St. Croix County Fairgrounds News

Seeking Talent Show Participants

Friday, June 22, 2018 | St. Croix County Fair, St. Croix County Fairgrounds, Miscellaneous

COUNTY FAIR TALENT SHOW SEEKING PARTICIPANTS

Whether you sing or dance, juggle or do magic, all types of amateur talent are invited to participate at the 2018 St. Croix County Fair Talent Show on Sunday, July 22.
The competition begins at 1:15 p.m. on the Croix Court Stage with two divisions, Vocal and Non-Vocal.  Each division has four age categories comprised of completed grades 3 and under; 4th to 6th; 7th to 9th, and 10th to 12th.   Cash prizes of $50, $25, and $10 will be awarded for first, second, and third place winners in each division and age group. The winner of each division will be eligible to compete at the state level for up to $4000 in prize money during the Wisconsin State Fair Junior Amateur Talent Competition, held in West Allis, WI.

Pre-registration is required by July 1.  Please contact Chuck Kruschke at 715-248-3214 or email him at kruschke@frontiernet.net with your registration or questions.
Participants must be a legal resident of Wisconsin.  There is a maximum time limit of four minutes for each act.  Equipment provided will be a sound system, microphone and keyboard, so if you need something special for your act please bring it with. 

The St. Croix County Fair has outstanding talent and we want you to bring your dance, vocal, instrumental or variety act to our Talent Show.   Join us for “There’s No Place Like the Fair” July 18-22 for non-stop fun.  As always, admission to the St. Croix County Fair is FREE.  Registration forms and rules can be found at http://www.stcroixcofair.com just ,click on the link for talent show on the main.

9th Annual May Fair Event & Sale

Friday, April 27, 2018 | St. Croix County Fair, St. Croix County May Fair, St. Croix County Fairgrounds

9th  Annual May Fair Event & Sale

The 9th  Annual May Fair Event & Sale will be held Mother’s Day weekend, Saturday,  May 12th at the St Croix County Fairgrounds in Glenwood City, WI.  Sponsored by the St. Croix County 4-H Dairy, Horse & Livestock  Committees and the Friends of the St. Croix County Fairgrounds, the May Fair Event & Sale offers fun for the entire family along with the opportunity to help support retiring the loan on the new Horse Barn.  Doors will open at 4 PM with the program starting promptly at 5 PM.  The building will be heated as necessary.  The Fairgrounds is home to the St. Croix County Fair and the St. Croix Valley PRCA Rodeo.  The Fairgrounds is also used for a wide variety of county and community events from April to October.
The MSome of the live entertainment during May Fair by local 4-H'ers.ay Fair Event & Sale is appropriately named after a similar event started in the 1680’s in what is now the Mayfair District of London.   The original May Fair coupled a cattle sale along with a boisterous community celebration running annually for the first 15 days of May to celebrate the beginning of spring. 
The St. Croix County Event, although a bit tamer, will feature live entertainment by 4-H Talent Acts, RJ Amundson, Bruce Libby and the Blue Moon Band.  Additionally there will be special events for children along with a free-will offering dinner catered by Ruth Hurtgen. The live and silent auctions will feature a broad range of items ranging from professional sports tickets to beautiful Circle H flower baskets for Mom.  Some of the items donated include agricultural supplies, veterinary services and supplies, equine tack, automotive services, restaurant certificates, salon packages, yard decorations, art etc. – truly something for everyone!  All of the proceeds will go towards retiring the loan on the Horse Barn – with a stretch objective of celebrating retirement at this year’s Fair.  Also the winner(s) of the 2018 4-H Dairy Heritage Calf will be announced; several check presentations received plus special recognition of Fair supporters.

Thanks to the continued outstanding support of the entire County including 4-H Clubs and the Fair family, great progress has been made in the Renovations for Generations Campaign– and much remains to be done.  Completed projects include construction of the Dairy Complex, Horse Barn, Livestock Scale House, and the Tiffany Creek Pavilion plus the addition of an electronic billboard.  In discussion is construction of the Livestock Barn, a multispecies building & show ring.

The St. Croix County Fairgrounds is on the move with its capital campaign, “Renovations for the Generations”.  Bring your family to this fun event and help us ensure continuation of this important piece of our cultural and agricultural heritage!!!

View an electronic auction bill at http://www.stcroixcofair.com/may-fair starting May 4th with an update on May 10th.  Please feel free to contact: Terry Mitchell (715) 246-5502, Rosemary Donahoe (715) 684-9060,  Allison Mentink (715) 308-3602, Shelby Krupa (715) 781-0477 or Chris Libbey at (651) 247-0395 for more information or if you wish to make a donation.

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