Thursday, August 24th, 2017 - Entry Day
8 am - 6 pm        Entries in LIVESTOCK DEPT. ONLY

10 am - 8 pm      Entries in ALL OTHER DEPTS.

3:00 pm              K&M Amusements Opens Midway
                             All Rides are FREE (w/ paid gate wristband)

4:30 pm              IN THE GRANDSTAND
                            THE YOUTH CHALLENGE
                            Teams compete to raise money for their group
                                 Sponsored by Brookside Insurance &  Auto Owners Insurance

4:45 pm              FLAG RAISING CEREMONY
                             Located near the Expo Building
                             Combined Color Guards from the area Veteran Organization

6:00 pm              IN THE CATTLE PAVILION
                             Weigh In of Market Animals

7:00 pm              GRANDSTAND SHOW
                             MARTY’S  GOLDENAIRES

Friday, August 25th, 2017 - Judging Day & Senior Day
8:00 am              Judging in the CATTLE DEPT.

9:00 am              Judging in YOUTH - ALL OTHER DEPTS.

9 am - 5 pm       SENIOR CITIZEN DAY
​                            Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties
                                Ages 62 and over get gate admission FREE!
                                Sponsored by Aspirus Grand View and 
                                Spectrum Entertainment

10:00 am            IN THE HORSE ARENA
                            TINY TOT CLASSES

                             - Judging begins
12:00 noon         IN THE HORSE ARENA
                             YOUTH CLASS HORSE SHOW

                              - Judging Begins

12:00 noon        K&M Amusements Opens Midway
                             All Rides are FREE (w/ paid wristband)

                            HARNESS RACING

​                            The Tradition continues with the event that started it all!

2:00 pm             ON THE SMALL STAGE
                            BIG D & FRIENDS

                            Acappella trio singing songsof Praise!  

4:00 pm             IN THE GRANDSTAND

                            Sponsored by Northern Waters Casino & Resort
                                    formerly the Lac Vieux Desert Casino 

5:00 pm              ON THE SMALL STAGE
                             MIKE MAGEE

                              Some great music from a talented artist

5:00 -7:00 pm     IN THE GRANDSTAND
                             MEET AND GREET WITH WOODLAND SKY NATIVE
                             AMERICAN DANCE COMPANY

                             Sponsored by Northern Waters Casino & Resort

5:00 -7:00 pm     IN THE GRANDSTAND

                             Sponsored by Northern Waters Casino & Resort

8:00 pm               ON THE SMALL STAGE
                              LAKE EFFECT BAND

                              Three piece power trio performing Classic  and Southern Rock
                                    Sponsored by The Friends of the Fair

Saturday, August 25th, 2017 - Family Day
9:00 am              NEW EVENT! 
                             BBQ COOK OFF SET UP

                              Judging starts at 4 p.m.

9:00 am              IN THE HORSE ARENA
                            OPEN HORSE SHOW

                             Judging - Horse ALL

12 noon            K&M Amusements Opens Midway
                             All Rides are FREE (w/ paid gate wristband)

                            HARNESS RACING

                            The Tradition continues with the event that started it all!       

1:00 pm             NEW EVENT FIRST EVER...
                            CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

                            Enter your team to participate in the first ever event! 

2:00 pm             ON THE SMALL STAGE
                            TOM KATALIN

                            Classic and Current Country music and More! 
3:00 pm             HARNESS DRIVERS MEET & GREET
                            Located between Race Horse Barns 1 & 2

4:00 pm              Judging for the BBQ Cook Off Begins

4:30-5:30 pm      Music by Jim Favero

5:30 pm              4H MARKET LIVESTOCK AUCTION
                              Located in the Cattle Ring
                              Raised by Hindquarters 4-H Club Members

7:30 pm              IN THE GRANDSTAND 
                             KEVIN CHALFANT'S 
                             THE JOURNEY EXPERIENCE!

Sunday, August 26th, 2017 - 4H Day
9:00 am              IN THE HORSE ARENA
                            ACTION GAMES

                             “Don’t miss out on the fun!”

12 - 4 pm            ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW
                             Check out the antique tractors and more!
                             Located at the East end of the Expo Building

12 noon              K&M Amusements Opens Midway
                             All Rides are FREE (with paid wristband)

1:00 pm              ON THE GROUNDS
                             ANNUAL PEDAL TRACTOR PULL

                             Located near the Stock Pavilion
                             Sponsored by the Gribble Family

1:30 pm              IN THE GRANDSTAND
                             4-H AWARD SHOW

                            The kids of the 4-H receive their awards for all their work.

2:00 pm              ON THE SMALL STAGE
                             7th ANNUAL PIE AUCTION

                             Come on up and bid on some pies!
                              (If it rains, it moves to the Multi-Purpose bldg.)

3:00 pm             ON THE GROUNDS
                            VINTAGE TRACTOR PARADE

                            Tractors take a lap through the fairgrounds

3:00 pm              IN THE GRANDSTAND
                            2nd ANNUAL DIRT DASH

                            DON'T MISS THE EXCITING RACING ACTION!
                            Sponsored by Northern Clearing

8:00 pm              ENTRIES RELEASED

10:00 pm            CLOSE OF THE FAIR
Times and Events Scheduled
to Change without Notice.