2022 Newport Agricultural Fair - Day Two:

Date: August 13, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Venue: Newport Community Center
Cost: Adults: $4.00 Children Ages 6-12: $3.00 Children 5 & Under: Free

Description: The 87th Newport Agricultural Fair will be held on Friday, August 12, 2022 and Saturday, August 13, 2022 on the grounds of the Newport Recreation Center in Giles County, VA.

Saturday Schedule:
• 9:00 AM: Fun Horse Show
• 10:00 AM: Youth Games (Ages 1-9)
• 1:00 PM: Youth Games (Ages 10+)
• 1:30 PM: History of Newport Presentation (Auditorium)
• 2:00 PM: Old Time Forestry Field Day & Competition (Horse Ring)
• 3:30 PM: Game Skill Competition (All Ages)
• 5:00 PM: Jousting Tournament
• 7:00 PM: Live Music from Half Throttle
• ~9:00 PM: Fireworks (at dusk)

The Newport Agricultural Fair will celebrate its 87th birthday this year making it the oldest continuous agricultural fair in the state of Virginia.

Bring your family and friends and enjoy food, fun, music and other traditional fair activities that you won't want your family to miss!

To enter the games, participants need to sign up at least 30 minutes prior to session start time. Cash prizes will be awarded from $1.00-$3.00 for 1st-3rd place winners.

Youth Games (10:00 AM):
• Toddler (Ages 1-3): Sprint, Dash, Hop, Egg & Spoon Race
• Preschool (Ages 4-6): Sprint, Dash, Hop, Egg & Spoon Race
• Ages 7-9: Wheelbarrow Race, Sack Race, Hula Hoop Contest, Egg & Spoon Race

Games for Ages 10 & Up (1:00 PM):
• Sack Race (10-12, 13+)
• Wheelbarrow Race (10-12, 13+)
• Three Legged Race (10-12, 13+)
• Piggy Back Race (10-12, 13+)
• Egg & Spoon Race (10-12, 13+)
• Egg Toss (All ages)

Game Skill Competition for All Ages (3:30 PM):
• Golf Putting Competition
• Free Throw Shooting
• Football Accuracy
• Disc Golf Accuracy
• Pitching Accuracy
• Impossible Shot

Enjoy a slide presentation of the history of Newport from Doug Martin titled "Up In The Holler, Down On The Run" inside the Newport Rec Center Auditorium.

The Old Time Forestry Field Day competitions include two person crosscut saw, log splitting, one person bow saw for both men and women respectively and mixed couple crosscut saw and pole toss.

All exhibits will be located downstairs and in the Rescue Squad Hall.

There will be a shuttle bus running from the First Christian Church to the Newport Ball Park on Friday from 6:00 PM until midnight and Saturday from 9:00 AM until midnight and the bus is handicap accessible. There will be limited handicap parking at the Rec Center and additional handicap parking at the Ball Field.

In case of rain, only individual outdoor events may be affected, all other events will proceed as scheduled.

All pets entering the fairgrounds must be caged or leashed.

To view Friday's event listing, visit: http://www.nextthreedays.com/FeaturedEventDetails.cfm?E=651402.

To view the 2022 Fair Book, visit: http://www.newportagriculturalfair.com/Books/fair_book.pdf.

For more information, visit: http://www.newportagriculturalfair.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/newportagriculturalfair/.