Category: County Fair & Rodeo

Musical Line-Up Announced for County Fair Week – June 12-17, 2017

With just four weeks to go, the Freestone County Fair & Rodeo week is on tap to be one of the best yet. Music lovers will find several reasons to mark the date this June. Here is the line-up: –Monday: Pushwater –Tuesday: Acoustic set with members from Pushwater, Down and Out with Mondo Solis –Wednesday: gospel with Cowboy Heritage Church –Thursday: Steve Idlett and Down and Out –Friday: Jerret Zoch and the OSR Band –Saturday: The Lanky Moore Band Musical performances begin at 8:00 p.m. each evening, under the pavilion. For more info about County Fair events, visit online...

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Get Ready for County Fair Home & Garden Show

With less than six weeks before the County Fair, it’s time to get ready for the 2017 Home and Garden Show. A couple of changes in this year’s Home and Garden Show include a lowered entry fee of $3.00; the addition of demonstration areas and educational displays; as well as the new Ag Mechanics Show ($20 entry fee). Divisions in the Home and Garden Show include Sewing, Quilts, Needlework & Crafts, Food Preservations, Baked Goods, Photography, Art, Horticulture, and Agriculture Mechanics. The show is open to all residents of Freestone County; and entries must be checked on Monday, June 12th between 7:00 a.m. and Noon at the Fairfield Civic Center. The $3 entry fee is due at time of check in. Judging will be done by age categories to include: Kiddie Corner (4-7 year olds), Junior Youth (8-12 year olds), Senior Youth (13-18 year olds), Adults (19-64 year olds), and Senior Citizens (65 years or older). Volunteers are needed throughout the week to sit in the Civic Center as fairgoers browse through entries. For more information about the show, or to volunteer your time during fair week, you may contact Amy Jo Miller by calling 254-747-3995 or go online to http://www.freestonecountyfairandrodeo.comfor rules and a schedule of...

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Best Dressed Cowboy & Cowgirl Contest – County Fair

Freestone County Parade Participants in the Best Dressed Cowboy and Best Dressed Cowgirl, open for ages eight and under, will be judged at 6 p.m. in the parade line up. Cowgirl and Cowgirl participants must 8 years and under and be able to sit a horse by themselves, they can be lead by horse back or by a walker on the ground. There is not an entry fee but an entry form must be filled out to ensure we have your child’s information for the announcer and newspapers.  The entry can be taken over the phone for this event. For questions or to enter call Vanessa Smith at 903-389-6938, or Lisa Schick at 903-390-0934....

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It’s Parade Time Again! Will Your Float Claim the ‘Spirit of Freestone Award’

“Take The Plunge, Kick Up Your Heels, And Get Ready To Rock” at the Freestone County Fair and Rodeo! The 2017 Freestone County Fair Parade is set for Monday, June 12. The exciting annual parades always kickoff for the County Fair, kicking a week of fun and festivities in to high gear. Parade Chairman Vanessa Smith, who is coordinating the event with daughters Michelle Watterson and Lisa Schick, reports that there were 150 entries last year and expects to easily reach that number again. Up for grabs as top prize is the “Spirit of Freestone Award,” a traveling trophy...

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