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County Fair to be held July 10-14

The Dallas County Fair begins on Wednesday, July 10 and runs through Sunday, July 14.

Again this year, admission to the fair is free.

4-H events and activities at the Dallas County Fair include something for everyone.

There will be livestock shows to watch with everything from horses to rabbits.

The Community Building will display the non-livestock exhibits which range from the cookies and breads that are most associated with the fair, to art work and personal development exhibits.

The third annual 4-H Clover Kids Day will be held July 11 from 4-7 p.m.

Take time to look at and bid on the items at the Dallas County 4-H Foundation Silent Auction booth in the Community Building. The money earned at the Silent Auction goes to the Dallas County 4-H program.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions and have youth activities.

The Iowa Veterinary Medical Association is holding a free Veterinary camp for students 14 to 18 years old on July 11. For details and to register for the camp, go to the IVMA website http://www.iowavma.org.

The Dallas County Fair schedule can be picked up at the Dallas County Extension office on the fairgrounds. The Dallas County Fairgrounds are located north of Adel on Highway 169.

For more information, check out www.extension.iastate.edu/dallas or www.dallascountyfair.com or call the Dallas County Extension & Outreach office at 515-993-4281.

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