Special Events



The Festival in the Country is about more than just Three-Day Eventing!  Bring the entire family (dogs, too!) to enjoy these Special Events:

Kids Corner   KIDS CORNER – Saturday and Sunday 10AM – 3PM Bring the little ones by Kids Corner for crafts, face painting, The Scheeler Seed Corn Box, stick horses, and other fun activities!  Our Kids Corner location remains just inside the Main Gate next to Dog Agility.

Live Performances   We’ve got TWO great live acts performing on Saturday and Sunday.  Check out The Juggling Hoffmans as well as The Magical Illusions of Kyle and Kelly

Dog Agility   Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? The dog arena this year will have demonstrations from various canine competitions. And you even have an opportunity to teach YOUR old dog some new tricks with (FREE!) dog agility lessons!  Dog Agility  12:00 – 3:00 on Friday, 10:00-4:00 on Saturday and 9:00 – 3:00 on Sunday

The Chincoteague Pony Drill Team   Saturday Performances at 1:30 and 2:30 in the CCI Warm-Up Ring, plus 9:30 AM Sunday, in the William duPont, Jr. Main Arena

Frisbee Dogs   Welcome back, Frisbee Dogs, on Sunday from 12:00 – 3:00 up by the Sponsor Tent! Appalachian Air Canines is a non-profit social club of Frisbee dog enthusiasts in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. They hold competitions followed by social events about once a month throughout the year.

DVCTA Quad Squad   The Delaware Valley Combined Training Assoc is performing their Quadrille Exhibition at 6PM on Thursday October 12, to kick off our Welcome Party for competitors, sponsors, and volunteers.  Even if you’re NOT a volunteer (and why not?), you are welcome to stay to watch The Quad Squad perform in the Main Arena.