Wagon train heading for State Fair
HURON, SD – An old-fashioned wagon train traveling from Highmore to Huron will kick off the 2010 South Dakota State Fair.
Wagon train participants can register on-site for $20 per individual or $35 per family. Participants receive free gate admission to the State Fair on Thursday as well as half price tickets for the CBR Bull Bash.
The wagon train will gather in Highmore on Friday, Aug. 27 at the Highmore Rodeo Grounds. Supper and entertainment will be provided by the Highmore Booster Club. The wagon train will leave Highmore on Saturday morning and travel to Ree Heights, where the group will camp for the evening.
The wagon train will leave Ree Heights the next morning and spend the evening in Miller. The Miller community has several activities lined up for Sunday night, including a supper provided by the Miller FFA Chapter, a Fast Draw Shooting demonstration, a traveling display by the South Dakota State Historical Society and community activities at the 4-H Center.
Monday, Aug. 30 will see the wagon train traveling from Miller to Wessington. Supper with a free will donation is being planned along with entertainment by Brian Bergeleen. The wagon train will head on to Wolsey on Tuesday, Aug. 31. On Tuesday night the Wolsey Business Association, Wolsey Firefighters and Onward Wolsey organization will provide supper for all wagon train participants.
The wagon train will arrive at the State Fair in Huron on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Participants will be treated to a supper sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America and will join the State Fair’s 125th Anniversary parade at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2.
For more information on the wagon train, contact Jeff Schneiderman at 261-3293, Bryce Baker at 773-5436, or Dennis Klein at 360-3076. The wagon train is sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America.
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