5 pages have the tag County Fairs

  • /news/columns/2015/county-fairs-time-for-creativity-and-critters-friends-and-family/
    Summary County fairs have a deep tradition in our state. Thousands of families, FFA members, 4-Hers and other youth poured their time, energy, talent and creativity into projects exhibited at Wisconsin’s many county fairs.
    Body County Fairs: Time for Creativity and Critters, Friends and Family “We were working on a peach pie at 11:00 pm last night,” a 4-H mom whispered. “We were working on brownies at 2:00 am,” said another mom who overhead the conversation. We were out...
  • /news/columns/2014/county-fairs-competition-critters-and-community/
    Summary It’s county fair-time.
    Body County Fairs: Competition, Critters and Community “I haven’t seen you in at least 20 years,” the rural Ettrick women exclaimed as she shook the older man’s hand. “Catching up with friends is a great part of the county fair,” she leaned over and to...
  • See You at the Fair!

    Last edited: 03/21/2018

    /news/columns/2013/see-you-at-the-fair/
    Summary Across Wisconsin folks are picking the best of the flowers, quilts and corn stalks. Youngsters are whipping up tasty treats from scratch. Teens are washing cattle, training horses, and arranging flowers
    Body See You at the Fair! ​The rain and wind didn’t stop Elaine from coming to the Trempealeau County Fair. She brought the quilt she and her 90-year-old mother finished together. “It’s special to me,” she told me. “I want to show it off!” Across Wisco...
  • /news/columns/2017/conversations-at-the-county-fairs/
    Summary I love county fairs. I love the sights, sounds, smells and the tastes of the fair. Moreover, I love all the people. Adorable little kids wander around with snow cones. Grandparents catch up on family news. Hardworking 4-Hers show cattle, cakes and co...
    Body Conversations at the County Fairs I love county fairs. I love the sights, sounds, smells and the tastes of the fair. Moreover, I love all the people. Adorable little kids wander around with snow cones. Grandparents catch up on family news. Hardworki...
  • /news/columns/2016/our-county-fair-is-a-celebration-of-how-we-all-work-together/
    Summary “The Demolition Derby is ON!” a fair organizer told folks in the commercial building. “We have a three or four hour window in the weather and we are going to run the show.” Cars and trucks lined up for two miles waiting to get to the show.
    Body Our County Fair is a Celebration of How We All Work Together “The Demolition Derby is ON!” a fair organizer told folks in the commercial building. “We have a three or four hour window in the weather and we are going to run the show.” Cars and trucks...