Events for 2020

Boone County Fairgrounds Events

“A Fair Dedicated to Families”

 

Owned & Operated by the Granges of Boone County
Note: The listed events/dates are subject to change, due to varying circumstances. There are always dates being added, as events are scheduled. Check the calendar often!!! Last Updated 2/9/20 dw

 

January 4   Lee Auction – Goat Barn

Contact: Lyle Lee 815-988-0249 / www.leeauctionservice.com

Feb 1          Lee Auction – Goat Barn

Contact: Lyle Lee 815-988-0249 / www.leeauctionservice.com

Feb 15        4H Beef & Dairy Weigh In – Beef Scales

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

Feb 22         Lee Auction – Goat Barn

  Contact: Lyle Lee 815-988-0249 / www.leeacutionservice.com

April 6         4-H Horse Driving Drill Team Practice - Monday Evenings through August 3/Arena

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

April 7         4-H Horse Riding Drill Team Practice - Tuesday Evenings through August 4/Arena

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

April 11       Prairie Grange Consignment Auction at 9:30 am – North Parking Lot

Check In: 4/9 from 9 to 6, and 4/10 from 9 to 4

Contact: Lyle Lee 815-988-0249

April 18      Winter Storage Pickup – 9 am to 2 pm

April 19      Winter Storage Pickup – 9 am to Noon

April 25      Winter Storage Pickup – 9 am to 2 pm

April 26     Winter Storage Pickup – 9 am to Noon

May 2         4-H Sheep Weigh In & Goat Tattooing – Sheep Barn

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

May 2         4-H Wranglers Practice Show - Arena

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

May 2         Private Event – “M.W.” – Building #1

May 2         Private Event – “N.C.” – Building #3

May 2         Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8 am-Noon) Gardeners Bldg(facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May ???      Private Event – “D.S.” – Grange Dining Hall Pavilion

May 7-10   The Wall That Heals – Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica – Gate 6 Entry & Infield

Contact: Emalee Colver at granger.em.1867@gmail.com

May 8 & 9   Boone County Gardeners Annual Flower Sale – Building #3

* Petunias, Impatiens, and Other Flowers, Hanging Baskets, & Cocoa Hull Mulch

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May 9         Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8 am-noon) Gardeners Bldg(facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May 9         Belvidere Youth Baseball/BYB Team Photos – Building #2

Contact: Scot Dobbs 815-218-6893 or John Ross 815-520-3271

May 9         Private Event – “O.A” – Building #1

May 14       4-H Dog Obedience Class – Thursday Evenings Through July 16 – Grassy Area

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

May 16       Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8am-noon) Gardeners Bldg (facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May 16       Little Hershey/Rockford Model T Ford Club Swap Meet/Car Show

Bldg #1&Grounds

Contact: Dave Lantz 815-979-4544 or littlehershey1@gmail.com

May 16       Main Street Market/Urban Farm Girl – Indoor Draft Horse Arena & East Grounds

Contact: 815-985-9918, www.urbanfarmgirl.com or vendorinfo@urbanfarmgirl.com

May 19       Boone County Gardeners Flower & Plant Auction (6 pm)

Gardeners Bldg(facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May 20       Vets Roll – Belvidere Welcome Home – Main Gate & Front Parking Lot

May 23       Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8 am-noon)

Gardeners Bldg(facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

 

May 23       Private Event – “M.E.” – Building #1

May 30       Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8 am-noon)

Gardeners Bldg (facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

May 30       Private Event – “D.B.” – Building #1

June 6        American Cancer Society-Relay for Life – Building #1 & #3 & Grounds

Contact: Denise MacLaren 815-621-3640

June 6        Boone County Gardeners Mulch Sale (8 am – noon)

Gardeners Bldg(facing Rte 76)

Contact: Dick Masanz 815-544-2261/Facebook: Boone County Gardeners

June 6 & 7  Mainstream Cottage Market – Poultry Barn & South Grounds

Contact: Brenda Eichhorn 309-229-8388/mainstreamcottagemarket@gmail.com

June 7         Belvidere Youth Baseball/BYB Ice Cream Social – Building #2

Contact: Jeff Hill 815-520-3271 or John Ross 815-520-3271

June 9-12    Flora Grange Safety Town Camp – Dining Hall Pavilion

Contact: Laurel Ratcliffe 815-547-6173 or laurel.ratcliffe@gmail.com

June 13       Tin Butchers’ Annual “Scrap Drive” and Swap Meet – Building #1 & Grounds

Contact: Sam 815-973-9304 / Tim 815-218-7135 / www.thescrapdrive.com

June ???     Northeast Illinois Holstein Show – Dairy Barn & Dairy Show Arena

Contact: Sarah Lenkaitis 920-517-1942

June 20      Zurko Late Night Flea Market – Building #1, #3, Ent Bldg & Grounds

Contact: Robert Zurko 715-526-9769 or robertzurko@aol.com

June 20      Northern Lights Open Horse Show – Outdoor Arena

Contact: Kris Hall 815-871-1470

June 26-27 Midwest Grange Leadership Conference – Grange Hall & Administration Building

Contact: Karie Blasingame 815-299-0313

June 26-28 City of Belvidere-Heritage Days B-B-Q Cook-Off

Contact: City of Belvidere 815-544-2612

facebook.com/belvidereheritagedays or www.ci.belvidere.il.us

June 28      City of Belvidere-Heritage Days Fireworks

Contact: City of Belvidere 815-544-2612

Facebook.com/belvidereheritagedays or www.ci.belvidere.il.us

July 5         City of Belvidere-Heritage Days Fireworks – Raindate

July 9-10     Blackhawk Kennel Club – Building #1, #3 & Grounds East of Building #1

Contact: Brian Meyer 815-332-4848

July 11-12   Kishwaukee Kennel Club – Building #1, #3 & Grounds East of Building #1

Contact: Brian Meyer 815-332-4848

July 11        Northern Lights Open Driving Show – Outdoor Arena

Contact: Kris Hall 815-871-1470

July 11-??   Stateline Showdown – Swine Barn

Contact: Vicky Stohlquist 630-561-9513

July 12-??   4H Boone County Beef Showdown – Beef Barn & Livestock Show Arena

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

July 16-19   Illinois Widows Sons Masonic Riders – Poultry Barn, Pony #2 & Grange Hall

Contact: Joe Norman 917-416-0756 or Jeff Clark 779-200-5077

July 18-??   4H Dog Show – Livestock/Rabbit Barn

Contact: Melissa Irwin 815-544-3710

July 18        Heart of America Miniature Equine Horse Show - HAME Horse Barns #4 & #5 & Indoor Horse Arena

Contact: Jean Estes 815-964-2146

July 18-19   Chicagoland Mopar Car Show – Building #1, #2, #3, Dining Pavilion & Grounds

Contact: Diane Schmeling, cmcmembership@comcast.net , 815-262-8096 or

www.chicagolandmopar.com

August 11-16 2020 Boone County Fair

August 29    Private Event – “M.O.” – Building #1

Sept 5          Private Event – “A.G.” – Building #1

Sept ???      Appreciation Dinner – Building #1

Contact: 815-544-2900

Sept 12       Main Street Market/Urban Farm Girl – Indoor Draft Horse Arena & East Grounds

Contact: 815-985-9918, www.urbanfarmgirl.com or vendorinfo@urbanfarmgirl.com

Sept 19      Northern Lights Horse Fun Show – Outdoor Arena

Contact: Kris Hall 815-871-1470

Sept 19       Zurko Late Night Flea Market – Building #1, #3, Ent Bldg & Grounds

Contact: Robert Zurko 715-526-9769 or robertzurko@aol.com

Sept 26       Northern Illinois Delta Waterfowl – Building #2

                   Contact: Mike Fidder 815-742-2936

Sept 27-??   Chicago FM Club Radio Expo – Building #1 & #3 & Grounds

Contact: Radio Expo Hot Line 773-614-4733, wa9orc@gmail.com or chicagofmclub.org

October      Tebala Shrine Haunted House –Livestock Show Arena

September 25, 26, 27, October 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31

Contact: Mark Torrance 815-871-6226

Oct 4          27th Annual Prairie Riders Grass Drags & Power Sports Swap – South Annex Parking Lot

Contact: Jayme Carlson 815-494-2103, jayme.alhi@gmailcomwww.prairieriders.com or info@prairieriders.com

Oct 10-11   Fall Diddley Craft Show – Entire Grounds

Contact: Mental Health Resource League for McHenry County 815-385-5745

October 17 WINTER STORAGE BEGINS (until April 2021)

Drop off Dates: October 17,18,24,25 & 31

9 am-2 pm Saturdays/9am-noon Sundays

Contact: Administration Office 815-544-2900 for details & information on pricing!

Nov 20-22   IDNR Firearm Deer Check Station – Race Horse Barn

Contact: Tim Preuss 847-798-7620

Dec 3-6       IDNR Firearm Deer Check Station – Race Horse Barn

Contact: Tim Preuss 847-798-7620

Note: The above listed events/dates are subject to change, due to varying circumstances. There are always dates being added, as events are scheduled. Check the calendar often!!!

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