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ROCHESTER COUNTRY FAIR 2009


Friday August 21st
5 PM - Woodsman Show
Chainsaw - Log Rolling - Chopping - Bow Sawing - Spring Board - Disc Stacking - 2 Person Cross Cut
This is a rain or shine event


Saturday Events - August 22nd

All Day - Tractor Show (Sat. & Sun.)

All Day - Military Show (Sat. & Sun.)
Visit www.fightingiron.com for more information

All Day - Scarecrow Contest

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM - Car Cruise - Cars 1972 and Earlier
Dash Plaques to the first 75 cars
Sponsored by Goyette's Inc.
Oldies Music by DJ Johnny Angel

10:00 AM - Antique Tractor Pull
Visit our website for rules and regulations

10:00 AM - Live Music by: Next of Kin

11:00 AM - Children's "Mardi Gras" Theme Costume Parade
Main Arena
Bring your own Instruments, Noise Makers and Mardi Gras Attire!

11:30 AM - Frog Derby - BYO Frog

12:30 AM - Children's Events in Main Arena:
Hula Hoop Contest, Bead Tossing, Sack & 3-Legged Race

1:00 PM - Bristol County Bee Keepers Presentation - Honey Bee Keepers Equipment
Visit their vendor booth located under the trees along Rt. 105

1:30 PM - Live Music by: Magnolia

2:00 PM - Scarecrow Contest Judging
Please bring your scarecrows to the Fair by 10AM.
Scarecrows will be judged in the following 3 categories:
Best "Mardi Gras" Theme, Best Traditional & Most Original Scarecrow
A complete list of rules can be found in the program book or online

2:30 PM - Pie Eating Contest
Ages 5 and up - while supplies last!

3:00 PM - Bristol County Bee Keepers - Life Cycle of the Honey Bee Presentation
Visit their vendor booth located under the trees along Rt. 105

3:30 PM - Pie Bake Off (under the big tent)

3:30 PM - Lawn Mower Race
Helmets are Required - Rules & Applications are available on our website

4:00 PM - Joe Monteiro Memorial Tractor Restoration Awards

5:00 PM - Big Tent Closes for Pig Roast Preparation

6:00 PM - Rochester Land Trust Pig Roast
Limited Tickets! Get your tickets at Bev-Loves-Books or call 508-763-5503.

8:00 PM - Block Dance with The Relics

Dusk - BON FIRE! Sponsored by:
The Rochester Fire Department and The Rochester Highway Department
(In the event of rain the Bon Fire will take place on Sunday evening)


Sunday Events - August 23rd

7:30 AM - First Congregational Church
Morning Service - Under the Big Tent

All Day - -Tractor Show

All Day - Millitary Show
Visit www.fightingiron.com for more information

All Day - Scarecrow Contest on Display

8:00 AM - 9:30 PM - Parade Check-In

10:00 AM - "Mardi Gras" Theme Parade
Begin Checking in / line up at 8:00 AM
Bringing your completed parade applications speeds up our check-in process.
Applications available at www.rochesterma.com
Parade Check-in ends at 9:30 AM
Note:Horses are not permitted in the Parade or on the Fair Grounds

10:00 AM - Sign up and weigh-in
Stock Lawn Mower / Garden Tractor Pull
Arrival prior to 9:30 AM on Sunday is Required.
Rules & Registration forms are available on line and at the Tractor Show Booth on Saturday.

12:30 PM - Children's Running with Scizzors Relay and Bubble Fun

1:00 PM - Bristol County Bee Keepers - Honey Bee Keepers Equipment Presentation
Visit their vendor booth located under the trees along Rt. 105

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Fiddle Contest
Performances by The Falmouth Fiddlers
Contact Phoebe Butler @ 508-763-8499 or email at wylbil@aol.com for more information.

1:15 PM - Parade Awards
Main Arena

1:30 PM - Horse Shoe Contest
(Out Back by Tractor Pull)
Register in Advance at Bev-Loves-Books

1:30 PM - Hay Pitching Contest

2:00 PM - Bobcat Rodeo - Valid Hydraulic License Required
Slalom Course, Bobcat Tower, Bobcat Bowling
Sponsored by Bobcat of Cape Cod.

2:30 PM - Children's Magic Show by Skip Daniels
www.skipdanielsmagic.com
Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council

3:00 PM - Bristol County Bee Keepers - Life Cycle of the Honey Bee Presentation
Visit their vendor booth located under the trees along Rt. 105

3:30 PM - Rochester Country Fair Trivia Awards (Main Arena)
Followed by: "Mardi Gras" Theme TUB RACE!