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We Have More Exotic Animals Coming Plus Plenty Of Live Acts

One tradition for families coming to the Elkhart County 4-H Fair has been to experience informative and entertaining presentations featuring exotic animals (in addition to all the great 4-H animals and their knowledgable 4-H youths). This year we will continue the tradition with the Bengal Tiger Encounter with three shows daily at the Family Entertainment Center. In addition, you’ll be …

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The Fair? Yeah, There’s An App For That

As the 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair approaches, the hundreds of thousands of fairgoers who will come for this year’s event July 18-26 will have a brand-new tool to help navigate one of the largest 4-H fairs in the country: The Elkhart County 4-H Fair App. This app gives you access to all the key information you need for a …

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New Rides Are Coming To The Fair’s Midway This Year

North American Midway Entertainment, the longtime midway company that brings fun to hundreds of thousands of people every summer at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair announced what they’re bringing us this year: Four new rides. New this year will be Himilaya, Jumpin’ Jumbos, Traffic Jam and Twister. According to NAME, they’re bringing “Tons of great thrill rides including the Himalaya, …

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Did You See This Summer’s Performers On CMT?

The CMT Music Awards happened this week, and if you saw it, you saw three of the performers who are coming to the Elkhart County 4-H Fair this summer for our concert series. If you missed it, you have several chances to see a repeat on CMT this weekend. The awards show is scheduled to air tonight (June 6) at …

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Former Fair Queen Competing For Miss USA — You Can Help

Local residents with Twitter accounts can help an Elkhart woman become Miss USA, the Elkhart Truth reported. Mekayla Diehl was the 2007 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Queen, and she earned the crown to become Miss Indiana USA 2014 in November. She will soon compete in this year’s Miss USA pageant. The pageant airs live on NBC at 8 p.m. Sunday, …

First Friday Bike Ride Will Help The Fair Feed The Hungry

Goshen’s First Fridays downtown block parties always draw crowds, and June’s event will provide the perfect opportunity for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair to kick off its 2014 Food Drive with an eye toward setting a world record by helping provide food to hungry people in the Elkhart County area. The first effort of this year’s fair food drive will …