2010
Schedule of Events

Program Subject to Change

Friday, February 26 -Opening Day Promotions:

Military Appreciation Day -Free admission on Opening Day to all Military (Active Duty, Retired, Reservists) and Veterans. Admission for one guest is also included.

Seniors’ Day -Ages 60 and up Free Admission with IV Press Coupon

Friday, February 26                       Fair Hours: Noon-11pm

12 Noon

Jr. Horse judging – Horse Arena

Jr. Cavies, Rabbits, Poultry and Waterfowl Judging – Livestock Arenas

Dairy Cattle Judging  – Livestock Arenas

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

On-going       Sand Sculpturing in the Preble Building

12 Noon         Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremonies – North Gate

2 PM

2 PM               Fish Toss Contest – Preble Building

3 PM

3:30 PM         Bubble Gum Blowing Contest – Preble Building

4 PM

4:30 PM         Imperial Valley Gymnastics Club – Calico Stage

5 PM

5 PM               Mermaid Races Contest – Preble Building

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Sandwiches

6 PM               Southwest High School Latin Dance – Calico Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Hot for Teacher – Van Halen Tribute – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7PM                Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

8 PM

8 PM               Action Taken, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Saturday, February 27                 Fair Hours: Noon-11pm

12 Noon

Jr. Sheep, Swine and Rabbit Judging – Livestock Arenas

Holstein Feeder Calves and Dairy Cattle Judging – Livestock Arenas

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

On-going       Sand Sculpturing in the Preble Building

12 Noon         Jugless Jug Band – Calico Stage

1 PM

1 PM               Special Youth One-Day Contest, Favorite Cookies

2 PM

2 PM               Alligator Toss Contest – Preble Building

3 PM

3 PM               KW Karate

3:30 PM         Mother/Son & Father/Daughter Look-Alike Contests – Preble Building

4 PM

4 PM               Possession, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

5 PM

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Homemade Ice Cream

6 PM               IV Idol, Preliminaries – Calico Stage

6 PM               Pink Army, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Yesterday – Beatles Tribute – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

7:30 PM         The Companies, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

8 PM

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Sunday, February 28                    Fair Hours: Noon-11pm

12 Noon

Jr. Market Beef and Swine Judging – Livestock Arenas

Jr. Market, Dairy Goats and Pygmy Goats Judging – Livestock Arenas

Jr. Breeding Beef Judging – Livestock Arenas

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

On-going       Sand Sculpturing in the Preble Building

12N                 Old Time Fiddlers, in concert – Calico Stage

1 PM

2 PM

2 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Buffalo Wings

2 PM               Fish Toss Contest – Preble Building

3 PM

3 PM               Youth Mariachi Contest – Rabobank Center Stage

3:30 PM         Bubble Gum Blowing Contest – Preble Building

4 PM

5 PM

5 PM               Walk the Plank Contest – Preble Building

6 PM

6 PM               Valley Jazz, in concert – Calico Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

7:30 PM         Mud Puppies, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

8 PM

9 PM

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Monday, March 1                         Fair Hours: 4pm-11pm

4 PM

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

5 PM

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Favorite Cookies

6 PM               Mud Puppies, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

6:30 PM         High School Madness – Grandstand

7 PM

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

8 PM

8 PM               Mud Puppies, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Tuesday, March 2                         Fair Hours: 4pm-11pm

4 PM

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

4 PM               Salsa and Chips Contest – Rabobank Center Stage area

5 PM

5:30 PM         People’s Choice Tasting Salsa and Chips Contest – Rabobank Center Stage area

6 PM

6 PM               Special One Day Contest, Favorite Burritos Contest

6 PM               Small Animal Round Robin – Livestock Arenas

6 PM               Nick Wells & Big Bad Wolf, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Jimmie Cannon’s Jazz Festival – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

7 PM               Salsa and Chips Contest winners – Rabobank Center Stage

8 PM

8 PM               Nick Wells & Big Bad Wolf, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Wednesday, March 3                  Fair Hours: 4pm-11pm

4 PM

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

5 PM

5:30 PM         Spartan Singers – Calico Stage

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Favorite Cheesecake

6 PM               FFA Large Animal Round Robin – Livestock Barns

6:30 PM         IV Idols Semi-Finals – Calico Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Guns & Hoses Competition – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

7 PM               Indigenous Peoples, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

8 PM

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Thursday, March 4                                    Fair Hours: 4pm-11pm

4 PM

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment including

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

5 PM

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Any Chocolate Dessert

6 PM               4-H Large Animal Round Robin – Livestock Barns

6 PM               Nick Wells & Big Bad Wolf, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Whiskey Dawn – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Winner Announced – Preble Building

8 PM

8 PM               Nick Wells & Big Bad Wolf, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Friday, March 5                              Fair Hours: 4pm-11pm

4 PM

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment including

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

5 PM

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Imperial Valley Salad

6:30 PM         Small Animal Auction – Livestock Barns

6:30 PM         IV Idol Finals – Rabobank Center Stage

7 PM

7 PM               Life in the Fast Lane – Eagles Tribute – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

8 PM

8 PM               Mojo Vibe, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Saturday, March 6                                    Fair Hours: Noon-11pm

12 Noon

Large Animal Auction – Livestock Barns

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

On-going       Sand Sculpturing in the Preble Building

12 Noon         California State Old-Time Fiddlers, District 14 – Calico Stage

1 PM

1 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Sandwiches

1 PM               Pink Army, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

2 PM

2 PM               Fish Toss Contest – Preble Building

3 PM

3:30 PM         Walk the Plank Contest – Preble Building

4 PM

5 PM

5 PM               Mother/Daughter & Father/Son Look-Alike Contests – Preble Building

5:30 PM         Capitol ོ, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

6 PM

6 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Favorite Italian Dish

7 PM

7 PM               Summer of Love – Granite Construction Company Grandstand Stage

7 PM               Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

7:30 PM         Nick Wells & Big Bad Wolf, in concert – Rabobank Center Stage

8 PM

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

Sunday, March 7                           Fair Hours: Noon-11pm

12 Noon

On-going       Imperial Valley Gem and Mineral Society – gold panning, geode cutting, gem tree game, fossil cleaning, cabochon making, gem faceting, wire wrapping and more – Gems and Minerals Building

On-going       Strolling entertainment including

On-going       Kids Treasure Isle in the Preble Building

On-going       Sand Sculpturing in the Preble Building

Noon              Jugless Jug Band – Calico Stage

1 PM

2 PM

2 PM               Special One-Day Contest, Favorite Cake – Fair Theme

2 PM               Alligator Toss Contest – Preble Building

3 PM

3:30 PM         Mermaid Races Contest – Preble Building

4 PM

5 PM

6 PM
7 PM

7 PM   Treasure Hunt Contest Winner Announced – Preble Building

8 PM

The carnival is open until 11 PM tonight.

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