Marcus Community Fair

August 11-15, 2021

7 AM                          Registration for 5K Fun Run
8 AM                          5K and 1-mile Fun Run/walk - Starting in front of Marcus Pool
9 AM                          Beef Show - Ogren Livestock Arena
10 AM                        Yoga – by the Ball Fields
10 AM                        Westernaires Performance - Horse Arena
10 AM – 12:30 PM    Marcus Historical Society Building Hours
9 AM - 12 PM            Open Car and Motorcycle Show - Ball Field Sponsored by Abu Bekr Vintage Wheels - Ball Field

                                  (Vote for Best of Show!)
12 PM                        MCDERMOTT FAMILY SHOWS
1 PM                          Parade 
Parade – 5 PM          Mr. Nick, Balloonist & Magician
3 PM - 7 pm              MMCRU Cheerleaders Dunking Booth - Depending on when fall kick-off is
5 PM – 6 PM             BINGO - MMCRU FFA – North of Food Stand
5 PM – 7 PM             All School Reunion – High School Gym
6 PM                          Fall Sports Kickoff; - Hall of Progress
7 PM                          Cash Drawing 
7 PM                          Westernaires Performance - Horse Arena
9 PM                          Marcus Action Club Street Dance Featuring: Rude Band - Main Street

TBD                            Auction of Wood Carvings  

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 11
SESQUICENTENNIAL KICK-OFF

9 AM                          Junior Carcass Hog Show - Ogren Livestock Arena
9 AM - 12 PM            Judging in Exhibit Buildings
12 PM – 6 PM           Marcus Historical Society Building Hours
10 AM - 12PM           Weigh-In for Sheep
10 AM                        Swine Show - Ogren Livestock Arena
1 PM                          Weigh-In and registration for Goat Show
1 PM                          Lamb Show - Ogren Livestock Arena
2 PM                          MCDERMOTT FAMILY SHOWS
3 PM                          Goat Show - Ogren Livestock Arena (immediately after Sheep show)
4 PM                          Greased Pig Contest (Ages 5-12) – Horse Arena
                                   Ag Olympics - Horse Arena - Immediately after Greased Pig
4 PM - 8 PM              MMCRU Football Cheerleaders Dunking Booth 
5 PM                          Sand Volleyball - West of Church 
5:30 PM                     Youth Parade - Hall of Progress
6 PM – 8 PM             BINGO - MMCRU FFA – North of Food Stand
6 PM                         Northwest Iowa Tractor Pullers Mini Rods (lawn tractors) - North of Ball Fields
7 PM                         Singing Entertainment by Bailey Dorr - Hall of Progress
7:30 PM                    Cash Drawing - Hall of Progress
7:30 PM                    Hypnotist – Kellen Marson - Hall of Progress 
7 PM                         Marcus Action Club Pre-Street Dance - Acoustical Music
9 PM                         Marcus Action Club Street Dance Featuring: Joystick - Main Street
Dusk                         Fireworks - will be shot off north of Main Street

10 PM                       ALL NON-TERMINAL PIGS MUST BE GONE

3 PM - 8 PM                Livestock Weigh-In
3 PM - 8 PM                Entry Day for Exhibit Buildings and Commercial Exhibits
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM     KCAU Guest Weather     Sponsored by:  Marcus Community Fair, Marcus Lumber Company, North Star Community                                         Credit Union, TenCorp Inc.
5 PM - 7 PM                Lions Club Pork Feed - North of Food Stand
6 PM - 9 PM                Marcus Action Club - Celebrity Dunk Tank
6 PM                            MCDERMOTT FAMILY SHOWS 
6 PM                            Little Miss Marcus Fair Pageant; Babies on Parade; 
                                     Induction of Hall of Fame Board Members – Hall of Progress
7 PM                            Monster Arm Wrestling – weigh-in 6-7 Bingo Stand 
                                     Mark Peters DJ - Hawaiian Themed Party - Main Street


THURSDAY AUGUST 12 
 ENTRY DAY

SUNDAY, AUGUST 15
ALL DAY Meyer Family Petting Zoo

8 AM – 12 PM            Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast – Main Street
10 AM                        Western Pleasure and Gaming Events - Horse Arena
10 AM                        Church Service - Hall of Progress
12 PM - 4 PM            Marcus Historical Society Building Hours
12 PM                        Cooking School - Hall of Progress
12 PM                        MCDERMOTT FAMILY SHOWS 
                                   ARM BANDS: $15; on sale from 1-3 PM 
12 PM                        Kids Contest - Ball Field
12 PM - 5 PM            Mr. Nick, Balloonist & Magician
1 PM                          Antique Tractor Pull-North of Ball Field
2:45 PM                     Bike Give-Away – Hall of Progress
3 PM                          Pedal Power Pull – Hall of Progress
3 PM – 5 PM             BINGO - MMCRU FFA – North of Food Stand
12 PM - 4 PM            MMCRU Cheerleaders Dunking Booth

5 PM                         Cash Drawing – Fair Office

5 PM                         The Anthon City Band - Directed by Art Ashley - North of Food Stand

6:30 PM                    Free ice cream - North of Food Stand

7 PM                           Opening Ceremonies – Hall of Progress
                                                     Proclamation - Mayor Harlan Hansen
                                                     Beard-Mustache-Mullet Contest
                                                     Crowning of the King & Queen
                                                     Community Choir - Marcus Presents - An Opening Night5 PM    MCDERMOTT FAMILY SHOWS

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14
ALL DAY Woodcarver Lynn Anderson
ALL DAY Meyer Family Petting Zoo

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13
ALL DAY Woodcarver Lynn Anderson

EXHIBIT BUILDINGS
Thursday: Open 5 PM - 9 PM
Friday: Open 3 PM - 9 PM
Saturday: Open 9 AM - 9 PM
Sunday: Open 11 AM - 5 PM