Ashmore Ag Days

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Little Miss and Little Mr. Ashmore Ag Days

Pageant Winners with 

Miss Edgar County Maddie Flesner

Salsa Judges rely on their keen taste buds to choose a winner

Sawyer Brothers Band .com

Coles County Sheriff's Office K9 Squad 

will be part of the Touch-A-Truck feature

Ashmore FD (yellow) took on Oakland (orange) at last year's Water Ball Competition.

Ashmore Fire Department raffle tent

Don't miss any of your favorite events as our humble festival continues to grow bigger and better every year!


Bags Tournament (Sat 2:00-5:00, Registration starts at 1:00) Sponsored by: AHW, LLC. FREE TO ENTER!


Blood Drive (Sat Noon-3:00) Sponsored by Community Blood Services.


Cake Walk (Sat 1:00-3:00)  For 25¢, you can have a chance at winning one of dozens of cakes, cookies, brownies, or other baked treats! Simply pay your quarter and choose a number. The big wheel spins, and if it lands on your number, you WIN! It's that easy! The games keep going until the goodies run out - enter as many times as you want!


Community Church Service (Sun 10:00am) Ashmore Presbyterian, Tri County, Enon Baptist, & Salibury Church come together to worship as a community. 


Craft Vendors (Sat 10:00am-10:00pm) - browse through a variety of local wares, including jewelry, oils, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Norwex, Tupperware, and more! Do you have goods to offer? Join the craft vendors for $10 per booth. Contact Cathy Welborn 232-9951 for more information.


Food Vendors (Fri 5:00-9:00, Sat 10:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-2:00pm) - choose from all your festival favorites, including Rolling Smoke BBQ, Nana & Papa's Deep Fried Wagon, classic carnival foods (pronto pups, funnel cakes, cotton candy, fries, etc.) and frozen sweet treats. If you are a concessionaire and would like to participate, contact Bill Edwards 232-1110 for more information.

Homemade Salsa Contest, (Registration starts 2:00, judging is at 2:30) Sponsored by: I and I Deli. FREE TO ENTER! Whip up your best batch of homemade salsa or pico de gallo and register at 2:00 Saturday at the Park Pavilion. Our specially selected team of three expert judges will sample each one and choose the best. The top three salsa-nators will get cash prizes and bragging rights.


Homemade Pie Contest, (Registration starts at 3:00, judging is at 3:30) Sponsored by: KB Crail Inc. FREE TO ENTER! Bakers go head-to-head as all types of pies are welcome! A refrigerator will be on hand for any pies containing cream, whipped cream, or merengue. Register by 3:00 Saturday at the Park Pavilion. Our specially selected team of three expert judges will sample each one and choose their favorite. The top three bakers will get cash prizes and bragging rights.


Kiddie Tractor Pull (Sat 1:00-2:00, Registration starts at 12:30) Sponsored by: Ashmore Community Club. FREE TO ENTER! Kids in 4th grade or younger can peddle their way to victory. Cash Prizes awarded to all participants and bigger cash prizes are awarded  winners in each age category (Age 0 - Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, and Grade 4). Check in at 12:30 to join the competition - no pre-registration or advanced notice is needed. Contact Terry Coffey 349-8254 for more info. 


Kids Carnival (Sat 11:30-2:30) FREE to participate! No age requirements! Inflatables, Face Painting, Games, and more!  Look for the bright orange fencing!


Live Entertainment: 

          Variety Show (Thu 7:00pm)

          Breakaway Band (Fri 6:00-9:00)

          DJ Rick Ford (Sat Noon-3:00 and 4:00-6:00)

          Andrew's Family Magic "Show of Wonder" (Sat 3:00-4:00)

          Sawyer Brothers (Sat 7:00-10:00) Click Here for Website

          Surrender (Sun 11:30-1:30)


Magic Show - "Andrew's Family Magic" (Sat 2:00-3:00) Sponsored by: The Freezeland's. Bring the whole family out for a mind-bending, eye-popping, head-scratching "Show of Wonder, featuring tricks and illusions by magician Andrew.


Pancake & Sausage Breakfast in the Park (Sat 6:30-9:00am) Sponsored by: Ashmore Masonic Lodge #390. Fill up your tummy before the big parade! $6 for Adults, $3 for Kids 12 and under; breakfast includes all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage patties and choice of drink (white milk, chocolate milk, orange juice, or coffee).


Raffles (All Day Sat) - Sponsored by: Ashmore Fire Department. KIDS ENTER FREE for a bicycle (drawing at 4:00). Limit one entry per child - visit the Village tent near the pavilion to enter. The Ashmore Fire Dept will be selling raffle tickets all day for a John Deere Gator (drawing at 5:00). Tickets are $50 each, and are also available in advance. GET YOUR TICKET RIGHT AWAY - contact your favorite Ashmore Fireman today!!


Touch-A-Truck (Fri 5:00-7:00) FREE to participate! Kids of all ages can come see, touch, and ask questions about the vehicles that we rely on to save us in emergencies. While you're there, check out all the big equipment that helps our crops grow tall!

          Helicopter (only for 45 min. & weather permitting)

          Coles County Sheriff’s Office K9 & K9 Squad

          Fire Truck 

          Ambulance

          John Deere Tractors