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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Fairgrounds

Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent Lake County Fair exhibits valley talent

RONAN — Sydney Taylor was back at the Lake County Fair this year for the sixth time to exhibit the end results of a year’s worth of work, but first, she had to get Faith to the chute. In regular fair fashion, participants bring livestock and pets, as well as projects in photography, science, b...

Lake County Fair underway in Ronan Lake County Fair underway in Ronan

RONAN — The 2021 Lake County Fair, themed “Yee Haw Mardi Gras,” got underway earlier this week and will continue through the weekend at the fairgrounds in Ronan.  On Wednesday, July 21, a family-style dinner is on tap at 5 p.m., followed by the market livestock weigh-in and open-cla...

Chainsaw sculptors put skills to test at carving event Chainsaw sculptors put skills to test at carving event

RONAN — Where many people see a plain old massive pine log, Julie Zimmerman sees something a little different. Somewhere deep in the log behind the thick bark, she envisions a work of art just waiting to come out with a little coaxing from her chainsaw.  Zimmerman is a chainsaw artist from the ...

New kind of fair: county fair continues under pandemic guidelines New kind of fair: county fair continues under pandemic guidelines

RONAN – The Lake County fairgrounds weren’t the bustling hub they usually are in late July, but that didn’t stop 7-year-old Tuneya Moran from bringing her bunny to the show. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the fair changed rules for livestock showing to reduce the spread of the virus. ...

Barrel racers enjoy a day in the sun Barrel racers enjoy a day in the sun

RONAN – The Lake County Fair Ranch Rodeo in conjunction with the Lake County Fair hosted its annual barrel race event to close out this year’s fair with a perfect sunny sky on Sunday. “Today went very well,” said race co-organizer Sharon Guenzler.  Barrel racing is a rodeo ...

Lake County Fair underway with COVID-19 changes Lake County Fair underway with COVID-19 changes

RONAN – The Lake County 4-H Fair began this weekend, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s fair looks a bit different from prior fairs.  “For starters, we had to adjust a lot of things,” said Breton Homewood, 4-H extension educator for Montana State University. ...

Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan Lights Under the Big Sky’ light up the night in Ronan

RONAN – For a few weeks this winter the Ronan Fairgrounds will be transformed into a sparkling holiday wonderland. The third annual Lights Under the Big Sky event started Dec. 13 and continues through this weekend - from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21. Visitors touring the brig...

Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun Lights Under the Big sky features games, lights, music, fun

News from Lights Under the   Big Sky Committee RONAN – Gazillions of tiny lights outlining barns, a vintage pickup, even a tepee, make Lights Under the Big Sky more than live up to its name. The event’s hours are 5 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 13 and 14 and Dec. 20 and 21.     The ev...

Lights Under the Big Sky prepares for celebration Lights Under the Big Sky prepares for celebration

News from Lights Under the Big Sky RONAN – Here’s a head’s up for seasonal fun: Lights Under the Big Sky will brighten the night beginning Dec. 13, continuing Dec. 14, Dec. 20 and 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. It’s a fun event for the whole family. Bring the youngsters for a visit with ...

Pedal to Plate is this weekend

News from MMAPP RONAN — On Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, Mission Mountain Area Pedal to Plate will host its second annual ride through the Mission Valley, showcasing local farms and agriculture.   The 40-mile ride begins and ends at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Ronan. Cycling participants will m...


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