The Blue Hill Fair Program Guide
 

2016 Program, September 1 through Labor Day

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Thursday, September 1

Dollar Day! $1 General Admission/$1 Per Person, Per Mechanical Ride

  • 4:00 P.M. — Fair Opens View of Blue Hill Fair from Blue Hill Mountain
  • 4:00 P.M. — Midway Opens
  • 5:00 P.M. — 4-H Hand Spinners Sheep Class
  • 6:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 6:30 P.M. — 3300 Class Horse Pull (Dick Wallingford Trophy)
  • 7:00 P.M. — Merritt Averill 4-H Sheep Lead Line
  • 7:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Lucie & the Undercover Band"
  • 10:00 P.M. — Fair Closes

Friday, September 2 - SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H Sheep Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Oxen Scooting Contest (Horse Show Ring)
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers 4 Ox Distance Pull
  • 11:00 A.M. — Open Sheep Show
  • 11:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Dept.)
  • 12:00 Noon — Midway Opens
  • 12:00 Noon — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 1:00 P.M. — 3000 Class Horse Pull
  • 1:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 2:30 P.M. — 3200 Class Horse Pull
  • 3:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 3:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "The Jazz Collective"
  • 4:00 P.M. — Oxen Scooting Contest (Horse Show Ring)
  • 4:00 P.M. — 3400 Class Horse Pull (Razor Crossman Memorial)
  • 4:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 5:00 P.M. — Youth Sheep Obstacle Course
  • 5:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:30 P.M. — 4700 Class 3-Horse Hitch, Over & Under, 20' Elimination
  • 7:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 7:30 P.M. — Beef Recipe Cook Off & 4-H Cake Contest (Livestock Show Ring)
  • 7:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Allison Ames Band"
  • 7:30 P.M. — "James McMurtry & Band" (Grandstand Stage)
  • 10:00 P.M.Fair Closes

Saturday, September 3 — Wild Blueberry Day

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens Rare Invisible Ape at Blue Hill Fair
  • 8:00 A.M. — "Wilbur’s" 5K Road Race (Grandstand Stage)
  • 8:00 A.M. — 4-H Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
  • 8:00 A.M. — Horseshoe Tournament
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H and Open Beef Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Steer Pull
  • 11:30 A.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 11:30 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 12:00 Noon — Blue Hill Fair Open Sheep Dog Trials (Horse Show Ring)
  • 12:00 Noon — Harness Racing, plus George Stevens Academy Jazz Band (Grandstand Stage)
  • 12:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: Mad Science Presents: "Fire & Ice"
  • 1:00 P.M. — 3 Horse Pull
  • 1:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 2:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 3:00 P.M. — Farmers Ox Pull
  • 3:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Riff Johnson"
  • 4:00 P.M. — Wild Blueberry Pie Eating Contest (Grandstand Stage)
  • 4:00 P.M. — Sweepstakes Horse Pull (Wendell Grindle Memorial)
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 5:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:30 P.M. — 3400 Class 15' Horse Pull, Over & Under
  • 7:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 7:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "The Jim Brown Band"
  • 7:30 P.M. — Comedian Bob Marley (Grandstand Stage)
  • 10:00 P.M.Fair Closes

Sunday, September 4

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H & Open Dairy Cattle Show
  • 9:00 A.M. — Youth Horse Show (Horse Show Ring)
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Oxen Kids Pull
  • 10:30 A.M. — Farmers Ox 3’ Canadian Style
  • 11:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 11:30 A.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 12:00 Noon — Northeast U.S. Sheep Dog Trials (Grandstand Stage)
  • 12:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Little Rodeo"
  • 1:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 1:00 P.M. — Farmers Ox 3’ Canadian Style Pull
  • 2:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 3:00 P.M. — 3600 Class Horse Pull
  • 3:30 P.M. — Women's Skillet Toss (Grandstand Stage)
  • 3:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Half Moon Jug Band"
  • 3:30 P.M. — 4-H Dairy Goat Show
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 5:00 P.M. — Truck Pulling (Grandstand Stage)
  • 5:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:00 P.M. — 2 lb. Rock Horse Over & Under (Blaine Gould Memorial)
  • 7:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 7:30 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Cowboy Angels"
  • 9:00 P.M. — Mammoth Aerial Fireworks Display
  • 10:00 P.M.Fair Closes

Monday, September 5 — Labor Day

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 8:30 A.M. — ADGA Dairy Goat Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Ox and Steer Obstacle Course
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 11:00 A.M. — Herdsman and Special Awards (Livestock Show Ring)
  • 11:30 A.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 12:00 Noon — Midway Stage: "Happytown"
  • 1:00 P.M. — 2 lb. Rock Horse Pull, Open
  • 1:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 2:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 3:00 P.M. — 3200 Class 15' Horse Pull, 15' Elimination
  • 3:00 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Night & Day"
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 4:00 P.M. — Demolition Derby (Grandstand Stage)
  • 5:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 7:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Stunt Dog Challenge"
  • 7:00 P.M. — Midway Stage: "Crown Vics"
  • 9:00 P.M. — Fair Closes

SPECIAL ADDED ATTRACTIONS

  • The Red Trouser Show - Amazing Comedic Acrobats - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Chris Perondi's All Star Stunt Dog Challenge - Daily
  • Bee Keeping Exhibit
  • "Wilbur’s" 5K Road Race - Saturday
  • The Intercontinental Championship Ladies Skillet Toss - Sunday
  • Horseshoe Tournament - Saturday
  • Mad Science Presents "Fire & Ice" - Saturday
  • Helicopter Rides - Friday - Monday
  • DOLLAR DAY
    Thursday, September 1
    $1 Admission, $1 Per Ride
  • WRISTBAND SPECIAL!!! - 2:00 pm TO 9:00 pm MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
    Ride Millions of Dollars worth of rides with the purchase of a $20.00 Wristband (Mechanical Rides Only).

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Blue Hill Fair, 233 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill, Maine
  • Fair Dates
    September 1 - September 5, 2016
  • Admission
    Thursday, September 1
    DOLLAR DAY!
    Adults $1.00 and $1 per person, per mechanical ride

    Friday, September 2
    General Admission $8.00

    Friday, September 2
    SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
    Seniors 62 and over $3.00

    Saturday, Sunday, Monday
    September 3, 4, 5
    Adults $10.00

    Children Under 12 are FREE on ALL Days
  • FREE Parking on the Fairgrounds
  • All stage shows are Free with Admission

Hours to enter Exhibits

  • Vegetables, Fruits, Canned Goods
    Wednesday, August 31, Thursday September 1, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
    Friday, September 2, 8 A.M. to Noon
  • Home Arts & Crafts
    Tuesday, August 30, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
    Wednesday, August 31, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
  • Blueberry Pies, Muffins
    Until Noon on Saturday, September 3
  • Beef Recipe Cook Off & 4-H Cake Contest
    By 7:20 Friday, September 2, at Livestock Department
  • Fudge Contest
    Entries 9-10:30 A.M. Monday, September 5 at the Exhibit Hall under the Grandstand
  • Visitor Camping: The Blue Hill Fair does not offer Public Overnight Camping.

As per Maine Statue, Title 22, Chapter 262. The Blue Hill Fair is required to provide a Smoke Free Fair Midway. We encourage our attendees, vendors, performers, staff and exhibitors to help us in achieving this goal.

Dogs are not allowed on the Fairgrounds with the exception of guide dogs.

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