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October 7, 2008

2008 Topsfield Fair Events

Friday, Oct. 3

"First Fair Night," 4 to 10 p.m.

Arena

4 p.m., Essex County Pet Parade

7 p.m., RCMP Musical Ride

Essex County Farmyard

4 & 6 p.m., Money Pole

5 p.m., Farm Animal Fun

Picnic Area

Deep Fried Blues TBA

Trianon Stage

5 p.m., 97 North

6 p.m., Boston Tap Company

7-10 p.m., 97 North

Saturday, Oct. 4

NOTE, Some buildings may be temporarily closed due to judging

TOPSFIELD CENTER

9 a.m., Opening Day Parade

ARENA

8:30 a.m., New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

9:30 a.m., Scott Cummins, "Pumpkin Gutter"

2 p.m., RCMP Musical Ride

3 p.m., Youth & 4-H Cattle Showmanship

6 p.m., RCMP Musical Ride

7 p.m., Polo

BEEKEEPING BUILDING

ALL DAY, make your own honeycomb candles

2008 American Honey Queen; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 2008 Essex County Honey Ambassador

CATTLE BARN

Visit the oxen display and the baby calves. Noon, 3 & 5 p.m., milking demonstrations

COOLIDGE HALL

All day, Arts & crafts displays, food demos

ESSEX COUNTY FARMYARD

11 a.m., Money Pole

11:30 a.m. & 2 p.m., Farm Animal Fun

12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m., Birds of Prey

1:15 & 4:30 p.m., Essex County Sheriff's Dept. K-9 Unit

3 p.m., Money Pole

5:30 p.m., Farm Animal Fun

6 p.m., Money Pole

4-H BUILDING

ALL DAY, 4-H Presentations & Coffee Shop

10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m., Debbie O'Carroll — Magic

11 a.m. & 1 & 3 p.m., Dan Grady's Marvelous Marionettes

GRANDSTAND

Noon, International Martial Arts Demonstration (on grassy area)

2 p.m., Andy Pratt Band

4 p.m., Colgate Country Showdown

7 p.m., Andy Pratt Band

GRANGE BUILDING

Daily, Curious Creatures

Nightly, Dan's Country Music Friends

10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m., Professor Jonathan Dark, Flea Circus & Magic

11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m., Tom O'Carroll

GRANGE ROAD

Noon, 2, 4, 6 & 8 p.m., Robinson's Racing Pigs

ALL DAY, Bear Country Paid Exhibit

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