With a gang of new events, performances and activities, the Jackson County Fair will present the 2008 Harvest Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds and Exposition Park, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point.

With a gang of new events, performances and activities, the Jackson County Fair will present the 2008 Harvest Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, at the Jackson County Fairgrounds and Exposition Park, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point.

Organizers have added entertainment for the whole fa.m.ily. Along with the traditional favorites like the micro brew festival, grape stomp, and chili cook-off, there will be draft horse pulls with tea.m.s from throughout the Northwest, professional dancing horses, freestyle BMX performances, stock dog trials and clinics, and live music.

A live music festival will be held on the Harvest Fair Stage throughout the weekend, featuring acts that include Jason Johnston, the Rhythm Kings and the Rogue Suspects.

Gate admission is $6 for adults. Children under 12 admitted free. Parking is free. Call 774-8270.

Schedule

Saturday Sept. 27

10 a.m. Harvest Fair opens

Southern Oregon Brewfest, Olsrud Arena

Southern Oregon Kennel Club Ear And Eye Clinic And Agility Demonstration, Compton Grass

Annie The Clown, Children Area

11 a.m. Dancing Morgans, Barker Barn

Stock Dog Trials, Krouse Barn

Will McLaughlin Dutch Oven Cooking, Compton Grass East End

11:15 a.m. Royal Blues, Harvest Fair Stage

Noon. Grape Stomp Preliminary Heat, Grape Stomp Stage

Pumpkin Carving, Compton South Deck

Pumpkin Painting, Children's Area

12:30 p.m. Chili Cook-Off, Olsrud Arena/Grass Area

1 p.m. Leslie Kendall & Friends, Harvest Fair Stage

Will McLaughlin Dutch Oven Cooking, Compton Grass East End

1-4 p.m. Draft Horse Pull, Isola Arena

2 p.m. Grape Stomp Preliminary Heat, Grape Stomp Stage

Chili Cook-Off Tasting Begins, Olsrud Arena/Grass Area

Dancing Morgans, Barker Barn

Dave Nourie BMX, Compton Paved Lot

2:45 p.m. Jason Johnston, Harvest Fair Stage

4 p.m. Grape Stomp Finals, Grape Stomp Stage

4:30 p.m. Oregon Rain, Harvest Fair Stage

5 p.m. Dancing Morgans, Barker Barn

Big R/Jackson County Stockmen's Assoc., Club Calf Sale, Compton Arena

6 p.m. 2008 Harvest Fair & Microbrew Festival Closes

The Southern Oregon Brewfest, Stock Dog Trials, Paintball and Annie The Clown are all-day activities. Some children's activities will also run all day.

Sunday Sept. 2810 a.m. Harvest Fair opens

Southern Oregon Brewfest, Olsrud Arena

Southern Oregon Kennel Club Ear And Eye Clinic And Agility Demonstration, Compton Grass

Annie The Clown, Children Area

11 a.m. Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo Drill Tea.m., Barker Barn

Stock Dog Trials, Krouse Barn

Will McLaughlin Dutch Oven Cooking, Compton Grass East End

11:15 a.m. Modern Prometheus, Harvest Fair Stage

Noon. Grape Stomp Preliminary Heat, Grape Stomp Stage

Pumpkin Carving, Compton South Deck

Pumpkin Painting, Children's Area

12:30 p.m. Chili Cook-Off, Olsrud Arena/Grass Area

1 p.m. Billy Rock, Harvest Fair Stage

Will McLaughlin Dutch Oven Cooking, Compton Grass East End

1-4 p.m. Draft Horse Pull, Isola Arena

Big R/Jackson County Stockmen's Heifer Futurity, Compton Arena

2 p.m. Grape Stomp Preliminary Heat, Grape Stomp Stage

Chili Cook-Off Tasting Begins, Olsrud Arena/Grass Area

Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo Drill Team, Barker Barn

Dave Nourie BMX, Compton Paved Lot

2:45 p.m. Rhythm Kings, Harvest Fair Stage

4 p.m. Grape Stomp Finals, Grape Stomp Stage

4:30 p.m. Big R/Jackson County Stockmen's Heifer Futurity Sale, Compton Arena

Rogue Suspects, Harvest Fair Stage

5 p.m. Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo Drill Team, Barker Barn

6 p.m. 2008 Harvest Fair & Microbrew Festival Closes

The Southern Oregon Brewfest, Stock Dog Trials, Paintball and Annie The Clown are all-day activities. Some children's activities will also run all day.