An annual celebration of Loudoun’s deep agricultural roots, the Loudoun County Fair opens Tuesday, July 23 and continues through Saturday, July 28. Here’s today’s schedule:

Friday, July 26thMorning8:30am Horse Gymkhana | Outdoor Arena 

9:00am Fair Open to Public9:00am Milking Demonstration & Facts about Cows | Dairy Barn 

9:00am Alpaca Showmanship | Green Barn Arena10:00am Forage Club Demonstration | Back of Show Barn 10:00am Bunny Dress Up | Green Barn 

10:00am the marvelous mutts | Sykes Field10:30am Poultry Care 101 

11:00am Agricadabra11:30am Duckling Waterslide | Green BarnAfternoon 12:00pm Carnival Opens12:00pm LIVE! Mountain Highway1:00pm Ninja Experience 1:30pm Watermelon Eating Contest | Sykes Hall Patio 2:00pm the marvelous mutts | Sykes Field 3:00pm Round Robin Awards | Green Barn Arena4:00pm Agricadabra4:30pm the marvelous mutts | Sykes Field5:00pm Milking Demonstration & Facts about Cows | Dairy Barn 

5:00pm Fair Dinner – Poultry Club | Sykes Hall5:15pm Pre-Auction Concert by Mountain HighwayEvening6:00pm Ninja Experience6:00pm Chicken Poop Bingo6:30pm Livestock Auction6:30pm LIVE! Mountain Highway7:00pm Ropin’ & Ridin’ Rodeo Pre-show | Outdoor Arena7:30pm Chicken Poop Bingo 

8:00pm Professional Bull Riding and Rodeo | Outdoor Arena9:30pm Hypnotist Show