Category: Area Fairs

ACC Has a Busy Weekend

If you looked at our weekly ad here in the West Bend News, you would have seen a busy schedule of events. Starting last Wednesday, September 13th, we held our monthly meeting. Thursday, September 14th, was set up day for our booth at Flat Rock Creek Festival. Friday, September 15th thru Sunday, September 17th, we…

Conservation Club Gathers for Fun & Hog Roast

Conservation Club Gathers for Fun & Hog Roast On Saturday, September 23, the Antwerp Conservation Club hosted the annual hog roast for members and friends. Even though it was a hot day, it was pleasant to be with friends and family on this beautiful acreage on Road 53. On this evening, the conservation club drew…

Best Year Yet For Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival

Best Year yet for Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival                    The Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival launched on Friday, September 15. This weekend in September the annual harvest festival always hosts many flea market vendors, children’s activities, and lots of food. It’s a fun event for all…

A Great Week at the Fair for Paulding FFA Chapter

By: Emma Horstman, Paulding FFA Reporter The Paulding County Fair recently took place June 12th through the 17th. The Paulding FFA Chapter had a successful week from livestock shows, Jr. Fair activities, and the Paulding FFA Alumni Sausage Stand. Many members competed in shows as well as working in the FFA Sausage Stand throughout the…

Paulding County Fair Grand and Reserve Auction Animals

Grand Champion Market Hog: Alan Griffiths, #127, Suds 24/7 Inc. – Cooper Farms,  $ 700.00 Reserve Champion Market Hog: Trevor Speice, #121, Ace Rental Place, $ 600.00 Grand Champion Market Lamb: Bejamin Weible, #371, Jewell Grain Company, $ 700.00 Reserve Champion Market Lamb: Brooke Greulach, #283, Baughman Tile Company, $ 700.00 Grand Champion Single Fryer:…

2017 Paulding County Fair Result

RABBIT SHOW  Senior Rabbit Showmanship: Riley Stoller – First place-Trophy/Rosette; Junior Rabbit Showmanship: Aewyn McMichael – First place-Trophy/Rosette; Beginning Rabbit Showmanship: Claire Miller – First place-Trophy/Rosette;  Champion of Champion Rabbit Showmanship: Jowaine Grimes – First place-Chair/Rosette; Pee Wee Rabbit Showmanship: N/A; Beginner Market Skillathon (8-11 year olds): William Krynock – First place-Trophy; Intermediate Market Skillathon…

Paulding County Fair Wraps Up Another Great Year!

The Paulding County Fairgrounds were a busy place this past week and the West Bend News has been right there with the events going on. The heat was intense all week long for fairgoers and animals alike. On Monday the parade took place starting at 6:30 pm, winding through the path between the vendors and…

2017 Paulding County Junior Fair Showman of Showmen Contest

On Friday, June 16, 2017 the Showman of Showmen Contest took place at the Paulding County 4-H Fair. This contest brings the top showman of each livestock category into a final competition for overall best showman. The following top livestock showmen competed: Jowaine Grimes, Rabbits; Jacob Klopfenstein, Dairy/Beef; Faith Meraz, Goats; Trevor Speice, Swine; Hannah…

Paulding County Fair Going on Now!

The Annual Paulding County Fair is going on now with acres of fun. There is a new area in the north section of the extension large hall during the Paulding County Fair Air Conditioned; Speakers for All Ages; Prizes; Free Giveaways Hosted by OSLI Extension Here is the Fair Activities Schedule: Monday, June 12, 2017…

Join Paulding SWCD at the 2017 Paulding County Fair!

By: Patrick Troyer, Education Specialist The 2017 Paulding County Fair is quickly approaching and the Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is preparing some great activities for you and your family! We will be in a new location this year in the new “Acres of Fun” area which will be located in the Paulding…

Sherwood Flea Market & Garage Sale

The signs are now up on this gorgeous day for the Sherwood Flea Market & Garage Sale. The signage, designed and manufactured locally by West Bend, are announcing the fantastic sales by the town’s people and businesses coming up this weekend on February 4th and 5th. The Village of Sherwood is located on US 127 in…

Christmas in the Park

“Christmas in the Park” Saturday, November 26 & Sunday, November 27 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN; FREE Admission and refreshments Activities for the Entire Family: Delight in horse-drawn wagon/carriage ride – 26th 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. & 27th 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Experience the “Streets…