Events Calendar: Week of June 23, 2017

Wisconsin State Farmer
Calendar of events

NOTE: Many of the meetings and events listed in the Calendar require preregistration and/or fees. When possible, a contact telephone number or email address is provided for more information. In many cases, your local UW Extension office can provide additional information about these events.

June 2017

Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival, 4 - 11 p.m., June 23, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., June 24, Highway 10, east end of park, Ellsworth, WI. For full schedule, visit Facebook or

LaClare Farms Meet the Producer dinner, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 23, at LaClare Farms, W2994 County HH, Malone, WI. Have dinner with folks who have produced the meal. For more information call Jessica at 920-670-0051.

Alpacas 101 clinic, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 24, LondonDairy Alpacas, 6827 Hwy 147, Two Rivers, WI. To register contact Kevin Stoer at 920-793-4165.

Junior Garden U, 9 a.m. to noon June 24, UW-Extension Demonstration and Learning Garden, Hoffman Park, River Falls. For more info, call the UW-Extension office at 715-273-6781.

Strawberry Festival and Quilt Show, 1 to 5 p.m. June 24-25, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron, WI. For more info visit

Waupaca County Master Gardener Garden Walk and Art Stroll, June 24, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. $10. For more information go to the Waupaca County UW-Extension Master Gardeners website.

Hungry Hollow steam and gas engine show, June 24 - 25, 1509 19th Ave., Rice Lake, WI. $7 donation at the gate. Children 12 and under, free. Visit for more information.

Lindsey 4-H breakfast buffet, 8 a.m. - noon, June 25, American Legion Hall Post 54, 2100 S. Maple Ave., Marshfield, WI. Adults $8, kids 5 - 12 $4, kids under 4 free.

WI Holstein Association, District 3 Holstein Show, June 26, Lancaster, WI.

Composting Livestock Mortalities On-farm program, 1 to 3 p.m. June 28, N9235 North Branch Rd., Hixton. For more info call Steve Okonek at 715-538-2311, ext. 376, or Trisha Wagner at 715-284-4257.

Iowa Swine Day 2017, June 29, 7:30 a.m., Scheman Building, Iowa State University, 1805 Center Dr., Ames, IA. For more info contact John Patience at

UW-Extension Beef Cow/​Calf Field Day, 5:45 to 8:30 p.m. June 29, Woodhill Farms, Viroqua, WI. For more info call 608-637-5276.

Manawa Mid-Western Rodeo, June 29-30, July1, 110 2,d St., Manawa, WI. Visit for more information.

July 2017

Kickin' it with Cows Run/Walk, July 8, downtown DePere, WI.

Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Co-op Summer Field Day, 1 p.m. July 8, Troxel Columbias, 6127 Ninth Ave., Plainfield, WI. To register, call 608-868-2505 or email

Jackson County 19th annual Beef Cookout, food served from 3:30 to 8 p.m. July 8, Jackson County Fair Park, Hwy 45 Black River Falls, WI. Drive thru meals available. For more information call Hope Laufenberg at 715-533-1413.

WI Jersey State Show and Futurity, July 9, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI.

Wisconsin Championship Show Series, July 9 -11, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI. Contact: WHA: 800-223-4269.

2017 Farm Technology Days Kewaunee County, July 11-13, Ebert Enterprises, N6939 County Highway D, Algoma, WI.

2017 Farm Technology Days Picnic, July 12, Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Kewaunee, WI.

Antique & Tractor Expo, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15-16, Price County Fairground, Phillips, WI. For more info visit ​ or call 715-339-3652.

Ag in the Classroom Summer teacher and volunteer bus tour, July 18-19, Jefferson County. Bus will depart from the Comfort Suites, 725 Paradise La., Johnson Creek at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday and 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outing, July 18, Mid Vallee Golf Course, De Pere, WI/ For more info visit

The World of Little House, July 22 - 30, Old World Wisconsin, Highway 67, south of Eagle, WI. General admission cost. For more information go to

Wisconsin FFA Foundation Golf Outing, July 24, Pleasant View Golf Course, Middleton, WI. For more info visit

Seed to Kitchen Collaborative open house, July 17, 4 p.m. with program beginning at 6 p.m., Spooner Agricultural Research Station, W6646 Highway 70. Free admission. RSVP appreciated. Contacts: Julie Dawson, Kevin Schoessow, and Niki Lacktorin

Sixth annual Loop the Lake Bike Ride, 10 a.m. July 29, starts and ends at Olbrich Park, Madison, WI. $35 per rider, free for kids 10 and under.

Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Conference, July 30-Aug. 2, Monona Terrace Convention Center, 1 John Nolen Dr., Madison, WI. For more info visit

August 2017

Wisconsin State Fair, Aug. 3-13, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis, WI.

Pierce County Fair, Aug. 10 - 13, 364 N. Maple, Ellsworth, WI. Visit for more information. 

WI Farm to Table 2nd annual Farm to Table Dinner and Fundraiser, 5:30 to 10 p.m. Aug. 19, at Voegeli Farms, N7190 State Road 69, Monticello, WI.

Northeast Wisconsin Antique Power Association Valmy Thresheree, Aug. 18-20, 5005 Country View Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI. For more info visit or call 920-559-0466.

Ole’ Fashioned County Fair,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Aug. 19-20, Pioneer Village Museum, Cameron, WI. For more Info visit

Moon Lake Threshing Bee,8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Vance Creek Town Hall, 897 2 3/8 St., Clayton, WI. For more information visit

Old Fashioned County Fair, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Aug. 19 - 20, Barron County Pioneer Village, 1866 13-1/2 - 14th Ave., Cameron, WI. For more information visit

Sassy Cow Creamery ice cream social, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Aug. 26, W4192 Bristol Rd., Columbus, WI. Visit for more information.

September 2017

Amery FFA Alumni Farm Toy Show and Tractor Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 17,  Amery Middle School, Amery, WI. For more info call Dave Clausen, 715-268-7454 or email

Rock River Thresheree Reunion, Sept. 1-4, Edgerton/​Janesville area. For more info, call Carol Dehnert at 920-650-3106.