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Ethan Quaney, 15, Burlingame 4-H, competes in the horse show Saturday in the Overbrook Osage County Fair. The fair continues Wednesday through Saturday with exhibits, parades and a demolition derby.

The Overbrook Osage County Fair kicked off with the horse show Saturday, and continued Wednesday with the lawn mower pull, king and queen crowning and children’s pedal pull.

Thursday events include photography judging at 1 p.m., and the sheep show and tractor pull at 7 p.m. On Friday, the swine show will begin at 8 a.m. and bucket calf, dairy and goat shows at 2 p.m. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the first fair parade will commence. This year’s theme is “Back to the 30s.” Float judging will take place at 6:30 p.m. The parade will be followed by the beef show and circle track races at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, the rabbit, poultry and hand pet shows will be at 8 a.m. and the 4-H dog show at 8:30 a.m. The contest for children will begin at 10 a.m. at Jones Park ball diamond. After the second parade at 6 p.m.
Saturday, parade winners will be announced. The parade will also feature a high school battle of the bands competition. The 4-H livestock sale begins at 7 p.m., followed by a 4-H livestock sale buyers’ dinner.

The final event of the fair will be the demolition derby at 7:30 p.m.

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