Texas County Fair to open tonight at 6:00 p.m. Here's what you need to know

Be sure to come out to the 99th Annual Panhandle Exposition tonight! Ribbon cutting is at 6:00 p.m. and exhibits will be open. The fair will close at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, on Friday it will close at 10:00 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Also, don't forget to check out the carnival nightly during the fair!

Other special events include:
1. Guymon Fire Department setting up a cooling/misting for heat relief
2. Memorial Hospital providing for a Kids’ “Doctor dress up” Photoshoot Friday evening, complete with full costumes for kids, FREE of charge
3. Apollo MedFlight sponsoring the photo shoot, and bringing back the OKC Zoo with live shows every half hour Friday evening
4. State Representatives Casey Murdock and Senator Bryce Marlatt to join the opening ceremonies Wednesday at 6 pm
5. A tribute and memorial to Eva Mussman, fair secretary for past 15 years. Bring out a rose in her honor. See details at the fair.
6. All exhibits open following opening ceremonies
7. All fair goers can enter to win a FREE 65 inch LED RCA smart TV!
8. Meet and Greet new Memorial Hospital CEO Troy Zinn Friday evening in the commercial building.

Upcoming Fair Events:
Thursday:
• 10:00 a.m. - Fair opens for the day
• 4:00 p.m. - Entries taken for the Kid's Pedal Power Tractor Pull Contest, the actual contest will take place at 6:30 p.m.
• 4:00 p.m. - Meat Goat Show judging will take place
• 4:30 p.m. - Entries taken for the Perky Vegetable Contest, have the kids come out and decorate a vegetable!
The contest will be from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
• 9:00 p.m. - Fair closes for the day

Friday:
• 10:00 a.m. - Fair opens for the day
• 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - 4-H Home Economics Judging Contest
• 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Entries for the Sheep Show
• 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Oklahoma City Zoo
• 6:00 p.m. - Judging of the Sheep Show
• 10:00 p.m. - Fair closes for the day

Saturday:
• 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Entries for Beef Show and Bucket Calf Show
• 10:00 a.m. - Fair opens for the day
• 11:00 a.m. - Great All-American Turtle Race
• 1:30 p.m. Entries for the Panhandle Expo Pie Contest
• 2:00 p.m. - Judging of Panhandle Expo Pie Contest
• 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Entry for Tractor Pull
• 5:00 p.m. - Release of Poultry and Rabbits
• 6:00 Antique Tractor Pull and Machinery Sow - South end of Fairgrounds
• 7:00 p.m. Fair closes
• 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Pick up entries

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