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Fair travel: Alternate routes, patience will help ease the traffic flow in 2017

Elkhart County 4-H Fair fans can relax and breathe easier. There are still plenty of ways to the fairgrounds this year even with the variety of road improvement projects in Goshen. And the new South Gate entrance route, completed in 2016, is being encouraged as a vital thoroughfare for fair-goers entering Goshen from all parts of the county. The gate …

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When Is Road Construction A Good Thing? Right Now!

Road construction usually makes people groan, but the Elkhart County 4-H Fair has started a road project that should bring a smile to many people’s faces. Here’s why: It’s not causing any traffic problems. During the fair, it’s going to solve major traffic problems. Construction has started on our new road which runs from the fair parking lots to C.R. …

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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 …

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Reserved Concert Seats Go On Sale Saturday

Reserved track seats for four of the hot performances in this summer’s concert series at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair go on sale Saturday morning, May 31. Reserved seats for all four shows will be $30, and are available at 8 a.m. at the door of the fair office at 17746-D C.R. 34, Goshen, IN,  or at 9 a.m. online …

3 Doors Down Announces Summer Dates, Including The Fair

3 Doors Down has announced Summer plans that feature additional “3 Doors Down Acoustic – Songs From The Basement” dates fueled by public demand alongside select plugged in electric dates at festivals in select markets. Fans have embraced and celebrated the band’s acoustic touring since they first began staging these performances in January featuring deep cuts and hits from their …

Justin Moore Will Play July 23 With Guest Joey Hyde

Justin Moore’s always had a thing about doing it his way. Call it stubborn redneck mettle, a well-developed case of “who I am” or just the fierce commitment to blaze a trail inherent to people from his home of Poyen, Arkansas. It doesn’t matter why, just that the blazing sense of off the beaten path drives his album of the …

Danielle Bradbery Will Bring Guests The Swon Brothers July 22

Seventeen-year-old Danielle Bradbery charmed her way into the national spotlight with a mix of Country hits from several decades during Season 4 of The Voice. The reigning star of the NBC hit show has become the youngest winner ever and her coach, Blake Shelton, called her, “the most important artist to ever walk across The Voice stage.” The Texas native …

Good News: Track Seats For Francesca Battistelli Will Be Free

All seats for Francesca Battistelli’s July 20 performance at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair will be free — including track seats. According to Rich Utley, president-elect of the fair board, “The decision to go with free track seating was made to enhance the ‘free’ experience for our Sunday guests. “Families are a large part of Sunday attendance. This change for …