KFB Day at State Fair is August 22Posted on Aug 7, 2013
The 50th Annual Kentucky Country Ham Breakfast and Auction will be held in South Wing Conference Center beginning at 7:30 a.m. The grand champion country ham will be auctioned with proceeds donated to charity. Last year’s champion ham from Scott Hams fetched $300,000. In its history the auction has raised more than $6.5 million for charities.
The annual Gospel Quartet Contest begins shortly following the breakfast and will be held on the South Wing stage.
The Farm Bureau picnic begins at noon in the South Wing.
KFB Insurance Company sponsors the popular “Pride of the Counties” section of the South Wing, where local organizations promote their cities and counties with lively displays. A winning display is named each year during a ceremony at 11 p.m. on KFB Day. KFB Insurance also participates in the FFA/4-H Sale of Champions that afternoon in Newmarket Hall.