5:30-7:00 Cocktails & Dinner
7:00-9:00 The Oaks Heifer Auction
4:00- 5:30 Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres and Jack Russell races
6:00-9:00 The Derby Cow Auction
Presented by Hudson - Valentine Longhorn Auctions.
The Southeastern Futurity will be held in conjunction with this event.
Games, Prizes, Candy & Family Fun! All activities free to the public. This year, we're getting the whole neighborhood together! Activities, candy and prizes from...
Spy Coast Farm
The Committee to Keep Judge Rob Johnson
Bless Your h'Art Pottery Paint Crafts
University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research
Advantage Agri-Marketing Services
Breeders Farrier Supply
Kentucky Cattlemen's Association
JSW Farm The Chop Shop
Food and beverages by our restaurant Hayden's Stockyard Eatery!
Friday, Sept. 7th
Pure-Bred Breeders Session
6 pm Dinner
7 pm Utilizing Programs to Enhance Bull Marketing
Saturday, Sept. 8th
Cow-Calf Producers and Backgrounders Session
7 am Coffee & Donuts
8 am Programs for Commerical Cattle Producers
What are the cost and requirements of participating?
12 pm Lunch
RSVP by calling Blue Grass Stockyards 859-255-7701 or visit bgregionalmarketplace.com/valueadded/
THE GOD BLESS AMERICA CAR SHOW
Note from event staff: We will NOT BE PARKING CARS. The area for parking show cars will be roped off. We will have the entire area for truck and trailer parking, and use of the islands. There should be plenty of room for you to display your car and set up any pop up shelters. Please use appropriate material to secure your canopy.
Car Clubs and groups: If you plan on parking together and want space reserved we can reserve space for you or just come early!! We’ll help you out any way we can!
Please DO NOT park in the retail parking area. You will not be judged.
Use of the indoor air conditioned facilities will be available.
The Farmers Market will be there Saturday morning.
Games: Corn Hole and the Push Rod Drop
Miss God Bless America Car Show Contest: $10 entry fee.
Model Car Show: Ages 14 and under only, free registration.
Door Prizes Silent Auction 50/50
Thanks to our Sponsors - Richmond Road Starbucks will be providing all of the coffee for this event thanks to the generosity of Jonathan Smith, store manager.
PLEASE NOTE: Jenn Weyland will be assisting Brother Mark Lyons to get around the show field to make his Specialty choice and WILL NOT have a car entered in the show. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
6 pm Registration in The YARDS Classroom
6:30 pm Session with Buffet Dinner Begins
Dr. Jessie Lay, DVM, Assistant Professor, Kentucky State University presents:
Vaccine recommendations: What they really need and when
Brief discussion on the value of castration and dehorning
Celebrate BEEF MONTH with Bluegrass Stockyards, Kentucky Beef Council, Talon Winery, Hartfield & Co. Bourbon, Country Boy Brewing and DaRae & Friends Catering.
Experience small plate beef pairings with all senses at Taste of Beef! Katelyn Hawkins of Kentucky Beef Council will walk you through how the flavor profiles of beef pair perfectly Kentucky's spirits. Whether you're using spirits in a recipe, or adding it to your dining experience.
Proceeds go to FoodChain and their efforts in ending hunger in Kentucky.
Nicholas Jamerson will open up his show in the sale ring immediately after Taste of Beef. Get your tickets here:
Nicholas Jamerson at Blue Grass Stockyard
Laid Back Country Picker with Luna and the Mountain Jets
"This is real stuff about real things. Pedal steel and phase 90s. Don't try to paint me into a box, I know the industry..." Laid Back
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