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Full line-up for Big Little Ex

Sawdust flies as competitors go head to head in the chainsaw competition at the Barrington Municipal Exhibition, while children play on the rides in the background, making for a festive scene.
Sawdust flies as competitors go head to head in the chainsaw competition at the Barrington Municipal Exhibition, while children play on the rides in the background, making for a festive scene. - Kathy Johnson

Barrington Exhibition opens Aug. 15

BARRINGTON, N.S. —

There’s a full line-up for the 67th annual Big Little Ex in Barrington on Aug. 15 to 18.
“We’re excited about the new events,” said exhibition committee president Trevor Swaine. “The Hillbilly Challenge and Lawn Tractor Races on Thursday, Chainsaw Juggling on Friday, Catch 22 Improv Comedy on Saturday, and we are pleased to welcome back the Scotts Timber Show with one show daily.”
Motor sports events,  a stellar line up of musical entertainment including local headliners Ghost Town Heroes, One Metre Up, Jamie Cotter and the Country Outlaws to mention a few, fireworks, the second annual Dash for Cash mud run, ox hauls, light horse show, pageants, games, a midway, beer garden, vendors, concession stands, and a 2k and 5k run are on tap during the four day event.
“We invite everyone to come and see what we have in store,” said Swaine. “We would like to thank all of our community partners for their support and a big thanks to our volunteers who have all pitched in to get the grounds looking great for the event.”
Swaine said a special thank you to the Shelburne County ATV Association, Passage Auto Parts, Carmen Christie’s Garage, and B. Reynolds Trucking, for their help with organizing the 4x4 and ATV mud runs and pulls.

SCHEDULE

THURSDAY AUGUST 15
12:00 pm – Exhibition opens for the day (main
building, animal barns, concessions, vendors, games,
beer barn, Yarmouth Big Bounce Midway opens)
12:00 pm – ONSTAGE: Amber Malone
1:45 pm – Dash for Cash Mud Run
2:00 pm – Chip Bingo opens
2:00 pm – Scott’s Timber Show
3:30 pm – 1st Annual Lawn Tractor Race (cash prizes)
4:30 pm – 1st Annual Big Little Ex Hillbilly Challenge
5:00 pm – Jackie Nickerson Memorial Ox Haul
6:00 pm – 2019 Official Opening Ceremony
7:00 pm – ONSTAGE: One Meter Up
7:00 pm – 3rd Annual Carmen Christie Memorial 4x4 Mud Run

FRIDAY AUGUST 16
8:00 am – Exhibition opens for the day
12:00 pm – 2019 Barrington Exhibition Light HorseShow - Day 1
12:00 pm – Concessions, Vendors, Games, Beer Barn, Chip Bingo opens, Yarmouth Big Bounce Midway opens
12:00 pm – ONSTAGE: Alexa and Andre
1:00 pm – Scott’s Timber Show
2:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Little Rays Reptiles
3:10 pm – Meet the Animals of Little Rays
3:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Little Rays Reptiles
4:10 pm – Meet the Animals of Little Rays
4:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Shannon Malone
5:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Sou’ West Kitchen Party w/Madisen Atkinson-Newell
6:00 pm – Raymond Harris Memorial Ox Haul
6:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Ian Stewart – Chainsaw Juggling
8:00 pm – ONSTAGE: Ghost Town Heroes
10:00 pm – Fireworks (rain date – Saturday)

SATURDAY AUGUST 17
8:00 am – Exhibition opens for the day
10:30 am – 2019 Barrington Exhibition ATV Pulls
11:00 am – Concessions, Vendors, Games, Yarmouth
Big Bounce Midway open
12:00 pm – Chip Bingo & Beer Barn open
12:00 pm – 2019 Barrington Exhibition Light Horse
Show (Day 2)
12:00 pm – ONSTAGE: Jimmy Moy
12:00 pm – Boys and Girls Ox Haul
1:00 pm – Irva Cunningham Memorial Ladies Ox Haul
1:00 pm – Scott’s Timber Show
2:00 pm – 2019 Petite Little Miss Barrington Exhibition Pageant
2:00 pm – Brenton “Bud” Doane Memorial Ox Haul
3:30 pm – ONSTAGE: MacKenzie School of Dance
4:30 pm – ONSTAGE: Catch 22 Improv Comedy
6:00 pm – ONSTAGE: The Shorelines
6:30 pm – 3rd Annual Passage Auto Parts ATV Mud Runs

SUNDAY AUGUST 18
8:00 am – Exhibition opens for the day
9:00 am – Washer Tournament Registration begins
9:00 am – 2nd Annual Big Little Ex 2K/5K Fun Run
10:00 am – Joey Morrison Memorial Washer Tournament
10:00 am – 3rd Annual Billy Jack Hatfield Memorial 4x4 Truck Pulls
12:00 pm – Concessions, Vendors, Midway, Games, Chip Bingo open
12:00 pm – 2019 Barrington Exhibition Light Horse
Show (Day 3)
12:00 pm – Scott’s Timber Show
1:00 pm – ONSTAGE: Jamie Cotter and the Country Outlaws
3:00 pm – 2019 Little Miss Barrington Exhibition Pageant
4:30 pm – Exhibition Closes.

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