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St. Croix County Fair: Free admission, free entertainment and fun

July 16,2016 19:12

The St. Croix County Fair will again have free admission and an abundance of free entertainment on the Croix Court Stage. Be sure to join us as 2015 Fairest of the Fair Shelby Weiske passes down her title and crowns the 2016 St. Croix County Fairest of ...

The New Richmond News offers the annual Fair Guide for those who are attending this year's fair and as a keepsake for those who like to collect each year's guide. The online version of the Fair Guide is available here ... http://en.calameo.com/read/000735261c60554453109?trackersource=libraryAnnual event begins July 20 in Glenwood CityThe St. Croix County Fair is more than an annual event in July, it is an opportunity for friends and family to gather and reconnect while enjoying all that the fair has to offer.The history of the St. Croix County Fair goes back more than 125 years and includes a rich history of community and agriculture. This year’s St. Croix County Fair is set to be held July 20-24, and will kick off with the fourth annual tractor caravan leaving the fairgrounds at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17.The St. Croix County Fair will again have free admission and an abundance of free entertainment on the Croix Court Stage. Be sure to join us as 2015 Fairest of the Fair Shelby Weiske passes down her title and crowns the 2016 St. Croix County Fairest of the Fair on Thursday, July 21, at 7 p.m.On Friday, July 22, there are a number of exciting events happening throughout the afternoon on the Croix Court stage culminating with our premier entertainment at 7 p.m., Coyote Wild.Coyote Wild performs an eclectic mix of both classic and current rock and country. With their blend of talent and creativity, this band has a professional sound without losing the energy that audiences would expect from a performing rock band. Built around strong vocals and great harmonies, their set list is a diverse mix of classic rock and contemporary country, meaning there’s something for everyone. The show is high-energy, fast-paced, but most of all, fun — and is sure to inspire dancing, singing along, and simply having a good time. This night only a temporary beer garden will also be set up at Croix Court.If Coyote Wild doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, then be sure to check out the Championship Pulling Series Tractor Pull at the Tiffany Creek Events Area. The pulling fun starts at 6:30 p.m. and there is an admission fee for this event, but it is well worth the ticket to see the big boys play.Saturday brings yet another fun-filled day of free entertainment starting at noon with the ever-funny “Looney Lutherans.” This Scandinavian comedy trio is sure to keep you laughing with performances that include a variety of segments on healthy living the Lutheran way, including the Lutheran “food wheel” (all roads lead to hot dish); a Lutheran rap (“Eat Like a Lutheran”); and Lutheran beauty tips (you, too, can be a sexy Lutheran!). The Divas Through the Decades will also be performing three shows on Saturday. Divas Through the Decades presents a musical tribute to some of the most influential female vocalists of the 60s, 70s, 80s and today. With show-stopping choreography, electrifying vocals, and highly styled costumes,Divas Through the Decades presents the hit songs of Patsy Cline, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Tina Turner, Gloria Estefan, Shania Twain, Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, and more. The show is a must-see for all generations.Magic is ever-present at the St. Croix County Fair and this year is no exception with Jared Sherlock performing at 4 p.m. and then hypnotizing us again at 10 p.m. with his “Mind Games.” But it’s not the St. Croix County Fair without The Memories, who will be performing for their 29th year. The Memories, Warren Petryk and Tim Stevens, have been together for more than 40 years bringing the tradition of their trademark – “music, laughter and wonderful times.” They perform a variety of popular music, plus special comedy and novelty songs – which are enjoyed by audiences of all ages.Saturday also includes the annual Meat Animal Quality Meats Auction at 6:30 p.m. in the main show arena. And another revving good time at the Tiffany Creek Events Area with the 4x4 Truck Pull.New at this year’s fair is the Clover 5K walk/run. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the Tiffany Creek Events Area and the race will begin at 7:30 a.m. sharp, pre-registration is not required just show up ready to run/walk.Sunday, will bring a close to this wonderful fun-filled week with a Salute to our Veterans at 10:30 a.m. and all veterans will park free. Following the salute to veterans, Ole & Elmer will entertain us with their Scandinavian humor and then our local talent will take the stage for the annual local talent competition.The fun will get a little dirty on the south end, at the Tiffany Creek Events Area, with another round of mud sports including the ATV Mud Races and 4x4 Mud Races. As if that weren’t muddy enough there is always the mud volleyball competition just behind the campground.With the week packed full on fun events, how could you miss the St. Croix County Fair. For a full schedule of events, visit stcroixcofair.com or Facebook at St. Croix County Fair – Wisconsin.Submitted by the St. Croix County Fair

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