A meeting is set for Tuesday(Nov. 18) that could have much to say about what direction the Oneida County Fair will be taking.
The public is invited to the strategic planning session.
The first fair was held in 1896 and has been in three locations in Rhinelander over the years and for awhile was in Lake Tomahawk. Most recently, it has been held in early August at Pioneer Park in Rhinelander. Nancy Gehrig is Fair Coordinator. She says they need help in several areas...
Lynn Feldman, 4H Coordinator for Oneida County UW Extension, says preparation begins far in advance. Organizers spend the winter months updating the fair book, which guides entries for the fair. Preparation culminates in the week leading up to the fair.
Oneida County residents have a chance to put the spotlight on projects they’ve been working on this year, at the county fair.
Oneida County UW Extension is asking people to submit projects to be displayed and judged at the county fair. There are youth and senior divisions, as well as one that’s open to everyone. 4H Youth Development Agent Lynn Feldman is hoping people will take advantage of the chance to show their work to others.