Johnson County Fair
The Johnson County Fair will take place July 9 through 14 with the theme Country Roots and Cowboy Boots.
Bring the kids out for the carnival sessions. On Tuesday evening they’ll have opening ceremonies and a youth pageant coronation at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday is 4-H Achievement Day and open exhibits from 2:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening they’ll have professional bull riding at 7:30 p.m. and mutton bustin at 6:30 p.m. On Friday evening they’ll have an ice cream social and 4-H/FFA Livestock sale.
Saturday form 6-8 p.m. there will be a community picnic with music by Crossfire. It’s all you can eat hamburgers and hot dogs prepared by the Cattlemen’s Association with potato salad, slaw, beans, dessert and drinks. Advance tickets are $8 for adults, kids 8 and under are $5. At the door the prices go up two dollars. All proceeds will help fund the Johnson County Fairgrounds.
The carnival has advance wristbands for sale for $15, at the fair the price is $20. Advance tickets are available at Quarry City Savings & Loan, Elsberry Realty, BiLo Country Mart, Sunflower Bank of Leeton.
There will also be a mud run at 6:00 p.m. and Rawhide Mounted Shooters at 7:00 p.m. On Sunday the Shooters will return at 10:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m. the Johnson County Fair Horse Show will take place. Visit www.johnsoncountyfairassociation.com for more information.