The theme for the 2018 Country Harvest is Wild, Wild, West. Carnival rides will be provided by Jones & Company Carnival again this year, with armbands being $20. The opening ceremony will begin at 6 PM on Thurs., Sept. 13 with the posting of the colors by the VFW Post #5364, the National Anthem by Rochelle Allwood, followed by the introduction of the Grand Marshall Maysville FFA Chapter.
At 6:15 the youth cheerleaders will perform on the north side of the courthouse. A scarecrow contest is also set for 6:15. A coloring contest is being added this year. Pages may be picked up at area businesses and turned in to the information booth by noon Sat. From 6-7 PM Thurs. there will be a square dance demonstration by the Wranglers Square Dance Club. A hot dog eating and a pumpkin pie eating contest is scheduled from 7-8 PM, and open to the first 6 contestants entered. Age groups for the contests are kids to 16 years, and 17 to adult. Winners will receive a carnival armband and the adults a Casey’s pizza. Adult trivia game will begin at 8 PM on the north side of the square. Prize is a Visa gift card.