Written by Darla Shumway
It’s fair time in Roosevelt County once again. This year’s fair kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 7, with the 4-H youth style show and commercial, educational, club and informative booths n place.
Thursday, Aug. 8, is Blue/Gold and Green and White Day and is highlighted by the Wild Science! booths, which opened at 10 a.m.; a free corn feed and FFA alumni barbecue at 5 p.m.; and an O-Mok-See at the Culbertson Saddle Club beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Horse judging begins at 8:30 a.m. Thursday with the open class judging also getting underway at that time. 4-H livestock judging begins at 1 p.m.
Friday’s fair events include the livestock judging at 9 a.m.; continuation of the Wild Science! booths; small animal judging and showmanship at 1 p.m.; a bicycle safety event by the Roosevelt County Sheriff’s Office at 3 p.m.; a free meal at 5 p.m., sponsored by the Culbertson Chamber of Commerce; 4-H and FFA livestock sale at 6 p.m.; and the evening entertainment beginning at 8 p.m. with Yampa Valley Boys and Doo-Wah Riders.
Fair-goers are encouraged to wear their favorite tractor/vehicle brand on Friday.
Fair events conclude on Saturday, Aug. 10, with livestock showmanship at 9:30 a.m.; a rib cookoff at 1 p.m.; a ranch rodeo at the Culbertson Saddle Club at 6 p.m.; with a dance following the rodeo at 8 p.m. Saturday is Tough Enough To Wear Pink Day.
A full schedule of events can be found on page five of this newspaper.