county fair

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…

Crafty Monday: County Fair

The County Fair is an event that is open to the public to submit their projects (gardening, foods, crafts, photos, etc.). Anyone can show their work in Open Class Exhibits.¬†FFA and 4-H kids can also show their work in classes just for them. My child is in 4-H, which is…

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…