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We are looking forward to a summer of celebrating 4-H project learning! These local showcases will begin in June with the Food Revue and conclude in late July with the Dog show. The Anoka County Fair will be happening this year and will take place during the week of Tuesday, July 20 - Sunday, July 25.
4-H members, parents and screened volunteers may purchase a reduced rate wristband which will allow entrance to the fairgrounds during the week of the fair. Wristbands may be purchased Monday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Tuesday, July 20 from Noon - 8 p.m. in the 4-H building. It is wise to purchase wristbands Monday to avoid paying gate admission fees on Tuesday. There will be no exception for 4-H families. All wristbands will be put on at the time of sale. Cost is $6 per 4-H member and $20 per adult.
This document contains all information needed to register to exhibit in a class at the 4-H Anoka County Fair including any requirements for each project area. Please read carefully and contact the 4-H office with any questions.
Included in this judging day: Judging for all STATIC exhibits, Performing Arts (groups of three or less performers). Club projects accepted: Banner, Community Pride, Scrapbook.
This event will be held at the Anoka County fairgrounds from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be an absentee judging option available for those who choose not to be in-person or have a major conflict with the July 10 event date. Contact Anna Gilberston at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Register to exhibit. Your project registration must be completed by Wednesday, June 23.
Other important date updates!
- Static exhibit drop of (if project taken home after July 10), Monday, July 19, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.
- Small Pet and Cat show will now be held on Thursday, July 22
- Exhibit pick up, Sunday, July 25, 6 p.m. or Monday, July 26 between 10 a.m. and noon
County Fair Showcase Events
Check out the Anoka County Fair 4-H Premium Book, 2021 for Animal Show dates and information about participating during the County Fair week.
Horse Project Events
- Saturday, July 17 for Training Project
- Thursday & Friday, July 22 and 23 for 6-13th graders
- Saturday, July 24 for Kindergarten-5th graders, Novice and Horseless Horse
- Sunday, July 25 for grades 3+ including Novice
Walk or run to support this fundraiser for Anoka County 4-H! Funds will support healthy living programs, community service projects and scholarships for youth. We are thrilled to celebrate our 10-year anniversary this spring and you’re invited to participate in the way you feel most comfortable. You may run a route of your choosing, come to Bunker Hills Regional Park and run our marked route, or run an identified route at another Anoka County Park. This is a “fun run” and will not be timed.
On Saturday, April 24, our traditional 5K route will be marked at Bunker Hills Activities Center from 9 am to noon for you to run or walk in your own time. We will also provide maps for you to run the same distance at another Anoka County Park at a time that is convenient for you.
If you are unable to participate but still want to support this Anoka County 4-H fundraiser, donations can be made online to the Anoka County 4-H Program Fund. Please select "Add Special Instructions" and write "4-H Clover Dash" before submitting.
4-H Youth Development is a hands-on learning program for Minnesota youth. We offer online, small group and independent learning experiences for youth of all ages. In 4-H, youth choose the topic they find interesting and caring adults support their learning and leadership. From agronomy to space exploration and creative arts to outdoor adventures, 4-H has just the right learning experience for young people.
There are many ways to participate in 4-H!
Anoka County Extension
Kim Ferguson, Administrative services assistant
email@example.com or 763-324-3499
Anna Gilbertson, Extension educator, 4-H Youth Development
firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-324-3497
Lia Spaniolo, Master Gardener program coordinator
email@example.com or 763-324-3498
Mamadou Toure, 4-H program associate
firstname.lastname@example.org or 763-324-3494
Layne Vermeulen, Extension educator, 4-H Youth Development
email@example.com or 763-324-3493
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