Harmonious Wail

August 22nd, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Elkader Opera House, Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.

Harmonious Wail Website

Tickets: Adults $20 / Children $10 at the door
$2 discount for advance sales
VIP Tickets: Add $7 and get 2 drinks,snacks & purchase CD at half price!
To purchase Tickets
Email:operahouse@alpinecom.net or
Phone: (563) 873-2378
Purchase tickets at Moser’s Pharmacy (563-245-2530) in downtown

Rhythm on the River Tonight 8/22

August 22nd, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Main St. Elkader’s, Rhythm on the River Concert Series is tonight, Friday 8/22 starring, “The River’s Voice” 5:30 pm at Founder’s Park!
Bring a Lawn Chair, Something to Drink and Eat!

Central Booster Golf Tournament

August 12th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Next Up, Volga City Truck Cruise

August 12th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Volga City Truck Cruise

Hot Rod Chevy Kevy at the Elkader Opera House

August 6th, 2014 | By Bryce Durbin

Rock ‘n’ roll with the nine-piece band Hot Rod Chevy Kevy at the Elkader Opera House this Friday, August 8 starting at 7 p.m.

For tickets, call (563) 873-2378 or email operahouse@alpinecom.net or tickets@icsbbs.com. Tickets are also available at Moser’s Pharmacy (563) 245-2530 in downtown Elkader.

Plagman Barn Dance!

August 6th, 2014 | By Bryce Durbin

Don’t miss the Plagman Barn Dance this Sunday, August 10 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. featuring music by Keepin’ It Country!

Sandwiches, pie and ice cream will be served starting at 11 a.m. The Country Store will also be open.

Plagman barn is located at 28384 Garber Road (C7X), Garber, Iowa.

Stick Horse Rodeo contestants wanted at the Clayton County Fair

August 1st, 2014 | By Bryce Durbin

Stick Horse Rodeo, Clayton County Fair 2014

4-H Adventure Tent schedule

July 31st, 2014 | By Bryce Durbin

Click here for LEGO Creation Competition forms.

Your Clayton County Fair Planner!!

July 28th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

2014 Clayton County Fair Schedule of Events (subject to change)
Tuesday, July 29
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA non-livestock conference judging

Wednesday, July 30th
9:00 a.m. Horse Show
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Open Class entries received
4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Rabbits may be brought to the fair
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  4-H Exhibit Hall Open (Commercial Exhibit Hall CLOSED)
5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Cowboy Supper $1 sponsored by the county commodity groups
6:30 p.m. Flag Raising Ceremony & Fair Queen Pageant
7:00 p.m.  4-H Style Show & Share the Fun Show
9:00 p.m. – 10:00 pm Swine may be brought to the fair

Thursday, July 31st
7:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   4-H & FFA Livestock entries received
9:00 a.m. – Noon Open Class entries received
Noon – 9:00 p.m. 4-H & Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
12:30 p.m. Rabbit Show (small arena)
1:00 p.m.  Open Class entries judging
1:30 p.m. Dog Show (large arena)
3:00 p.m. Open Class Foods Department Bake Sale
8:30 p.m.
Josh Thompson (grandstands)

10:00 p.m. – Midnight Teen Dance

Friday, August 1st
8:30 a.m. Poultry Show (large arena)
9:00 a.m. Other Animal judging (barn)
9:30 a.m. Meat Goat Show (small arena)
10:00 a.m. Bucket Bottle Calf judging (large arena)
11:00 p.m. Sheep Show (small arena)
Noon – 9:00 p.m 4-H & Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
2:00 p.m.Beef Heifer Show (large arena)
5:30 p.m. Market Beef Show (large arena)
8:30 p.m.
John Anderson (grandstands)

10:00 p.m. – Midnight Teen Dance

Saturday, August 2nd
8:30 a.m.   Dairy Show (large arena)
9:00 a.m.  Swine Show (small arena)
11:00 a.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull
Noon – 9:00 p.m. 4-H & Commercial Exhibit Halls Open
1:00 p.m. Demolition Derby
4:00 p.m. Dairy Goat Show (large arena)
6:00 p.m. Open & Celebrity Stick Pony Rodeo (grandstands)

7:00 p.m.Clayton County Bull Bash (grandstands)
10:00 p.m. – Midnight  Teen Dance
Sunday, August 3rd
9:30 a.m. 4-H & FFA Dairy & Livestock Judging Contest
11:00 a.m.  Truck and Tractor Pull
Noon – 8:00 p.m.  4-H Exhibit Hall & Commercial Exhibit Hall Open
Noon  Kiddie Calf Show (large arena)
2:30 p.m. Youth Olympics (large arena)
6:00 p.m.Scott Rose & Plead the Fifth (grandstands)
7:30 p.m.
4-H & FFA Non- livestock entries released
8:00 p.m. Open Class entries released
8:00 p.m. 4-H & FFA Livestock entries released

Monday, August 4th
9:00 a.m. Livestock Auction

Chris Soules to help at RAGBRAI Fundraiser

July 25th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

t’s official!!! Chris Soules, Iowa’s own bachelor will be at Strawberry Point’s Fire & Rescue Fundraiser this Saturday, 7/26 as RAGBRAI rolls in from 9a.m-1pm. Serving smoked chicken breast, pork loin sandwiches, & chicken hindquarters. Beer garden and the band 3rd Offense. Free admittance! Come join us to raise money for their new fire station!

Sweet Corn Day’s Ice Cream Social by Main St. Elkader

July 23rd, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Elkader Main St. Ice Cream Social, Sweet Corn Days