2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FRIDAY, July 24th — Open 4:00–10:00 pm

WHAT'S HAPPENING!
4:00 - 10:00pm Food, Games, Vendors, Belanger Amusements, Whitmore Farms Petting Zoo, Kids Selfie Booth, Tractor Display, Oxen Pull, Classic Cars
Alotta Hoopla
Chain Saw Carving
"Not-Just-Quilts" opens in the Exhibit Hall, along with Charlemont History displays, a Hawlemont School Exhibit, and entries from the Charlemont 250th Scavenger Hunt
5:30pm Bobby C, one of Greenfield’s most popular DJs and a Yankee Doodle Days staple, makes music all evening!
7pm Sheriff's Department Canine Demonstrations! In the Derby Pit, Franklin, Belchertown and Orange police dogs will show off their skills with lots of audience participation. Time for photos with the dogs, questions and answers, and special souvenirs for the kids!
8pm Donut-on-a-String Eating Contest in the Pavilion for kids of all ages, sponsored by Big Y
9:30pm ATLAS FIREWORKS SHOW!

SATURDAY, July 25th —Open 8:00 am–9:00 pm

WHAT'S HAPPENING!
All Day! Food, Games, Vendors, Belanger Amusements, Whitmore Farms Petting Zoo, Kids Selfie Booth
Chain Saw Carving
"Not-Just-Quilts" in the Exhibit Hall, along with Charlemont History displays, a Hawlemont School Exhibit, and entries from the Charlemont 250 Scavenger Hunt
Downstairs in the exhibit Hall, Local Crafters share their wares
9am Ox Draw begins
9am Western MA Tractor Pullers begin
10:30am IMPORTANT NEWS FOR FAIRGOERS! Route 2 will close from Route 112/Buckland to Mohawk Park for the Charlemont 250th Anniversary Parade. Find your spot to view the Parade as they travel to the Fairgrounds, or head on up to the Fairgrounds earlier so you can be there when they arrive!
11am Alotta Hoopla in the Pavilion
11:15am Be on the lookout for the Charlemont 250th Anniversary Parade to arrive at the Fairgrounds!
12pm Celtic Heels in the Pavilion
12:45pm Have a piece of Charlemont 250 Birthday Cake in the Pavilion!
1pm Connecticut Patriots Fife & Drum Corps performs on the Fairgrounds
1-1:45pm Free Kids' Water Games - come cool off!
2pm Ricardi's Birds of Prey in the Pavilion
2pm Kids Ox Draw
3pm Henry the Juggler in the Pavilion -- and later on the Fairgrounds!
4-6pm Linda Peck on the Fairgrounds -- Which of Linda's wonderful character will delight children of all ages? Check back to find out!
4-6pm REMAX Tethered Balloon Rides
5-8pm Lyle Pierce, Nashville Recording Artist and Charlemont Native takes the Pavilion Stage

SUNDAY, July 26th — Open 9am–6pm

WHAT'S HAPPENING!
All Day! Food, Games, Vendors, Belanger Amusements, Chain Saw Carving, Whitmore Farms Petting Zoo, Kids Selfie Booth
"Not-Just-Quilts" in the Exhibit Hall, along with Charlemont History displays, a Hawlemont School Exhibit, and entriess from the Charlemont 250 Scavenger Hunt
Downstairs in the exhibit Hall, Local Crafters share their wares
10am Kids' Decorated Bike Parade -- Sign-up begins at 9:30 at the Information Booth!
11am Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull for ages 10 and younger -- Sign-up begins at 10:30 at the Information Booth!
11am Horse Pull in the Draw Pit
12pm Sheep Show, Shearing and Obstacle Course
12pm Holly May performs in the Pavilion
1pm Free Kids' Coin Hunt on the Exhibit Hall Green for ages 14 and under, sponsored by Berkshire Pizzeria
Upstairs in the Exhibit Hall, Phillip Spear reads excerpts from "Growing Up in Charlemont, Massachusetts," written by his father, Phillip James Spear in 2012
1pm The Pistoleros perform Live in the Pavilion
2:30pm Celebrate Charlemont Raffle Drawings begin
3pm Stoney Roberts' DEMOLITION DERBY
4pm Celebrate Charlemont Quilt Raffle Drawing