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The 71st annual Montana Winter Fair

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The 2016 Montana Winter Fair will take place in Lewistown over the course of two weeks in late January on into early February. The fair is a celebration of agriculture, livestock and the “western way of life” here in under the big sky and in surrounding states. It will include a number of authentic western events, crafts, and even home cooking.

2016 Montana Winter Fair Schedule

  • Thursday, January 14th
  • 5:30 PM Quilt and Fiber Arts Entry Deadline.................................Art Center
  • Wednesday, January 27th
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Farm Forum................................................Eagles Grand Hall
  • Thursday, January 28th
  • 4:00 - 6:00 PM Photography Entries Accepted ......................................Trade Center
  • 5:00 PM Relay for Life Light up the Night......................................Brooks Market
  • Friday, January 29th
  • 8:30 AM Concessions Available....................................................Pavilion
  • 9:00 AM James Cooler Natural Horsemanship Clinic....................Pavilion
  • 9:00 AM Trade Show Setup..........................................................Trade Center
  • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Quilt and Fiber Art Show........................................Art Center
  • Noon Equine Dental Demo by Scott Damby, DVM.....................Sale Ring
  • 1:00 - 5:00 PM Art Quilt Techniques Workshop, walk-ins welcome...............Art Center
  • 2:00 - 6:00 PM Trade Show ...................................................................Trade Center
  • 2:00 - 6:00 PM Concessions Available....................................................Trade Center
  • 2:00 - 6:00 PM Photography Show.........................................................Trade Center
  • 2:00 - 6:00 PM Old McDonalds Barn................................................Draft Horse Barn
  • 3:00 - 7:00 PM Set up for Re-Creations...................................................Ag Building
  • 4:00 PM Participant Check in Good Citizens Canine Show ..........Trade Center
  • 4:30 PM Good Citizens Canine Show, followed by Fashion Parade.........Trade Center
  • 7:30 PM Idle Ranch Hands Concert, doors open 7:00 PM...............Eagles Grand Hall
  • Live music by Charlie Denison Band following concert
  • Saturday, January 30th
  • 7:00 AM Tough Enough to Wear Pink Breakfast............................Eagles Grand Hall
  • 7:00 to 9:30 AM Set up for Re-Creations...................................................Ag Building
  • 8:00 AM Fiddlers Late Registration and Warm up..........................Eagles Grand Hall
  • 8:00 AM Bow Hunters Fun Shoot..................................................Eagles Basement
  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM Deliver Wine and Beer Entries................................. Brooks Market
  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM Cupcake/Muffin Entries Accepted ..................................Trade Center
  • 9:00 AM Check-in Rabbit Agility Contestants................................Trade Center
  • 9:00 AM Cupcake/Muffin Judging.................................................Trade Center
  • 9:00 AM First Round Fiddles.........................................................Eagles Grand Hall
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Concessions Available in Trade Center & Pavilion
  • 9:00 - 10:30 AM Entries for Team Sorting.................................................Pavilion
  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM Dutch Oven Registration......................................... Trade Center
  • 10:00 AM Cupcakes/Muffins for sale...............................................Trade Center
  • 10:00 AM Rabbit Agility Show.........................................................Trade Center
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM Entry for Stick Horse Rodeo............................................Sale Ring
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM Chili and Cinnamon Roll Entries Accepted.....Eagles Dance Floor
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Re-Creations Show and Sale............................Ag Building
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Shredded Fabric Landscape Quilt Workshop.......Art Center
  • Pre-registration required
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Trade Show..............................................Trade Center
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Old McDonalds Barn.........................................Draft Horse Barn
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Photography Show.....................................Trade Center
  • 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM Quilt & Fiber Arts Show.................................Art Center
  • 11:00 AM Chili and Cinnamon Roll Judging.................Eagles Dance Floor
  • 11:00 AM Team Sorting..................................................................Pavilion
  • 11:00 AM Stick Horse Rodeo..........................................................Sale Ring
  • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Polar Plunge Registration...........................Trade Center
  • 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Ice Queen Appearance & Photo Ops.................Trade Center
  • Noon Dutch Oven Judging followed by Tasting.........................Trade Center
  • Noon Chili and Cinnamon Roll feed..........................................Eagles Dance Floor
  • 12:30 PM Lewistown Hoppers........................................................Trade Center
  • 1:00 PM Second Round Fiddles....................................................Eagles Grand Hall
  • 1:00 PM Polar Plunge..............................Fairgrounds North of Trade Center
  • 1:30 PM Elk Hunting by Bow - Dr. Bill Kuhlmann............................Trade Center
  • 2:00 PM Pinewood Derby Weigh in...............................................Trade Center
  • 3:00 PM Pinewood Derby.............................................................Trade Center
  • 4:00 - 5:30 PM Photography Exhibits Released......................................Trade Center
  • 5:00 PM Wine and Beer Tasting....................................................Brooks Market
  • 7:00 PM Final Round Fiddle Contest.............................................Eagles Grand Hall
  • Sunday, January 31st
  • 8:00 - 10:00 AM Youth Beef Show Entry..................................Pavilion and Sale Ring
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Concessions Available in Pavilion
  • 10:00 AM Cowboy Church..................................Celebration Community Church
  • Noon Youth Beef Show............................................................Pavilion and Sale Ring
  • February 5th - 7th
  • All Day Open Air Hockey Tournament.........................................Frank Day Park

Don't forget you can meet the ice queen in person on Saturday, Jan. 30th between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Trade Center. For more information, visit montanawinterfair.com.

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