The Weld County Fair is happening now at Island Grove Park in Greeley. It runs through Sunday and is free and open to the public. There everything from cattle shows to rabbit shows, from a fiddle contest to a garden tractor pull.  I will be there on Sunday for the BBQ. Here is the complete schedule for 2014:

Thursday, July 24th

7:00 am: Free Pancake Breakfast - Exhibition Building
8:00 am: Dairy Show - North Oval
9:00 am:  West Greeley Conservation District Workshop - Exhibition Building
11:00 am: Activities for Youth - Pavilion
1:00 pm:  Dairy Heifer Sale - North Oval
1:00 pm:  Market and Breeding Sheep Show - Event Center
6:00 pm:  Beef Showmanship - North Oval
6:00 pm:  Rabbit Showmanship - Event Center

Friday, July 25th

8:00 am:  Market Beef Show - North Oval
8:00 am: Rocky  Mountain Miniature Horse Club Show - Warm Up Arena
9:00 am:  Poultry Showmanship - Event Center
9:00 am:  Free Admission to Centennial Village
10:00 am: Special Events Celebrating Seniors - Pavilion
1:00 pm:  Breeding Beef Show - North Oval
4:00 pm:  Weld County Swine Breeders Association Show - Exhibition Building
5:00 pm:  Weld County Fair Open Team Robing - Grandstand Arena

Saturday, July 26th

8:00 am:  Market and Breeding Sine Show - Exhibition Building
8:00 am: Rabbit Show - Event Center
9:00 am:  Poultry Show -Event Center
9:00 am: Free Admission to Centennial Village
9:30 am:  Fiddle Fest Contest - Pavilion
10:00 am:  Garden Tractor Pull - Grandstand Arena
5:00 pm:  Weld County Fair Open Team Roping - Grandstand Arena
8:00 pm:  Fair Dance - Under South Side of Grandstand Arena

Sunday, July 27th

8:00 am:  Vette Fest 2014 Car Show - Southeast Oval
8:15 am:  Cowboy Church Services - Pavilion
9:00 am:  All Around Large Animal Showmanship - North Oval
9:00 am:  Roocket Fly Day - Dirt parking lot west of Centennial Village
10:00 am:  Bucket Calf Show - North Oval
10:00 am:  All Around Small Animal Showmanship - Event Center
10:00 am:  Youth Rodeo at Weld County Fair - Grandstand Arena
10:00 am: Free Admissiion to Centennial Village
10:30 am:  Fair Parade (After Bucket Calf Show) - Staging at Bunkhouse
11:30 am:  Free BBQ Lunch - Pavilion
1:00 pm:  Fair Awards Ceremony (Following BBQ) - Pavilion

Monday, July 28th

3:00 pm:  Junior Livestock Sale - Event Center