154th Fair Dates: August 5 – 13, 2016
Sponsored By Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society
Since 1862
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NO BEER OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON THE FAIRGROUNDS!

2016 GRANDSTAND
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

The Wayne County Fair
and

Present
KANE BROWN
Sat., Aug. 6th

Sponsored by:

GRIMM CONSTRUCTION, INC
AND
PIONEER CONSTRUCTION CO, INC



Tickets are available at the fair main office
until show time or until sold out
.

TRACK* (Stage Level, Standing Only) - $25.00 pp
GRANDSTAND* (No Reserved Seats)  -   $20.00 pp
Concert Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis
& do not include $10 pp Admission to the fairgrounds.

*NEW FOR 2016!! Please note
Track tickets are standing only.
There are no reserved seats available
on the Track or in the Grandstand.
Any numbers printed on tickets are for
accounting purposes only.


For more information call 570-253-5486
or email: countrymusic@waynecountyfair.com

 





FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016
12:00 PM HORSE PULLING CONTEST - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by MARSHALL MACHINERY, INC

Get a front row seat and watch as these powerful animals are hitched to a weighted sled, loaded with up to 12,000 pounds and drag it like ice on the track for no less than 27 feet. It’s exciting!

For more information visit:
www.horsepullresults.com
 
 
7:30 PM BLACK CAT HELL DRIVERS - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by B & B Chysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram

This seventy minute high energy show never gets old! It mixes danger and comedy and keeps you at the edge of your seat! Watch as a Dodge Dakota pick-up is driven on two wheels! Bumper to bumper precision driving with a fleet of Dodge Avengers and a 1937 Dodge sedan jumps through air! There will be crashes and crunches and comedy from the trackside clown. It’s fun and action packed!
 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2016
8:00 PM COUNTRY MUSIC CONCERT EVENT
with KANE BROWN

Sponsored by:
GRIMM CONSTRUCTION, INC
AND
PIONEER CONSTRUCTION CO., INC


WHO IS KANE BROWN
He is an internet sensation and up and coming singer-songwriter.
The Wayne County Fair is presenting yet another opportunity for a fast rising, remarkably talented young artist as a career launch pad. Get to know him and get your tickets early!


Tickets are available at the fair main office
until show time or until sold out
.
 

 



SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2016
11:00 AM HARNESS RACING - FREE GRANDSTAND


Sponsored by DAVE'S SUPER DUPER
 
 
2:30 PM LOCAL FARM TRACTOR PULL - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by MARSHALL MACHINERY, INC

Contestants must be 18 years old or have a signed parental release. Competition includes 9 classes ranging in size from 4,500 lb farm tractors to 12,000 lb. tractors in the open class.

For more information call
570-253-5329 or 570-253-6995.

 
 
4:30 PM  KIDS’ PEDAL PULL -  FREE GRANDSTAND
Located on the dirt track north of the Grandstand

Get them involved! Bring the kids out for fun competition. Event takes place on the dirt track just north of the Grandstand. For more information call 570-253-4378.

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 2016
2:00 PM HARNESS RACING - FREE GRANDSTAND


Sponsored by Highhouse Energy

 
 
7:00 PM DIESEL TRUCK PULL - FREE GRANDSTAND

Local competition that is a real crowd pleaser!

Sponsored by
Case Tire Service, Inc.
 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016
2:00 PM BLACK CAT HELL DRIVERS - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by B & B Chysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram

This seventy minute high energy show never gets old! It mixes danger and comedy and keeps you at the edge of your seat! Watch as a Dodge Dakota pick-up is driven on two wheels! Bumper to bumper precision driving with a fleet of Dodge Avengers and a 1937 Dodge sedan jumps through air! There will be crashes and crunches and comedy from the trackside clown. It’s fun and action packed!
 

 

7:00 PM 4 X 4 PICKUP PULL & SEMI PULL -
FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by LEEWARD CONSTRUCTION, INC.

Very loud and popular event! Gas powered 4 wheel drive Pure Stock, Street Modified, and Super Stock trucks compete for the top prize in multi classes.

For more information call
570-253-4378 or 570-253-3430.
 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016
4:00 PM   HARNESS RACING - FREE GRANDSTAND


Sponsored by PRECISION HOMES
 
 
 
8:00 PM THE POETS - FOLLOWED BY FIREWORKS -
FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by THE WAYNE INDEPENDENT

The Poets are a 6 piece group consisting of the finest musicians and showmen in Northeast Pennsylvania, and are the only band that doesn’t just “play songs”. Their sets consist of the greatest songs that everyone in the audience knows from the 50’s and 60’s to the Top of the Charts, along with several costume changes which make these songs even greater. Featuring OUTSTANDING tributes to Elvis, Neil Diamond, The Beatles, The Four Seasons, The Beach Boys and Johnny Cash.

The Poets have been performing since 1972 and continue to play to packed houses wherever they perform and have appeared with numerous national acts such as The Monkees, Tina Turner, The Four Seasons, Dion, and the Righteous Brothers just to name a few. Read more at www.thepoetsband.com
 

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016
1:00 PM HARNESS RACING - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by DIRLAM BROS. LUMBER CO., INC.
 
 
7:00 PM WOODSMEN’S COMPETITION - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by DIRLAM BROS. LUMBER CO., INC.

Competitors from PA, NY, NJ, and beyond will be gathering to “test” their skills in twelve events. Come out and cheer on your favorite team.
 
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016
  Wayne County Fair's First Ever Wild West Day featuring:

BRONCS, BULLS and BROWNGRASS with a little MAGIC for fun!

The fair is winding down but not the entertainment. Join us for a Texas Tribute with not one, but three shows based on a Wild West theme!! This day will be like no other at the fair. Come early and stay all day! ALL SHOWS IN THE GRANDSTAND

 

2PM & 4PM - FREE GRANDSTAND - THE COWBOY HYPNOTIST

A comedy hypnosis stage show with the Cowboy Hypnotist Don Warren doing some amazing things with your fellow fair goers. Watch this video: https://youtu.be/732cvMw4aT4
 

 

 

7 PM - PAINTED PONY BRONC & BULL RIDING CHAMPIONSHIP

Sponsored by Lester Log homes, Inc.

Opening the show in the Grandstand with a patriotic salute and pageantry, this is an exciting, out of the gate competition in saddle bronc and bull riding. Serious livestock athletes will be on hand and ready to unseat contestants. Produced by the world famous Painted Pony Championship Rodeo from upstate New York, this show promises to be an exciting and colorful family oriented entertainment!

Tickets are available at the fair main office
until show time or until sold out
.

In the Grandstand
Adults $8* pp  Child
(12 and under) $5* pp
*Tickets do not include $10 pp admission to the fairgrounds.

9PM AND IT'S SOUR BRIDGES - FREE GRANDSTAND

Sour Bridges are coming back to town! Yup, the Austin browngrass band is back for another romp in the hometown of Matt and Bill Pucci. This year they are bringing the dust and boots with them to play the first ever Wild West Tribute Day at the Wayne County Fair on Friday night August 12th. Watch this video:
https://youtu.be/N_xexQoIabQ
 

 


 



 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016
12:00 NOON "GET-R-DONE" LAWNMOWER RACING
FREE GRANDSTAND

Sponsored by SEAMAN'S MARINE, INC.

Lawn mower racing is nationally sanctioned and this is sure to be a sight to see! Alex Komar of GIT-R-Done Lawn Mower Racing, Thompson, PA brings 10-15 lawn mowers and drivers to race the track in front of the Grandstand. Competitors will win trophies, prizes and bragging rights. Admission to the grandstand is free, so come early for the race!

Whether it starts out as a John Deere, Toro, Craftsman or Poulan, lawnmower racing enthusiasts can spend $1000 or more “tuning and pruning” their original machines and readying them for a race. Specific rules and regulations must be followed, especially for safety, when building a acing lawn mower. From brakes, to clutches, to leather shoes, helmets and neck braces there is a whole set of lawnmower “musts” to be followed. For more information about Get-R-Done Lawn Mower Racing call 570-727-4949.
 
 
7:00 PM DEMOLITION DERBY - One Night Only!

Sponsored by RENT-E-QUIP & RENT-E-VENT

Brave men and women compete for prize money with up to 70 cars participating. This is one of the more popular events at the fair and the grandstand is sure to be packed. Come early for the best seats!

In the Grandstand
Adults $4* pp 
Child
(12 and under) $2* pp

*Tickets do not include $10 pp admission to the fairgrounds.

 
 

 

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