Green Lake Magazine Green Lake Magazine 2012 - Page 41

GreenLakeMagazine.com | 41 Four days of family fun, August 25, await you at the Green Lake County Junior Free Fair. Held at the Green Lake fairgrounds, 570 South Street, the fair was created in 1939 and is celebrating its 73rd anniversary. Each year the fair has a theme, and 2012 celebrates animals and agriculture. The theme is Weve Got a Good Thing Growing, says Kim Zills, University v7VÈ iÈ"vwViv> coordinator. Youll nd a carnival/midway, track events, animal shows and judging, activities for kids of all ages, and, of course, food! Fair food, including cotton candy, caramel apples, Wisconsin ice cream, BBQ, and much more, will be available for sale. Look for clowns, jugglers, and other entertainers wandering through the fair. Entertainment, educational }>}]>{i݅L>i attendee favorites. Friendly competition in animal showing, gardening, woodworking, photography, baking, food preparation, and other categories draws the interest of all ages. The fair is supported by many local businesses, the County Board of Supervisors, service organizations, and ̅i17 iÈʜvwVi6՘ii donate many hours to ensure the event continues to be known as the best little fair around. In 2009, a charitable endowment was established to allow organizers to pursue special projects to enhance the fair. The Green Lake County Fair partnered with the nonprot Oshkosh Area Community Foundation (OACF) to manage the Fair Fund. For more information call (920) 426-3993 or }̜"ÅÅi> }>݇ deductible donation can be made on the website. For more information about the fair, go ̜}ii>iiݰiv> Jill Carlson is a freelance writer. By Jill CarlsonGREEN LAKE COUNTY Junior Free Fair The Best Little Fair Around