Detailed 2018 LEX Schedule

Below is a detailed schedule of the events occuring at the 2018 LEX. We are still working on adding additional events and times. The times listed are subject to change. The SkyHawks performances are subject to weather conditions – precipitation, cloud cover, and wind can all cause cancellation for safety reasons.

Sep 22 all-day
Is your yung-un hankering for a ride on a pony? Head over to the north side of the LEX Grounds (between the Antique Equipment and the Midway) and let them get a ride on a[...]
Sep 22 all-day Little Ray's Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 22 all-day
We’ve added new walk-around talent for 2018. Keep an eye out while you’re strolling through the LEX for DooDoo the Clown (he’s not new but he’ll be strolling), a magician, a stilt walking ventriloquist juggler[...]
Sep 22 all-day
Visit the Ag Pavilion to see our updated educational exhibits. This year’s theme is centred on a pizza slice and the process from the farm to eating for each of the major ingredients. https://lindsayex.com/2017/08/the-story-of-food/
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Grandstand
If you like your horses big, the Grandstand is the place to be on Saturday. All the major heavy horse breeds will be represented in both line classes and hitch classes.
Sep 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Horse Ring A
There’s a lot of variety in the local horse and pony show. Line classes, driving classes, gaited classes. Welsh ponies, morgans, and many more. *All entries must be pre-registered.
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
Who wants to pet a bunny? We know you want to. There were many adults who visited this exhibit last year right along with the kids. And yes, they are as soft as you imagine![...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Poultry Barn
This is a bunny show with a difference – the classes include “longest ears”, and “most colourful.” A sanctioned show it’s not but the entrants all have fun and get to have their pet rabbits[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
This is your child’s chance to get up close and personal with a variety of kid-size farm animals – including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and ducks. But this isn’t your traditional petting farm where you[...]
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am
We call it the poultry barn because it always has the poultry displays – chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys. However, on the weekend of the LEX, it also houses the children’s bunny show.
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Family Stage Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
 
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm Family Stage Tent
UNBELIEVEABLE! If you’ve been around the LEX in the last number of years, you will have seen DooDoo – he’s either putting on one of his shows or is strolling through the LEX grounds entertaining[...]
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm West End
Showtimes: 11:30am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm. The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy,[...]
Sep 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm Family Stage Tent
Master Ventriloquist Tim Holland is not only a daredevil on the stage, but try doing death-defying stunts while arguing with yourself! Either uncooperative or over-zealous, the Puppets always steal the show. Featuring ventriloquism, dangerous juggling[...]
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Grandstand
The show kicks off with the back half of the Lindsay Ex 6 Horse Special hitch and culminates with the presentation of the Ted English Memorial Premier Hitch Exhibitor competition that runs over two days.[...]
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm New East Ring
This is a chance to see what the future holds for two beef breeds – Shorthorns and Limousins. The Jr. Showmanship classes showcase the next generation of showpeople in these breeds. (And a few of[...]
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Family Stage Tent
Tripsonix hails from Peterborough and was formed in 2003 by Brent Rombough and Jason Bulman. In their 15 year career; they have released 7 albums, won numerous New Music Awards as well as Canadian Independent[...]
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm New East Ring
It doesn’t matter if your preference leans to British or Continental breeds as we’ve got both in the ring – Limousins representing the continent and old stalwart breed – Shorthorns.
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Family Stage Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm West End Field
Take a good look at the photo. No matter what assumptions you make about which way is up, at least one or all three parachutes is/are thumbing their nose at the laws of physics. Or[...]
Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm The Family Stage
Doo Doo has been performing for over 29 years. Doo Doo has thrilled children and adults alike while performing at various festivals, fairs, trade shows and private events. Doo Doo is well known as the clown[...]
Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm New East Ring
Dairy Breeds It’s a costume contest, except it’s the calves that will be dressed up. We’ve seen calves dressed as sheep!, ghosts and soccer balls. What creative ideas will there be this year? Come out[...]
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Family Stage Tent
Lindsay’s SideStreet Band entertains listeners with a high energy mix of Rock, Country and Blues. Playing the bar circuit as well as private events throughout the Kawartha and Durham regions, the group’s chemistry both on[...]
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm New East Ring
It’s a black and white event. If it’s Saturday Night at the LEX, then it’s Holsteins in the East Ring. Come out to see some of the best dairy cattle in Ontario compete on their[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm Family Stage Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Grandstand
It’s smoke, it’s noise. It’s boys and their toys. (OK, there are some lady pullers too but it doesn’t rhyme). If you have to ask what a tractor pull is, you have to be in[...]
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 23 all-day
Is your yung-un hankering for a ride on a pony? Head over to the north side of the LEX Grounds (between the Antique Equipment and the Midway) and let them get a ride on a[...]
Sep 23 all-day Little Ray's Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 23 all-day
We’ve added new walk-around talent for 2018. Keep an eye out while you’re strolling through the LEX for DooDoo the Clown (he’s not new but he’ll be strolling), a magician, a stilt walking ventriloquist juggler[...]
Sep 23 all-day
Visit the Ag Pavilion to see our updated educational exhibits. This year’s theme is centred on a pizza slice and the process from the farm to eating for each of the major ingredients. https://lindsayex.com/2017/08/the-story-of-food/
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Horse Ring A
Hunters and Jumpers are the quintessential equestrians – jumping over obstacles in a prescribed course in a timed event. It’s the only Olympic sport where men and women compete against each other. Come down to[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am New East Ring
It doesn’t matter if you lean to the British or Continental Breeds, all will be on display during this show. And there will be enough different colours coming through the ring to keep everyone’s attention.[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm New Ag Pavilion
This is your child’s chance to get up close and personal with a variety of kid-size farm animals – including goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and ducks. But this isn’t your traditional petting farm where you[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Grandstand
A non-denominational service hosted by the Lindsay Ministerial. This year, the service will feature an acoustic performance by Jason Blaine along with his testimony (this will be a very different performance to Friday night at[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am Family Stage Tent
Master Ventriloquist Tim Holland is not only a daredevil on the stage, but try doing death-defying stunts while arguing with yourself! Either uncooperative or over-zealous, the Puppets always steal the show. Featuring ventriloquism, dangerous juggling[...]
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am New East Ring
The Les Stone Memorial Showmanship competition is an opportunity for young beef showpeople to compete against their peers in an open show. A showperson can only enter Thursday or Sunday.
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am
 
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm West End
Showtimes: 11:30pm, 1:30pm and 4:30pm. The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism,[...]
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Family Stage Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 23 @ 12:30 pm New East Ring
Beef Breeds You’ve got to wonder what these calves are thinking as someone dresses them up as a sheep, a dairy cow, or a soccer ball….we can’t wait to see what creative idea people come[...]
Sep 23 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm Grandstand
If you want to see a demonstration of pure raw horsepower, this is the event. Both heavy and light teams compete to see who can drag the most weight the farthest.
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm New East Ring
If you want to see a range of colours of cattle, this is the day to stop by the cattle barns and the East Ring. With Blondes, Red and Black Angus and white with many[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm The Family Stage
It’s a little unclear how many years DooDoo has performed at the LEX. We do know he’s been performing for over 29 years, so three decades is the upper limit. Doo Doo has thrilled children and[...]
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Family Stage Tent
Jason Petty began portraying the legend, Hank Williams, on country music’s biggest stage in 1996…the world famous Ryman Auditorium, in the critically acclaimed musical biography, Lost Highway. After two years, he began touring the US[...]
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm West End Field
Take a good look at the photo. No matter what assumptions you make about which way is up, at least one or all three parachutes is/are thumbing their nose at the laws of physics. Or[...]
Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm West End
The Woofjocks Canine All Stars entertained us at last years’ LEX with their skilled team of dogs and handlers who stage a fun, exciting, and educational variety show. Comedy, athleticism, speed and unpredictability are the[...]
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Family Stage Tent
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog. For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble…” Come and meet the animals of witchcraft and wizardry – owls, bats, spiders, snakes, and ….[...]
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Grandstand
If there’s one tradition at the Lindsay Exhibition that is shared by more people than the Sunday Night Demolition Derby, we don’t know what it is. The LEX always finishes with the sound of cars[...]
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