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4-H'ers to showcase their hard work


Public events begin tomorrow at Leavenworth


July 10, 2019
The Crawford County 4-H Showcase will open to the public tomorrow (Thursday) at Leavenworth.

Since Monday, 4-H'ers have been checking in projects and judges have been awarding ribbons in anticipation of the public getting to see their hard work.

With weigh-in tomorrow morning, the poultry and rabbit shows at 5 p.m. in the small animal tent and livestock arena, respectively, along with the sheep and goat show at 7 in the livestock arena, will get the livestock fun underway.

Tomorrow's events also will include the Hoosier Uplands and Todd Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Senior Day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Leavenworth Firehouse and the cat, dog and pet show at 3 p.m. in the livestock arena.

Entertainment featuring Special Ed Karaoke with Eddie Polen will be on the front lawn (in front of the Leavenworth Town Hall) from 6 to 9 p.m.

Friday's schedule includes the 4-H Public Speaking Contest and 4-H Demonstration Contest at 3 p.m. at the Annabelle House, the Help the Hellbenders event from 4 to 9 p.m. on the front lawn, water gun painting from 4 to 6, also on the front lawn, and the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Power House from 4 to 6 at the Annabelle House. Entertainment with The Real Music Zone featuring DJ Big Jim will be 6 to 9 p.m. on the front lawn.

Friday also will feature the beef show and the swine show at 5 and 7 p.m., respectively, in the livestock arena.

Activities on Saturday, the last day of the showcase, will get started at 9 a.m. with the Jim Ade 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest in the Livestock Arena. The 4-H fashion revue will be at 11 at the Annabelle House, as will the talent contest.

A barbecue chicken dinner at the Leavenworth Town Hall, with proceeds benefiting the Crawford County veterans, will be from noon to 3 p.m., or until they run out. The cost will be $10 for half-chicken dinners and $7 for quarter-chicken dinners.

A bicycle safety rodeo and ice cream social will be at 1 p.m. on the front lawn, while entertainment from Banjo Pickin' Gus and The Wrights, also on the front lawn, will be at 2 and 2:30, respectively.

All 2019 4-H project grand champions will be recognized at 3 p.m. in the livestock arena. Then, at 4, the livestock auction, also in the livestock barn, will get underway.

Both the Crawford County Cattleman's Association rib-eye steak stand and a bake sale hosted by the 4-H Youth Development Association of Crawford County, in the First Savings Bank parking lot, will be open Thursday and Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The 4-H Cloverville Exhibit Hall will be open from 4 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

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