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Schedule 2018

Friday
August 10, 2018
Center Stage
Animal Pull Ring
Mechanical Pull Arena
Roaming
Saturday
August 11, 2018
Center Stage
Upper Stage
Animal Barns
Animal Pull Ring
Horseshoe Area
Mechanical Pull Arena
Show Ring
Roaming
Sunday
August 12, 2018
Center Stage
Animal Barns
Animal Pull Ring
Horseshoe Area
Mechanical Pull Arena
Show Ring
Roaming
Center Stage
Animal Pull Ring
Mechanical Pull Arena
Roaming
Center Stage
Upper Stage
Animal Barns
Animal Pull Ring
Horseshoe Area
Mechanical Pull Arena
Show Ring
Roaming
Center Stage
Animal Barns
Animal Pull Ring
Horseshoe Area
Mechanical Pull Arena
Show Ring
Roaming
06:00 PM
Pony Pull

Animal Pull Ring
The pull will be governed by Lebanon Country Fair, Connecticut Pony Pullers Association rules. Must have Coggins and rabies papers.
Class I: 46” and under, 6 Foot Draw
Class II: 46” and over but not over 50”, 6 Foot Draw More details

06:00 PM
Opening Ceremony

Center Stage
Join us for the opening ceremony of the 59th Annual Lebanon Country Fair with Joe Glennon, featuring Dr. Benda (fifties/sixties folk)

06:00 PM
Bella the Clown

Throughout the Fairgrounds
Friday, August 11th from 6-8pm
Saturday, August 12th from 12-4pm
Sunday, August 13th from 12-4pm

Whether it is a wild balloon hat or lovable teddy bear hand balloon, every creation promises to be a big hit with the young and old alike. Bella the Clown has been clowning around at the Lebanon Fair for over two decades. Come visit Bella at her balloon wagon station or see her at the exciting Kids’ Games.

07:00 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

07:30 PM
Luis Pabon Dance Troupe

Center Stage
Luis’ exciting choreography has enabled dancers from his nationally award winning theatre dance company “Style Extraordinaire” to capture hundreds of first place awards. His intermediate and advanced students have performed throughout New England, New York State and City, New Jersey, Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida and Las Vegas. The Luis Pabon dancers have been performing at the Lebanon Fair for decades and they are an important part of the fabric that makes us the Lebanon Fair.

08:00 PM
Mini Pull

Animal Pull Ring
The pull will be governed by Lebanon Country Fair rules. Must have Coggins and rabies papers.
Class I: 34″
Class II: 38″ More details

08:00 PM
Monster Truck Show

Mechanical Pull Arena

08:30 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

09:00 PM
Ball in the House (A Cappella)

Center Stage

Ball in the House is an R&B/Soul/Pop a cappella group based out of Boston, MA, whose high energy shows have audiences singing, dancing, even beatboxing along.

With their extensive tour schedule (averaging 200 shows a year), Ball in the House has performed everywhere – from theaters to performing arts centers, fairs & festivals, to opening for some of the biggest acts in the world, such as The Beach Boys, The Jonas Brothers, The Temptations, Fantasia, Gladys Knight, Lionel Richie, Jessica Simpson, Blondie, Smokey Robinson, KC & The Sunshine Band, Diamond Rio, Colin Raye, Orleans, and numerous others.

They headlined the 2016 China International Chorus Festival in Beijing, won the 2016 Boston Harmony Sweepstakes, and were voted 2014 APCA Band of the Year and 2009 Best of Boston for Outstanding Musical Performers. For six years, they were the voices behind all the Cool Whip commercials and recently wrote and performed the jingle for Amazon’s Prime Day. Ball in the House has appeared on America’s Got Talent, The TODAY Show, The Daily Buzz, the Philadelphia 4th of July Parade, and SBS Culture Club and NBC News in Seoul, South Korea.

For more information on Ball in the House, visit their web site.

09:00 AM
Cattle Show (Dairy)

Animal Show Ring
Ayshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, Milking Shorthorn
Entry Fee: $1.00 per head and MUST accompany entry form. More details

09:00 AM
Rabbit Judging

Animal Barns More details

10:00 AM
Sheep Breed Judging

Animal Barns
Entry Fee: $2.00 per head/fleece and MUST accompany entry form.

Classes 1-13: Rams, Ewes & Lambs
Classes 14-17: Fitting & Showmanship
Classes 21-24: Handspinners Fleece Competition
Classes 25-28: Farm Display
Classes 29-32: Show of Champions

10:00 AM
Poultry Judging

Animal Barns More details

10:00 AM
Oxen Pull

Animal Pull Ring
Please Note: All pulling contestants must pay when entering fair. Tickets will be rebated by superintendent of Pull Ring when entering first contest. These classes will observe the Eastern Draft Horse Association and Connecticut Oxen Association rules.

Note to Ox Drivers: No fiberglass or plastic sticks allowed.

Class A: Under 2800 lbs., Oxen 6 ft. Pull
Class B: Under 3200 lbs., Oxen 6 ft. Pull
Class C: Oxen over 3200 lbs. More details

11:00 AM
Little Miss Lebanon Fair

Center Stage

RULES & REGULATIONS

Deadline: 9:00pm on Friday, August 10th, 2018. Mail completed forms to the address below or turn in to the Information Booth at the Fair.

Age: This program is open to girls aged 4–8. Participants will be asked their name, how old they are, if they have any pets or hobbies, and/or what they like at the fair.

Attire: Casual Summer Dress or short set (hats optional).

Entrance: Mail completed application to: Anne Birrell, Chairperson, 720 Waterman Road, Lebanon, CT 06249 / (860) 887-6635

This activity is meant to provide fun and entertainment for the youngsters and their families.

*Contestants begin lining up around 10:30am on Saturday morning near the Information Booth.

12:00 PM
Kids’ & Adult Games

Center Stage

KIDS’ GAMES: Classes according to age.
Pie Eating Contest: First to eat 1/4 blueberry pie.
Watermelon Eating Contest: First to eat 1/8 watermelon.

ADULT GAMES
Nail Driving Contest for Ladies: First to drive 3 nails even with board.
Adult Games: Nail Driving Contest for Men: First to drive 3 nails even with board.

12:00 PM
Bella the Clown

Throughout the Fairgrounds
Friday, August 11th from 6-8pm
Saturday, August 12th from 12-4pm
Sunday, August 13th from 12-4pm

Whether it is a wild balloon hat or lovable teddy bear hand balloon, every creation promises to be a big hit with the young and old alike. Bella the Clown has been clowning around at the Lebanon Fair for over two decades. Come visit Bella at her balloon wagon station or see her at the exciting Kids’ Games.

12:00 PM
Horseshoe Tournament

Horseshoe Area
Saturday:
Bring your partner or ask us to pair you up.
Sunday: Draw for partners.
Walk-ins welcome both days More details

01:00 PM
Magic of David

Upper Stage

01:30 PM
Robert Black (New England’s Premier Award Winning Elvis Tribute Artist)

Center Stage
Robert Black’s authentic portrayal and exciting interpretation of Elvis Presley has made him one of the country’s most sought after and popular tribute performers. A true professional, Robert’s crowd pleasing style, and spot-on mannerisms mixed with his unique blend of vocal talent, charisma, and elaborate costuming make him a favorite of Elvis fans worldwide.

For more information on Robert, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

02:00 PM
Sheep Showmanship

Animal Barns
Entry Fee: $2.00 per head/fleece and MUST accompany entry form.

Classes 1-13: Rams, Ewes & Lambs
Classes 14-17: Fitting & Showmanship
Classes 21-24: Handspinners Fleece Competition
Classes 25-28: Farm Display
Classes 29-32: Show of Champions

02:00 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

03:00 PM
We3 Trio (Rock, Pop, Blues, and Swing)

Center Stage
WE3 Trio is made up of the three male musicians from Connecticut’s premier event band, Prelude Band, namely: Joe Cannata on bass guitar, acoustic guitar, and lead and background vocals, Dean Coutsouridis on guitar, alto saxophone, and lead and background vocals,John Morello on drums, percussion, and background vocals.The trio utilizes the same technology to recreate the “big sound” of a multi-piece band.

For more information on We3, visit their web site or follow them on facebook.

04:00 PM
Magic of David

Upper Stage

04:30 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

05:00 PM
Luis Pabon Dance Troupe

Center Stage
Luis’ exciting choreography has enabled dancers from his nationally award winning theatre dance company “Style Extraordinaire” to capture hundreds of first place awards. His intermediate and advanced students have performed throughout New England, New York State and City, New Jersey, Louisiana, Tennessee, Florida and Las Vegas. The Luis Pabon dancers have been performing at the Lebanon Fair for decades and they are an important part of the fabric that makes us the Lebanon Fair.

06:30 PM
Horse Pull

Animal Pull Ring
Please Note: All pulling contestants must pay when entering fair. Tickets will be rebated by superintendent of Pull Ring when entering first contest. These classes will observe the Eastern Draft Horse Association and Connecticut Oxen Association rules.

Class I: Under 3100 lbs., Horses 12 ft. Pull
Class II: Free for all, Horses 12 ft. Pull More details

06:30 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

07:00 PM
Monster Truck Show

Mechanical Pull Arena

07:00 PM
Gary Negbaur (Jazz, Blues, New Orleans-style Rhythm & Blues)

Center Stage
Gary Negbaur is steeped in the New Orleans piano tradition and tours worldwide performing the music of the ’20s to today. This pianist/singer/songwriter has grooved at the Superdome in New Orleans, knocked them out at Birdland in NYC and raised the roof at South by Southwest in Austin. In Paris, he brought the audience to its feet at the legendary Le Bilboquet. He tours as a soloist, with the Gary Negbaur Group and in Jazz, Blues & Two Tattoos, a show that celebrates the indelible music of New Orleans and New York. His innovative arrangements of standards and soulful originals make for unforgettable performances.

A “witty songwriter” (Austin Chronicle) with a “jazzy croon” (St. Louis Post Dispatch) who can “control the black and whites like…Captain Kirk manning the Enterprise” (The Tennessean), his recordings include original rock music (Let me explain), solo jazz standards (Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat) and children’s songs (Max’s Family Band). His latest recording (Alive in New Orleans) was recorded live and features New Orleans classics.

For more information on Gary, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

09:00 PM
Living on a Bad Name (Bon Jovi Tribute)

Center Stage
International act & Boston’s own Bon Jovi tribute “Living On A Bad Name” produces the most powerful Bon Jovi concert in the impersonating industry.

Vocalist Ken Pittman is a familiar Massachusetts radio personality and has been in bands since 1988. He’s best known for a particular impersonation and is a very convincing Jon Bon Jovi on stage. Ken came out of his musical retirement and trained with world renowned vocalist coach Mark Baxter (Stevie Tyler, Scott Weiland, Broadway cast of Rent). He is a Boston radio personality, appearing on Boston Herald Radio, WRKO as well as a regular host on WBSM in New Bedford, MA.

For more information on Living on a Bad Name, follow them on facebook.

08:30 AM
Cattle Show (Beef)

Animal Show Ring
Angus, Hereford, All other breeds, Crossbreed
Entry Fee: $1.00 per head and MUST accompany entry form. More details

09:00 AM
Goat Judging

Animal Barns
YOUTH EXHIBITORS ONLY.

CLASS/AGE REQUIREMENTS
1. Pee Wee: Under age 7
2. Novice: First year, any age
3. Junior: Age 7-12
4. Senior: Age 13-18 More details

10:00 AM
Doodlebug Pull

Animal Pull Ring
Sponsored by New England Doodlebug Association.
NEDA Doodlebugs are homemade pulling tractors made exclusively from old truck parts. The goal is to pull a stone boat 3 feet in continuous motion to move on to the next round until all but one machine is eliminated. When the machines can’t make a full pull anymore, the one with the furthest consecutive distance in the round wins.

11:00 AM
Monthei Brothers Band (Country)

Center Stage

11:00 AM
Redneck Truck Pull

Mechanical Pull Arena
Entry forms are located at the lower gate the day of the event; Registration begins at 10am. More details

12:00 PM
Horseshoe Tournament

Horseshoe Area
Saturday:
Bring your partner or ask us to pair you up.
Sunday: Draw for partners.
Walk-ins welcome both days More details

12:00 PM
Bella the Clown

Throughout the Fairgrounds
Friday, August 11th from 6-8pm
Saturday, August 12th from 12-4pm
Sunday, August 13th from 12-4pm

Whether it is a wild balloon hat or lovable teddy bear hand balloon, every creation promises to be a big hit with the young and old alike. Bella the Clown has been clowning around at the Lebanon Fair for over two decades. Come visit Bella at her balloon wagon station or see her at the exciting Kids’ Games.

12:30 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

01:00 PM
Jon Berman with Pete Adams (Coastal/Country)

Center Stage
With influences ranging from coastal music of Jimmy Buffet & Kenny Chesney, touching upon the country of
Dierks Bentley & Willie Nelson, and reaching to the songwriting of Aaron Lewis, Stephen Kellogg & Will Hoge, Jon’s music covers many genres that appeal to a wide listening audience.

For more information on Jon Berman, visit his web site or follow him on facebook.

02:00 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

03:30 PM
Dinosaur Walk-Abouts

Roaming
Presented by Dino Trail/Animal Alley

04:00 PM
Eight to the Bar (Swing/Boogie Woogie/Motown)

Center Stage
Drawing its musical influences from American roots music – swing, boogie woogie, and Motown – Eight to the Bar is known for its outstanding instrumentalists and sophisticated 4-part vocal arrangements. *WINNER “BEST OVERALL BAND” IN THE CT NOW 2018 READERS’ POLL*

For more information on the Eight to the Bar, visit their web site or follow them on facebook.

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