Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. Youngsters will be pushing the pedals for all they are worth on Thursday and Friday at the Kenosha County Fair as part of the annual Pedal Tractor Pulls. The competition is open to youngsters from 5 to 12 years old. In pedal tractor pull, the kids pedal […]
Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The 2014 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair Contest is open to all residents of the city or county of Kenosha. There is still a little time to enter the contest. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, July 25. Contestants must be single, at least […]
Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Fairgoers with talent can display their skills at the Kenosha County Fair. The fair will host a talent show at the Free Acts Stage — one night only — on Thursday, Aug. 14, starting at 6 p.m. This is a change from previous years […]
Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The sound of the fenders of two cars crunching can be sickening — unless you’re at the Kenosha County Fair’s demolition derby There will be plenty of intentional crunching at the Wilmot Raceway on the fairgrounds on Sunday with Demo Derby taking place starting […]
The Kenosha County Fair may be right around the corner, but there’s still time to get invovled by entering various contests connected with the annual event: Open Class entry forms are due July 25th. Design the Fairbook cover deadline – August 1st. Fairest of the Fair entry deadline – July 25th. Talent Show entry deadline […]
The Kenosha County Fair is right around the corner. The fair will take place this year from Aug. 13-17 at the fairgrounds in Wilmot adjacent to Wilmot Union High School. The theme this year is “Days of Swine and Roses.” Daily admission is $9 for 12 years old and above. Ages 8 to 11 are […]
Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The 2014 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair Contest is open to all residents of the city or county of Kenosha. Contestants must be single, at least 18 years of age on Jan. 1, 2014 but will not reach the age of 25 by […]
The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department had a large display area at the Kenosha County Fair all week. You could pick up info, look over some equipment and even challenge a deputy to a game of baggo. Each day, deputies also put on a special demonstration, including the department’s new armored vehicle, the K9 unit and […]
The Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction was held Sunday afternoon. The auction gives junior fair exhibitors a chance to sell their poultry and rabbits shown at the fair this year. Here is some video of the auction to give you a feel for the event:
Besides the usual dirt and exhaust, there was love in the air at this year’s demolition derby at the Kenosha County Fair on Sunday. Before the event, friends, relatives and the really early people in the grandstand witnessed the wedding of Jesse and Deb (Sekich) Aker. As part of the celebration, the bride and groom […]
Here is a photo of Taylor Matrisch and her grand champion market hog from the 2013 Kenosha County Fair. Thanks to the person who sent in the photo. The rest of the Junior Fair Swine Show results are here. Here are other photos we took during the swine show.
Each year people pay a lot for baked goods at the Kenosha County Fair. But it is for an exceptional cause — the fair’s building fund. Saturday night is pie auction night. Packages of baked goods and more are donated and offered for bid. As you might guess, the packages go for high amounts and […]
The large animal auction was held at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Saturday. The auction is where young people who have worked all year to raise a quality animal see that effort pay off. Bidders — individuals and businesses — vie to buy the animals. Included in Saturday’s sale were beef cattle, pigs and sheep. […]
The garden tractor pull took place Saturday morning at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair. The event included various classes in which children and adults both competed. Here’s a video sampling of the action:
Here’s the schedule for Sunday at the 2012 Kenosha County Fair: Gymkana Horse Show 8 a.m. Horse Shoe Pitching Contest 1:30 p.m. Firefighter water fights 1:30 p.m. Small animal auction 1:30 p.m. Lucky O’Hara Demolition Derby 1 p.m. running all afternoon. 1 to 3 p.m., Uncle Kenny Polka Band at the Miller Lite Creek Side Stage. […]
The hay bale throwing competition is an annual part of Friday evening at the Kenosha County Fair. The event is coordinated by the Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. Participants compete to see who can throw a bale of straw the farthest. Contestants are divided by age and gender, with the younger classes using a […]
2013 Kenosha County Fair Western Horse Show took place Saturday morning at the equestrian area of the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are some photos from the show:
westofthei.com is proud to point out that several of our sponsors are playing part in the 2013 Kenosha County Fair: PATS Services, Inc. and Butch and Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty this year were recognized for their years of service to the fair’s Livestock auction.
The Education Building Best of the Best for the 2013 Kenosha County Fair have been announced. A project by Lauren Pryor, seventh grade, from Lakewood School was named building grand champion. Other results by grade follow:
The Futurity Show is held at the end of the Dairy Show at the Kenosha County Fair each year. In the Futurity Show, youngsters still too young to exhibit a cow themselves do get their chance to enter the show ring. They lead out a calf that is dressed — along with themselves — in a […]
Here are the Merit Award winners for the Fish Casting Contest at the 2013 Kenosha County Fair: Gabrielle Cochran, Salem Pioneers, Junior. Paul Halladay, Brighton Bombers, Senior.
The 2013 Kenosha County Fair junior fair rabbit show was held Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The best of show rabbit was shown by Matthew Knapp. The best opposite of show rabbit was shown by Alessandro Lupo. Best meat rabbit was shown by Matthew Knapp. The Nancy Nienhaus Memorial Award was given to Mackenzie Bevry. Here […]
Note: PATS Services Inc. and Butch & Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty. — DH Each year two supporters of the Livestock Auction at the Kenosha County Fair are recognized for their years of support. This year we are happy to say that two westofthei.com sponsors are the awardees — PATS Services Inc and Butch and Glenda Dupons-Bear Realty. […]
The Lenny and Carol Lois Farm was the recipient of the 2013 Most Attractive Farm Award at the Kenosha County Fair. The award is an annual project of the Kenosha County Farm Bureau Women. The announcement of the award was made at the Dairy Show on Friday.
We just added more beef show results and photos from the show to our original post. You can check it out here.
Here is the schedule for Saturday at the Kenosha County Fair 2012: 4-H English Horse and Pony Show 8:00 AM. 10 a.m. Garden Tractor Pull, Grandstand Area. Livestock Auction 1:00 PM. Pie Auction 8:00 PM. IRA Outlaw Sprints 6:00 PM. Addtional $5 along with fair admission. 3 to 7 p.m., Tim Kasha and the Dukes […]
Corbin Bevry of the Paris Happy Workers shot a perfect 300 in the 4H archery shoot on Sunday, Aug. 11 at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds. Corbin is the 1st 4H member that has ever gotten a perfect score in the archery project.
Thursday night at the grandstand of the Kenosha County Fair featured a full program of truck and tractor pull. But the crowd pleasing culmination of the night was combine demolition derby. In this unique events large farm machine typically used to harvest crops (Harvest the Fair!) instead battl euntil only one is in running order. […]
Here are results from the 2013 Kenosha County Fair Dairy Show, which was held Friday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Kasey Lois’ six-year-old Holstein was named supreme champion, with Chase Warren’s unfreshened Guernsey as reserve supreme champion. Other results and photos follow:
Friday is children’s day at the parade and an annual highlight of the day is always the children’s parade. Participants dress up to fit over 25 different themes and then take a stroll through the fairgrounds. Prizes are awarded for the best costume in each category as well as a grand champion. Here are a […]