14th annual Barn Bash Barbecue, Auction Fundraiser, June 24
June 24, 2023
The Antelope Valley Fair’s Livestock Council will host its 14th annual Barn Bash Barbecue and Auction on Saturday, June 24. This year’s event is being held in honor of the late Dr. Jim Nyholt and Betty Smith.
The Barn Bash is a fun, social gathering and fundraising event that includes a dinner, no host bar, interactive games, music and both live and silent auctions. This year’s event takes place on Saturday, June 24 at the at the AV Fair & Event Center’s H.W. Hunter Pavilion. The event begins at 5 p.m. with games and music. The BBQ dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the silent and live auctions at 7 p.m.
The annual fundraiser provides local scholarships for qualified Antelope Valley Fair Junior Livestock exhibitors who are graduating in 2023 and seeking financial aid for college. Funds will also be used for AV Fair & Event Center livestock barn improvements.
Individual BBQ dinner/auction pre-sale tickets are $12. Pre-sale dinner tickets can be purchased at the AV Fair & Event Center Exhibit Entry office from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location is 2551 W. Ave. H, Lancaster, California. Entry office phone (661) 948-6060. Tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the event for $15.
For additional information, please contact Jennifer Gilardone at (661) 992-1342.
Junior Livestock Auction
AV Fair & Event Center
Antelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival
Sept. 22 – Oct. 1
“A Barn Good Time!”
About the AV Fair & Event Center:
The AV Fair & Event Center is a well-managed, safe, multi-purpose, year-round facility that meets the diverse educational and entertainment needs of residents throughout the region. We are committed to preserving and caring for our agricultural heritage while fostering new cultural traditions through innovation, education, and creating opportunities and lifelong memories for all. Learn more at http://www.avfair.com.