Exciting Contests And Activities Happening Each Day At The Nevada County Fair!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5, 2016

Contact:     Robin Hauck, Deputy Manager
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Exciting Contests And Activities Happening Each Day At The Nevada County Fair!
No pre-registration required. Show up 15 minutes before event and have fun!

At the Nevada County Fair, August 10 – 14, there are exciting contests and activities happening each day of the Fair! Here are a few of the fun contests planned for this year’s Fair.

New this year is the Jello Eatin’ Contest on Wednesday from 3 – 4:30 pm. Be the first to finish a bowl of Jello and whipped cream – without using your hands!  Also new is the Critters Cackle Contest on Thursday from 3 – 4:30 pm. Do you have the most authentic cow, rooster, pig, or donkey noise out there? Kids and adults can show off their talents and our audience will take a vote on the best ‘cackle’ in the group.

With the “Kick It Up!” theme, we have fun activities like the Pool Noodle Ponies, where Fair-goers turn pool noodles into trusty steeds on Wednesday and Thursday from 1 – 2 pm; and the Kids Craft Corral where kids make cowboy outfits, harmonicas, puppets and more on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2 – 3 pm.

A returning favorite this year is the LIVE Art Battle on Saturday from 1:30 – 4:30 pm.  Artists of all ages will have 20 minutes to create a painting, and then the audience will vote for their favorite. All supplies provided. Entry forms are available online or at the Fair Office.

If you love creating with Duct Tape, don’t miss the Duct Tape Art Challenge.  Kids and adults will have 30 minutes to create an item or thing. Some tape will be available for use; however, if your project requires specific colors/patterns or supplies, please provide. Happening on Friday; kids contest at 3 pm; adults 3:45 pm.

How about entering your baby in the Diaper “Doggies” Race? Find out how fast your little “doggie” (aka baby) can crawl.  There are two categories: 6-9 months and 10-12 months. This contest is limited to the first 20 contestants in each age category, so sign up your bundle of joy anytime on Sunday at the Special Events Tent.

Love Instagram and love taking photos?  Take a picture or two with your phone and submit it to Instagram using #kickituppics. There will be daily winners!

On Wednesday at 5 pm, join us for “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?”  Local fifth graders are ready to challenge the audience to some good ol’ fashioned fun! Participants will win cash and prizes. No pre-registration is required – just show up at 5 pm at the Pine Tree Stage, and get ready to play.

We’ve also got Squash Mobile Races on Friday, “Minute to Win It” fun each day, and karaoke happening every night from 8 – 11 pm and Sunday from 8 – 10 pm.

There are no entry forms for most events – just show up 15 minutes early at the Special Events Tent and get ready to play. Lots of fun and great prizes!

For a complete list of special contests and activities at this year’s Fair, August 10 – 14, visit NevadaCountyFair.com.

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Squash Mobile Race

As part of next week’s Nevada County Fair, there are lots of exciting contests and activities planned, including the Squash Mobile Races happening on Friday from noon – 2 pm in the Special Events Tent.

Daily Contests at the Fair

At this year’s Nevada County Fair, August 12 – 16, there are exciting contests and activities happening each day of the Fair! Here are just a few of the fun contests planned for this year’s Fair.

New this year is the LIVE Art Battle on Saturday from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Artists of all ages will have 20 minutes to create a painting, and then the audience will vote for their favorite. All supplies provided.

With the “Catch the Fair Bug!” theme, we have lots of fun “bug” contests – Building A Bug Snack, where Fair-goers can create an edible bug out of yummy food on Wednesday at noon; Make and Take Bug Crafts on Wednesday at 2 pm; Create a Litter Bug from recycled items on Thursday at 3 pm; and Make a Bug Puppet on Friday at 2 pm.

If you love creating with Duct Tape, don’t miss the Duct Tape Art Challenge. Kids and adults will have 30 minutes to create an item or thing. Some tape will be available for use; however, if your project requires specific colors/patterns or supplies, please provide. Happening on Friday; kids contest at 3 pm; adults 3:45 pm.

How about a scavenger hunt using your cell phone? Find a partner and join the fun at the Cell Phone Photo Scavenger Hunt on Wednesday at 3 pm. At check- in, contestant teams will receive a scavenger hunt list, and teams will have 45 minutes to find and photograph with their cell phone as many of the items on the list that they can.

Bel Capelli Salon is sponsoring Locks of Love on Saturday from noon – 2 pm. Donate your hair to help provide a hairpiece to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Bel Capelli Salon stylists will be available to assist with the hair donation process, as well as to cut and style your hair for free.

Love Instagram and love taking photos? Take a picture or two with your phone for the Instagram Contest while visiting the Nevada County Fair, and submit it to Instagram using #fairbugpics. There will be daily winners!

We’ve also got Squash Mobile Races, “Minute to Win It” fun, a Scrapbook Page Layout Contest, and a Just Dance Contest. Don’t forget karaoke, happening Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 – 11 pm, and Sunday from 8 – 10 pm.

There are no entry forms for most events – just show up 15 minutes early at the Special Events Tent and get ready to play. Lots of fun and great prizes!

For additional details and a complete list of special contests happening at the Special Events Tent, as well as a list of all the daily activities, visit our website at NevadaCountyFair.com or call 273-6217.

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Special Contests Each Day of the Fair

At this year’s Nevada County Fair, there are exciting contests and activities happening each day of the Fair! Here are just a few of the fun contests planned for this year’s Fair.

If you love creating with Duct Tape, then don’t miss the Kids’ Duct Tape Art Challenge. Choose to make a 2D project (flat design or picture on paper) or a 3D project (an item or thing). Some tape will be available for use; however, if your intended project requires specific colors/patterns or supplies, please provide. Happening on Wednesday from 2 -3 pm.

Join the Simply Fun Field Games for some field game fun, including 3-legged and wheelbarrow races, water balloon toss, sack races, and more! Held daily from 4 – 5 pm.

How about a scavenger hunt using your cell phone? Find a partner and join the fun at the Cell Phone Photo Scavenger Hunt on Friday at 4 pm. At check- in, contestant teams will receive a scavenger hunt list, and teams will have 45 minutes to find and photograph with their cell phone as many of the items on the list that they can.

New this year is the Gold Country Yo-Yo Contest, held Saturday at 4 pm. Bring your favorite yo-yo and your best tricks and try your hand at a chance for fun prizes. Registration and waiver forms are here.

Bel Capelli Salon is sponsoring Locks of Love on Saturday from noon – 2 pm. Donate your hair to help provide a hairpiece to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss. Bel Capelli Salon stylists will be available to assist with the hair donation process, as well as to cut and style your hair for free.

Love Instagram and love taking photos? Submit a photo or two in the Instagram Contest happening daily. Take a picture or two with your phone while visiting the Nevada County Fair and submit it to Instagram using #simplyfunfairpics. There will be daily winners!

We’ve also got Squash Mobile Races, “Minute to Win It” fun, Simply Build It Fun, a Scrapbook Page Layout Contest, a Gift Wrapping Contest, a Diaper Derby, and a Just Dance Contest. Don’t forget karaoke, happening Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8 – 11 pm, and Sunday from 8 – 10 pm.

There are no entry forms for most events – just show up 15 minutes early at the Special Events Tent and get ready to play. Lots of fun and great prizes!

For additional details, visit the complete list of special contests happening at the Special Events Tent, as well as a list of all the daily activities.

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