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4-H Fun Fair - Workshops start at 8:30 a.m.
Nevada County Fairgrounds ,
Contact: Jill Simmons
Sponsor: Nevada County 4-H Youth Development Program

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Fun Fair is a great event for exhibitors and their families to become acquainted with all that is involved in preparing projects and animals for the County Fair. Learn and practice showmanship in a hands-on setting. If you wish to practice showmanship, please bring your animal. Do not bring poultry or swine.

Please bring water containers for any animals you bring, and water and sunscreen for yourselves.

This event is hosted by the Cool Hollow 4-H Club. They will be selling breakfast items as a club fundraiser during Fun Fair!

In order to set up pens and have enough materials on hand, please pre-register! Participants will receive a certificate, so please be sure to register so we can make a certificate for you! Registration will be open soon! 

  8:00 am - 8:30 am   Check-in
  8:30 am - 10:30 am   Workshops
  11:00   Closing ceremony - prize drawings

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Goat sessions will run one after the other, starting at 8:15. You will be able to attend a session for each - Dairy, Meat/Market, and Pygmy. Please sign up for all sessions you want to attend.

No parking is allowed on the fairgrounds. Please see this map for parking lots designated to park in during Fun Fair Fun Fair parking map


Poultry: Do not bring birds.

A short Poultry quiz bowl practice will be held at 9:00 a.m.


Show Day

  1. What to bring for show day
  2. Taking care of your animals during the week
  3. What to expect from the show
  4. Questions/ weighing rabbits if needed

Meat Pen Rabbits

  1. How to prepare your pen
  2. What you need to be looking for
  3. General reminders


  1. Pee Wee
  2. Novice
  3. Junior senior
  4. Senior

SWINE - Do not bring swine



Dairy Goats (8:15 to 9:00)  
Meat/Market Goats (9:00 to 10:00)
Pygmy Goats (10:00 to 10:30)


Topics to be covered
Daily Care
Supplies for Fair