The Essex County Fair now through Aug. 4

WESTPORT – The 165th Essex County Fair opened Wednesday and will run through Aug. 4.

Admission is $10 and includes carnival rides on the midway, brought to you by East Coast Midways.

For more information about the 2013 Essex County Fair, follow them on Facebook or visit www.essexcountyfair.org.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Loreman’s Day

Gordon Oil Day

Carload Day ($25 per carload includes rides, 3 to 9 p.m.)

Senior Citizen’s Day

Senior Citizens Over 60 Receive a $2 off Food Coupon with $10 Admission

9 a.m.: 4-H Horse Show (all other classes)

Noon: Midway Opens

2 p.m.: Milk Drinking Contest at the New Cattle Show Ring

4 p.m.: Cow Milking Demonstration

5:30 p.m.: Bicycle Giveaway

6 p.m.: Dog Agility Demonstration^

7 p.m.: Chris Higbee

Friday, Aug. 2

Avery Energy Day

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8 a.m.: Essex County Fair Horse Show

9:30 a.m.: Essex County Fair Cattle Show

10a.m..: Midway Opens

Noon: Bike Rodeo & Bike Giveaway at the Grandstand

2 p.m.: Pudding Eating Contest at the EMS Building

4 p.m.: Cow Milking Demonstration

5:15 p.m.: John Longware Memorial Pancake Supper (Conservation Area)

6 p.m.: Street Legal Truck Pull

Fireworks After the Grandstand Show

Saturday, Aug. 3

Egglefield Ford Day

8 a.m.: Saturday Open Horse Show

10 a.m.: Horse Pulling Contest

11 a.m.: 4-H Rabbit Fun Show

Noon: Midway Opens

Noon: Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby ($5 Grandstand Charge)

1 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Costume Show

4 p.m.: Cattle Costume Class

4 p.m.: Cow Milking Demonstration

5 p.m.: Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby ($5.00 Grandstand Charge)

5:30 p.m.: Bicycle Giveaway

Sunday, Aug. 4

Tractor Supply Day

9 a.m.: Horse Show: Lead Line & Beginner

10 a.m.: Oxen & Steer Pulling Contest

11 a.m.: 4-H Poultry Breed Show

Noon: Midway Opens

Noon: Garden Tractor Pull#

1 p.m.: Essex County Fair Gymkhana Horse Show

4 p.m.: Cow Milking Demonstration

5 p.m.: Farm, Altered and Pro Stock 9000 and up Tractor Pull

5 p.m.: Essex County Fair Idol Contest

5:30 p.m.: Bicycle Giveaway