Today at the Venango County Fair: Family Fishing, Livestock Events, Much More

| August 9, 2018

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Venango County Fair continues today with family fishing, several livestock events, and much more.

Family Fishing at the DCNR Oil Creek Pond is open from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Also being held on Thursday is the 4-H Dairy Showmanship Show, which begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Phillips Arena, and the 4-H Open Dairy Type Show, which begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Phillips Arena.

The Livestock Auction will also take place at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Phillips Arena.

Fair tickets are affordably priced at $6.00 per day or $20.00 for the week. Children under eight are admitted free.

Other points of interest include:

9:00 a.m. – Open Pleasure Horse Show, KiwanisBowl
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Family Fishing at the Pond, DCNR Oil Creek Pond
10:00 a.m. – 4-H Dairy Showmanship Show, Phillips Arena
11:30 a.m. – 4-H & Open Dairy Type Show, Phillips Arena
11:00 a.m. – “Meat Rabbits Start to Finish” – Presentation by Libby Kent, Scrubgrass Stage
1:00 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics Frog Jumping Contest (Contestants must provide their own frogs), Scrubgrass Stage
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Driving Simulator with Trooper Magee from the PA State Police/Penn DOT, Log cabin
3:00 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics, Animal Dressing Contest, Phillips Arena
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Jazz-N-Dazzle Face Painting, Kelly’s Korner
6:00 p.m. – Cheese Yield Auction, Phillips Arena
6:30 p.m. – Livestock Auction- Phillips Arena

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