The tastes are great at the BV County Fair
Thursday, July 20 features an 8 oz steak supper grilled after the rodeo, tickets are $12 for the cowboy action, meal and gate entry. Tickets must be purchased prior to Thursday, July 20. Call 732-6729.
On July 23, enjoy a Sunday Breakfast Buffet, 7- 11 a.m. at the new concession stand at the fair.
Stop by for an entry form and"Name the Concession Stand" contest. Help us give it a new name and win a meal!
Coin and postcard show attracts 25 dealers
The 27th Annual Iowa Great Lakes Coin, Stamp, Paper Money, and Postcard Show will be held at the new Community Building in Spirit Lake, on the weekend of August 5-6. It promises to be the best yet, featuring 25 dealers from across the midwest who will have extremely interesting and rare items for sale or trade. Free tours of the Higgins Paper Money Museum in Okoboji are offered.
Free fun planned for the Clay County Fair
If you haven't got the long green for the grandstand shows, the Clay County Fair Sept. 9-17 offers lots of free shows with admission.
Signed so far are Mr. Peddlesworth, a former Ringling Brothers clown with a trick bike act; The Concord Singers with traditional German chorus singing; Mad Dog & Merrill with a comedic lesson in outdoor grilling; optical illusionist El Gleno Grande; The Rhinestone Ropers - a family act featuring many old west skills; Reptile Adventures with entertainer/educator Dan Connor; and Terranova Elephant Encounters with daily shows of magnificent beasts.