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Elementary School Tour Day

September 12, 2019 - Thursday
9:00am - 1:00pm

Available to elementary schools in Western North Carolina,

the fairgrounds will be open from 9:00am until 1:00pm just for you and your students

(fairgrounds opens to the public at 3:00pm).

Each group should expect to visit livestock display, competitive exhibits, Farmer Bill’s Ag-Ventures Tent,

Mobile Dairy Classroom, and one "Special" entertainment performance.

Bring a bag lunch and picnic on the fairgrounds. Food vendors and rides will NOT be open.

You must RSVP by August 30th to reserve your tour and tour guide.

Download the form, Fill it out, and fax it to 828-687-9272.

or email it to tamara.crain@ncagr.gov


Buss parking, after drop off, will be in Gate 5 this year.

School Day Tour Schedule

9:00 Arrival

9:00 – 11:00 Display Livestock, Expo,

Ag-Venture Tent

11:00 – 11:20 Dancers- in front of Expo

11:20 – 11:40 Entertainment Act

11:40 – 12:00 Mobile Dairy

12:00 – 12:25 Entertainment Act

12:25 – 1:00 Lunch

Available Activities during this time:


  • Butter Making
  • Seed Necklaces
  • Water paint wall (outside)

Ag-Venture Tent:

  • Animals
  • Corn plowing tables
  • Cow Milking
  • Tater digging
  • Wood apple picking
  • Wood egg gathering
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