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Alpaca

Now - June 28, 2017: AAWO SpinOff. A SpinOff is an easy way to compete – mail in just a 2-4 ounce sample of fleece (which leaves enough of the blanket to be entered in more shows). An experienced judge will spin a small skein and evaluate it according fineness, handle, ease of preparation, and other desirable characteristics, giving you valuable feedback. Plus, your alpaca’s fleece and your farm name will be viewed by thousands of visitors to Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival. Fleeces from both 2016 and 2017 shearings are eligible; there is no limit on the number of entries from one farm. Since we want to be inclusive, you don't have to be an AOA or AAWO member. We have $100 cash awards for Judge’s Choice in both suri and huacaya. Youth (18 and under) and 4-H members qualify for a reduced entry fee and more cash prizes. So check out your fleeces – those stored from last year and those still on your animals – and get them ready to send. Our deadline is June 28th – we’re looking forward to seeing all your wonderful fiber. For complete information and to download the entry tag, visit www.alpacafarmsoregon.org/Alpaca_Spin-Off.html.

May 5-7, 2017: Great Western Alpaccas Show. Located at the National Western Stock Show Complex in Denver, CO. Alpaca Breeders of the Rockies (ABR) welcomes you to our 15 Year Crystal Anniversary Show!! We celebrate with a fantastic line-up of judges, a Halter competition, a Walking Fleece show, Performance and Youth Judging, and a Fiber Arts show. Judge’s Choice awards are Crystal Belt Buckles in honor of the show’s 15th year. THANK YOU for choosing to attend our show. We look forward to hosting you and your gorgeous animals. For more information visit www.greatwesternalpacashow.com.

May 13-14, 2017: CABA Classic. Located at the Portland EXPO Center in Portland, OR. The Northwest's Largest and most Prestigious Alpaca Show in the Northwest. Free admission to the public. Come and meet our alpacas, watch the halter show, speak with breeders, cruise our vendors booths with everything from farm supplies to gorgeous alpaca garments. 500 alpacas, 200 alpaca ranchers and farmers and leading global alpaca experts are there to welcome you to the wonderful world of alpaca. The Northwest's premier show is returning and as always will be one of the largest and best run shows in the country. Our Classic Crew works hard to give every breeder a First Class experience. Come and experience a unique show experience that will have you returning year after year. The Classic offers our Fleece Showcase and Show and the Halter Show. Each year we introduce new features to keep us current and interesting. We have some big surprises in store plus heaps of fun for all the exhibitors. The dinner on Saturday night features a live auction featuring breedings to the best herdsires in the US. Only at the Classic will you find this line up. For more information visit www.cabaclassic.org.

May 27-28, 2017: Alpaca Shearing Day & Sale. Take a break from the Memorial Day Winery Tours to watch the alpacas get their annual haircuts. Get up close, hand feed them, and handle their luxurious fleece. Shearing Day is Saturday. On Sunday, learn to felt an alpaca item. Phone Susanne at 503-348-6954 to reserve a spot. $25-75 covers your materials and instruction. Both days, you can shop for teddy bears, sweaters, scarves, & other alpaca products, many hand-crafted. Hand-spinners, knitters, & other fiber artists will find fleece and yarn. Many of the yarns are in one of the alpacas’ natural colors, spun from the fleece of a single animal. Bring your camera and get a shot of the alpaca who provided the raw material for your next project. Visitors can chat with four long-time livestock breeders who've raised llamas, horses, sheep, and goats. They've found that alpacas are a perfect match for owners of small acreages or for crafters looking for their own four-legged fiber producers. Both farms offer alpacas for sale along with boarding options. Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, from 10am-4pm, at 21345 SW Aebischer Rd, Sherwood, Oregon - just off Hwy 99. For more info, email Linda bolewicz@netzero.net or visit www.EasyGoFarm.net/AOOMemDay.

June 9-11, 2017: Summer Educational Conference - Pacific Northwest Alpaca Association. Located at Natural Maximum Alpacas in Prosser, WA. Featuring Dr. Ahmed Tibary, WSU School of Veterinary Medicine. Foremost Camelid Reproduction Specialist, Neo-natal presentation and wet lab. Additional presentations on marketing, fiber production and more. Designed for both new and seasoned alpaca enthusiasts. Unique Silent Auction and Saturday Dinner with live music. Exciting weekend of fun fellowship and exceptional education. Friday evening Meet and Greet with PNAA Meeting. Saturday – four teaching sessions, lunch and dinner with live entertainment. Sunday – two teaching sessions concluding with lunch and Q&A round table. PNAA members: $100 per farm (up to two attendees). Non-PNAA members: $200 per farm (up to two attendees). Each additional attendee from a participating farm: $50. Register online at PNAA.org/events, or mail your registration information and check to Event Chair Jennifer Ely, PO Box 1302, Prosser, WA 99350. For more information contact Jennifer Ely at 509-539-8446 or email jely@sagebluffalpacas.com.

June 23-25, 2017: Alpacas at the Black Sheep Gathering, Eugene Oregon. Alpaca owners - bring your alpacas to the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon! If you're not familiar with BSG, it's one of the premier fiber events in the country. Visitors come from all over North America, and packing the halls to buy fleece, roving, yarn, and animals. We will again be in the main animal area along with the high-traffic Wool Show & Sale. Set up is Thursday afternoon, June 22, and Friday morning 7am-9am. The show is 3 full days, Friday-Sunday, June 23-25.Vendor/farm display spaces will be a minimum 10x10; 10x20 spaces have room for your own 8 or 10 foot alpaca pens, plus product sales and farm displays. Visit www.alpacafarmsoregon.org/Alpacas_at_the_Gathering.html for the registration form and more info. For the second year, alpaca fleece will be included in the Black Sheep Gathering's Wool Show & Sale. Fleeces will be judged on the basis of handspinning quality and character, stressing cleanliness, strength and uniformity. There is a $6 entry fee and a 10% commission on fleece that sells (fleece can also be shown and marked “not for sale”). Almost all fleece sells. Fleece must be delivered in person or by your "agent" on Thursday, June 23rd or Friday morning before 9:00 am. Entries must be postmarked by June 3rd. See the website for the entry form and more info. www.blacksheepgathering.org/PDFs/2017WoolMohairEntryForm.pdf.

October 13-15, 2017: Gold Country Gathering Alpaca Show. The show will take place among the pines at the easily accessible Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, CA. Please join us for a Premier Fall Alpaca Show Event. This year's show will include a Full Fleece Halter Show, a Fleece Show AND a Walking Fleece Competition!  We are planning an exciting Silent Auction and are expecting some amazing herdsires for our Herdsire Auction as well as having wonderful Vendors!  Along with the advertising that will take place in the local area, there are other events at the fairgrounds that weekend that will bring in more of the public than ever before!  You won't want to miss this years Gold Country Gathering!!  See you there!! AOA Certified Level II Halter Show, Walking Fleece Competition and Fleece Show. For more information visit www.calpaca.org.

November 3-5, 2017: 21st Annual Fall Festival Alpaca Show. Located at The Ranch in Loveland, CO. Events include: Halter, Fleece and Walking Fleece, Adult & Youth Performance and Costume, Special "Spirit of the Industry" fleece award for 2017. Our Coveted Crystal Boot Awards returns for small, medium and large farms in both Suri & Huacaya. Buy 3 entries - get the 4th free! For more information visit www.abrfallfestival.com.

November 11-12, 2017: A-OK Alpaca Blast Off. Located at the The Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, OK. This show will be judged using the 60/40 comparative judging basis. HALTER: Regular Classes - Full Fleece, Bred and Owned, Championships, Judge's Choice. Group Classes - Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Best Group of Three. Judges: David Barboza - Huacaya and Suri Females. Diana Timmerman - Huacaya and Suri Males. FLEECE: Regular Classes and Championships (minimums met). Special Awards - Best Luster - Suri, Best Crimp - Huacaya, Spirit of the Fiber Industry, Best Prepared. Judge: Mary Miller. For more information visit www.alpacablastoff.com.

November 11-12, 2017: POABA Breeders Showcase. Located in York, PA. Sponsored by Pennsylvania Alpaca Owners and Breeders Association. This show will be judged using the 60/40 comparative judging basis. HALTER: Regular Classes - Full Fleece, Bred and Owned, Championships (minimums met), Judge's Choice (minimum met). Group Classes - Get of Sire, Produce of Dam, Breeders Best Group of Three. PERFORMANCE: Youth Classes - Showmanship, Obstacle, Public Relations, Championships. Alpaca - Versatility Championship. Fun - Gambler's Choice, Costume (Youth), Egg & Spoon Race. Judges: Jude Anderson - All Male Huacaya and Suri and Group. Robin Nasemann - All Female Huacaya and Suri and Group. FLEECE:   Details coming soon. Judge: Kathy Klay. WALKING FLEECE: Details coming soon. Judge:  Wini Labrecque. For more information visit www.paoba.org/breeders-showcase.

 

Llama

May 12-14, 2017: 2017 Panhandle Camp. Please join our camelid community (both youth and adults!) as we celebrate our 14th year at Panhandle Lake. Looking forward to another awesome year of enjoying the lifestyle!! If you have any further questions, contact Peggy and Kirk Gresham, llamacollection@msn.com or 360-907-5298.

May 19-21, 2017: COLA (Central Oregon Llama Association) ILR-SD Show. Located in in Prineville, OR. For more information contact is Ron Wilkenson at rwilkinson@bendcable.com.

June 23-25, 2017: 2017 LFA World Championship Show & Sale. Located at the National Cattle Congress Fairgrounds in Waterloo, IA. Our mission is to act as a catalyst, independently or in cooperation with other llama organizations, to create leadership in developing and promoting llama futurity events. For more information visit www.thelfa.org.

June 24, 2017: 2017 Llama & Alpaca Information Day. Located in Bellingham, WA. We will be providing free education on care of llamas and alpacas. There is no farm promotion or sales of animals at this event. Activities include shearing demonstrations, toenail trimming demonstrations, Veterinary talks, fiber classes/demonstrations and much more! You must RSVP info@jnkllamas.com our page is www.jnkllamas.com/llamaalpaca-info-day.html You can follow us on Facebook too www.facebook.com/llamaalpacaedday/ PLEASE if you know someone that needs to learn how to care for their animals, pass our information along!

September 22-24, 2017: 2017 OFFF Show & ILR-SD Western Regional Championship Show. Located once again in Canby, OR. Hey LLAMA LLOVERS! Mark your calendars for the 2017 OFFF & ILR Western Championship Llama Show. The ILR WCS is excited to be back in conjunction with OFFF. The WCS team is working hard to bring back lots of the same awards and activities that were so fun at last years show! In order to continue to make this amazing, we need volunteers to help in various capacities (dinner, set-up, take down, raffles, etc.). Cool Awards for Performance, Halter & Fiber Classes! *NEW* Best of Show Awards for Fleece On & Shorn Fleece Sponsored by the Llama Fiber Coop of North America! Awesome Raffle Item Donated by Pam & Gordon Jensen of Hid-N-Hills Llamas, Cool New Show Photo Backdrop - Thanks Kohl! Informal Live Auction, Saturday Night Community Dinner (NEED VOLUNTEER) & YES the Wine/Cheese & Interesting Beverage Tasting is Back. Questions about OFFF Hal Koenig hal.koenig@koenigllamas.com. Questions about Western Regional Debby Gremmels debbygremmels@gmail.com.

Horses, Miniature Horses, Shetlands

May 6-7, 2017: New Mexico Spring Fiesta. Located at the New Mexico Expo in Albuquerque, NM. For more information contact Laura Mullen at 607-769-6743 or visi www.lemhcofnewmexico.com.

May 20-21, 2017: GHMHC Galaxy. Located at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, TX. The Galaxy show is an AMHR and an AMHA show with 3 judges. As at all of our shows, we have a Youth Silent Auction with proceeds benefiting our Youth Scholarship program. For more information visit www.ghmhc.com.

June 17-18, 2017: GHMHC Summer Celebration. Located at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, TX. The Summer Celebration is another two day show with three judges. Things are heating up. This is our last show before Worlds. Along with the Silent Auction, we have a bake sale at each show with lots of homemade goodies! For more information visit www.ghmhc.com.

June 30-July 2, 2017: Minis Horsin' Around. Located at the Summervell County Expo Center in Glen Rose, TX. For more information contact Patty Liarakos at liarakos9868@sbcglobal.net.

September 22-24, 2017: Festival of the Gypsies. Located at the Red Bluff Pavilion in Red Bluff, CA. Largest Gypsy & Gypsy Cross Horse Show on the West Coast. Themed freestyle challend and after party masquerade. A gypsy experience you don't want to miss. For more information visit www.festivalofthegypsies.com.

November 9-12, 2017: Equine Affaire. Located at the Eastern States Exposition in W. Springfield, MA. North America’s premiere equine exposition and equestrian gathering...a unique celebration of the horse offering unparalleled educational, entertainment, and shopping opportunities. For more information visit equineaffaire.com.

Miniature Donkey, Mule & Standard Donkey

May 26-28, 2017: NMDA Kansas Donkey Days. Located at Hoppy Acres in Emporia, KS. This is an NMDA sanctioned show. For more information visit www.ksdonkeydays.com.

June16-18, 2017: Southwestern Donkey & Mule Classic. Located at the Cirle T Arena in Hamilton, TX. For more information visit www.swdonkeyandmulesociety.com.

Cattle, Bison, Yaks

May 26-27, 2017: Red River Longhorn Sale. Located in Ardmore, OK. A weekend you can't miss! For more information contact Rick Friedrich at 713-305-0259 or rick@riverranchlonghorns.com and watch for us on Facebook or visit www.RiverRanchLonghorns.com.

May 27-28, 2017: American Miniature Zebu Association National Miniature Zebu Show will be hosted by Florida Miniature Zebu Association. Located at L CROSS Equestrian Center in Lady Lake, Florida. For more information contact Bobbi Thompson at 352-223-5428 or find FMZA on Facebook.

June 24, 2017: Highland Production Sale. Presented by North Central Highland Cattle Association. Located at Four T Acres in Burlington, WI. Selling quality registered and unregistered Highland heifers, bred females, cow/calf pairs and more. Cattle from all over the USA, including long-standing, recognized farms and genetics built to produce quality beef for every type of operation. Bid in person or online. Trucking can be arranged before sale day across the USA. See all the cattle and more informatin at highlandsale.org.

August 17-20, 2017: Midwest Highland Cattle Association Sanctioned Show. Upper Peninsula State Fair located in Escanaba, Michigan. For more information visit www.midwesthighlands.org.

August 31-September 4, 2017: Midwest Highland Cattle Association Sanctioned Show. MASH - Fifth Third Michigan State Fair located in Novi (Detroit), Michigan. For more information visit www.midwesthighlands.org.

September 17-23, 2017: Midwest Highland Cattle Association Sanctioned Show. St. Joseph Grange County Fair located in Centreville, Michigan. For more information visit www.midwesthighlands.org.

Deer

July 21-23, 2017: 34th World Deer Expo. Located in Birmingham, AL. Get ready for the ultimate sportsman's paradise and the COUNTRY'S LARGEST 3 Day Hunting Consumer Show! The Expo features a weekend full of fun for everyone who loves hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors. The Expo has the Latest and Greatest of Hunting Products and Apparel, Outfitters from all over the World, BHA 3-D Archery Tournament, Big Buck Competition, AON Truck Buck Shoot-Out, Outdoor Celebrities, Hunt Giveaways, Hourly Door Prizes, Activities for the Kids, and More! For more information visit www.worlddeerexpo.com.


Fiber

Now - June 28, 2017: AAWO SpinOff. A SpinOff is an easy way to compete – mail in just a 2-4 ounce sample of fleece (which leaves enough of the blanket to be entered in more shows). An experienced judge will spin a small skein and evaluate it according fineness, handle, ease of preparation, and other desirable characteristics, giving you valuable feedback. Plus, your alpaca’s fleece and your farm name will be viewed by thousands of visitors to Oregon Flock & Fiber Festival. Fleeces from both 2016 and 2017 shearings are eligible; there is no limit on the number of entries from one farm. Since we want to be inclusive, you don't have to be an AOA or AAWO member. We have $100 cash awards for Judge’s Choice in both suri and huacaya. Youth (18 and under) and 4-H members qualify for a reduced entry fee and more cash prizes. So check out your fleeces – those stored from last year and those still on your animals – and get them ready to send. Our deadline is June 28th – we’re looking forward to seeing all your wonderful fiber. For complete information and to download the entry tag, visit www.alpacafarmsoregon.org/Alpaca_Spin-Off.html.

May 13-14, 2017: Neaoba Hands on Fleece off Show. Located in Deerfield, NH. Enter your best fleeces in the Hands On Fleece Off Show and join us at the New Hampshire Sheep and Wool Festival. Meet fellow fiber farmers and enthusiasts for a busy and fun-packed weekend! For more information visit www.neaoba.org.

May 20-21, 2017: Kentucky Alpaca Association Exhibit at Sheep & Fiber Festival. Located in Lexington, KY. For more information contact Nancy Lindemood at frankemood@aol.com or 859-428-9220.

May 27-28, 2017: Alpaca Shearing Day & Sale. Take a break from the Memorial Day Winery Tours to watch the alpacas get their annual haircuts. Get up close, hand feed them, and handle their luxurious fleece. Shearing Day is Saturday. On Sunday, learn to felt an alpaca item. Phone Susanne at 503-348-6954 to reserve a spot. $25-75 covers your materials and instruction. Both days, you can shop for teddy bears, sweaters, scarves, & other alpaca products, many hand-crafted. Hand-spinners, knitters, & other fiber artists will find fleece and yarn. Many of the yarns are in one of the alpacas’ natural colors, spun from the fleece of a single animal. Bring your camera and get a shot of the alpaca who provided the raw material for your next project. Visitors can chat with four long-time livestock breeders who've raised llamas, horses, sheep, and goats. They've found that alpacas are a perfect match for owners of small acreages or for crafters looking for their own four-legged fiber producers. Both farms offer alpacas for sale along with boarding options. Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, from 10am-4pm, at 21345 SW Aebischer Rd, Sherwood, Oregon - just off Hwy 99. For more info, email Linda bolewicz@netzero.net or visit www.EasyGoFarm.net/AOOMemDay.

June 9-10, 2017: Need your Fiber Animal Sheared? Located at Longneckers Alpaca Ranch in Lake Stevens, WA. Do you need you Alpacas or Llama sheared? We can do it! We will be hosting one of the best fiber animal shearers in the US. Come experience the Great Matt Best! Check out his website: www.bestshearing.com. Matt has been shearing for over 20 plus years & has sheared thousands of alpacas, Llama's, sheep & goats too. Cost: $ 40.00 includes nails & teeth if needed. (price is based on one year of fiber grow out). $50.00 for each animal that was not sheared last year. We can also provide you with a Fiber Tax Donation slip if you wish from the Fibershed of the Greater Northwest. We keep the fiber and you can write off up to $200.00 per fleece. We are an affiliate of Fibershed.com which is a non profit. For more information feel free to contact Marlene of Longneckers Alpaca at 425-773-8860.

June 21-22, 2017: Tennessee Walz Fleece Show. Located in Gallatin, TN. Fleece Classes - Regular and Color Championships (minimums met). Special Awards: Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Brightness-Huacaya, Best Luster-Suri, Best Crimp-Huacaya, Best Lock Formation-Suri, Spirit of the Fiber Industry, Best Prepared. Judge: Wini Labrecque. Cottage Fleece Classes: Regular and Colo Championships (minimums met). Special Awards: Judge's Choice, Best Hand, Best Brightness-Huacaya, Best Luster-Suri. Judge: Wini Labrecque. Spinoff Classes: Regular. Special Awards - Judge's Choice, Highest Scoring Fleece in a Color Group. Show Type
Fleece. Cottage Fleece. Handcrafter's Spin-Off. Show Sponsor: Tennessee Alpaca Association. For more information visit www.tnalpaca.org.

June 25, 2017: Fibershed of the Greater NW Shearing Days! & Pen Sale. Located at Longneckers Alpaca Ranch in Lake Stevens, WA. Do you need you Alpacas, Llamas, sheep, or any fiber animal sheared? We can do it! We will be hosting one of the best fiber animal shearers in the US. Come experience the Great Matt Best! Check out his website: www.bestshearing.com. Matt has been shearing for over 20 plus years & has sheared thousands of alpacas, Llama's, sheep & goats too. Cost: $ 40.00 includes nails & teeth if needed. (price is based on one year of fiber grow out). $50.00 for each animal that was not sheared last year. We can also provide you with a Fiber Tax Donation slip if you wish from the Fibershed of the Greater Northwest. We keep the fiber and you can write off up to $200.00 per fleece. We are an affiliate of Fibershed.com which is a non profit. For more information feel free to contact Marlene of Longneckers Alpaca at 425-773-8860.

July 14-16, 2017: AOA National Fleece Conference. Located in Sacramento, CA. For more information visit www.alpacainfo.com.

August 3-5, 2017: 2017 Summer Symposium and All-Suri Fleece Show. Located in Loveland, CO. The Suri Network 2017 Summer Symposium promises to be the event of the year! Filled with first rate education on fiber, breeding, health, and marketing, there is something for everyone. Three full days of general sessions combined with smaller break-out workshops will give you the chance to focus on the things that most interest you. Each day has a mix of general sessions with a broad appeal, as well as breakout sessions and workshops designed to allow attendees to pursue topics of greatest interest to them.  Many of the breakout sessions will be repeated to allow participants to take in as much as possible of the full Symposium schedule.  We believe there is something for everyone! For more information visit www.surinetwork.org.

September 15 -17, 2017: California Wool and Fiber Festival is held in conjunction with the Mendocino County Fair and Apple Show, hosting the CA National Wool Show with entries from the across the US. Held from 10 AM - 8 PM. Located at the Mendocino County Fair Grounds, 14400 Hwy 128, Boonville CA 95415. For more information call Nancy Finn at 707-459-8558, email nancy.crd@comcast.net or visit our website www.fiberfestival.com.

October 13-15, 2017: Gold Country Gathering Alpaca Show. The show will take place among the pines at the easily accessible Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, CA. Please join us for a Premier Fall Alpaca Show Event. This year's show will include a Full Fleece Halter Show, a Fleece Show AND a Walking Fleece Competition!  We are planning an exciting Silent Auction and are expecting some amazing herdsires for our Herdsire Auction as well as having wonderful Vendors!  Along with the advertising that will take place in the local area, there are other events at the fairgrounds that weekend that will bring in more of the public than ever before!  You won't want to miss this years Gold Country Gathering!!  See you there!! AOA Certified Level II Halter Show, Walking Fleece Competition and Fleece Show. For more information visit www.calpaca.org.

Stock Shows & Fairs

June 23-25, 2017: Alpacas at the Black Sheep Gathering, Eugene Oregon. Alpaca owners - bring your alpacas to the Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon! If you're not familiar with BSG, it's one of the premier fiber events in the country. Visitors come from all over North America, and packing the halls to buy fleece, roving, yarn, and animals. We will again be in the main animal area along with the high-traffic Wool Show & Sale. Set up is Thursday afternoon, June 22, and Friday morning 7am-9am. The show is 3 full days, Friday-Sunday, June 23-25.Vendor/farm display spaces will be a minimum 10x10; 10x20 spaces have room for your own 8 or 10 foot alpaca pens, plus product sales and farm displays. Visit www.alpacafarmsoregon.org/Alpacas_at_the_Gathering.html for the registration form and more info. For the second year, alpaca fleece will be included in the Black Sheep Gathering's Wool Show & Sale. Fleeces will be judged on the basis of handspinning quality and character, stressing cleanliness, strength and uniformity. There is a $6 entry fee and a 10% commission on fleece that sells (fleece can also be shown and marked “not for sale”). Almost all fleece sells. Fleece must be delivered in person or by your "agent" on Thursday, June 23rd or Friday morning before 9:00 am. Entries must be postmarked by June 3rd. See the website for the entry form and more info. www.blacksheepgathering.org/PDFs/2017WoolMohairEntryForm.pdf.

August 10-20, 2017: Iowa State Fair. Located in Des Moines, IA. NOTHING COMPARES...to the thrills of a super sensational ride or the thrill of dancing and singing along with your favorite bands. Maybe you prefer the thrill of a blue ribbon or the latest food adventure on-a-stick, Nothing Compares to State Fair Thrills! Make plans now to enjoy all the fun, food, entertainment and thrills of the 2017 Iowa State Fair. For more information visit www.iowastatefair.org.

If you are interested in listing your event in this section of American Livestock Magazine & Publishing, please submit all information to production@americanlive.com, this is a free service to all. Don't miss the opportunity to list your show, sale or special event under this section.