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2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Friday’s schedule for the 2018 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Friday at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair: Hours 8 a.m.- Midnight Midway Open Noon-11 p.m. 1 ticket off each ride Noon-5 p.m. Wristband Specials:  Noon-5 p.m. $15, or Noon-11 p.m. $25. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair Rabbit Show followed by Open Class Rabbit Show – north of Rabbit Building 8 a.m. — Junior […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Junior Talent Show coverage (VIDEO)

The Kenosha County Fair Junior Talent Show took place Wednesday at the Fairgrounds in Wilmot. Children in youth and teen categories showed off their performing talents. Participants performed on the Creekside Stage. Three cash prizes were awarded for each division, with first prize being $100. Here is a sampling of some of the acts: Share Tweet […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Poultry Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Poultry Show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. The show includes chickens, ducks and turkeys. We expect to have results from the show later. Check back. Here are some more photos from the show: Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2018 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best

Here is the list of the 2018 Kenosha County Fair Education Building Best of the Best: 4K — Champion: Sierra McAlister (Lakewood); Reserve Champion: Brantley Hangebrauck (Westosha Head Start). 5K — Champion: Cooper Orwig (Salem); Reserve Champion: Kaleb Knapp (Salem). 1st Grade — Champion: Kenden Kruzan (Wheatland); Reserve Champion: Kaila Keiser (Salem). 2nd Grade — […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Merit Awards winners

Here is a list of the 2018 Kenosha County Junior Fair Merit Award Winners: Share70 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 70

2018 Kenosha County Junior Fair Beef Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Beef Show took place Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A steer shown by Zach Bacle was named grand champion. A steer show by Katie Walkington was named reserve champion. We expect to have more results of judging later. Check back. Here are some more photos from the beef show: […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Thursday’s schedule for the 2018 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Thursday at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m. – Midnight Midway Open 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. Wristband Special 1-10 p.m. – $25. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair Poultry Show – east of Poultry Building 9 a.m. — Open Class Foods Judging – Open Class Building 10 a.m. […]

Longtime Fairest of the Fair/Fair Queen Committee member Nancy Baranco remembered at 2018 crowning

Nancy Barranco, a longtime member of the committee that over saw Fairest of the Fair and Fair Queen before that was remembered for her contributions to that committee and the fair in general at the 2018 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair crowning Wednesday night at the fair in Wilmot. Barranco died March 25. She […]

Amanda Boss is the 2018 Kenosha County Fairest of the Fair

  Amanda Boss of Paris was crowned the 2018 Kenosha County Fair Fairest of the Fair Wednesday night. The ceremony was held at the show and sale arena at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Joining Boss as Fair Royalty will be Cassidy Dabbs, the other finalist for the position. Boss and Dabbs will spend he rest […]

2018 Kenoha County Fair Sheep Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show was held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. An animal shown by Lauren Christensen was named grand champion market single. An animal shown by Carol Ann Bradley was named reserve grand champion market single. We expect to publish more results of judging. In the meantime, here are some […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Dog Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The dog show at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair took place Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Dog owners led their pets through various exercises testing obedience, agility and other traits. Here are some more photos: Share76 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 76

2018 Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair swine show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Kenosha County Fair Junior Fair Swine Show was held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. A hog shown by Carrie Weis was awarded overall champion market hog. A hog shown by Jordyn Schultz was awarded reserve overall champion market hog. We expect to have judging results so check back for that. Here are some […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Wednesday’s schedule for the 2018 Kenosha County Fair

Here is the schedule for Wednesday at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.-Midnight Midway Open 1- 10 p.m. Wristband Special 1- 9 p.m. – $25. All Day Kenosha County Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit, ATV and Snowmobile on Display – south of Poultry Barn 9 a.m. — Open Class Judging – Clothing, Knitting, Crocheting, Home Furnishings, […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fairest of the Fair coronation is Wednesday

One of the major events of the first day of the fair is the coronation for the Fairest of the Fair. The ceremony, which concludes the judging process, takes place Wednesday, Aug. 15, at 9 p.m. at the Show & Sale Arena. The purpose of the Fairest of the Fair program is “to promote the enormous […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily demo from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.con sponsor. This is a paid announcement — DH The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at the Kenosha County Fair has a full program of demonstrations running each day of this year’s fair. On Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Unit, ATV and snowmobile will be on display. On Thursday, […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Children’s Scavenger Hunt a great way to see the whole fair

The Children’s Scavenger Hunt on Thursday is a great way to see what is at the fair and have a lot of fun in the process. Youth ages 3 – 12 are invited to participate in the Scavenger Hunt on Thursday.  Starting at 10 a.m. at the ticket gates, a clue sheet will be handed out and your […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Take the bus to the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair and Western Kenosha County Transit are westofthei.com sponsors. — DH All aboard to the Kenosha County Fair! Western Kenosha County Transit will offer stops to the fair for no additional cost on Aug. 15, 16 and 17. Full schedule is available here. This will impact the regular schedule by a few […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: The fair has plenty of pull

Note: Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH The Kenosha County Fair has plenty of pull — as in pulling competitions. The fair’s pull categories range from garden to tractors weighing thousands of pounds. Truck and tractor pull is scheduled for Thursday starting at 6:30 p.m. in the […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Lots of racing at the Kenosha County Fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. This is a paid announcement. — DH There’s a lot of racing at the Kenosha County Fair. On Friday, Aug. 17, the Late Model Dairyland Duel featuring Late Models, Modified, Street Stocks and Bandits will take place at the Wilmot Raceway. Gates Open at 5 p.m. Racing starts […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: ATV/UTV racing returns to Wednesday at the Kenosha County Fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The  Digger Doug’s ATV/UTV Kenosha County Fair Showdown will take place Wednesday, Aug. 16. Sign up will begin at 4 p.m. Practice starts at 5:30 p.m. and races begin at 6:30 p.m. Digger Doug, a local 20-year pro ATV/UTV rider, presents a high flyin’, mogul jumping experience with […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily fun

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Some things only happen once a year at the Kenosha County Fair, which this year runs from Aug. 15-19. But some of the entertainment happens every day, throughout the day. Daily entertainment will be: Nick’s Kid Show. Pleasure Valley Pig & Duck Races. K-9s […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: This fair has music, music, music

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The music lover will have daily reasons to attend the Kenosha County Fair. A variety of acts coming to the Creekside Stage should mean most everyone finds something they can tap their foot — or bob their head — to. Here’s the lineup: Wednesday, […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: County Fair children’s parade steps off on Friday of fair week

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The children’s parade at the Kenosha County Fair is a highlight of Friday of fair week. Participants 14 years old and younger can depict characters in 26 categories.  There are animals, sports, TV and entertainment, hobbies, cartoons, groups and more. The parade is open to children […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Animal auctions a highlight of the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH For many a youngster, the culmination of a year’s effort will be at the small and large animal auctions at the Kenosha County Fair. The large animal sale starts at 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18. The small animal sale takes place Sunday, Aug. 19, […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has fare

If you’re going to the Kenosha County Fair, sometime you’re going to have to eat. Lucky for you it’s hard to imagine another place where you can find such a variety of food, most of it decadently delicious, if perhaps not what your physician would like to see you consume on a regular basis. As […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair includes a chance for sweet bids

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If bidding on beef, swine and poultry is not your thing, you still have other options at the Kenosha County Fair. The annual pie auction takes place starting at Saturday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m., in the animal sale and show arena. Up for bid […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Combine crunching at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Chances are sometime on TV or in person you’ve seen the spectacle of organized cars smashing together known as demolition derby. But put a fair in an area where there’s still some agriculture going on, like Kenosha County, and unique events like combine demolition derby […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has rides wristband specials

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH If you can’t get enough of the up and down and round and round of the midway rides at the Kenosha County Fair, you are in luck. Check out the Mega Ride Pass Wristband, which gives you unlimited rides every day for $45. The wristbands […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get educated at the School Exhibits Building

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH. If you’re looking for a place to get inspired about the school children of Western Kenosha County you might check out the School Exhibits Building at the Kenosha County Fair. The building is literally decorated wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling with school work of Kenosha County students. […]

2018 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: See the antique farm machinery exhibit at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. – DH For 46 years there has been an antique farm machinery exhibit at the Kenosha County Fair. That’s a long time. But much of the equipment in this display will be considerably older. Some of the machinery you might see includes: Old-fashioned pitcher pump to […]

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