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2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Kenosha County Fair opens Wednesday

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH All of the fun of the Kenosha County Fair starts Wednesday. The theme this year is “Country Nights and Carnival Lights.” The fair will take place this year from Aug. 14-18 at the fairgrounds in Wilmot adjacent to Wilmot Union High School. Fairgrounds are open […]

2019 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 tent 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 […]

2019 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 Kenosha County 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 […]

2019 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. 16, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Bandits will be on the card. Adults $5 (with Fair Admission), Kids 11 and under free Gates open at 5 p.m. and […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: ATV/UTV racing 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. 14. 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’, […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Fair has daily fun

Some things only happen once a year at the Kenosha County Fair, which this year runs from Aug. 14-18. 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 in Flight. Division BMX Stunt Team. Chainsaw Carver Demonstration — Dave […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: This fair has music, music, music

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, Aug. 14: The Southport Sound Polka Band at 2 p.m.; Junior […]

2019 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 […]

2019 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 […]

2019 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. 17 at 7 p.m., in the animal sale and show arena. Up for […]

2019 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 […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Specials for all the Midway ride fun you want

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 […]

2019 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. […]

2019 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 47 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 […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Ag Olympics to highlight farm skills

Skills that you might have learned around the farmstead will come in handy at the Ag Olympics — a new event — to be held on Wednesday evening at the Kenosha County Fair. The competition with be for Junior (Ages 8-11), Intermediate, (Ages 12-14 – two person teams) Seniors (Ages 15-18 – two person teams […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Get commercial at the fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The Commercial Building at the Kenosha County Fair hosts a wide variety of booths from the strictly commercial to the more philosophical. Through the years I have seen booths from law enforcement, political parties, builders, media, sellers of all types of merchandise and even […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Hay bale toss contest is Friday evening at fair

Note: The Kenosha County Fair is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH The hay bale throwing contest at the Kenosha County Fair will take place at 6:30 p.m., Friday of the fair. Pre-registration starts at 6 p.m. There is a $1 entry fee. The event is sponsored by Slades Corners Lucky Clovers 4-H Club. The premise […]

2019 Daily Kenosha County Fair Preview: Demo derby for crunching, crashing fun

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, Aug. 18, with International Demolition Derby […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show results

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Sheep Show was held Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results of judging: Grand Champion Single — Lauren Christensen. Reserve Champion Single — Carolann Bradley. Grand Champion Pen — Carolann Bradley. Reserve Champion Pen — Kendall Krumm. Grand Champion Showman — Matthew Knapp. Champion Senior Showman — […]

Last look at 2018 Kenosha County Fair (PHOTOS)

We have covered many things going on at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair since last Wednesday. There still were many things we could not get to. We will try to hit some of those events next year. Following are some miscellaneous photos that we did not have a place to put in our other coverage. […]

First Shirley Daniels Sewing Memorial awarded at 2018 Kenosha County Fair

The Kenosha County 4-H Sewing Project awarded its new Shirley Daniels Sewing Memorial Award at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair. Mirari Mueller, of the E.A.R.T.H Adventurers 4-H Club, was the first awardee. The award is named for Shirley Daniels, a longtime leader in local 4-H. Daniels was a general leader of the Brighton Explorers 4-H […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Fish Casting Contest merit awards

Here are the Fish Casting Contest merit awards given at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair: Carly Corelli, Bristol Strivers, Sportsmanship. Abby Sweatman, Brighton Bombers/Explorers, Sportsmanship. Aiden Michewicz, Bristol Strivers, Sportsmanship. Dylan Oberembt, Bristol Strivers, Sportsmanship. Share12Tweet12 Shares

2018 Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction coverage

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Small Animal Auction took place Sunday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. At this event, young exhibitors who have worked with their poultry and/or rabbits all year get a chance to have that work pay off. Chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and rabbits are sold at this auction, Here are some more […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Junior Gymkhana Horse and Pony Show coverage (PHOTOS)

The Junior Gymkhana Horse and Pony Show at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair was held Sunday morning at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. This is one of two horse shows held at the fair this year. The Junior Fair Horse & Pony Show was held Friday morning. In gymkana, the riders and horses compete in a set of […]

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

Here is the schedule for Sunday at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair : Hours 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. Midway Open Noon – 7 p.m. Wristband Special:  Noon – 7 p.m. $25. 9 a.m. — Junior Gymkhana Horse and Pony Show 1 p.m. — Small Animal Livestock Auction – Show & Sale Arena 1 p.m. — Derby […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Pie Auction coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The 2018 Kenosha County Fair Pie Auction was held Saturday night at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. In this event people bid on baskets or other items assembled to raise money for the building fund. Under the right circumstances, rivals can drive the bids quite high. For example, here is video of the initial bidding on the […]

2018 Kenosha County Fair Large Animal Auction coverage (PHOTOS)

The Large Animal Auction was held Saturday at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair in the sale and show arena at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. This is the event where the hard work put in all year from youth exhibitors pays off as their steers, swine, sheep and goats are sold at this auction. Buyers compete […]

2018 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show results

The 2018 Kenosha County Junior Fair rabbit show was held Friday at the Fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results of judging: Share2Tweet2 Shares

2018 Kenosha County Fair poultry Show results

The 2018 Kenosha County Junior Fair poultry show was held Thursday at the fairgrounds in Wilmot. Here are the results: Share10Tweet10 Shares

New Discovery Barnyard at 2018 Kenosha County Fair (PHOTOS)

The Discovery Barnyard has a new location at the 2018 Kenosha County Fair in Wilmot. This child favorite attraction is now located at the south end of the fairgrounds across from the Commercial Building. Rest rooms also are conveniently located nearby. In recent years, bingo was held in the building. For many years before that […]

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