- Ada, Oklahoma

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September 6, 2006

Coal County Fair promises fun for everyone

COALGATE — Four days of fun and activities will take place at the Coal County Fair Barn when the Coal County Fair begins Wednesday, Sept. 6, and runs through Saturday, Sept. 9.

4-H and FFA exhibits as well as People’s Choice Award quilt exhibits will be accepted from 9 a.m. Wednesday until noon Thursday; open exhibits will be accepted from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

Thursday is “School Day at the Fair.” Area schools are invited to attend from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The theme is “Using Your Horse Sense” and students will learn about horses through educational activities and games.

Pet show registration begins at 4:30 p.m. The show begins at 5:30 p.m.

Family Fun Night begins at 6 p.m. Activities include a chili cook-off, homemade ice cream contest and talent show. Chili must be brought in a crock pot and ice cream must remain in ice cream bucket with ice until time for judging.

The talent show is open to all ages. Participants are asked to call the SO Extension Office at (580) 927-2262 to register and arrange for sound equipment.

Baked foods and fresh flower exhibits will be accepted Friday morning from 8-8:30 a.m.

Saturday activities begin at 6 a.m. with a pancake breakfast sponsored by the Fair Board. There is no charge for the breakfast. Donations will be accepted.

The livestock show begins at 9 a.m. with the judging of swine, beef, sheep, goats and horses.

The fair concludes Saturday evening with a fish fry dinner and bingo sponsored by the County 4-H Club. Come at 5 p.m. for all the fish and trimmings you can eat, dessert and tea or water. Cost of the dinner is $10 for adults, $5 for children 7-12 and free for children 6 and under. Bingo games begin at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the dinner and bingo will benefit the 4-H award program.


Coalgate Schools will host the first parent-teacher conference of the 2006-2007 school year on Thursday, Sept. 7. Appointments may be scheduled between 3:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. by calling E.E. Emerson Elementary at (580) 927-2338, Wallace Byrd Middle School at (580) 927-3560 or 927-4021, and Coalgate High School at (580) 927-2592.

There will be no school Friday, Sept. 8.

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