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2008 County Fair & Farm Exhibit Schedule


May 17, 2008 (Saturday, one day only): Bureau Valley Antique Club Spring Preview, one day (10 am – 4 pm) antique home and farm implement show at the Harold Steele Farm, Dover, Illinois, sponsored by the Bureau Valley Antique Club. Homemade ice cream, barbeque pork chops. Agricultural demonstrations include blacksmithing, rope making, flour milling.

Directions: follow IL. 35 east to Dover, and follow the signs for the show.

June 25-29, 2008 (Wednesday - Sunday): Lafayette County Fair, Darlington, Wisconsin

July 9-13, 2008 (Wednesday – Sunday): Marshall Putnam Fair, Fair Grounds, Rte. 29, Henry, Illinois www.marshallputnamfair.org

July 11-19, 2008 (one week, Friday – Saturday): Heart of Illinois Fair, Exposition Gardens, Peoria, Illinois www.heartofillinoisfair.com

July 14-17, 2008 (Monday – Thursday): Jo Daviess County 4-H Fair, Elizabeth, Illinois

July 18-20, 2008 (Friday - Sunday): Elizabeth Community Fair, Elizabeth, Illinois

July 19-20, 2008 (Saturday and Sunday): Bureau Valley Antique Club Ol’ Fashion Threshun Days. Hours: Saturday, 7am-7pm, and Sunday, 7am to 5pm. Bureau County farm families display and use their vintage horse and steam powered farm machinery at the Club’s threshing grounds. The grounds, located along the Galena Trail, on 1960E Street, in rural Bureau County, provide a rustic setting that matches the machinery and old time skills being demonstrated. 10 Miles north of Princeton. Follow IL 26 north of Princeton and turn west 2 miles south of Ohio. Signs will be posted to guide your way.

July 24-27, 2008 (Thursday – Sunday): Lee County Fair and Junior Show, Amboy, Illinois www.leecounty4Hcenter.com

July 30-Aug. 2, 2008 (Wednesday – Saturday): Ogle County Fair, established 1853, Oregon, Illinois www.oglecountyfair.com

August 4-9, 2008 (Monday – Saturday): Carroll County Fair, Miledgeville, Illinois www.carrollcountyfair.com

August ---, 2008: Jo Daviess County Fair, Warren, Illinois. (date to be announced)

August 10 – 17, 2008 (one week, Sunday – Sunday), Grant County Fair, Lancaster, Wisconsin. www.grantcountyfairwi.org

August 12-16, 2008 (Tuesday – Saturday): Whiteside County Fair, Morrison, Illinois www.whitesidecountyfair.org

August 15-17, 2008 (Friday – Sunday): Farm Heritage Days, Three Sisters Park, Rte. 29, south of Chillicothe, Peoria County, Illinois www.threesisterspark.com

August 19-24, 2008 (Tuesday – Sunday): Stephenson County Fair, Freeport, Illinois www.stephensoncountyfair.com

August 20-24, 2008 (Wednesday – Sunday): Bureau County Fair, Princeton, Illinois www.bureaucountyfair.com

October 11-12, 2008 (Saturday and Sunday): Galena Country Fair, Galena, Ilinois www.galenacountryfair.org


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