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Wed
31
Aug

Rides, rides and more rides

The Shawano County Fair is finally here, and with it comes great food, musical entertainment, tractor pulls, demo derby and, of course, numerous rides.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Sounds of hammers clanking against metal were in the air Tuesday morning as Rainbow Valley Rides employees were putting up the rides in preparation for the opening of the fair today.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->"It's almost time, can't wait," said Becky Fishbourne, who was walking the fairgrounds Tuesday morning with her 6-year-old grandson, Grant.

Wed
31
Aug

Rides, rides and more rides

The Shawano County Fair is finally here, and with it comes great food, musical entertainment, tractor pulls, demo derby and, of course, numerous rides.

Sounds of hammers clanking against metal were in the air Tuesday morning as Rainbow Valley Rides employees were putting up the rides in preparation for the opening of the fair today.

"It's almost time, can't wait," said Becky Fishbourne, who was walking the fairgrounds Tuesday morning with her 6-year-old grandson, Grant. "He's already scoping out which rides to go on tomorrow."

Sat
27
Aug

A quick guide to fair highlights

It's almost here. The contests, entertainment, food and midway are just around the corner as the Shawano County Fair draws closer.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Here is a list of highlights from each day of the fair:<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 --><br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->Wednesday, Aug. 31<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->The County Farm Tractor Pull at 7 p.m.

Sat
27
Aug

A quick guide to fair highlights

It's almost here. The contests, entertainment, food and midway are just around the corner as the Shawano County Fair draws closer.

Here is a list of highlights from each day of the fair:

Wednesday, Aug. 31

The County Farm Tractor Pull at 7 p.m. in the grandstands will have machines roaring and kicking up clouds of dust as they prove who can outhaul who.

Featured classes will include antiques, pre-1938 and 1939-1957, along with various weight classes.

Sat
27
Aug

Shawano Art Alliance reuniting

The Shawano Art Alliance will reunite, five years after disbanding, for an art show Labor Day weekend at Badger's Best Furniture and Bedding in Bonduel.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->"The organization kind of broke up as we all got older," said Judy Bryant, a painter in the alliance. "We used to do shows all over the state together, but it got to be too much after a while.

Sat
27
Aug

Shawano Art Alliance reuniting

The Shawano Art Alliance will reunite, five years after disbanding, for an art show Labor Day weekend at Badger's Best Furniture and Bedding in Bonduel.

"The organization kind of broke up as we all got older," said Judy Bryant, a painter in the alliance. "We used to do shows all over the state together, but it got to be too much after a while. We still enjoy the art and we still do art, but we're just not the active participants as we used to be."

Fri
26
Aug

College senior wins Miles of Art poster contest

The Shawano Country Tourism Council has announced the winners of the Miles of Art poster contest.<br /><br /><!-- 1upcrlf2 -->First place and $750 award went to Angela Leopold, a University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point senior majoring in graphic design.

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