Programs for Groups
& Fair Consultation
Workshops & Programs Available:
A Trip to 95 Minnesota County Fairs
Hear the story about one person's attempt to visit every County Fair in Minnesota in one summer. Program features a slide show with pictures. 60-120 minutes. Recommended for Fairboards, 4-H Clubs or Councils, Historical Societies, or general interest groups
Improve Your Fair
The presenter gives 15 or more quick and easy ideas to revitalize or improve aspects of your fair, learned by traveling to over 200 County Fairs in the Midwest. We can discuss positive ways your fair does events, contests and promotion. Program features a slide show with pictures. 30-60 minutes. Recommended for Fairboards
What Else is Out There?
Take a virtual trip to fairs and Achievement Days in twelve states in the Midwest. Ever wonder about traditions or fair operations across the border? This is the program for you. Program features a slide show with pictures. 60-90 minutes. Recommended for Fairboards or 4-H Councils
"Comparing" State Fairs
Follow along on a visit to State Fairs in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, plus a sidetrip to the State Fair of Texas. Learn about how 4-H looks different in each state, how livestock is exhibited, historic buildings and general operations. Which one is best? We won't make that decision, but we will highlight unique features at each State Fair. Program features a slide show with pictures. 60-90 minutes. Recommended for Fairboards, 4-H Clubs or Councils, Historical Societies or general interest groups
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