The fair official started on March 3 with the crowning of Miss Live Oak County 2012 . Events continued on after that as they have in past years.
This week is the second week of the fair with events judging and fun taking place all week long. Some of Wednesday’s highlights include the 4-H food bake sale at noon. The judging will take place prior to that. Wednesday night will be the barrel race with booking and exhibitions starting at 5 p.m.
Thursday’s events will include animal weigh-in, the goat show and county team roping, just to name a few.
Friday will kick off with the fair parade to run through downtown Three Rivers starting at 10 a.m. At noon on Friday will be the auction of rosette winning baked goods. Several of the animal shows will follow that. The crowning of Miss Rodeo Live Oak County will be at 7 p.m., followed by the rodeo.
Saturday morning will start bright and early at 8 a.m. with the swine show and the cabrito cook-off. The cook-off food will be judged at 2 p.m. Also on Saturday will be the silent auction for the projects from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. The projects are both wood and metal and come from students at both Three Rivers and George West High School. The auction sale for animals items will be Saturday night at 6 o’clock. The rodeo and dance will follow that.
All proceeds from the sales will go toward the students who own the animals.
Food vendors will be on site at the coliseum starting Thursday.
The carnival and arts and craft vendors will be open on the coliseum grounds starting Thursday.
No matter what age, the fair offers something everyone can enjoy. It is a good time to come out as a family and support the kids of Live Oak County.