Welcome back to the 154th Annual Acton Fair at the Acton Fairgrounds Only 5 more days until we’ll get to try ‘er out! See you there!
The time for the Pig Scramble has changed on Sunday to to 11:00 Am, spread the word.
This July we put the finishing touches on the truck pull track; and we certainly couldn’t have made any of this happen without the generosity of some pretty great companies & some hard working guys; Doug Roberts, Jon “𝘿𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡𝙙” Roberts, Alex Cyr & “the boss” Ryan Ridley!
Thank you to Direct Construction LLC. Lyman, ME for lining up all the trucks; Thyng Paving, Lyman, ME. GCS Trucking, Arundel, ME. Picard Excavating, Saco, ME. Dancause Construction, Dayton, ME. Foglio Inc., Waterboro, ME. Alex D. Cyr Excavation, Springvale, ME. & Jake Angers, Shapleigh, ME. And also a big thank you to Eric Picard for donating all of the clay needed to make this expansion possible!
Only 5 more days until we’ll get to try ‘er out! See you there!Details
THURSDAY, AUGUST 22nd Exhibition buildings will be open from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PMVeterans $4.00 all day with Military ID9:00AM Judging Show Oxen & Steers in pulling ring.10:00AM 4-H Beef Showmanship in livestock show ring.4-H MarketSteer Show following the 4-H Beef Showmanship.Beef Judging, 4-H and Open Classes following the 4-H Market Steer Show.10:00 -2:00PM Guild of Spinners & Weavers by museum building.10:30AM How to select a rabbit to show and the general care of rabbits by the rabbit barn. 12:00Noon Clipping Demonstration for dairy animals in dairy barn.1:00PM Farmer’s Exhibition-Oxen on Scoot, in pulling ring. Watermelon Carving Contest by Exhibition Hall 1:30PM Talk on care of Guinea Pigs.3:30PM4-H Dog Obedience clinic, in livestock show ring. Cruise’n Car Show, in horseshow ring.Sponsored by: PartnersBank4:00 PM Midway Rides Open4:00 –8:00 PM Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building4:00 –5:00 PM Milking demonstration in dairy barn.6:30PM Cruise’n Car Show Awards.7:00 PMKid Farmer Olympics in livestock show ring.8:00 PMSomething StupidBand on stagein front of grandstand
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd Senior Citizen’s Day -from opening until 4:00 PM Exhibition Buildings will be open from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM9:00AM 4-H Dairy Showmanship in livestock show ring.9:30AMSteer and Ox Pulling in pulling ring.10:00AM Dairy Judging, 4-H and Open Classes in livestock show ring. 12:30PM Dairy Judging continued.1:00PM Ox Pulling continued.2:00PM Midway Rides Open3:00PM Talk on good Rabbit nutrition in Rabbit Barn4:00 –8:00PMFarmer’s Lil’Helper by flower building4:00 –5:00PMMilking demonstration in dairy barn.5:00PM 4-H Poultry Show in livestock show ring5:00 –9:00PM Spinning demonstration in Rabbit Barn.7:00PM 4-H Quiz Bowl in livestock show ring.8:00PM Selecting and Crowning of MISS ACTON FAIRSponsored by: Spence & Mathews Insurance
SATURDAY,AUGUST 24thExhibition Buildings will be open from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.Gates will open early for Parade Participants.9:00 AM Draft Horse, Pony & Miniature Horse Exposition in horse show ring Rabbit Judging by rabbit barn.9:30AMRecognition of Agricultural award winners of York County.10:00AM GRAND PARADE11:00AM Women’s Skillet Throw on track by scales. Sponsored by: Aubuchon Hardware Girls Youth Skillet Throw following Women’s Skillet Throw12NoonHorse Pulling following the parade in pulling ring. Sponsored by: Chase Farms12 Noon–8:00 PM Farmer’s Lil’ Helperby flower building Midway Rides Open1:00PM 4-H Goat Showmanship in livestock show ring.Judging 4-H Goats following showmanship classes.Judging 4-H and Open Sheep Classes following the Goat show. 3:00PM Truck Pull, behind rabbit barn by gate 34:00PM Milking Contest in dairy barn.5:00PMFrozen Tee Shirt Contest in livestock show ring. Sponsored by: Deering LumberTruck Pullcontinuedif entries permit7:00PM4-H Quiz Bowl Finals in livestock show ring.7:30PMAdult Farmers Olympics in livestock show ring.8:00 PM AMERICAN RIDE on stage in front of grandstand
SUNDAY, AUGUST 25thExhibition Buildings will be open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.NO PETS, SERVICE ANIMALS ONLY, ARE ALLOWED ON THE FAIRGROUNDS.8:00AM4-H Rabbit Showmanship Clinic by rabbit barn.8:30AM Interdenominational Church Service in Entertainment Center. 9:00AMADGA Sanctioned Dairy Goat Show in livestock show ring4-H Members Rabbit Showmanship by rabbit barn.9:15AMHorse Show in horse show ring.Sponsored by: Long Horn Horse & Pet Supply,Poulin Grain, Welch’s Hardware & Nutrena Feeds9:30AMAntique Tractor Pull, behind rabbit barn by gate 311:00AMFarmer’s Lawnmower Rodeo. Place to be announced.PIG SCRAMBLE For York County Residents Only, in pulling ring.Sponsored by: Spence &Mathews Insurance12 Noon Pedal Tractor Pull in tent by rabbit barn12 Noon –6:00 PM Garden Tractor Pullin’ pulling ring Farmer’s Lil’ Helper by flower building Midway Rides Open4-H Rabbit Show by rabbit barn for York County Members only.ADGA Sanctioned Dairy Goat Show continued PROGRAM SUBJECT TO CHANGE