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2014 Fairs and Festivals

Old Settlers 2014

2014 Old Settlers

Thursday, August 14th - Sunday, August 17th
CARNIVAL - REFRESHMENTS - PRIZES
*Swyear Amusements, Inc. On the Midway
FREE - ENTERTAINMENT - FREE

FREE Entertainment
Thursday Night - 7:00 P.M. Old Settlers Talent Show
Friday Night - 8:00 P.M. Battle Creek Country
Saturday Night - 8:00 P.M. Breaking Storm

Free Dances
Thursday night - 9-12p Don Hays Classic Country
Friday night - 9-1a Back Paiges
Saturday night - 9-1:30a Outbound Drive

Kiddie Tractor Pull Saturday at 3pm
Wrist Band Specials:  All Weekend $20/day or night

Old Settlers Parade Noon on Saturday

Plain or BBQ Pork or Chicken Supper with home-made dessert Saturday in the Legion sponsored by The Legion Auxiliary 4:30-7:30pm

Drawings Each Evening - 2014 Chevy Malibu or $20,000 Cash on Saturday night

There’s Something for Everyone!!

Proud Sponsors on WHPO
Cissna Park American Legion
Anthem Chevrolet
Illiana Insulation
Hiltz Portable Sanitation
Cissna Park Dairy Queen
Cissna Park State Bank
Muench Tire Service Since 1962
Cissna Foods, Inc.
Taylor Higgins Ellis Insurance Group
Garfield’s
Luke’s One Stop
Knapp & Steiner True Value Hardware
Sheila’s Sunny Bloomers
Country Financial - Brenna Hildenbrand
Cissna Park Clinic - Carle HRHC
Creekside Community Center
Cissna Park Dental
King-Danforth Agency, Inc.
Steiner Furniture

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71st National Sweetcorn Festival

71st National Sweetcorn Festival

Proud Sponsors
Foster’s Produce
Tilton Pro Lube
City Chef
Heritage Woods of Watseka
Changes Hair & Body
Cee Lee Photography
Jerry’s IGA
Unger’s Jewelry
Mr. B’s
T & L Lawncare
Myer’s Carpet Weavers
Olympic Do It Best Hardware
Rod’s Home & Auto Radio Shack
Community Bank
Hiltz Portable Sanitation
Anthem Chevrolet
Birkey’s Farm Store
The Pink Poodle & Unique Boutique
Carle HRHC
Iroquois Federal
Chittick Family Eye Care
Harris Insurance Group
Steiner Farm Drainage
Performance Diesel
Lithgow Motorsports

Schedule of Events:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014

5:00 pm Gates open ($2 admission)
Display Area and Midway opens
Beer Tent opens
5:00-10:00 pm Ride Special - Bracelet Night
11:00 pm Midway and Beer Tent closes

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 2014

5:00 pm Gates open ($2 admission)
Display Area and Midway opens
Beer Tent opens
5:00-10:00 pm Ride Special - Bracelet Night
6:00 pm Truck and Tractor Pull (Annex)
6:30 pm National Sweetheart Pageant
Preliminary (Civic Center)
7-10:00 pm Raffle (Legion Shelter)
9:30-12:30 am The Brat Pack (Beer Tent)
11:00 pm Midway Closes
1:00 am Beer Tent Closes

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014

6:00 am Flea Market Opens
7:30 am 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk (Honeywell School)
8:00 am Bill Orr Memorial 5K (Honeywell School)
8:45 am Little Corn Eaters Run (Honeywell School)
9:00 am Gates Open ($2 admission)
9:00-12:00 pm Car Show Registration
10:30 am Grand Parade (Downtown)
12:00 pm Midway Opens
Ride Special - Bracelet All Day
Display Area Opens
12:00-12:40 pm Brian the Juggler
(Through the Midway)
12:00-5:00 pm Hoopeston Area FFA Petting Zoo
1:00-4:00 pm Raffle (Legion Shelter)
1:00 pm Beer Tent opens
1:00-1:45 pm Brian the Juggler (FullFill Center Stage)
1:30-5:00 pm FREE SWEETCORN!
2-2:30 pm Sweet Adelines (FullFill Center Stage)
2:30-3:30 pm Tammy’s Dance Arts Center
(FullFill Center Stage)
3:00 pm Car Show Awards Presented
3:00 pm Hoopeston Animal Shelter Cow Chip
BINGO (East side of Lagoon)
3:30-4:00 pm Sweet Adelines (FullFill Center Stage)
4:00-6:00 pm Doc Ashton and the Root Canals
(FullFill Center Stage)
6:00 pm Demolition Derby I (Annex)
6:30 pm National Sweetheart Pageant
Preliminary (Civic Center)
7:00-10:00 pm Raffle (Legion Shelter)
9:30-12:30 am Social Factor Band (Beer Tent)
11:00 pm Midway Closes
1:00 am Beer Tent Closes

SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014

8:00 am Flea Market opens
9:00 am Gates open ($2 admission)
11:00 am Children’s Fishing Derby Sign Up
(Crabtree Shelter)
12:00 pm Midway opens
Ride Special - Bracelet All Day
Display Area opens
Beer Tent opens
Children’s Fishing Derby
12:00-12:30 pmCorn Eating Contest Registration
(FullFill Center Stage)
12:00-4:00 pm FREE SWEETCORN!
12:00-5:00 pm Hoopeston Area FFA Petting Zoo
12:30-1:00 pm Corn Eating Contest
1:00-3:00 pm Groove Catz (FullFill Center Stage)
1:00-4:00 pm Raffle (Legion Shelter)
1:15-2:15 pm National Sweetheart Pageant
Autograph Session (Civic Center)
3:00-4:00 pm State of Grace (FullFill Center Stage)
4:00-5:00 pm Gordy and Brooke Allen
(FullFill Center Stage)
5:00-6:00 pm HAHS Marching Band
(FullFill Center Stage)
6:30 pm National Sweetheart Pageant Finals
7:00 pm Demo Derby II (Annex)
8:30-11:30 pm Country Feel Band (Beer Tent)
10:00 pm Midway Closes
National Sweetheart Pageant
Reception (Civic Center)
12:00 am Beer Tent Closes

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

8:00 am Flea Market opens
GATE FEE: THURSDAY THRU MONDAY $2.00 (7 AND UNDER FREE)
9:00 am Gates open ($2 admission)
Display Area opens
Cream of the Crop Pretty Baby
Contest Registration (Civic Center)
10:00 am Cream of the Crop Pretty Baby
Contest (Civic Center)
11:00 am Mark’s Ark Animal Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
12:00 pm Midway opens
Ride Special - Bracelet All Day
Beer Tent opens
Rob Thompson Magic Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
12:00-4:00 pm FREE SWEETCORN!
12:00-4:00 pm Hoopeston Area FFA Petting Zoo
1:00 pm Mark’s Ark Animal Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
1:00-4:00 pm Raffle (Legion Shelter)
2:00 pm Rob Thompson Magic Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
3:00 pm Mark’s Ark Animal Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
4:00 pm Rob Thompson Magic Show
(FullFill Center Stage)
9:00 pm Midway and Beer Tent Closes
Please bring your own chair to sit at the
FullFill Center Stage.
JAYCEES HAVE THE RIGHT TO ALTER THIS SCHEDULE

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Iroquois County Fair 2014

The 2014 Iroquois County Fair will be held July 16th thru July 21st.  Click here for their website.

WHPO Broadcast Sponsors:
ARD Farms
Morton Buildings - Watseka
Mike’s Car Wash
Iroquois Federal
Mowrey Auction
Milford Building & Loan
Citizens State Bank-Milford & Crescent City
Dralle’s

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Milford Fun Days 2014

Milford Fun Days 2014
June 19-22
Wild about Fun Days!!!
Full Schedule Here.

Milford Fun Days 2014
June 19-22
Wild about Fun Days!!!
Thursday June 19, 2014
6:00-12:00 a.m. - Beer Tent Opens (Must be 21 to enter)
6:00 p.m.-Softball Tournament Begins
6:30 p.m.-Euchre Tournament-Beer Tent

Friday June 20, 2014
5:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. - Beer Tent Opens (must be 21 to enter)
5:00 p.m. - FFA Steak Sandwiches- Park Pavilion
5:00-8:00 p.m. – Lion’s Club Fish Fry -Lion’s Club Pavilion
6:00 p.m. – Rides, Flea Market Vendors, and Face Painting Open
6:00 p.m.-CSB Champion Savers Presentation (Band Shell)
6:00 p.m.-Registration for Little Mr. /Ms. Fun Days (Near Band Shell) - (Must be a Milford Resident and have just finished 1st Grade)
6:30 p.m.-Little Mr. /Ms. Fun Days (Band Shell)
7:00 p.m. - Milford Idol Talent Competition (Band Shell)
8:00-10:00 p.m. - Teen Pool Party (Milford Pool)
9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. - Brat Pack (Beer Tent - must be 21 to enter, cover charge applies)

Saturday June 21, 2014
6:30-7:15 a.m. - 4.8K Registration (Milford Christian Church)
7:30 a.m. - 4.8K Begins
8:00-10:00 a.m. - Parade Registration (Police Station)
8:00 a.m. Home Run Derby (Softball Field)
9:00 a.m. - Softball Tournament Begins
9:00 a.m. - Sand Volleyball Tournament (Park)
10:30 a.m.-Parade
11:00 a.m.-Welcome Center Opens, IMH Health Screenings, IMH Quilt Raffle
11:00 a.m. - Milford Fire Dept. Pork Chop Dinner (Park Pavilion)
11:45 a.m.-Parade Announcements (Band Shell)
12:00 p.m.-Rides, Flea Market Vendors, and Face Painting Open
12:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. - Beer Tent Opens (Must Be 21 to Enter)
12:00 p.m.-Kyle Allen (Band Shell)
12:00-3:00 p.m. - Tovey’s Petting Zoo (Shady Area Down Hill)
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Susan Williams Band (Band Shell)
1:30-2:30 p.m. - The Great Boodini (Band Shell)
2:30-3:30 p.m.-Bike Safety and Bike Raffle (Band Shell)
3:00 p.m.-Archery (Tennis Courts)
3:00 p.m.-Corky Crawford (Beer Tent)
3:00 p.m.-Bags Tournament (Beer Tent)
Saturday Continued
3:30-4:30 p.m.-Comedian Mike Maxwell (Band Shell)
4:30-5:30 p.m.-Taylor Wolfe (Band Shell)
6:45 p.m.-Milford Idol Talent Show Finals (Band Shell)
8:00-10:00 p.m. - Teen Dance (Youth Center)
9:00-12:00 a.m. - Triple Ot Buck (Beer Tent - must be 21 to enter, cover charge applies)

Sunday June 22, 2014
9:00 a.m.-Softball Tournament Begins
10:00 a.m.-Milford Christian Church Service (Band Shell)
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.-MCC Chicken Noodle Dinner (Pavilion)
12:00-5:00 p.m. - Beer Tent Opens (Must Be 21 to Enter)
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Natural High (Band Shell)
1:30-2:30 p.m. - Cold Blooded Creatures (Band Shell)

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2014 Illiana Hub Shakedown - Boswell, IN

The Hub Shakedown will be taking place June 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm. Night full of pulling, beer gardens, food, and fun for all ages! Don’t forget to put this years date on your calendar and we look forward to seeing everyone!
Visit Our Facebook Page

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Gifford Celebration 2014

The Gifford Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 28th.
Visit Our Facebook Page!
Click Here for List of Events

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Vermilion County Fair 2014

The 2014 Vermilion County Fair will be from June 24th - June 28th.
http://www.thevermilioncountyfairandexpo.com/

WHPO broadcasts Sponsored by:
Myers Carpet Weavers
Tilton Pro Lube
Twisted Sisters
B&D Sales & Service

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Ford County Fair 2014

The 2013 Ford County Fair will be held June 22-28, 2014 at Melvin, IL
www.fordcountyfair.org

The 2014 Ford County Fair is just weeks away and we’re excited about what’s in store this year!
Parmalee headlines our concert on Tuesday, June 24 with special guest the John King Band. Tickets are just $20 and can be ordered now.
Swyear Amusements will be on the midway this year. Check out the daily schedule to find out what specials are available each night. The carnival will open at 5 p.m. this year and will also be open on Saturday afternoon. The first 250 people through the gate Saturday between 1 and 5 p.m. can purchase their armband for only $10!
New for Wednesday afternoon and evening is a radio-controlled car event. They’ll also return to the fair on Saturday afternoon for a radio-controlled car demonstration.
The rodeo is also returning this year on Friday night, June 27. We’ve added bucking broncs to the lineup this year. And don’t forget to enter your little cowboys and girls in the mutton busting contest.
The demo derby promises to be even bigger and better this year. A new modified bone stock wire class features a payout of $3,000! Check out the demo derby link to find out more.
Want to enter something in this year’s fair? All the information you need can be found under the livestock or home ec links. Don’t forget…entries must be postmarked by June 16.
Keep watching our site and facebook for more updates on this year’s fair.
If you have specific questions, you can always e-mail us at fordcofair@hotmail.com.
See you at the fair!
You can also join us on facebook! Just “like” us and you’ll be the first to know everything about the fair!

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Illiana Antique Power Show 2013

32nd Annual Antique Power Exhibition
July 19-21, 2013
Friday & Saturday - 8am-6pm, Sunday - 8am-4pm

Visit Our Website

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Rankin Independence Day 2013

Rankin’s 2013 Indpendence Day Celebration will be held Saturday, June 29th, 2013.
Click Here For More Info

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Benton County Fair 2013

The Benton County Fair will be held July 20th thru July 26th.  Click here for their website.

Here is a quick look at what’s going at the Fair this year!
Saturday July 20th –8:00 am     Color Splash 5K Family Fun Run/Walk
Annual Fireman’s Waterball Contest
11:00 am Bike Run
2:00 pm Mud Volleyball
Beer Garden opens @ 11:00 am
Concerts Starting @4:00 Coyote Hwy-Rockerbox-Independence Road
                                And Cory Cox @ 9:30
Sunday July 21th –            Cloverbud Fun Day
          4-H 100 Year Celebration
          4:00 pm Little Mr and Miss Benton County Contest
          4:00 to 8:00 pm Fish Fry
          8:00 pm Miss Benton County & Junior Miss Contest
Monday July 22st –            10:00 am Horse & Pony show
5:00 pm Rabbit & Poultry Show
FFA Kids Pedal Tractor Pull (Adult Pedal Pull also)
Tuesday July 23rd –            10:00 am Goat Show
5:00 pm Beef & Dairy Show
4:00-7:00 PM Benton County SWCD Fishing Derby
Wednesday July 24th –        10:00 am Sheep Show
5:00 pm Swine Show
Thursday July 25th –            10:00 am Horse & Pony Fun Show
          Ladies Day Program –
                                100th Celebration of Extenion Homemakers
          4:00 pm 4-H Awards
          5:00 pm Supreme Showmanship
          9:00 pm Battle of the Barns
Friday July 26th –              9:00 Livestock Auction

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Newton County Fair 2013

The 2013 Newton County Fair will be held July 15th thru July 20th. 
Click here for their website.

All Week Grandstand General Admission Ticket for $25!!

This ticket includes general admission to:

Saturday, July 13 - Harness Racing
Monday, July 15 - Queen Pageant
Tuesday, July 16 - ITPA Truck & Tractor Pull
Friday, July 19 - Motorcross Racing
Saturday, July 20 - Motorcross Racing

You can purchase the All Week Ticket at the Grandstand Ticket Booth during the fair.
The All Week Grandstand General Admission Ticket includes all Grandstand events except the concert.

Thursday, July 18th @ 8:00 pm - “Country In The Country”

Featuring Jake Owen

Tickets are $35 with all seats reserved.
Tickets are available by phone at (219) 474-5745 or by visiting The Newton County Fair Website.

 

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Milford Fun Days 2013

Milford Fun Days June 20th - June 23rd.  Click here for their Facebook page.

2013 Milford Fun Days Schedule

Thursday June 20, 2013

5:00pm   FFA Ribeye Steak Sandwich Dinner-Main Pavilion
6:00pm   Beer Tent Opens (must have valid ID for admittance)
          Softball Tournament Begins
6:30pm   Euchre Tournament – Beer Tent



Friday June 21, 2013

5:00pm   Beer Tent Opens (must have valid ID for admittance) 
            Lion’s Club Fish Fry-Lions Pavilion
6:00pm   Bounce Houses open*
          Welcome Center Opens
          Champion Savers –CSB – Band Shell
          Walking Tacos & BBQ Sandwiches -Main Pavilion
6:30pm   Little Mr. & Miss Fun Days
7:00pm   Talent Show
Dusk Family Movie @Lutheran Church
9:00pm Feudin’ Hillbillies – Beer Tent
(must have a Valid ID to enter)

 

*Bounce House Proceeds go to Youth Center


Saturday June 22, 2013

8:00am   Parade Registration & line up –City Hall          
8:30am Sand Volleyball Tournament -Behind Bandshell
10:30am   Parade (City Hall to Park)
11:00am   Milford Fire Dept. Pork Chop Dinner – Main Pavilion
    Welcome Center Opens
IMH Blood Pressure, Glucose, & Cholesterol-Welcome Center

11:45pm   Parade Winners announced
12:00pm   Logan Edris
            Pet Show Registration
            Bounce Houses Open*
            Beer Tent Opens
12:30pm   Pet Show    
1:00pm Kids Costume Contest
1:30pm     Heather Kennedy Performs -Bandshell
2:00pm     Junie B. Jones -Lions Pavilion
Corky Crawford -Bandshell
3:00pm     Kyle Allen -Bandshell
Hunger Games Archery Shoot Out (Tennis Court)
4:00pm   Hypnotist -Bandshell
5:00pm   Blood on a 20 (Christian Rock Band At Bandshell)
Dusk Family Movie @Lutheran Church
9:00pm   Outbound Drive - Beer Tent (Must have a valid ID to enter)   


Sunday June 23, 2013

10:15am   MCC Church Services – Band Shell
Softball Tournament Begins
11:00am   MCC Chicken Noodle Dinner (Main Pavilion)
12:00am   Natural High
1:00pm     Raffle Tickets Winners announced-Bandshell

Thank you Milford Fun Days Sponsors! 
Citizens State Bank
Mowrey Auction Co.
Kunce Sales & Service
The Insurance Center
Affordable Arts
The Hangout
Kelly Drugs
Milford Building & Loan
Milford Family Restuarant

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