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Home Wine & Craft Beer Department to include a chance to brew with a local business at 2023 Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The Home Wine and Craft Beer Department will include 15 divisions in the wine category and nine divisions in the craft beer category for the 2023 Clay County…

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Livestock entry deadline approaching quickly for the 2023 Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The open class livestock entry deadline is rapidly approaching for the 2023 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 9-17. All entries for open-class beef cattle, dairy cattle,…

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It is a Picture Perfect Time to Earn a Blue Ribbon at the 2023 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — It’s a great time to begin sifting through all the photos you have taken this year and enter them in one of the many photography competitions at…

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Six acts announced for Northwest Bank Stage at 2023 Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The Northwest Bank Stage will feature six different quality acts at the 2023 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 9-17. This is just a portion of the…

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Creative Arts is back with more at the 2023 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair Creative Arts department is back showcasing the creative skills of exhibitors at the 2023 Clay County Fair Powered SMU, Sept. 9-17. “We’re so…

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Strolling and grounds acts come to the 2023 Fair

Spencer, Iowa —A walking robot, bubble show, and comedy acts are just a few examples of the more than $180,000 in FREE entertainment to fairgoers during the 2023 Clay County Fair…

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Fun free entertainment to be featured on Farmers Bank Stage

Spencer, Iowa — The Farmers Bank Stage will feature six different acts at the 2023 Clay County Fair powered by SMU September 9-17, just a portion of the $180,000 in free entertainment…

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Clay County Fair announces Grandstand change

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair announces that Thompson Square (rather than Jimmie Allen) will be joining Parmalee as part of the SRG Concert Series at the 2023 Clay…

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Enter blue ribbon produce at the 2023 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — Gardeners are encouraged to enter their blue ribbon best in the Fields and Gardens Department at the 2023 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, Sept. 9-17. One…

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Fair seeks Board candidates, Association members

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair Association is currently seeking candidates for the Board of Directors, as well as interested individuals to become members of the Association. Each year,…

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