Marcus Community Fair

August 10-13, 2017

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12
ALL DAY Woodcarver Lynn Anderson

3 PM - 8 PM               Livestock Weigh-In
3 PM - 8 PM               Entry Day for Exhibit Buildings and Commercial Exhibits
6 PM - 9 PM               Marcus Action Club -             Celebrity Dunk Tank
5 PM - 8 PM               Marcus Historical Society Building Hours
6 PM - Close               SMITH’S AMUSEMENTS
6 PM                           Little Miss Marcus Fair Pageant; Babies on Parade;
                                    Induction of Hall of Fame Board Members

7 PM                           NW Iowa Twisted Steel Fitness Tough Boy/Girl Contest


                    

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
9 AM – 3 PM              Antique Farm Equipment Display - East of Jr. Pearson’s Barns
10 AM                         Yoga
10 AM – 3 PM            LuLa Palooza – Hall of Progress
10 AM - 6 PM             Marcus Historical Society Building Hours

                                    (Closed during the parade)
10 AM - 3 PM             Open Car and Motorcycle Show - Ball Field Sponsored by Abu    

                                    Bekr Vintage Wheels - Ball Field (Vote for Best of Show!)
12 PM - Close             SMITH’S AMUSEMENTS
1 PM - 4 PM               “The Barns”, owned by Jr. Pearson, open for display
4 PM                           Parade
                                    NO BINGO

5:30 PM                      Jillian’s Dance and Fitness Studio - Dance Showcase - Hall of Progress
6 PM                           Fall Sports Kickoff; MMC Hall of Fame Induction - Hall of Progress
7:00 PM                      Auction of Wood Carvings -Hall of Progress
7:30 PM                      Cash Drawing - Hall of Progress
7:30 PM                      Blend-Acapella - Hall of Progress
9 PM                           Marcus Action Club Street Dance

                                    Featuring: Power Play - Main Street

2017 Marcus Fair Schedule

Thursday, August 10 - ENTRY DAY

​​​8 AM - 12 PM            Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast – Holy Name Catholic Church

10 AM                         Sand Volleyball - West of Church

10 AM                         Western Pleasure and Gaming Events - Horse Arena
10 AM                         Church Service - Hall of Progress
12 PM - 6 PM             Marcus Historical Society Building Hours
12 PM                         Cooking School - Hall of Progress
12 PM - Close             SMITH’S AMUSEMENTS  

                                    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 - 4 PM               “The Barns”, owned by Jr.Pearson, open for display
1:30 PM - 5 PM          Bingo, North of Food Stand
2:45 PM                      Bike Give-Away – Hall of Progress
3 PM                           Pedal Power Pull – Hall of Progress
3 PM                           Antique Tractor Pull-North of Ball Field
4 PM - 6 PM               MMCRU Cheerleaders Dunking Booth
5 PM                           Cash Drawing - In front of Fair Office
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM     Lions Club Beef Feed - North of Food Stand
6:30 PM                      Free Ice Cream - North of Food Stand
7:00 PM                      SMITH’S AMUSEMENTS CLOSE

Monday, AUGUST 14

9 AM                           Junior Carcass Hog Show - Ogren Livestock Arena
9 AM - 12 PM             Judging in Exhibit Buildings
10 AM - 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 - Close               SMITH’S AMUSEMENTS
3 PM                           Goat Show - Ogren Livestock Arena

                                    (immediately after Sheep show)
4 PM                           Greased Pig Contest - Ball Field
4 PM - 8 PM               MMCRU Football Cheerleaders Dunking Booth
5 PM - 7 PM               Lions Club Pork Feed North of Food Stand
5:30 PM                      Youth Parade - Hall of Progress
6:30 PM                      Ag Olympics - Horse Arena
6:30 PM                      Northwest Iowa Tractor Pullers Mini Rods (lawn tractors, etc.)

                                    North of Ball Field
6:30 PM                      Bingo, North of Food Stand
7:30 PM                      Cash Drawing - Hall of Progress
7:30 PM                      Hypnotist – Kellen Marson - Hall of Progress 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
ALL DAY Woodcarver Lynn Anderson

8 AM                  Fairground Clean-up 

​                            ALL VOLUNTEERS ARE WELCOME TO HELP CLEANUP!

EXHIBIT BUILDINGS
Thursday: Open 5 PM - 8 PM
Friday: Open 12 PM - 9 PM
Saturday: Open 9 AM - 9 PM
(Closed at 4 PM for the parade)
Sunday: Open 12 PM - 6 PM

“The Barns” - Owned by Jr. Pearson
Saturday: 1 - 4 PM
Sunday: 1 - 4 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 13