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The Pierce County Fair Round Barn turned 100 in 2020. File photo

ELLSWORTH -- The Pierce County Fair is planning and preparing for the “four best days of summer” Aug. 12-15. “100 Years of the Round Barn and Pierce County 4-H” is this year’s theme. 

The Fair Board said in a news release it is closely monitoring the health situation daily and, based on current improving conditions, is hopeful to bring back the fun in 2021. 

“Now more than ever, we need to come together and be #FairStrong,” the release said.

New exhibitors in the Open Class Division are welcome. Residents from Pierce, St. Croix, Dunn and Pepin counties are eligible to exhibit. 

There will be 16 open classes ranging from Little Dairyman to Charolais bull calves, Little Shepherd to Pekin ducks, alfalfa to flowers, oil painting to crafts, photography to cakes, breads to quilts, homemade wines to homebrew beer.  The full listing is on pages 100-124 in the fairbook.  

To enter, fill out the entry blank found in the Pierce County Fair book on page 13 and submit your entry by 4:30 p.m. June 21 to the Fair Office in the Seyforth Building on the fairgrounds in Ellsworth or postmarked by the deadline. The board is using the 2019-2020 Fairbook for 2021 as a cost saving measure.  

Fairbooks will be available by May 1 at:

Ellsworth: Fair Office, CCF Bank and Ellsworth Public Library

Elmwood: Citizens State Bank and Elmwood Public Library

Hager City: Hiawatha National Bank

Maiden Rock: Hiawatha National Bank

Plum City: First Bank of Baldwin and Plum City Public Library

Prescott: BMO Harris Bank and Prescott Library

River Falls: First National Bank of River Falls and River Falls Public Library

Spring Valley: Spring Valley Drug, First Bank of Baldwin, WESTconsin Credit Union and Spring Valley Public Library

Durand: Courier Wedge 

For more information, call 715-273-6874 or email Fair Manager Ann Webb at awebb@co.pierce.wi.us. Updates will be posted at www.co.pierce.wi.us.departments/fair/index.php.

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