Iroquois County Fair (copy)

Samantha Hasselbring, 2017 Iroquois County Fair Queen and Miss Illinois County Fair Queen, speaks during the pageant held at the Iroquois County Fairgrounds in 2018. Lyndsey Neukomm, of Cissna Park, was crowned the 48th queen in Iroquois County Fair history.

The 85th annual Iroquois County Fair starts Wednesday with the Rhinestone Cowgirls at 5 and 7 p.m., along with the 49th annual Fair Queen Pageant Contest on the Stage Arena at 8 p.m.

The fun continues through Monday at the fairgrounds located just north of Crescent City.

The 4-H Dog Obedience/Conformation Show will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, and the Demolition Derby at 7:30 p.m. Friday brings the Talent Show in the 4-H Center at 5:30 p.m. and the Peterson Farm Brothers on the Stage Arena at 7:30 p.m.

The Costume Goat Lead takes place Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Showbarn and the T&C Rodeo at 7 p.m.

The Ford-Iroquois Pork Cook-Off Contest takes place Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. The fair will conclude Monday with the Livestock Sale at 1:30 p.m.

Along with grandstand events, musical acts and amusement rides.

Look for more details and a full schedule in the Life section on Wednesday.

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