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August 14, 2015 - 3:00pm

Thank you to the generous sponsors of the 2015 Genesee County Fair 
Alpina Foods, Arctic Refrigeration, Baskin Livestock, Batavia Starter, Big O Farms, Brad Vokes Trucking, B's Pet Grooming, Cargill, Carolina Eastern‐Crocker, LLC, Carquest, Castilone Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Corfu-Darien Veterinary Clinic, Cummings & Bricker, Dig Safely NY, Freed Maxick CPA's P.C., Geer Farm Services, Inc., Genesee Community College, Genesee County Ag Society, Genesee Patrons Cooperative Insurance Company, George Pursel Repair, I.D. Booth, Jackson Welding & Gas Products, Ken Barrett Chevrolet Cadillac, Inc., L&L Transmission, Lamb Farms, Inc., Lee Shuknecht & Sons, Inc., Liberty Pumps, Linwood Turf Equipment, LJK Feeds, Mac Duffie Sand & Gravel, Maple Lawn Farm, Max Pies Furniture Co., Inc., MB Farms, McKenzie Farms, LLC, Muller Quaker Dairy LLC, MY‐T Acres, OATKA Milk, Perry Vet, Pumpkin Hill Veterinary Clinic, RB Adams Agency, Reisdorf Oil & Propane, Roblee Plumbing, Rose & Carol Topolski, Stafford Trading Post, Stan’s Harley-Davidson, State Street Animal Hospital, Stella Collision Service, Inc., Superior Plus Energy Services, Tompkins Bank of Castile, Toyota of Batavia, Triple‐O Mechanical, Turnbull Heating & AC & Commercial Refrigeration, United Memorial Medical Center, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc., Western NY Concrete Corp., William Kent, Inc., Wills Carpet One, WNY Fireplace Outlet.

Thank you to those who donated time/material/equipment to help to make the fair a success 
Adams Welding & Fabrication, Ad‐Stuff, Alabama FD, Alexander Equipment, Alexander FD, Amber Burns, Andrea Anderson, April Meier, Barb Stone, Batavia Downs, Batavia Legal Printing, Batavia Sign Company, Batavia’s Original, Batavia Restaurant Supply, BC Transport, Bethany FD, Bob & Judy Alwardt, Bob Maute, Brian Skelton, C.H. Wright Distributors, Carol Grasso, Carol Topolski Lawncare, Carolyn Redinger, Carrie Beil, Cedar Street Sales & Rentals, Christopher & Chandy Kemp, Churchville Fire Equipment, Cold Springs Construction, Colleen Pimm & Family, Cowgirl Couture, Creamy Creations, Dan Duyssen, Deb Baris, Debbie Henning, Debbie Klein, Dennis Maute, Duyssen Family Farm, Elite Controls, Elton & Colleen Shuknecht, Emily Boldt, Empire Tractor, Ferris Hazlit & Friends, GCASA Painting Crew, Genesee County Ag Society Mounted Patrol, Genesee County Sheriff’s Department, Genesee Valley Pennysaver, George & Sweede, Georgia Geissler, Gui’s Lumber, Guyla McKee, Harrington’s Produce, Jack Cain, Jack Duyssen, Jason, Crystal & Kayla Heimlich, Jennifer Ford‐Berry, Jenny Merle, Jerry & Deborah Klotzbach, Jim Gallagher, Joe’s Pro Shop, Josh Eickoff, Julian Duyssen, Justin Chaddock, Kate Meier, Katy Page, Kelly Stalicia, Kim Carlson, Kim Laird, Kitana Maher, Kris Coughlin, Kristen Meeder – Tastefully Simple Consultant, Kristen Walsh, L.D. Stevens Golf Cart Rental & Repair, Larry & Sue Carlson, Lindsey Thurber, Lucie Griffis, Lynne McDonald, MacDuffie Sand and Gravel, Marie Vaughn, Mark’s Pizzeria, Mary Heale, Matt, Joanne & Lindsay Horine, Meadowbrook Golf Course, Mercy Flight, Michael Tooley, Mike & Judy Anderson, Monroe Tractor, Mr. & Mrs. Norm Pimm Sr., NAPA LeRoy, Patti Duyssen, Paul Figlow Producations, Paul Smith & Friends, Phelps Stump Grinding, Photography by Susan Meier, Posy Power Peddler, Pudgie's Lawn & Garden, Raceway 5, Renee Johnson, Ron & Julie Radley, Ron Smith, Rose Maher, Sarah Klotzbach, SB Farms, LLC, Scofield Rolloff Service, Scott Adams Trucking, Smitty’s Amish Sheds, Solid Gold Productions, Sterling Tents & Awnings, Steven Foster, Sue Rich, Summer Kick Off Classic Horse Show – Crista Boldt and Associates, Sundae Duyssen, Tasha Northrup, Terri Johnson, The Batavia Daily News, The Batavian, The Dancing Place, The Rope Guys, Theresa DeMars, Tim Adams, Tony Johnston, Town of Batavia FD, Tracy & Corrin Stellakis, T‐Shirts Etc.,  Walmart – Batavia, WBTA, WCJW, WYRK, Z&M Ag & Turf.
 

We Apologize for Anyone We May Have Left Out!

August 13, 2015 - 3:00pm

CALLING ARTISTS OF ALL AGES: Enter for a chance to win one of several great prizes, including our top prize of $250 for 1st Place! Right now we have very few adult artists signed up to chalk so your chances of winning big are, well... BIG! We also have a People's Choice category for the public to vote on their favorite with the winner receiving a gift basket from Alex's Place Restaurant!

Teens can walk away with a $75 cash prize and our youth prize is a $75 gift basket from Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle! The contest takes place during Summer in the City this Saturday, Aug. 15th. Artists can start at 9 a.m. and work until 5 p.m. Judging and awards will be presented immediately after and announced on stage!  Artists can enjoy food, drinks and entertainment from the Summer in the City festival.  

With every artist's registration, you will receive a goody bag consisting of a box of 24 chalks to get started, an event T-shirt from T-Shirts Etc., and a Snapple beverage from CH Wright!  

If you are an area artist and are a member of GO ART! or Batavia Society of Artists, your registration is discounted by 50 percent!   

This contest is raising money for future art events through GO ART!, and will help fund the youth art program at GO ART!, which helps bring art programs to children all around our county.  

A huge shout out to our platinum city sponsors that have made this event possible: Main Street Pizza Co., Alex's Place, Batavia Business Improvement District, Adam Miller Toy and Bicycle, CH Wright and T-Shirts Etc.! And many many more! Register today by click here.

August 7, 2015 - 3:00pm

Come to Elba for the Onion Festival and make sure to visit this open house at 4255 West Avenue! Solidly built and well maintained! This three bedroom home is a great country property located on an acre of land on a quiet road filled with great neighbors! This ranch home has been well maintained with very little to do but your choices! Large livingroom with gas fireplace outlooking pretty front yard with nice views. There are hardwood floors thruout home under carpet. Basement is large clean and dry-perfect for work, play or finishing! Backyard is private with shed and garden area. Nice country property! Visit Reliant Real Estate today!

 

August 5, 2015 - 4:30pm

Hog For Paws will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Stan’s Harley Davidson, Inc., 4425 W. Saile Drive in Batavia. Hogs for Paws is a fundraising and reunion event for our local Genesee County Animal Shelter.

Activities at the event: 

  • Microchipping for dogs and cats­ $30; Obedience Training with the K­9 Kahuna K­9 Demonstration; Face Painting;
  • Magic w/Joe; 50/50 Raffle; T­shirt sale Vendors Open Arms Rescue;
  • NEW this Year! 100-MILE RIDE -- $10 per person (includes lunch);
  • Kickstands up at 10 a.m.;
  • Lunch -- $5 per person -- All monies are donated to Volunteers for Animals -- includes a hotdog, salad and a drink. Thank you for your support! 

You can also show your support on: http://www.gofundme.com/vw967fc

August 5, 2015 - 12:00pm


Volunteers are still needed to help with traffic. Please contact Beth Kemp at 345-1993.

July 31, 2015 - 4:00pm

6460 Albion Rd Oakfield, NY. The definition of a Gentleman's Farm! Custom built three bedroom, 2 and a half bath located on 20 acres won't disappoint! Both large and cozy, this home is well laid out and has something for everyone -plus an unfinshed bonus room that gives you a chance to finish and make your own! This home features a beautiful livingroom with floor to ceiling rock fireplace definitely made for entertaining! There is a lot to see inside but don't forget your walking shoes because the land is beautiful in all seasons! Already partially fenced and pastured, the large gable barn adds the final touch!  Check this one out!! $274,900

July 25, 2015 - 8:00am

SATURDAY, JULY 25TH - GENESEE COUNTY FARM BUREAU DAY & BRING YOUR TRACTOR TO THE FAIR DAY
All Day - Wade Henry - Entertainment Tent
8:30am - NIOGA Colored Breed Show - Show Ring
9am - NIOGA Holstein/Open Class Dairy Show - Show Ring
9am - Open Class Goat Show - 4-H Goat Barn
10am - 4-H Horse Gymkhana & Games Classes - Horse Ring
10am - FARM STOCK TRACTOR - Bring your tractor!! - Grandstand
  Enhanced Tractor & Garden Pullers
11am    EXHIBIT HALLS & BUILDINGS OPEN
1-11pm - MIDWAY OPENS - Amusement Area
1pm - NCCC Tanzen Dance Team - Entertainment Tent
2pm - 4-H Sheep Bowl - Entertainment Tent
2-4pm - 4-H Vegetable Art Fun Fair Activity - Kennedy Building
3:30pm - Small Fry Tractor Pull
4pm - 4-H Master Showman Contest - Kennedy Building
6pm - Empire State Pullers Tractor Pulls.
   Immediately following ESP are Outlaw Pulling Series Semi Trucks & Stock Pick Up Trucks       “Run what you Brung” - GRANDSTAND
6:30pm - 4-H Scavenger Hunt - Kennedy Building
8pm - Beer Tent Opens - Beer Tent
8pm - 12am - Dave Lockwood, Worthy Duncan & Paul Cummings - Band - Beer Tent
8pm - 4-H Dairy Animals released
8:30pm - 4-H Horse released
9pm - 4-H Fur & Feather Club Animals released
9pm - 4-H Non-market auction animals - Beef, Goat, Sheep & Swine released
10pm - Kennedy, Merton & Exhibition Buildings open for pick up of entries

July 24, 2015 - 8:00am

FRIDAY, JULY 24TH - COMMUNITY DAY & THRILL NIGHT
All Day - Wade Henry - Entertainment Tent
9am - Open Class Sheep Show - Open Sheep Barn
10am - 4-H Horse Show Fitting, Showmanship & Western - Horse Ring
11am - EXHIBIT HALLS AND BUILDINGS OPEN
1pm - Open Class Beef Show - Show Ring
1-11pm - MIDWAY OPENS - Amusement Area
4-H Goat Obstacle Course Contest - Livestock Building
3pm - 4-H Sheep Trimming and Blocking Contest - Sheep Barn
5:30pm - 4-H Tractor Driving Contest - Via Pre Registration - Kennedy Building
5:30pm - 4-H Goat Costume Contest - Kennedy Building
6pm - NIOGA Jr. Showmanship - Show Ring
7pm - 4-H Fur & Feather Knowledge Contests - Merton Building
7pm - COUNTY FAIR GRAND DEMOLITION DERBY - Grandstand
7pm - Beer Tent Opens - Beer Tent
8pm - 11 pm Audibull - Band - Beer Tent
10pm - EXHIBIT HALLS AND BUILDINGS CLOSE

For more information on this year's fair and daily events, please click here to visit our site!

July 23, 2015 - 8:00am

THURSDAY, JULY 23RD - VETERAN’S DAY AT THE FAIR
All Day - Wade Henry - Entertainment Tent
9am - 4-H Dairy Show & Showmanship - Show Ring
9am - 4-H Horses In Place
10am - 4-H Horse Show, Fitting, Showmanship and English - Horse Ring
11am - EXHIBIT HALLS & BUILDINGS OPEN
1pm - 4-H Goat Knowledge Olympics Contest - Livestock Building
2pm - 4-H Horse Show Dressage Classes - Horse Ring
5-10pm - MIDWAY OPENS - Amusement Area
5pm - NCCC Tanzen Dance Team - Entertainment Tent
5:30-7pm - 4-H Market Animal Auction Buyers Dinner - Entertainment Tent
6pm - RACEWAY 5 SPECIAL STOCK CAR RACES    - Grandstand
7pm - “Genesee’s Got Talent” Talent Showcase - Entertainment Tent
  Karaoke (Following Talent Show)    - Entertainment Tent
7pm - 4-H Market Animal Auction - Show Ring
8pm - Beer Tent Opens - Beer Tent
8-11pm - Julie Dunlop & High Maintenance - Country Band - Beer Tent
10 pm - EXHIBIT HALLS & BUILDINGS CLOSE

For more information on this year's fair and daily events, please click here to visit our site!

July 22, 2015 - 8:00am

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22ND - CHILDREN’S DAY / 4H FAMILY NIGHT

All Day - Wade Henry - Entertainment Tent
9am - 4-H Dairy Goat Show & Showmanship    - Show Ring
9am - Draft Horse Halter Classes - Arena
9am - Regional Tunis/Shropshire Sheep Show - Open Dairy Barn
11am - EXHIBIT HALLS & BUILDINGS OPEN
11:30am - GPS & Solar Fun Fest- Merton Building
12-3pm - MIDWAY OPEN for SPECIAL KID'S DAY $5 Ride Wrist Bands - Amusement Area
12pm - CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES - Exhibition Building
1:30pm - 4-H Sheep Show, Showmanship & Breed Show - Show Ring
  Followed by 4-H Sheep Leadline Classes and 4-H Sheep Costume Class
2-4pm - Balloon Animal Demonstration - Exhibition Building
3pm - Small Fry Tractor Pull - Exhibition Building
5-10pm - MIDWAY Re-OPENS - Amusement Area
5pm - Draft Horse Show Hitch Classes - Arena
6pm - 4-H & Open Swine Breeds & Showmanship - Show Ring
6pm - 4-H Rabbit Show & Sportsmanship - Merton Building
7pm - Beer Tent Opens - Beer Tent
7-11pm - In The House - Band - Beer Tent
7pm - Fair Queen Crowning - Entertainment Tent Stage
  Karaoke (Following Fair Queen) - Entertainment Tent Stage
10pm - EXHIBIT HALLS & BUILDINGS CLOSE
For more information on this year's fair and daily events, please click here to visit our site!

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