Rhea County Fair Opens Tuesday July 31

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On Saturday, the Fair held their Fairest of the Fair Pageant in preparation for the Fair opening on Tuesday, July 31st. Left to right are Hannah Couch(Young Miss), Isabella Marshall(Fairest of Fair) and Erin Couch(Junior Miss.(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

Something for Everyone at the Rhea County Fair

July 2018

Evensville, TN —  The Rhea County Fair opens on Tuesday, July 31st at the Rhea County Fairgrounds in Evensville, Tennessee.  Opening ceremonies is Tuesday at 5:00 @ the flagpole.  Gate open at 4:00 pm on Tuesday.  Veterans will be honored during the opening ceremonies.  Opening ceremonies will be followed by a dessert reception at the Fair concessions stand.

As usual, there is no gate fee for Tuesday through Thursday.  The Fair held their Fairest of the Fair Pageant on Saturday and picked three Queens to represent the fair this year.  Winning the Pageant were: Fairest of the Fair, Isabella Marshall, Young Miss: Hannah Couch and Junior Miss: Erin Couch.  On Tuesday there will be Magician Nick roberts opening up the entertainment at the main stage at 5 pm.

Wednesday will be Senior day from 10 am until 1 pm.  Alvin Harris Gospel Singing will be at Main stage at 6:00 pm.  On tap for the night will be Jesus/Ken Cardwell, Keyli Hickey, Beth Harris, Dale Posey and Ken Hicks and Testimony Quartet.

On Thursday at 6 pm will be the “Our Fair Lady” Pageant at 6 pm and Truck Pull/Tug at 6:30 pm.  Friday will feature Rabbit/Chicken Show at 5 pm.  The new young singing group B.A.D. which stands for Blake Smart, Abigail Corvin and Drake Taylor, will be performing from 6:30 until 7:00 pm.  Cattle Show follows at 7:00 pm.  Tractor Parade precedes the 8:00 pm Rodeo at the Arena.

Saturday will feature a day long list of events, beginning with the Car Show form 9 am until Noon, with judging at 2:00 pm.  Also on tap on Saturday will be Chili Cook-off, Barnyard Babes Pageant and Rodeo.  Throughout the day there will be many other events, including Mimi Mud Bod, Corn Hole Tournament, Open Four Wheeler Mud Bod, Pet/Dog Show Ewe/Lamb Show and Tractor Parade before night and Fair ends with Rodeo at 8:00 pm.

Full schedule of events:

Tuesday5:00 PMOpening Ceremony at Flagpole
Tuesday5:00 PMRegistration begins for 4-H Poultry Show at Barn
Tuesday5:00 PMMagician Nick Roberts at Main Stage
Tuesday5:30 PM4-H Poultry Show and Sale at Barn
Tuesday6:00 PMCentury Farm Dinner (by invitation only)
Tuesday7:00 PMMagician Nick Robers at Main Stage
Tuesday7:00 PMWomanless Pageant
WednesdayNoon – 5 pmDrio iff Baked Goods at Concession Stand
Wednesday10 am – 1 pmSenior Day
Wednesday8:00 PMAlvin Harris Gospel Singing at Main State
Thursday4-8 pmRabbitt & Chicken Entry @ Red Barn
Thursday5:30 PMHog Show then auction at Red Barn
Thursday6:00 PMRegistration begins for Hog Show at Barn
Thursday6:00 PMOur Fair Lady Contest @ Main Stage
Thursday6:00 PMRegistration begins for Truck Pull @ Mud Pit
Thursday6:30 PMTruck Pull/Tug of War at Mud Pit
FRIDAY4-8 PM“What are Pollinators” Presentation
FRIDAY5:00 PMRabbit and Chicken Show Judging at Red Barn
FRIDAY6:30 PMMusical Performance by B.A.D. @ Main Stage
FRIDAY7:00 pmOpen Cattle Show at Barn
FRIDAY7:45 PMTractor Parade to Rodeo Arena
FRIDAY8:00 PMRodeo @ Arena
Saturday9 am – NoonCar Show(Awards 2 pm)at RMS Parking Lot
Saturday9:30 PMLanny Mauldin Chili Cook-Off (Judging at Noon)
Saturday10:00Open Goat Show at Barr(Register Sheep Show)
Saturday10:00 AMOpen Horshoe Torunament
Saturday10 am-8 pm“What are Pollinators” Presentation
Saturday11:00 AM“Barnyard Babies” Pageant (Registration 10 am)
Saturday11:00 AMMini Mud Bog
Saturday12:30 PMOpen Goat/Sheep Show @ Barn
Saturday1:00 PMCorn Hole Tournament
Saturday2:00 PMOpen 4 Wheeler Mud Bog
Saturday3:00 PMPet/Dog Show @ Main Stage
Saturday5:00 PMOpen Commercial Ewe Show in Barn
Saturday7:45 PMTractor Parade to Rodeo Arena
Saturday8:00 PMRodeo at Arena
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