4-H

4-H Why I love the county fair

I grew up thinking that the State Fair was a big deal. We visited every year with my grandmother. Her grandfather parked cars at the fairgrounds, so her family always attended free while she was young. And they got a sweet parking spot (where the handicapped spots are now in…

County Fair: Sightings

The Polk County Fair is held at the State Fairgrounds in the 4-H Building, Sheep Barn, and Jacobsen Center. It’s almost all air conditioned, a little un-Fair-like, but with food and fabric, I think it’s wise. Walking around today (it’s free!) with my youngest, we learned that the Sheep Barn…

County Fair

We’re off to the county fair today. My youngest is in 4-H this year. She’s the first of our family to be in a 4-H club. We tried to get into a Clover Kids club when my oldest was in fourth grade, but we didn’t find a club we clicked…