Wirt County Fair to be held Aug. 7-10

File Photo Carnival rides are a popular attraction at the Wirt County Fair, along with track events, livestock exhibits, entertainment and concessions.

ELIZABETH — The 2019 Wirt County Fair will be held Aug. 7-10 at the Camp Barbe 4-H grounds along W.Va. 14 near Elizabeth.

The fair will feature four days of track events, entertainment, concessions, carnival rides and livestock programs.

Daily admission is $7 ages 3 and up and free for 2 years and under. A season ticket is $20 for ages 3 and up. On Aug. 2, senior citizens are admitted for $5 until 6 p.m.

More information about the Wirt County Fair is available online at wirtcountyfair.com.

This year’s entertainers will include Patsy Cline tribute artist Sherry Wilson Braid, Wirt County High School Band, Glenville State College Jazz Band and local country singer Jake Binegar.

The schedule of activities includes:

AUG. 7

* 9 a.m.: Gate Opens

* 1 p.m.: Judging of Exhibits Begins

* 3 p.m.: Youth Contests; Livestock Show and Showmanship — Rabbits

* 4 p.m.: Carnival Opens

* 5:30 p.m.: Flag Raising and Dedication of the Fair

* 5:45 p.m.: Celebration of 60 Years

* 6 p.m.: Wirt County High School Band Concert; Bingo; Registration for Truck Pulls — Track

* 6:30 p.m.: Little Miss and Mister Wirt County Fair Pageant — Pavilion

* 7 p.m.: Livestock Show and Showmanship — Hogs; Truck Pulls — Track

* 7:15 p.m.: Miss Wirt County Fair Princess and Teen Pageants — Pavilion

* 8 p.m.: Queen of the Fair Pageant — Pavilion

* 11 p.m.: Carnival Closes

AUG. 8

Senior Citizens Day ($5 until 6 p.m.)

* 9 a.m.: Gate Opens

* 3 p.m.: Youth Contests

* 4 p.m.: Carnival Opens: Simply Bluegrass — Pavilion

* 4-8 p.m.: Cornhole Tournament — Small Track

* 5 p.m.: New Picture — Pavilion

* 6 p.m.: Glenville State College Jazz Band — Pavilion; Bingo; Registration — 4X4 Jamboree — Track; Livestock Show and Showmanship Beef, Sheep and Goats

* 7:30 p.m.: 4X4 Jamboree — Track

* 8 p.m.: Patsy Cline Tribute featuring Sherry Wilson Braid — Pavilion

* 11 p.m.: Carnival Closes

AUG. 9

* 9 a.m.: Gate Opens

* 10 a.m.-Noon: Enter Flower Exhibits

* 1 p.m.: Judging of the Flower Show

* 3 p.m.: Youth Contest

* 4 p.m.: Carnival Opens

* 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Look Alike Contests Registration — Pavilion

* 5 p.m.: Registration — Garden Tractor Pulls — Volleyball Court

* 6 p.m.: Bingo; Registration — ATV Drag Race — Track; Mother & Daughter Look Alike Contest — Pavilion; Garden Tractor Pulls — Volleyball Court

* 6:15 p.m.: Father & Son Look Alike Contest — Pavilion

* 6:30 p.m.: Livestock Sale

* 7 p.m.: ATV Drag Race — Track

* 7:30 p.m.: Talent Show — Pavilion

* 11 p.m.: Carnival Closes

AUG. 10

* 8 a.m.: Gate Opens

* 9 a.m.-Noon: Registration — Mud Bog — Track

* 9-10:30 a.m.: Pretty Baby Contest Registration — Dining Hall

* 11 a.m.: Chicken Dinner

* 11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Pretty Baby Contest — Pavilion

* 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: Children’s Business Fair

* Noon: Registration — WV State Arm Wrestling Championships — Pavilion; Wing Cookoff

* 1 p.m.: Bingo; Carnival Opens; Watermelon Eating Contest; WV State Arm Wrestling Championships — Pavilion; Mud Bog — Track

* 3 p.m.: Youth Contest

* 4 p.m.: Registration — Kiddie Pedal Pull — Pavilion

* 4:30 p.m.: Kiddie Pedal Pull — Pavilion

* 5 p.m.: Carnival Closes

* 5:30 p.m.: Skillet Throwing Contest

* 6 p.m.: Carnival Reopens

* 6:30 p.m.: Haybale Throwing Contest

* 7:30 p.m.: Nail Driving Contest

* 8:30 p.m.: Jake Binegar — Pavilion

* 9 p.m.: Claiming of Exhibits

* 10 p.m.: Fireworks

* 11 p.m.: Carnival Closes

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