/Wisconsin Valley Fair set to reopen with focus on fun and agriculture

Wisconsin Valley Fair set to reopen with focus on fun and agriculture

MARATHON COUNTY, Wis. (WAOW) — The 153rd annual Wisconsin Valley Truthful Is about To start on Tuesday Aug. 3.

Preparation started A pair of days prior with distributors and crews working prolonged hours to convey the fair to life.

After going digital final yr, Wisconsin Valley Truthful Administrator Jodi Langenhan said people have been anticipating an in-particular person return.

Langenhan said the fair typically conveys in round 100,000 people, and this yr Ought to be no completely different. People can anticipate carnival rides, animal shows and contests, live shows and their favourite fair meals.

“It is Solely about everyone coming collectively to Positioned on this good event,” Langenhahn said. “We now have the 4-H and the open class reveals. That includes so Many people. The live shows conveying people collectively To Take heed to music and it’s actually Solely a group event.”

Langenhan needed to rethoughts these attending the fair Regarding the affect agriculture has on the event.

“We truly Want to Think about agriculture,” Langenhan said. “We Maintain in thoughts that That is our roots. Right here in Wisconsin we have such a rich historic previous of the agriculture, and that was important again then and it’s nonetheless important right now.”

Randy Block of Wausau runs the Basic Farm Museum, which conveys early 1900’s agriculture customs To The current day, To level out these attending the fair. He is A third period curator On the fair.

“An agriculture fair actually facilities round agriculture, and this assists protect A few of that historic previous,” Block said.

Teri Sawlsville of Wausau additionally said she enjoys the agriculture facet of the fair as properly.

“That’s what fair is,” Sawlsville said. “It’s 4-H. I even have been here, properly, my complete life And that i don’t Want to enter What quantity of yrs That is. It’s over 50. It’s like assisting farmers. You should assist it or it’s not going to be there.”

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