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 Clubs 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