Hogfest returns to Claremont on August 4th through 6th. Friday August 4th will kick off the event with beer sales and food vendors opening at 5pm. This year the food trucks include Bummy’s BBQ, B J’s Sweet Treats, Compadre’s, Mrs. A’s Snowy DayZ and Twisted Barrel Pizza. Chick-fil-A will be there on Saturday only and Mrs. Patty’s Sweet Treats on Saturday and Sunday. Garage sales will be held through-out the city all weekend.
At 5pm Friday the outhouse races will be held and at 6pm garden tractor pull commences. The medallion hunt also begins at 6pm with the first clue. A street dance will start at 7pm with “Them Pesky Kids”.
On Saturday there will be breakfast burritos from 8 to 11am. A bake sale is from 8am to 1pm. A craft sale will be held from 9am to 5pm. Antique tractor pulls start at 9am. There will be a Bloody Mary bar from 9am to noon and beer sales start at 10am. Coins in the sand will be held at 10am and a Rad Zoo is open from 10am to 1-m and a petting zoo is from 10am to 2pm. The silent auction starts at 10am and closes at 4pm. Face painting is available from 11am to 1pm and the food vendors open at 11am and stay open until 11pm.
A bean bag tournament starts at noon Saturday and for the kids there is Yammy Bear from 1:30 to 3:30pm and Rookie the Clown from 2 to 4pm. A free gaming trailer is open from 2 to 6pm. The mud bogs start at 3pm and sweet corn and pork feed will be held from 4 to 7pm. Silent auction winners will be announced at 6pm and a street dance with the Danglers starts at 7pm.
On Sunday August 6th there will be a pancake breakfast from 8am to noon. A car/bike/ antique tractor show will be held from 8am to noon as well. The craft sale and food vendors open at 9am and beer sales start at 10am. There will be a parade at 1pm with a fireman’s water fight following. Most activities will end by 2pm Sunday.