Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on June 18, 1998 · Page 10
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June 18, 1998

Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan · Page 10

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THE DAILY GLOBE, Ironwood. Ml — Thursday, June 18,1998 Page 2 INDEX Calendar of Events .............. ........ ........................ ...... ..... ...... ...... 2 Entry Form . ................... .....; ............ , ......... ...... ............. ........... 27 Mud Run Rules .... ..... ..... ................ . ........ ..". ........................ .....26 Homemakers to Compete .. ............. ......... . .............. . ....... . ......... 3 :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::^ Shooting Sports Featured ..... . ................. ............................... .18 * * * tjron County Fair schedule Fair ticket prices given The Northwestern Mud Runners Association will conduct an ATV Race Saturday, August 1, 1:30 p.m. at the Iron County Fair. Registration time will be from 11:30 a.m;-12:30 p.m. This will b« a timed event with classes announced at a later date. Jim Kretxschmar (274-2490) may be contacted for more information. Iron County Fair Ticket Price* Dally Rat** Children 5 and Under Friday — free, Saturday— free, Sunday — free, Children 6-11: Friday $1.50, Saturday — $2, Sunday — $2. A*e IJ-Adult: Friday — $3, Saturday — $4, Sunday — $4. Regular 5-Day Paa* Children 5 and Under — Free; Children 6-11 — $3; Age 12-Adult — $5. Exhibitor's S-Day Paass Children 5 and Under — Free; Children 6-11 — $2.60; Age 12-Adult -$4. (Saturday only) Senior* 65 and over — $2. Each year, without much recognition, Carol Beaupre of Beaupre Greenhouse on Highway 122 in Saxon, Wisconsin, donates a variety of flowers to beautify the Iron County Fairgrounds. This year the barrels will again be graced with elegance by her donation. Here is the schedule of Events for the 1998 Iron County Fair, : scheduled July 31-Aug. 2 lit Saxon, Wis.: Friday, July 31 Entry Day 9a.m.-—Entries received 12 p.m. — 4H Silent Auction begins in Youth Building 5p.m.-? —Lions Club Fish Boil 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — Jam session or group at grandstand if weather permit* 5:30 p,m.-7:30 p.m. — Ag Olympics 5:30 p.m. — Slow Pitch Softball Tournament begins 6:30 p.m.— Opening ceremony by flagpole 8 p.m. — All entries must be in place Saturday, Aug. 1 Senior Citizens Day and over admitted for $2) 9 a.m. — 4H Silent Auction (All Day) Reserve pet cages and stalls The Iron County Fair Board is asking again this year that all animal exhibitors reserve stall, pen or cage space with a refundable deposit. The fees are $2 for each box, stall or pen, $1 for each tie stall and 25 cents for each cage. The reservation fee must be paid at least one week before the fair and will be refunded to the exhibitor upon entering their animals at the fair. Any exhibitor who has not reserved stall space one week before the fair will be charged the same fees, but they will not be refunded. The Iron County Fair Board will not be able to guarantee stalls, pens and cages for exhibitors who have not made reserved space through the refundable fees. The refundable fees may be paid to Iron County Fair Secretary, Denys Vargovich, HC1 Box 857, Saxon, WI 54559. Please indicate the number and types of stall, pen and cage to be reserved for each type of animal being exhibited. Music a highlight champion gardeners face a challenge at the Iron fair Iron County Fair Musical Proftnua Friday, July 31 5 p.m.-9 p.m. — To be announced Saturday, August 1 2 p.m.-6 p.m. — Will Johnson Mobile Bandstand (Polkas, Waltzes, Pop favorites, plus Hula Hoop fc Limbo Dance Contests and other musical fun) 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Al's Pit Stop (Country Western * Mild 50V 60*1) Sunday, August 2 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Will Johnson Mobile Bandstand 3 p.m.-5 p.m. — Country West- em, Polkas A Swing 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Ranch Boys The ninth annual Champion Gardener Award provides a special challenge for Iron County residents with green thumb*. To compete for the award, gardeners must enter exhibits in the open class categories of vegetable production, fruit production, beat display and flowers and house plants. Vegetable department participants will be given points for any winning entries in classes A-H, sweet and specialty corn, potatoes and herbs. Fruit department exhibits receive points for winning entries in the fruits and apple claxses, displays and even the best scare- planU, flowers prize include potted flower speciments, cut and arrangements. A point system determines the winner. Each entry receiving a ribbon is worth 25, 20, 15 or 10 points. Best of show ribbons rate a bonus of 50 points. 9 a.m. — Slow Pitch Softball (All Day) 9 a.m. — Judging Ktarts in-all departments (except those indicated separately) 9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Klnssic Kruis- ers Car Show 9 a.m. — Youth Horse Judging 10 a.m. — Dairy Cattle Judging 10:30 a.m. — Sand Lot Volleyball Tournament 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.—Registration for ATV Race 12 p.m.-2 p.m. — Registration for Red Clay Classic 1 p.m. — Swine and Sheep Judging 1 p.m. — Goat Judging 1 p.m. — Horse Shoe Tournament 1 p.m.-3 p.m. — Thrashing demonstration 1:30 p.m. — ATV Race 2 p.m.-5 p.m. —Will Johnson 2:30-5 p.m.—Ag Olympics 3 p.m. — Red Clay Classic 4p.m. — Pet Parade 5 p.m. — Dedication ceremony of new horse barn 5 p.m. — Presentation of Senior Citizen Fair King 4 Queen 5:30 p.m. — Livestock Auction 5:30 p.m. — Youth games 6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Al's Pit Stop (music) Sunday, Aug. 3 8 a.m. — Open Horse Show (All Day) 9 a.m. — Slow Pitch Softball (All Day) 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. — 4H Silent Auction 10:30 a.m. — Sand Lot Volleyball Tournament 10:30 a.m.-ll:30 a.m. — Church services in Pavilion 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Will Johnson 12 p.m. — Tractor Safety Contest 1 p.m. — Cow Milking Contest 1 p.m. — Horse Shoe Tournament 1 p.m. — 4H Demonstrations 1.30 p.m. — Young Riders 4H Parade by Grandstand 2 p m. — Ag Olympic* 2 p.m. — Draft Horse Pulling Contest p.m. Ranch Hoys — Thrashing 3 p.m.-5 (Music) 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Demonstration 4:30 p.m. — Pie Auction 5 p.m. — 4H Awards Presentation 5:30 p.m. —Youth games 5:30 p.m. — 4H Silent Auction Bids Awarded 5:3O p.m.-7:30 p.m. — Ranch Boys 6 p.m. — Livestock exhibits released 7:30 p.m. — All other exhibit released 7:30 p.m. — 50/50 Raffle Drawing — Pavilion We offer the best prices and protection for you* s an independent jency we can tailor the best insurance protection M cornperitive prices NXt a- only the finest tns mince ccmpanies, including Aiin>- Owners Insurance Grnpany which has tnily «imrd the rt-piitatkin as The "No PnHem" FVxTple.* Ask us ah»it the many other advantage* i tuamca with an insiirance agency Makl Insurance A Entries in the flower and house plant department which count toward the champion gardener Range Flour & Feed •TropicaJ Ran • SmatfPsta • R*pttl*« •Birds

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