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State Fair of West Virginia schedule of events for Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

Military Day

Gate admission, $11 for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

9 a.m. – Gates open

9 a.m. – Draft Horse Farm Show – Bluegrass Bowl

10 a.m., 2 p.m. – Cooking demonstration, West Virginia Building

11 a.m. – Carnival rides open

11 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 and 7 p.m. – Swifty Swine Pig Racing, near West Virginia Building

11 a.m. – Krafty Kids Pintrest Party, West Virginia Building

Noon, 2 and 6:30 p.m. – High Dive Show, Center of grounds

Noon, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. – Scott’s World of Magic Show, near Gate #5

Noon – Cookie Decorating Contest, West Virginia Building

12:30, 4 and 7 p.m. – Catherine Hickland – Sprint Center Stage

1, 3:30 and 6 p.m. – Disc-Connected K-9S, near Gate #4

1 p.m. – Harness Racing, Grandstand

1 p.m. – Decorating Straw Hat Contest, West Virginia Building

1:30, 4 and 6:30 p.m. – Granpa Cratchet – near Gate #5

1:30, 3 and 5 p.m. – Marc Dobson, One Man Band – strolling the grounds

2 p.m. – Mason Jar Flower Arrangement, West Virginia Building

2:30 and 5:30 p.m. – Big Planet Soul, Sprint Center Stage

3 p.m. – Demonstration, Heritage Corner

3 p.m. – Kids’ Iron Skillet Pizza Contest, West Virginia Building

5 p.m. – WV High School and Youth Rodeo – Practice Ring

5 p.m. – Unclaimed Property Auction, West Virginia Building

6 p.m. – Open Horse Show, Bluegrass Bowl

8 p.m. – Cole Swindell with special guest Hardy

For more information, visit www.statefairofwv.com

Funerals for Sunday, August 18, 2019

Combs, Amy - 5 p.m., Bible Center Church, Charleston.

Michael, Sherry - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Morrison, Ray - 2 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

Smith, Robert - 3 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Stump. Arleen - 1 p.m., Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Wright, Gary - 2 p.m., Preston Funeral Home, Charleston.