arts Building
• CANstruction Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• Indiana Grown Marketplace - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Youth Interactive Stations - 4-H Exhibit Hall
• Mule and Donkey Halter Classes - Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion
• Indiana Department of Agriculture - Normandy Barn

• Fishing - DNR Building
Open Beef Show Day 1 - Pop Weaver Youth Pavilion
• Baird's Exotic Animal Experience - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Little Hands on the Farm pres. by CollegeChoice 529 Direct Savings Plan - MetroPCS Family Fun Park



9:00 am
• 4-H Poultry Commercial and Exhibition Show - Northwest Pavilion (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
• STEM Activities - Boy Scouts Area
• Habitat For Humanity AG Home Build - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Pathway to Water Quality presented by Indiana American Water - Pathway to Water Quality

• Livestock Nursery - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand Side Lot
Flag Raising Ceremony - Pioneer Village
• My American Farm Games Scavenger Hunt for Prize - Farm Bureau Building
U.S. Navy Activities - Boy Scouts Area

• Shooting Sports - Boy Scouts Area
• Goat Mountain - Goat Mountain
• Tour a Pig Farm via Virtual Reality Glasses - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Photo Stations - Boy Scouts Area

• Easy Ride 'Em Ponies - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Purdue Extension Display - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• FFA Pavilion Activities - Tractor Supply Co. FFA Pavilion
• Boy Scout Basecamp - Boy Scouts Area

Old-time Ice Cream Treats and Antique Pharmacy - Hook's Museum and Soda Fountain
• Indiana's Urban Garden: Takeout Garden - Greenhouse
• Build Your Creativity with Legos - Indiana Arts Building
• Sustainability Activities - Boy Scouts Area

• Wonder Trail presented by Indiana Farm Bureau Foundation - Farm Bureau Building
• Hunter's Honey - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Girl Scout Programming - Girl Scout's of Central Indiana Bldg.
Cheese Sculpture sculpted by The Cheese Lady, Sarah Kaufmann - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

• 4-H Poultry Interactive Demonstrations - Northwest Pavilion (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
• Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden - Purdue Extension Demonstration Garden
• Glass Barn A Clear Look at Farming - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance



10:00 am
Legacy Keepers Music (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Culinary Stage - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Inkapirka - Sounds of the Andes - Indiana Arts Building
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village

Go-Karts - Boy Scouts Area
• Snakes Alive Talk - DNR Building
• Family Fun and Cooling Station - Angie's List Gardens
• Our Global Kitchen Exhibit: Food, Nature, Culture - Harvest Pavilion
• Make a Yarn Doll (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

10:45 am
• Tall Tales with Uncle Don (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

11:00 am
• Roving Naturalist: Indiana Geodes Bats: Myths and Reality - DNR Building
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Roving Naturalist - DNR Building
Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Vince Mullin & Friends (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village
• Beef It's What's for Dinner (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building



12:00 pm
• The Fun Bunch - Dance Stage
Free Popcorn - Farm Bureau Building
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Indiana Beer, Wine & Spirits pres. by Visit Indiana
• Heather Tallman/ISDA (Indiana Grown Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
DockDogs - Training Seminar - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park

1:00 pm
• Live Veterinary Demo - dairy calves - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Chainsaw Troubleshooting & Sharpening - Pioneer Village
• Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance Heirloom Recipe Contest (Main Stage) - Indiana Arts Building
Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Pioneer Playtime (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Little Red Door Cancer Agency's Eat Well, Live Well, Cooking Demos - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Kids Craft Corner - Indiana Arts Building

2:00 pm
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance
• Indiana State Fair Lifetime Pass Ceremony - Pioneer Village
• Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Pioneer Village
• American Dairy Association of Indiana Inc Delicious Dairy Demos (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery


  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



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

3:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
Still Kickin' Cloggers - Dance Stage
• Chocolate for the Spirit (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Indiana State Museum presents (Pioneer Stage) - Pioneer Village

4:00 pm
Vintage Farm Machinery in Action - Purdue Vet Medicine
• DockDogs - Big Air Competition - Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park
• Live Veterinary Demo - dairy calves - Purdue Vet Medicine
• Indiana Radio Show with the IN State Museum - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Fishing - DNR Building
Gomez BBQ (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
• Hands-On Milking Demonstration - Livestock Nursery
• Live Farmer Chats sponsored by Indiana Soybean Alliance - Glass Barn presented by Indiana Soybean Alliance

4:30 pm
• Country Dancing for All (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
• Indy Parks Birds of Prey (Amphitheater) - DNR Building

5:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Indiana Radio Show with the IN State Museum - Pioneer Village Opry House
• Body by Drew - Dance Stage
• Tanorria's Table (Culinary Stage) - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building

5:30 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
• Beef Cattle Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - West Pavilion (Cattle Barn)

5:45 pm
• Visit with Raggedy Ann (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village

6:00 pm
Harness Racing - Hoosier Lottery Grandstand
• Beekeepers of Indiana - Purdue Extension Ag/Hort Building
Rueda De Casino - Dance Stage

6:30 pm
Indiana State Fair Parade - Main Street
• 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

7:00 pm
• Hedrick's Racing Pigs - MetroPCS Family Fun Park
• Flint Knapping (Front Yard) - Pioneer Village
Circle City Cloggers - Dance Stage

7:30 pm
• Swine Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Swine Barn
• An Evening with Montgomery Gentry presented by WFMS - Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage
• Sheep Barn Chats presented by Farm Credit Mid-America - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion (Sheep Barn)

8:00 pm
• Common Ground - Dance Stage


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