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Since 1873

  • Gratz Fair sponsored tentative events for 2014:
  • Wildcat Ridge Music & Wine Festival - June 7
  • Harness Racing 2-Day Event - July 12 & 13
  • Gratz Fair - Sept. 14-20
  • Craft Show - Oct. 18
  • See you there!
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SCHEDULE

 

Gratz Fair, Sept. 15 - 21, 2013

Sunday    Monday    Tuesday    Wednesday    Thursday    Friday    Saturday
Midway Shows     Midway Stage Shows

Sunday, Sept. 15

  • 11AM...............Gates Open
  • 11:30AM...........HARNESS HORSE RACING...music by Tom & Randy with Shannon
  • 1:00PM............QUEEN CONTEST (midway stage)
    sponsor - The Grand Entrance, Gratz
  • 5:00PM............Rabbit & Cavy Show
  • 6:00PM............DEMOLITION DERBY (grandstand - $6, bleachers - $4)**
    Double Figure 8 Auto Racing, Mini-Van, and NEW Driver & Passenger Demo
    sponsors - Allen B. Chubb Insurance Agency, Elizabethville; B & B Title, Tag & Notary Service, Valley View; Heim's Disposal Service, Dornsife; Penn Valley Printing & Design, Gratz
    DemoFigure8.tif (13163 bytes) JM Productions Inc.  Derby Results

Monday, Sept. 16

  • 10AM...............Gates Open
  • 11:30AM...........HARNESS HORSE RACING...music Tom
  • 4:00PM............Breeding Sheep Show
  • 5:30PM............Market Lamb & Market Goat Show
  • 7:30PM............THE CRAMER BROTHERS BAND (free)
    They are an outstanding country music show based in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Eastern Pennsylvania. They have become one of the premiere acts in country music. These multi-talented musicians perform contemporary country, classic country and bluegrass music that will provide entertainment for all ages.
    sponsor - Big Country Radio-WYGL FM & WFYY, Selinsgrove

Tuesday, Sept. 17

  • 4:00PM............Gates Open
  • 10:00AM..........Dairy Cattle Show
  • 7:00PM............TALENT CONTEST (midway stage) (participants - phone 717-365-3441 [deadline-Monday, Sept. 16, at noon])
    sponsor - Big Country Radio-WYGL FM & WFYY, Selinsgrove
  • 7:30PM............DEMOLITION DERBY (grandstand - $6, bleachers - $4)**
    and Pick-Up/SUV Truck Demo
    sponsors - Frank Krammes Excavating, Sacramento; M&V Tent Rentals, Dalmatia; Troutman’s Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC, Millersburg
    Demo.tif (13064 bytes) JM Productions Inc.  Derby Results

Wednesday, Sept. 18

  • 4:00PM............Gates Open
  • 5:30PM............Market Swine, Dairy Beef & Beef Cattle Shows
  • 7:30PM............THE UPTOWN BAND featuring Erich Cawalla and Jenifer Kinder (free)
    Stirring up an explosive, melodic and grooving mix of Jazz, Funk, Rock, and Pop, the multi-talented Cawalla, Kinder, and their evolving group of musicians (a four piece rhythm section featuring 2 horns) have headlined hundreds of shows and numerous charitable functions.
    sponsors - Tri-County Insurance Associates, Valley View; Wal-Mart Supercenter, Elizabethville; WQLV 98.9 FM "The Pulse of Central PA", Millersburg


Thursday, Sept. 19
  • 4:00PM............Gates Open
  • 3:30PM............Dairy Goat Show
  • 7:00PM............Sanctioned TRACTOR & TRUCK PULLS (grandstand - $6, bleachers - $4)**
    presented by              [rain date - Sunday, Sept. 22, 5:00PM]
    sponsors - Keiter's Farm Machinery, Halifax; Lapp's Ag Tire Service, Halifax; One Stop Recycling, Lykens; Grosser Excavating, Halifax; Bacon Machine Co., Valley View; Barder's Turbo Service, Elizabethville; Belack Equipment, Deep Creek; Big B Mfg., Klingerstown; Sitlinger Excavating, Gratz; Derek Stiely Auto, Hegins; Dupont Pioneer Seeds, Dornsife; Hamburger Implement, Valley View; Kimmel Coal & Packaging, Wiconisco; Masser Potato Farms, Sacramento; Messick's Farm Equipment, Halifax; Packers Concessions, Centre Hall; R&J Dairy Consulting; Schreffler Equipment, Pitman; Steve Dietz Lime Sales, Klingerstown; The Gratz Bank, Gratz; Williams French Fries, Millersburg; Valley Ag & Turf, Halifax; Village Automotive, Gratz; Carson Stauffer Diesel Service, Port Trevorton; Carl Snyder Realty, Halifax; Calvin V. Lenig Coal Prep & Sales, Shamokin

    Interstate Truck & Tractor Pullers Assn.
  • 7:30PM............FLAMIN' DICK & The Hot Rods (free) [midway stage]
    A 50's and 60's Rock-n-Roll Band, playing a variety of music from the years of 1955 to 1968 -"The Golden Years of Rock-n-Roll." The classic songs played have the soulful sound and feel of the original artists: Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley, Elvis, The Righteous Brothers, Gene Vincent, Dion, and more.
    sponsors - Bruce's Tree Service, Valley View; Valley Ag & Turf, Halifax; Zerbe’s Refuse, Valley View; Wenger’s Feed Mill, Rheems


Friday, Sept. 20

  • 10:00AM..........Gates Open
  • 1:00PM............HIGH SCHOOL CAVALCADE OF BANDS (free)
    sponsors - The Gratz Bank, Gratz; Halifax Bank, Halifax; Mid Penn Bank, Millersburg; Susquehanna Bank, Sunbury
  • 7:00PM............The Clair A. Hartman Youth Livestock Sale (4-H, FFA)
  • 7:30PM............REDEYE RODEO (grandstand - $3, bleachers - free)**
    SEBRA sanctioned Bull Riding and Cowgirl Barrel Racing. (participants - phone 717-949-3934 [evenings]).
    sponsors - Goldglo Landscapes, Millersburg; Hilltop Masonry, Millersburg; JBM Tent Rentals, Lykens; Lykens Valley Fencing & Decks, Gratz; Rocky Mountain Structures, Lykens; Schreffler Equipment, Pitman; Todd & Christine Schadel Racing, Gratz
    Redeye Rodeo Co.

Saturday, Sept. 21

  • 11:00AM..........Gates Open
  • 9:30AM...........Horse Show
  • 7:30PM............DEMOLITION DERBY (finals) (grandstand - $8, bleachers - $6)**
    sponsors - Engle’s Rentals, Gratz; WQLV 98.9 FM "The Pulse of Central PA", Millersburg; One Stop Recycling, Lykens; Town & Country Lawns, Klingerstown
    Demo.tif (13064 bytes) JM Productions Inc.  Derby Results

Daily - Midway Shows
TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE

KOUNTRY K-9 SHOW
sponsors - Klinger Lumber Co., Elizabethville; Shade Electric, Sacramento; Village Automotive, Gratz

Sunday
1:30, 3:30, 7:30
Wednesday
6:30, 8:30
Monday
12:00, 5:30, 8:30
Friday
12:00, 4:30, 7:30
Tuesday & Thursday
5:30, 7:30
Saturday
12:30, 3:30, 6:30


FEARLESS FLORES Thrill Show
sponsors - The Gratz Bank, Gratz; Ray’s Front End Shop, Gratz;
Sunbury Animal Hospital, Sunbury

Sunday
2:30, 5:30, 8:30
Wednesday
5:30, 7:30
Monday
11:00, 3:30, 7:30
Friday
11:00, 3:30, 6:30
Tuesday & Thursday
6:30, 8:30
Saturday
1:30, 4:30, 7:30

 

 


Daily - MIDWAY STAGE SHOWS
ENTERTAINMENT & TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
sponsors - The Boardwalk Family Fun Center, Gratz; Deppen’s Farm, Lykens; Koppy's Propane, Williamstown; Sitlinger Excavating, Gratz; Wiest RV, Spring Glen; Mattern's Landscaping, Gratz

The Morgan Family
Sunday
4:30, 6:30
The Outlaws & Crazy Elmer
Monday
4:30, 6:30
The Dan & Galla Show
Wednesday
6:00, 8:00
Make Mine Country
Friday
2:30, 5:30, 8:30
Jean & American Dream
Saturday
2:30, 5:30, 8:30

 

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