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Kane County Fair celebrates 150 years of summer fun It’s time for the Kane County “Sesqui” Fair “tennial” - 150 years of celebrating family, fun and 4-H on Wednesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 22, 2018. The legacy of the Kane County Fair tradition has woven throughout Kane County from Aurora to Elgin to St. Charles, where the present Kane County Fairgrounds settled on Randall Road in 1955. A special pre-Kane County Fair event of Fantasy Amusements unlimited carnival rides specials with no gate admission takes place on Wednesday, July 18.

Cool down in the Prairie Events Center building and visit: • Sponsors - Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin and Presence Mercy Medical Center Aurora • Wine tasting garden specials with local award-winning Prairie State Winery, August Hill Winery and Galena Cellars Winery, entertainment; and decorated “garden area” by Spring Bluff Nursery in Sugar Grove; Free Kane County Fair wine glass with $10 wine tasting purchase

The State of Illinois and the City of St. Charles have proclaimed Thursday, July 19 as Kane County Fair day in celebration of its 150th anniversary. Live it up and take in the sights & sounds of the Kane County Fair for four more days of live music on the Miller Lite Sound Stage and action-packed thrills in the grandstand. Enjoy many new events this year and traditional favorites. Live bands on the Miller Lite stage and grandstand events: Thurs., July 19 5pm - Eddie V Band (Fox 103.9FM) 7pm - Eric Chesser 7pm - Monster Truck Show (grandstand, $10 ) Fri., July 20

8:30pm - Hi-Infidelity 7pm- Professional Championship Bullriders and Cowgirls (Grandstand, $14)

Sat., July 21

8pm- Hillbilly Rockstarz 7pm- Professional Championship Bullriders and Cowgirls (Grandstand, $14)

Sun., July 22

7pm- 7th Heaven 2 & 6pm - Demolition Derby (grandstand, $10)

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SATURDAY, JULY 14 11AM - 2PM

Bob Jass Chevrolet is FIRING UP THE GRILL to host a community fundraising event with food and fun for all ages. The proceeds raised will directly support local military and their families. Activities:

Free donation, BBQ, give-aways and American Legion Post 630 will be volunteering their time on the grill. For More Information about this event visit www.bobjasschevrolet.com or www.usoofillinois.org

Military Vehicles will be on display from a local customer who does WW2 educational events

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Kane County Fair celebrates 150 years of summer fun Continued from page 6 Cool down in the Prairie Events Center building and visit: • • •

All Star Sports Instruction kids games - shoot hoops, throw footballs, bat baseballs Fun selfie-station to snap memories on social media Kane County Dairies to Prairies exhibit, sponsored by the Elgin History Museum

More indoors fun in Robinson Hall with Illinois licensed bingo (B-04001) and pull tab (P-01921) sponsored by the Elburn Lions Club.

Admission, Carnival and Hours Details:

Wed., July 18 • 3-11pm • Free admission to fairgrounds; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides (Fantasy Amusements) Thurs., July 19 • 3-11pm • $5.00 admission (ages 3 & older); seniors free and military with ID until 5pm; free - age 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides (Fantasy Amusements) Fri., July 20 • Noon - midnight • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Amusements)

Daily fun for family and kids on the midway: daily unlimited carnival ride specials; sizzling food; 4-H animals; Bengal Tiger Show; racing pigs; Balster’s Sheer Magic Sat., July 21 • Noon - midnight • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Show; Miller’s petting zoo & more! Special appearance by Ozzie and Annie of Amusements) the Kane County Cougars.

Special events: Thurs., July 19 • 3-8pm - Radio Remote -WRMN 1410 AM Radio Shopping Show Fri., July 20 • 3-5pm - Radio Remote - 105.1FM Que Buena Sat, July 21 & Sun, July 22 - JP Classic Car Show A car show featuring stock/modified old/new cars, trucks and motorcycles will be on display outdoors for viewing near the Gate Admission entrance.

Sun., July 22 • Noon - 10pm • $10.00 admission; $5.00 children 3-12; free 2 and under; $20.00 unlimited carnival rides from Noon to 5:00pm (Fantasy Amusements); Last Blast unlimited carnival rides 6pm to close. There are plenty of ways to save, too! Special ticket/carnival prices available to be purchased in advance through a secure connection at www.kanecountyfair. com. The Kane County Fair is one of the oldest and long-standing fairs in the country. It is sponsored in part by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin, Presence Mercy Medical Center Aurora, Euclid Beverage, and Golf Club of Illinois. The Kane County Fair is located at Randall Road and Oak Street in St. Charles. For more information and to sign up for email news, visit www.kanecountyfair. com. Follow us on Facebook, too. 630-584-6926.


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Thurs., July 19 - 5pm Eddie V Band (Fox 103.9FM)

Fri., July 20 - 8:30pm Hi-Infidelity

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4-H Club

fair food Enjoy your favorite fair foods, including fresh corn and turkey legs, too!

Congratulations to the Kane County Fair on

150 years! The Kane County 4-H Foundation is proud to be part of the Adventure.

Mission: Adventure – Join the Team, Change the World Learn more about 4-H @ go.illinois.edu/extensiondkk


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on your Milestone Anniversary! From Your Friends at Primrose Farm • A facility of the St. Charles Park District

Enjoy Farm Fun Monday-Saturday! All ages welcome! Ages 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Class Time Day Fee Feed the Chickens ...10am........Every Tu & Th...... RES $2/NR $4 Feed the Goats..........1pm ..........Every M & W ....... RES $2/NR $4 Hands-on Milking ....10am........Every W & Sa ....... RES $5/NR $8 Chicken & Egg .......... 11am ........ Every W & Sa....... RES $5/NR $8 Hold Your Horses.....2pm..........1st & 3rd Sa.......... RES $5/NR $8 Feed the Animals......2pm..........2nd & 4th Sa ....... RES $5/NR $8

Offered March through November, weather permitting. Register on-site. RES=Resident • NR=Nonresident

Primrose Farmstand

Through Early November

Every Thursday • 2-6pm Every Saturday • 9am-1pm Featuring fresh, organic produce, herbs, cut flowers & more!

JUNIOR FARMER Pick up a booklet ($2) at the farm office Monday through Saturday from 8am-3pm, and tour the farm to complete the required activities (including puzzles, animal visits & more!). When finished, return the booklet and receive your very own Junior Farmer Bandana!

5N726 Crane Road • St. Charles, Illinois • 630-513-4370 • primrosefarmpark.com

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