Sunday, August 5, 2018

Union Fair Set To Take Center Stage August 18th-August 25th

Union, Maine - Union Fair is set to take center stage at the Union Fairgrounds from August 18th-25th, 2018 in Union, Maine.

Opening Day Saturday, August 18
New this year daily demonstrations:
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Brewing presentation with unique on-site canning (29)
10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies (5)
12:00 p.m. Midway Open
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Party Palooza, Balloon Artist (5)
12:00 p.m. Sign up for Lawn & Garden Tractor Pulling (19)
12:30 p.m. Talent Show (Preliminaries) (28)
2:00 p.m. Lawn & Garden Tractor Pulling (19)
6:00 p.m. Whiskey Throttle entertaining prior to Derby (9)
7:00 p.m. Demolition Derby-Sponsored by Union Area Chamber of Commerce (Infield parking available from 5 p.m., $5) (9)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Sunday, August 19th

New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Fire/EMS/Crash Simulator (29)
9:00 a.m. Open Poultry Show (26)
10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:00 a.m. Farmers’ Draft Horse Twitch and Scoot (17)
10:00 a.m. Jaws of Life Demonstration (29)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m. Midway Open
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Gospel Music with Bruce McGuinness (5)
12:00 p.m. Frye Mountain Band (28)
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Entries for Jerky Contest (7)
1:00 p.m. Judging Jerky Contest (7)
1:00 p.m. Harness Racing (9)
1:00 p.m. Youth Poultry Show (22)
1:00 p.m. Horse Pulling: 3100 lbs. & under 2 lbs. rock (19)
1:00 p.m. Shepherding Demonstration (20)
2:00 p.m. Jaws of Life Demonstration (29)
2:00 p.m. Frye Mountain Band (28)
2:00 p.m. Horse Pulling 3200 lbs. & under (19)
3:30 p.m. Horse Pulling: 3 Horse Hitch 5200 lbs. and under (19)
4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Sign up for Pig Scramble and Bicycle Drawing (19)
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Entries for Wreath Contest (7)
4:00 p.m. Youth Market Auction Show (22)
5:00 p.m. Pig Scramble-Ages 7-8 (19)
After Pig Scrambles – Free Bicycle Drawings (19)
6:00 p.m. Shepherding Demonstration (20)
6:00 p.m. Judging of Wreathes (7)
6:00 p.m. Wine/Beer Garden Opens (28)
6:30 p.m. Country music with Jack Duggins (5)
7:00 p.m. Horse Pulling: 12-Foot Elimination 3200 & under (19)
7:00 p.m. Vyntyge Skynyrd-Limited seating BYOC (chair) (28)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Monday, August 20th
New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Draft Horse Demonstrations and Wagon Rides (29)
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Midcoast Spinners Demonstration (5)
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:00 a.m. Open Dairy Show (22)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Entries for Apple Pie Contest (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Horse Pulling: 3300 lbs. & under 2 lb Rock (19)
12:00 p.m. Judging of Apple Pies (7)
1:00 p.m. Midway Open
1:00 p.m. Gene Kirkpartrick Country (5)
1:00 p.m. Horse Pulling 3400 lbs. & under (19)
1:00 p.m. Walk the Line (28)
1:00 p.m. Cribbage Contest (7)
2:00 p.m. Horse Pulling 3600 lbs. & under (19)
2:00 p.m. Steer and Ox Twitch (20)
3:00 p.m. Horse Pulling Sweepstakes (19)
3:00 p.m. Walk the Line (28)
6:00 p.m. Dance Maineia (9)
6:00 p.m. Buyer Reception (22)
6:30 p.m. Youth Market Auction (22)
7:00 p.m. Horse Pulling: 12-foot Elimination Pull 3600 lbs. & under, 3601 lbs. & over (19)
7:00 p.m. Wild Blueberry Pie Eating Contest (9)
7:30 p.m. Maine Wild Blueberry Queen Coronation (9)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Tuesday, August 21st
“Senior Citizen’s Day”
Join Us Today for our Tribute to Veterans
New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Blacksmith Demonstrations (29)
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Midcoast Spinners Demonstration (5)
9:00 a.m. Youth Beef Show (22)
10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:30 a.m. Oxen Pulling: Boys & Girls 16 and under 1250 lbs. and under, 1650 lbs. and under, & 2050 lbs. and under (19)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Entries for Yeast Rolls Contest (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Veteran’s Welcome (5)
12:00 p.m. Judging of Yeast Rolls (7)
1:00 p.m. Midway Open
1:00 p.m. Youth Dairy Show (22)
1:00 p.m. Ken & Jane Brooks with Fred “Tommy” Thompson (28)
1:00 p.m. Oxen Pulling: 2450 lbs. and under, 2850 lbs. and under; Powder Puff 1650 lbs. & 0ver (19)
2:00 p.m. Harness Racing (9)
2:00 p.m. Youth Steer Twitch and Scoot (20)
3:00 p.m. Ken & Jane Brooks with Fred “Tommy” Thompson (28)
4:00 p.m. 2 Pair Steer and Oxen Twitch (20)
4:30 p.m. Judging Maine Wild Blueberry Coffee Cake-Sponsored by King Arthur Flour (18)
7:00 p.m. Oxen Pulling: 6-foot Elimination 2450 lbs. & under (19)
7:00 p.m. Talent Show Finale (28)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Wednesday, August 22nd
New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. DIY Network’s Maine Cabin Masters (29)
9:00 a.m. 4-H Horse Show (17) 
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Midcoast Spinners Demonstration (5)
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open- Moxie Day-Free Samples (1)
10:30 a.m. Oxen Pulling: 6-foot Elimination 2850 lbs. & under (19)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Entries for Favorite Cookie Contest (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Judging of Favorite Cookie (7)
1:00 p.m. Midway Open
1:00 p.m. Rosey and the Route 17 Ramblers (5)
1:00 p.m. Open Sheep Show (22)
1:00 p.m. Oxen Pulling: 3250 lbs. & under, 4050 lbs., Sweepstakes (19)
1:00 p.m. State Police K-9 Demonstration (28)
2:00 p.m. Harness Racing (9)
2:00 p.m. Steer and Oxen Scoot (20)
2:00 p.m. Flower Arranging Demonstration with Sharon Caron (7)
3:00 p.m. State Police K-9 Demonstration (28)
5:00 p.m. Barnyard Games (20)
6:00 p.m. Wine/Beer Garden Opens (28)
6:30 p.m. Sign up for Moxie Chugging Contest (10 contestants only) (1)
7:00 p.m. Mallett Brothers Band-Sponsored by Lincolnville Center General Store (28)
Limited seating BYOC (chair)
7:00 p.m. Moxie Chugging Contest (1)
7:00 p.m. Oxen Pulling: 6-Foot Elimination 3250 & under, 3251 & over (19)
9:00 p.m. Fireworks-Sponsored by Damariscotta Bank & Trust (9)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Thursday, August 23rd
New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Wood Turning (29)
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Midcoast Spinners Demonstration (5)
9:00 a.m. Belted Galloway Youth Show (22)
9:00 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Show (24) 
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:00 a.m. Farmer’s Steer & Oxen Pull, followed by classes for week long participants (19)
10:00 a.m. Open Beef Show (22)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Entries for Favorite Pickle Recipe Contest (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Judging Pickles (7)
1:00 p.m. Midway Open
1:00 p.m. Danny Harper (28)
2:00 p.m. Harness Racing (9)
2:00 p.m. Steer and Ox Twitch (20)
2:00 p.m. Owls of Maine Chewonki Presentation (7)
3:00 p.m. Danny Harper (28)
4:00 p.m. 4-H Small Domestic Pet Show (5) 
4:30 p.m. Judging of Maine Wild Blueberry Dessert (18)
6:00 p.m. Pixie Showmanship (22)
6:00 p.m. Easy Listening with Lexi Loring (5)
6:00 p.m. Whiskey Throttle entertaining prior to Derby (9)
7:00 p.m. Demolition Derby-Sponsored by Union Area Chamber of Commerce (Infield parking available from 5 p.m. $5) (9)
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Friday, August 24th
New this year daily demonstrations:
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Maine Wild Blueberry equipment and processing (29)
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Midcoast Spinners Demonstration (5)
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:00 a.m. Youth Sheep Show (22)
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Entries for Whoopie Pie Contest (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
11:00 a.m. Free Individual Wild Blueberry Dessert (18)
12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Maine Country Music Hall of Fame Show (28)
12:00 p.m. Judging of Whoopie Pies (7)
1:00 p.m. Midway Open
!:00 p.m. Medicinal Mushrooms with David Spahr (7)
2:00 p.m. Harness Racing (9)
2:00 p.m. Blueberry Spitting Contest (5)
4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Sign up for Pig Scramble and Bicycle Drawing (19)
4:30 p.m. Youth Showmanship (22)
4:30 p.m. Judging Maine Wild Blueberry Pie (18)
5:00 p.m. Pig Scramble-Ages 9-11 (19)
Followed by Muttin Bustin: Girls 50 lbs.& under, Boys 50 lbs.& under (19)
Followed by – Free Bicycle Drawings (19)
6:00 p.m. Jazz with Paper Moon Duo (5)
6:00 p.m. Wine/Beer Garden Opens (28)
7:00 p.m. Feature Entertainment Ghost of Paul Revere-Sponsored by New Country Bear 97.1, 99.1, 103.3 (28)
Limited seating BYOC (chair) 
10:00 p.m. Midway Closes

Saturday, August 25th
New this year daily demonstrations
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Wood Processing (29)
8:30 a.m. 4-H Working Steer Show (19)
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Matthews Museum Open (1)
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Touch A Truck (track)
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Sign up for Bicycle Drawing (5)
10:00 a.m. Open Oxen & Steer Show (19)
10:00 a.m. Judging Kid’s Kooking Kontest (18)
10:30 a.m. Connect 4 Tourney (ages 6-10) (7)
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 4-H Farm-to-Fair Exhibit (21)
11:00 a.m. Free Bicycle Drawings (5)
11:00 a.m. Sheepherding Demonstration (20)
12:00 p.m. Midway Open
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Maine Craft Beverage Pavilion Open (8)
12:00 p.m. Jason Tardy Juggler (5)
12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Family Fun with Scott Cannon (roaming)
1:00 p.m. Muffin the Clown (Roaming)
1:00 p.m. 4-H Cloverbud Demonstrations (22) 
1:00 p.m. Rick Charette-Sponsored by Camden National Bank (28)
1:30 p.m. Sheepherding Demonstration (20)
2:00 p.m. Jason Tardy Juggler (5)
2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Exhibits must be removed from 4-H Yurt (23)
3:00 p.m. Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull (5) 
3:00 p.m. Awarding of Union Fair Quilt (7) 
4:00 p.m. Rick Charette-Sponsored by Camden National Bank (28)
4:00 p.m. NEW THIS YEAR Thunder Valley Lawn Mower Drag Races (9) 
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Exhibition Hall items may be picked up (7)
7:00 p.m. Midway Closes for 2018. Thank you all for coming!

Should be a great week for all ages at the Union Fair.

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