Special Fairgrounds Entertainment

        *Des Moines Inflatables and Carnival Rides (dsminflatables.com)

        -Come out for  inflatables AND carnival rides that the whole family will enjoy.  Monday from 4:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday and Wednesday from Noon until 8:00 PM.  Tuesday’s  Kid’s Day Wristbands are sponsored in part by Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital.

*Robbie Pfunder’s Mountain Bike Stunt Show (robbiepfunder.com)

        -Watch Robbie’s amazing tricks at shows on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

        *Kevin Barnes:  The Magician That Entertains (check him out on YouTube)

        -Kevin is a Cedar Falls native who performed for 12 years in Las Vegas.  See him on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon.

        *Mr. Twister (mrtwister.org)

        -Mr. Twister is a local children’s entertainer who specializes in balloon entertainment.  See him Tuesday afternoon on Kid’s day.        

        *Kids Pedal Pull

        -Kids ages 4-11 can test their luck in a pedal tractor pull in our entertainment building Tuesday at 5:00 PM.  Parents need to register their child to participate.

        *Great Plains Zoomobile

        -Come and see live animals and animal artifacts from the zoo.  See this Tuesday afternoon on Kid’s day.

        *Children’s Storytime

        -Come and listen to some fun stories with a local teacher, Mrs. Rens, and get a treat!  See this Wednesday at 2:00 PM in the entertainment building.

        *Spelling Bee

-Kids and Adults can test their spelling skills at this entertaining and challenging contest.  Do this Wednesday at 3:00 PM in the entertainment building.

Lyon County Soil and Water Conservation

-Learn more about rainwater and its effects at an interactive display on Wednesday afternoon.

        *Lyon County Deputies

        -The Lyon County Deputies will be on the fairgrounds Monday-Wednesday to share about their work and programs.

        *National Guard Rock Climbing Wall

        -Representatives from the Sheldon Armory will be on hand.  Talk with them and challenge your skills on their course Monday evening, Tuesday and Wednesday.

        *DeKam Farm Display

        -You will marvel at the detail of this large farm set up!  You can see it Monday-Wednesday in the commercial building.

        *United Clovers 4-H Club Farrowing Display (with support from Mogler’s Pig Hill)

        -Who doesn’t love baby animals?  Those baby piglets are pretty cute!  Check out the sows and their newborns east of the swine barn.  

        *Woody’s Axe Throwing (Tuesday evening after 4:00 only)

        -Come out and try your hand at the latest craze!  Who has the best aim, and who can’t handle an axe?  Various price ranges are available for specific time slots.