Tuesday, July 15, 2008

County Fair is this weekend

The St. Croix County Fair kicks off at the Glenwood City fairgrounds this Thursday, July 17 and continues through Sunday. The fair starts Thursday with a flag raising and open ceremony at 10:45 a.m. in Memorial Gardens (near Croix Court). The Horse pull starts at 6:30 p.m. At 8 p.m. the Fairest of the Fair Coronation will be held and The Huet Maker's/Badger Dutchman Band will perform at 8:30 p.m. A fun-packed Friday includes Dance Explosion at noon and 2, a kiddie tractor pull in front of the barns at 1:30 p.m. The St. Croix County Outstanding Older Adult award will be presented at 1 p.m. Jason Huneke, comedian and juggler will perform at 3 and 5 p.m. The WSCA Open Game show starts at 6 p.m. 4-H/FFA meat animal auction and St. Croix Valley Pullers Tractor Pull both start at 6:30 p.m. The Battle of the Bands will start at 7 p.m. at Croix Court and The Twerps will play at 9 in the beverage tent. Saturday starts out with ATV mudraces at 11 a.m., Lake Country Cloggers at noon and 2 p.m.. The St. Croix County Canine Unit at 1 p.m. the C.A.M.L. Treble Barbershop Quartet will perform at 3 and 5:30 p.m. 4x4 Mud Races at 7 p.m. The Memories and Stampede will perform in the evening. 4-H Key Awards and Scholarships will be presented at 10 p.m. A non-denominational church service starts at 9 a.m. Sunday. 4-H music at 10:45 a.m. At 11 a.m. there will be a living memorial award presentation, mud volleyball and an antique tractor and garden tractor pull. Ole and Elmer musical comedy starts at 11:15 a.m. and a Talent Show at 1 p.m. Enjoy Walk Around Entertainment by Karen Burrell on Friday and Saturday. Pony rides and a petting zoo will run throughout the weekend.