97th Elizabeth Community Fair

From Friday, July 23 through Sunday, July 25, be sure to stop by the oldest community fair in Illinois.
Lot’s of fun for the whole family!
Here is the complete listing of all the events:

Friday July 21
7:00am Steer Weigh-in
9:00am Dairy and Sheep Show
10:00am Crafts and Gardening Judging
1:00pm Dairy Goat Show
5:00pm- 10:00pm Carnival Opens- Inflatable Rides by Bases Wild Entertainment Inc.
7:00pm Fantasy Truck Pullers featuring Heartland Tractor Pullers (with weigh-in beginning at 5:00pm

Saturday July 22
8:00am Beef Heifer Show with Steer show to follow
11:00am Parade “Country Pride Community Wide” Sponsored by the Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce
Noon- Free Lunch for first 500 people through the gate. Lunch prepared by The Jo Davies County Beef Association and sponsored by Illinois Bank and Trust
Noon- Bingo
Noon- 10PM Carnival Open
1:00pm Kiddie Tractor Pull and Petting Zoo sponsored by the Jo Daviess County Young Leaders with sign up at 12:30
Hypnotist and Mentalist Brian Imbus 1:30
3:00pm Truck Show and Shine (with registration at 12:30pm) for information please contact Kurt Krohmer (815-858-5333)
3:00pm Ice cream Eating Contest sponsored by Three Sisters Sweet Shoppe
7:00PM Fantasy Truck Pullers featuring Heartland Tractor Pullers (with weigh-in beginning at 5:00pm)
7:30PM Elizabeth Fair Queen, Junior Miss & Little Miss Pageant

Sunday July 23
9:00 Elizabeth’s Best BBQ Competition
Public tasting and Judging begins at 3:00pm
For information please contact Codie Geisz (815) 598-3145
11:00am 6th Annual “Carp Allen” Memorial Horseshoe Tournament
Noon- Bingo
Noon- Dairy Land Antique Tractor Pull (with weigh-in beginning at 11:00am)
Noon-7:00pm Carnival Opens
1:00pm-2:00pm Cow Plop Drop
2:30 Ag Olympics by River Ridge FFA
2:30 Euchre Tournament
6:30 Up-and-coming Country Music Artist Chris Cavanaugh
After the show stick around for the Pie and Cake Auction

Plenty of food and even a beer tent.

Finger on the Pulse of Elizabeth

You know it’s Springtime in Elizabeth when:

Some of the roads have weight limitations posted…

The toms are out strutting their stuff (and the hens are ignoring them)

The grass is starting to turn green, but……..mud is still the primary crop!

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