Plagman Barn Breakfast YUM!

July 10th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Easton Corbin Tonight and you can still win!

July 10th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Congratulations Sara Heretrampf you won the Easton Corbin premium tickets
This contest is now complete!

Easily purchase your tickets to the Easton Corbin Show or the George Thorogood & The Destroyers at the Delaware County Fair here:
https://tix.extremetix.com/Online/DelcoFair

Tonight, 7/10 is the night for Easton Corbin at the
Delaware County Fair .
DishnTunes.com has another pair of premium 3rd row tickets (which include 3 drink tix) to give away. ($100 value)
We will transfer the tickets electronically to the winner.
To enter, send a message, to mail@dishntunes.com, containing the phrase,
“I want to see Easton Corbin tonight at the
Delaware County Fair.”
Contest ends at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10th

Moto Guzzi National Rally Variety Show

July 10th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Friday & Saturday – July 11 & 12, 2014 at 8:30pm
Elkader Opera House

Tickets: $5.00 General Admission Seating

Delaware County Fair Line Up

July 9th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Monday
8:00 am – 10 am: Sheep and Goat Check-in (Unload south of sheep barn)
9:00 am – 4:30 pm: 4-H conference judging, Family and Consumer science/ SEEAH
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Horse Entries Check-in
12:30 pm: 4-H Dog Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
2:00 pm- 7:00 pm: Entries for Creative Arts Exhibits Check-in, Club House
3:00 pm: 4-H/FFA Horse Show, Horse Arena
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Rabbit and Poultry Check-in, Small Animal Barn
7:00pm: Fair Kick-Off Parade
8:00-12:00: Night Storm, Community Center
Approx. 10:00 pm: Fireworks

Tuesday
7:00am -11:00am: Swine Entry Check-in
8:00am – 11:00am: Beef Entry Check-in
8:00am – 5:00pm: Agronomy Crop Exhibits, Small Animal Barn
9:00 am – 9:45am: 4-H/FFA Pet Entry Check-in, Farm Bureau Show Ring
9:30am – Noon: 4-H/FFA Dairy Entry Check-in, east end of Dairy Barn
10:00am: 4-H/FFA Pet Judging, Farm Bureau Show Ring
10:00am: 4-H/FFA Poultry Judging, Small Animal Barn, Rabbit Judging to follow
10:00am: 4-H/FFA Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am – 10:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter Exhibit Opens
12:00pm: 4-H/FFA Rabbit Judging, Small Animal Barn
12:00pm – 9:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in Pavilion
2:00pm: Photo Shoot for Considered for State Fair, Alternates for State Fair,
and Outstanding Junior Winners
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
2:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
3:00pm: 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
3:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
3:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: 4-H/FFA Sheep Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:00pm-8:00pm: Iowa Learning Farms Conservation Trailer, Experience the Rain Simulator
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
6:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
6:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
7:00pm: 4-H/FFA Agronomy Judging, Small Animal Barn
7:00 pm: Motocross Races, Grandstand
7:30pm: Free Concert with Home Free, KDST Festival Stage
7:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
7:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
8:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
Approx. 9:00pm: Progressive Drawing for $750, brought to you in part by Citizens State Bank

Wednesday
8:00am – 10:00am: Beef pen of Three Check-in, Beef Barn
8:45am – 11:45am: Floral Hall Entries Check-in, Club House
8:30am: 4-H/FFA Dairy Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
10:00am: Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am- 10:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter exhibit opens
12:00pm – 9:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in pavilion
1:00pm: Meet Dupaco’s Dollar The Dog, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
1:00pm – 10:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
1:00pm: Free Temporary Tattoos for the Kids, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
2:00pm: Kids Obstacle Course
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
Approx. 2:00pm: Milking Dairy Entries Released after show
2:45p: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
3:30pm: Color with Sidewalk Chalk, South of Quonset
3:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:00pm: Rubber Band Loom Craft Time, Pepsi Free Tent
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
6:00pm – 6:45pm: Cow/Calf Entries Check-in, Beef Barn
6:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
6:30pm: Home Brewed Beer & Homemade Wine Contest Judging & Sampling, Club House
6:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
7:00pm: 4-H/FFA Junior Cattle Feeder & Cow/Calf Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
(Released after show)
7:00pm: Tough Truck Mayhem, Grandstand
7:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
7:30pm: Free Concert with Francesca Battistelli, KDST Festival Stage
7:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers

8:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
8:00pm: Sand Volleyball Tournament, Horse Arena
Approx. 9:00pm: Progressive Drawing for $750 – brought to you in part by Citizens State Bank

Thursday

8:00am – 12:00pm: Release of 4-H/FFA Horse and Pony exhibits
8:30am: 4-H/FFA Market Beef & Heifer Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am – 10:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter exhibit opens
12:00pm – 9:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in Pavilion
12:00pm – 8:00pm: Creative Arts Exhibits open in Club House
12:30pm – 4:00pm: 4-H Working Exhibits in Pavilion
1:00 – 3:00pm: Release of Floral Hall prefer stay till Sunday
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
2:30pm: Water Balloon Toss
2:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
3:00pm – 10:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
3:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
6:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
6:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
7:15pm: Crowning of 2014 Fair Royalty, Main Stage
7:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
7:30pm: Madd Hoss Jackson, Main Stage
7:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
8:00pm: Hypnotist Brian Imbus, Pepsi Free Stage
8:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
8:30pm: Easton Corbin, Main Stage
9:30pm – Midnight: Music by “Hangtime Productions” on Pepsi Free Stage
10:00pm – 1:00am: Music by “Madd Hoss Jackson” on Budweiser True Music Stage
Approx. 10:00pm: Progressive Drawing for $750 – brought to you in part by Citizens State Bank

Friday
8:00am: 4-H/FFA Swine Show, Farm Bureau Show Ring
8:45am – 11:45am: Floral Hall Exhibits, Club House
10:00am: Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am – 10:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter exhibit opens
12:00pm – 9:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in Pavilion
12:00pm – 8:00pm: Creative Arts Exhibits open in Club House
1:00pm: F&M Bank’s Open Piano Contest, Pavilion
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
2:30pm: Hula Hoop Contest
2:30pm – 4:00pm: Rabbit & Poultry Exhibits released
2:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm – 10:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
3:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Shower
3:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
6:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
6:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
7:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
7:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
8:00pm: Hypnotist Brian Inbus, Pepsi Free Stage
8:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
8:00pm: All Night Cook-off start time
8:30pm: VIP Night with George Thorogood & the Destroyers, Main Stage
9:00pm: Release of 4-H/FFA Livestock exhibits
9:30pm – Midnight: Music by Hangtime Productions, Pepsi Free Stage
10:00pm – 1:00am: Music by Helforstout on Budweiser True Music Stage
Approx. 10:00pm: Progressive Drawing for $750 – brought to you in part by Citizens State Bank

Saturday
8:15am: 4-H/FFA Livestock Sale, Farm Bureau Show Ring
9:00am: Hall of Champions Opens, Small Animal Barn
10:00am: Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Cutest Baby Contest, Pepsi Free Stage
Registration 9am/$1 per child – Class Winners receive $25 – Overall Winner receives $100 Sponsored by Tri State Safety Systems
10:00am – 10:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter exhibit open
11:00am: Judging for Barbeque Cook-off, in festival area
12:00pm – 9:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in Pavilion
12:00pm – 5:00pm: Creative Arts Exhibits open in Club House
12:00pm – 5:00pm: Open Class Dairy Entry Check-in, east end of Dairy Barn
12:00pm: Heartland Stock, Pick-Up, Tractor and Semi Pulls, Grandstand
1:00pm – 10:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
2:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
3:00pm: Create Duct Tape Fashions, Pepsi Free Tent
3:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: Duct Tape Fashion Show, Pepsi Free Tent
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:00pm: Wrist Wrestling Tournament, Beer Garden
5:00pm: Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull, Behind Grandstand
5:00pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
5:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
6:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
6:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
7:00pm: Fantasy Truck Pull and ECI Tractor Pull, Grandstand
7:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Show
7:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
8:00pm: Draft Horse Classic Show, Horse Arena
8:00pm: Hypnotist Brian Imbus, Pepsi Free Stage
8:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
8:30pm: Chainsaw Carving Auction
9:30-12:00am: Music by “Hangtime Productions”, Pepsi Free Stage
10:00pm – 1:00am: Music by Menace, Budweiser True Music Stage
Approx. 10:00pm: Progressive Drawing for $750 – brought to you in part by Citizens State Bank

Sunday
10:00am: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Sedona Worker For A Day opens in the Dupaco Family Fun Zone
10:00am: Open Class Dairy Show, Farm Bureau Show ring
10:00am – 5:00pm: Winner’s Circle Lemur Encounter exhibit
11:30am: Draft Horse Classic Show, Horse Arena
12:00pm – 1:00pm: 4-H/FFA Exhibits open in Pavilion
12:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
12:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
1:00pm – 2:00pm: Release of Hall of Champion Animals,
4-H Family & Consumer Science/SEEAH Exhibits
1:00pm – 5:00pm: Midway Opens! By Jones & Co. Carnival
1:00pm: Demolition Derby, Grandstand
1:30pm: Matt’s Family Jam
1:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
2:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
Immediately Following Demo: Mud Run
2:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
3:00pm: Matt’s Family Jam
3:45pm: Racing Lemurs starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm: Farm Credit Services of America’s Farmer For A Day Chores, Dupaco Family Fun Zone
4:45pm: Racing Lemurs Starring Cheri Ivers
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Creative Arts Release
After Mud Run: Progressive Drawing for $750 or Remaining Balance –
brought to you by Citizens State Bank

Delaware County Fair/ DnT big winners

July 7th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Fair Pass winners:
Judy Benson
Blair Heims
Becky Gibbs
June Berns

Easton Corbin Grand Stand tickets: Justine Knapp
Easton Corbin Premium Tix 4th row track seats and drink chips: Jeff Stee

The DnT Delaware County Fair Giveaway

July 1st, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

It is time for us to begin one our biggest Giveaway’s of the year!

This year we are going to give away a pair of
Delaware County Fair Country Night Passes
Thursday, July 10th
featuring Easton Corbin a Opening act, Mad Hoss Jackson begins at 7:30 & Easton Corbin takes the stage at 8:30.
(4th row track seats and include 3 drink tickets/seat)

Prize #2 is a pair of grandstand seats for the Easton Corbn show

We also have a pile of Delaware Gate Passes to giveaway!

Get exciting Delaware County Fair details! This fair is packed full of fun, you just can’t miss!

Winners will be announced Monday, July 7th. Enter the Delaware County Fair Giveaway here:
This contest in now complete

DnT Annual 4th of July Planner

July 1st, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Guttenberg – Stars & Stripes Celebration
Saturday, July 5th, 2014

The Stars & Stripes celebration includes:
Parade starts at 7:00 PM
Fireworks at Dusk

Get more details here

Dubuque29th Annual Fireworks and Air Demonstration over the River Tuesday, July 3rd at Dusk More Info

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Garnavillo! When the 4th of July arrives, everyone heads to Garnavillo to Celebrate!

Monona –  Fireworks Display -  July 4th at Dusk 563.539.2355

Aurora –  Old Fashioned 4th of July –  July 4th – City Park

Saturday, 7/5/2014  Balltown Fireworks
Big River DJs
9:30 PM
Balltown Fireworks Big River DJs is once again providing the music. Come enjoy the fireworks up close & personal
Facebook Page

Marquette - Independence Day Celebration
July 4th-6thFlea Market, Parade 10 a.m July 5th and Fireworks at Dusk

Dyersville Commercial Club Fireworks
Thursday,  July 3rd
Festivites begin at 5pm
Food and Beverages, Games, Bingo
Fireworks at Dusk

Delaware County Fair Fireworks Display Monday, July 7th

4th of July in Garnavillo

June 30th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Stars and Stripes Celebration Guttenberg, IACelebrate the 4th of July in Garnavillo!!

When the 4th of July arrives, everyone heads to Garnavillo to Celebrate!

THURSDAY, JULY 3rd @ CITY PARK

(Will be held at the Community Center if it rains)

5:00 P.M. ICE CREAM SOCIAL ~ Sandwiches, Ice Cream, Cake & Bars, Coffee & Lemonade. Free Will Donations.

6:00 P.M. TEDDY BEAR PARADE ~ Sponsored by Jane & Chuck Siebrecht ~ Prizes for all children. No bikes or pets. All children are welcome.

Grand Marshal ~

Music by Dave Poggenklass

FRIDAY, JULY 4th

7:00 A.M. ~ BREAKFAST by KC 12197 – (Also Lunch)

7:00 A.M. ~ 5K WALK/RUN by the fire station ~ Proceeds to benefit

9:00 A.M.~ MUSIC

THERE WILL BE MUSIC AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE DAY

10:00 A.M. ~ PARADE – Theme: PRIDE IN THE RED, WHITE, & BLUE

Please call David Swope 964-2965 or Don Koss 964-2041 to register for the parade or click on Parade Entry Form link below.

2014 PARADE ENTRY FORM

Grand Marshall -

Senior King and Queen -

After the Parade

KIDS PEDAL PULL – STATE SANCTIONED – In front of the school gym on the street. Registration at 11:00 a.m. Ages 4-11.

DEMONSTRATIONS BY CLAYTON RIDGE DRILL TEAM

11:00 A.M. ~ LIONS CHICKEN DINNER - Homemade Pies by Historical Society and Music

1:00 p.m. ~ TAE KWON DO

Afternoon Entertainment in the Park

FOOD BOOTHS * WATER BALL FIGHT * ART SHOW

BINGO * HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM BUILDINGS & PRAIRIE WINDS GARDENS OPEN * JINGLES THE CLOWN

5:00 PM – DRAWING FOR PRIZES & LUCKY BUTTONS IN THE PARK SHELTER

PURCHASE TICKETS/BUTTONS FROM BOOSTER MEMBERS

GIGANTIC FIREWORKS DISPLAY AT DUSK!!!

Not Responsible for Accidents

Huge Parade

Wonderful Dinner

Drill Team Demonstration

Entertainment For All Ages

Teddy Bear Parade

Great Fireworks Display

2nd Annual Tread the Trail for Epilepsy

June 27th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

Tread the Trail for Epilsy 5K Run/Walk
Pancake Breakfast
The Band Challenger

Tomorrow, Saturday June 28th; Paradise Valley Campground & Resort; 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

2nd Annual Tread the trail 5k Trail run and fun walk to find a cure for epilepsy!

NEW!!! This year is EVEN BETTER! Pancake breakfast is included with your run/walk entry as well as a t-shirt.
Free Will Donation Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar during the run and breakfast!
We are also allowing TEAMS THIS YEAR as well as individuals! Prizes for winner in each team category:

*DIRTIEST TEAM
*MOST PURPLE/TEAM SPIRIT
*MOST CREATIVE/BEST THEME

Run registration $30
Walk registration $20
12 and under may walk free, additional tshirts may be purchased separately.

If you are signing up in a team, all team members must fill out their own registration form and pay individual walk/run fee, but register with your team name. Get all your friends together and lets make this FUN!
ALSO THIS YEAR!!!!
THE BAND CHALLENGER will be playing 7pm-11 pm at the barn. Classic Rock and roll! (cover charge will apply for this event) Bring your own beverages and come enjoy!

Limited camping is available by calling Sandy at (563)-880-7300.

Contact Thea @ 563-880-1606 or 563-783-7783
THIS IS A NONPROFIT EVENT! ALL PROCEEDS ARE GOING TO THE EPILEPSY FOUNDATION

Facebook Event Page

Elkader Celebrates

June 24th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen


FRIDAY, JUNE 27 5:30 P. M.
Founder’s Park

Join the Community Party and Celebrate
-Downtown Façade Project
-Dedication of Founders’ Park
-Whitewater Feature
5:30 p.m.— A capella music by Sticks ‘n Stones
6 p.m.— Program ceremony

Whitewater Feature Demonstration!

Main Street Elkader’s Rhythm on the River Concert Series will feature:

Beau Timmerman after the program in the Founder’s Park Band Shell

Bring a picnic or arrange for a take-out special from a local restaurant, and we’ll all party in the park!

**Sponsored by Main Street Elkader and City of Elkader

Rock Star Chili Cook Off

June 24th, 2014 | By Joleen Jansen

2nd Annual Edgewood Rodeo Chili Cook Off

Contestants and Tasters are needed!

New Time & New Location:

Saturday, June 28th 2014 after the parade 3:30 – 5:30
on West Madison Street, just north of the Edgewood City Park

Prizes will be awarded for the three different categories

Commercial Division
Amateur Division
People’s Choice

It cost nothing to enter you just need to bring a large crock pot of chili to the tent by 3:30 pm.  One quart of chili will be needed for the guest judges to sample and the rest for the general public to tast for the People’s Choice award.

Public is welcome to taste and vote for their favorite chili.  It will cost $2 to receive a cup and spoon to taste all contestants.

Winners will have bragging rights and will be named the “Best Rock Star Chili,” winners also win a plaque and a cash award.  Winner’s will be announced at Saturday night’s rodeo.

For more information call Peggy Schilling 563.542.1423