It’s time for the 2012 Albany County Fair. This is when kids get to show off projects they’ve been working on, animals they’ve been raising and have a good time with their family and friends. And let’s not forget about the pig wrestling.

There is certainly plenty to see and do at the Albany County Fair. Check out the full schedule below. Events are held at the Albany County Fairgrounds, unless otherwise specified.

Wednesday, July 25

-5 PM- Junior Horse Show, Programmed Ride, at the Hansen Arena

Thursday, July 26

-9 AM- 4-H Fashion Revue & Fabric & Fashion (PACT) judging
-5:30 PM- 4-H Shooting Sports Contest, Shotgun & Parents Shoot

Friday, July 27

-8 AM-  Junior Horse Show, Showmanship: FFA, JR. 4-H, Int. 4-H, Sr. 4-H, Halter, English Performance, at the Hansen Arena.
-5 PM- 4-H Shooting Sports Contest, Air Pistol & Rifle

Saturday, July 28

-8 AM- Junior Horse Show, Western Horse Show Performance, Roping
-8 AM- 4-H Shooting Sports Contests, .22 Pistols & Rifle
-8 AM- 4-H Shooting Sports Contests, Archery
-1 PM- 4-H Shooting Sports Contests, Air Pistol & Rifle

Sunday, July 29

-8 AM- Muzzle Loader Shoot
-9 AM- Kathy Sherwood Memorial Gymkhana
-9AM- Open Rabbit Show
-5 PM- Junior Show Rabbits due on grounds following the open show

Monday, July 30

-8 AM- Jr. Rabbit Show, Showmanship: FFA, Jr. 4-H, Int. 4-H, Sr. 4-H
-9 AM- Dog Showmanship & Obedience
-Noon- Open Department Judging
-5:30 PM- Junior Leader BBQ

Tuesday, July 31

-8 AM- Market Lamb weigh
-10 AM-Noon- 4-H Interview Judging
-10 AM-Noon- FFA Indoor Exhibit Judging
-4 PM- Dairy Goat Milk Out
-4-8 PM- Family Night at the Fair
-4 PM- 4-H Dog Agility Classes followed by 4-H Dog Rally Classes
-7:30 PM- 4-H Fashion Revue Style Show

Wednesday, August 1

-8 AM- Junior Dairy Goat Show, Showmanship: FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H, breed classes, followed by Dairy Cow Show, Showmanship: FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H dairy cattle
-Noon- Supreme Ewe Interviews
-4 PM- Junior Swine Show, Showmanship: FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H,  market & breed classes
-6:30 PM- Supreme Cow Interviews

Thursday, August 2

-8 AM- Junior Sheep Show, Showmanship: FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H,  market lamb, breeder lamb, breed classes
-9 AM- 4-H Cat Show
-Noon-3 PM- Jr. Leader Root Beer Floats
-2 PM- Junior Meat Breed Classes & Market Show, Showmanship
-3 PM- Pocket Pet Show in the Activities Building
-4 PM- Open Poultry Show
-6 PM- Pig Wrestling Calcutta
-7 PM- Pig Wrestling

Friday, August 3

-7 AM- Cowbelle’s Pancake Breakfast
-7:30 AM- Supreme Cow, Phase 2
-8:30 AM- Junior Beef Show, Showmanship, FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H, market, feeder classes, phase 1 supreme heifers, breeding beef
-9 AM- Junior Poultry Show, Market Pens, Showmanship: FFA, Jr 4-H, Int 4-H, Sr 4-H then breed classes
-4:30 PM- 4-H Small Animal Round Robin Showmanship
-5:30 PM- FFA Round Robin
-6:30 PM- 4-H Round Robin
-8 PM- Junior Leader Youth Dance

Saturday, August 4

-11 AM- Barns open for buyers
-Noon- Junior Livestock Sale
-5:30 PM- JLS Buyers Appreciation Dinner