PUBLISHED: 5:25 PM on Wednesday, July 25, 2007
'A Fair for All' to be held in Haines from July 26-29

Thursday, July 26

Noon - Opening Ceremony- National Anthem being sung by Hannah Reeves

12:30 p.m. - Men of Note

1 p.m. - Haines DDF

2 p.m. - Carl Reese

2:30 p.m. - Vanessa Beggs

3:30 p.m. - Missed By A Long Shot

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4 p.m. - Deering and Down

4:30 p.m. - Art Johns and Friends

5 p.m. - Potlatch Band

6 p.m. - Fair and Square

7 p.m. - Fishpickers

Evening concert

9 p.m. - Deering and Down

10 p.m. - Missed By a Long Shot

Friday, July 27

Noon - Haines Children Theater Conservatory

12:30 p.m. - Nicole Edwards and Dan Rowe

1:30 p.m. - Yees Ku Oo- Native Dancers

2 p.m. - Burl Sheldon

2:30 p.m. - Juneau Jumpers

3 p.m . - Karate Demo

3:30 p.m. - The Clumsy Lovers

4 p.m. - Daniel Forlano

5 p.m. - Silver Jackson

6 p.m. - Singer Songwriter Competition

7 p.m. - Sweet Sunny North

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  The parade will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, starting at the Fire Hall. There are many divisions to enter with prizes for the best entry. The theme for this year is "A Fair for All."
Evening concert

9 p.m. -Milo Matthews

10 p.m. - Eternal Flame Dancers

10:30 p.m. - The Clumsy Lovers

Saturday, July 28

11:30 a.m. - Nuclear Elvis

Noon - Juneau Jumpers

12:30 p.m.- Swing Set

1 p.m. - Flattlands

2 p.m. - Fiddle Contest

3 p.m. - Bluegrass 101

3:30 p.m. - The Gourds

4 p.m. - Brenda Berezan

5 p.m. - Salsa Dance Lessons with Heather and Antonio

6 p.m. - Glorious Youth Parade

7 p.m. - Brave Monkey

Evening concert

9 p.m. - Bluegrass 101

10 p.m. - Eternal Flame Dancers

10:30 p.m. - The Gourds

Sunday, July 29

10 a.m. - Vanessa Beggs

11 a.m. - Marijke Jane

Noon - Kris and Lindy

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1 p.m. - Salsa Dance Lessons with Heather and Antonio

2 p.m. - Clambone

3 p.m. - Potlatch Band

Contests, events and activities

Grand Parade

Saturday, July 28, starting at 11 a.m. at the Fire Hall.

Lots of divisions to enter with prizes for the best entry. The theme for this year is "A Fair For All." Put on your creative hat....originality and theme interpretation has its rewards. Thank you to Gina and Jerry Erny for sponsoring this time honored tradition!

Contact Mike Case at 766-2903 for more information.


Saturday, July 28, at 4:30 p.m. at the American Legion- 2 sessions

Volleyball tournament

Sunday, July 29, in the afternoon. Contact Tomi Scovill at 766-2940 for more information.

Guy Hoffman Horseshoe Tournament

Men and women's singles at noon Saturday, July 28, with mixed doubles at noon Sunday, July 29. Come try your luck at the tournaments. Cash prizes for winners, $5 entry fee. Sign up at the Klondike Saloon. Thank you to Mountain Market and Dejon Delights for sponsoring this event.

Fiddle contest

Bring your favorite fiddle (or violin) and join in the fun at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28. Stomp your feet and clap your hands and get ready for a good time! Thank you to Tongass Business Center for sponsoring this event.

Singer/songwriter competition

This competition has been a Fair favorite for several years. Country & bluegrass, blues & folk, and pop will be featured at the event, which is at 6 p.m. Friday, July 27and judged live in Payson's Pavilion.

Most loveable dog

Think you have the cutest, most loveable dog? Or maybe he/she has the shortest tail? Then it's time to take your dog to the 13th Annual Most Loveable Dog Contest at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 28. Bring your leashed pal to the Fire Station at 10 a.m. for registration and maybe even win a prize, then show off your loveable dog while you both march in the parade. Thank you to Carrie Kinison and Linda Anderson for organizing this event.

Horse show

4-H will be at noon Saturday, July 28, with the open horse show at noon Sunday, July 29.

Logging show

Men's and women's events start at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 29.

Fisherman's rodeo

Calling all fishermen! The Fair's first ever Fisherman's Rodeo is at 2 p.m. Friday, July 27.Come test your net mending, gear baiting, and survival suit donning skills, and more! Cash and gear prizes to be won. Thank you to our sponsors Oleruds Inc and F/V Towego.

Zucchini contest

Let your zucchini show its cartoon character best. Entries will be judged and entrants will earn free entry to the fair. Preschoolers to eighth graders can join the fun. Be sure to have your zucchini in by 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26. Thank you to Alaska Grown for sponsoring this event.

Kid's stage

Open from 1-2 p.m. daily for crafts and from 2-4 p.m. for entertainment.

Disc Golf Tournament

This event will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 30.