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Battle of the Barns & 10 Year 4-H Recognition Ceremony
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Battle of the Barns & 10 Year 4-H Recognition Ceremony

Free with General Admission

The Barnyard olympics are alive and well in Porter County! Watch as each barn sends a crew of their own out into the arena to compete against other teams in a variety of exciting and funny games. We also recognize our fellow 4Hers who have been members for 10 years!

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Night of Destruction Demo Derby
Jul
27
6:00 PM18:00

Night of Destruction Demo Derby

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Experience an evening of destruction, as vehicles crash into one another to see who can outlast the other. Events include – Regular Demolition Derby (Cars), Trucks and Vans, Figure 8, and Kids Power Wheels. There will be lots of noise and smoke at this night of destruction. View as a spectator or bring your car or truck and compete. Registration is allowed the day of show.

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Sandberg’s Towing Figure 8 School Bus Derby
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

Sandberg’s Towing Figure 8 School Bus Derby

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Watch as retired school buses make daredevil twists and turns around a figure 8 mud track. There is sure to be some close calls as drivers race to win. You may even witness a school bus on two wheels! Bring family and friends because it’s sure to be a wild ride!

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Cutest Baby Contest
Jul
20
9:30 AM09:30

Cutest Baby Contest

Free with General Admission

Who is the fairest babe of the land? See who will be named the first place winner for each age group, and then who will win Grand Champion overall. Think you have a cute baby? Enter your child in to win. This event also helps raise money for The Caring Place, a non-profit based in Valparaiso that provides service and shelter for victims of violence and their children, through education and awareness.

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KV REMC Electricity Demo
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

KV REMC Electricity Demo

Free with General Admission

Each year in the United States, hundreds of people are killed and more than 10,000 are injured from electrical accidents in the home. At work, electricity causes more than 300 deaths each year. This demonstration will educate you on some of the dangers of coming in contact with electrical lines and the importance of electrical safety.

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Porter County Fair Queen Pageant
Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Porter County Fair Queen Pageant

Join us in the Banquet Halls of the newly-renovated Porter County Expo Center for the 2019 Miss Porter County Fair Queen Pageant as we watch Rylee Briel give her farewell speech and crown this year's Miss Porter County Fair. This year, the contest will be held prior to the Fair's start in the beautiful, air-conditioned Expo Center on the fairgrounds.

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