Submitted by Bob van der Valk
Over $10,000 was raised at this year’s gala dinner celebrating the opening of the Evelyn J. Cameron Heritage Theater. The theme was “Windows to the Past” at the historic Rialto Theatre located on Laundre Ave. in Terry, which was appropriately decked out for the occasion. The heat from the 100 degrees weather outside did not seem to faze the over 110 people attending the annual festivities now in its 10th year.
The 2010 Prairie County Fair has an exciting mixture of favorite traditional events and new attractions for fairgoers August 5th through 8th.
On July 13 members of the Prairie Benefits, the local Community Foundation serving Prairie County, painted eight of the concession buildings at the Prairie County Fairgrounds.
Zena Smith of Corvallis, Mont. and her Border Collie Annie were announced as the grand prize winners at the conclusion of Saturday’s pet parade and dog show in Murn Park. Along with her tree climbing dog, that demonstrated its climbing skills and jumped through a fork of a large tree, Zena poses for a picture with judges Norm Clarke and Cara Roberts of Las Vegas and their dogs Rumor and Scandal.
By Kay Braddock
Got talent? The Prairie County Fair Board would like to know! The Prairie County Fair will feature an amateur talent contest as its Saturday evening entertainment on August 7th.
Prairie County is home to many talented artists and the Prairie Community Center (Senior Center) is taking advantage of this by spotlighting an artist each quarter. To begin this new event, the Prairie Community Center will be displaying the photographs of Eddie Gaub from June 14 through the 18.
It’s that time of year again - time to sort, pile and label old clothes, kitchen appliances, bikes and other household and garage items for the annual Community Garage Sale Day. Scheduled for Saturday, June 12, the Prairie Chamber of Commerce sponsored event, will run concurrently with Prairie Unique’s weekend Fun Fly.
The North East Quater Horse Association, is holding it’s first annual horse show in Terry June 5 and 6 at the Prairie County Fairgrounds. It is free to the public.
Prairie County Extension is hosting a Horticulture Tour in Terry on June 24. The tour will originate at Murn Park at 1:00 p.m.