On August 9 in Good Day Illinois we referred to the Illinois Butter Cow and the fact that Iowa also had a Butter Cow at its State Fair. At the Iowa State Fair last weekend Red paint was poured over the Iowa Butter Cow and Iowans for Animal Liberation claimed responsibility for this dastardly act. For details go to: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/13/animal-welfare-group-vandalizes-iowa-butter-cow/
Illinois State Fair, Springfield, now through August 18. Don’t miss the Butter Cow, Governor’s Day on August 14, or Republican Day on August 15. See our Illinois Politicians in action mixing with their constituents. For more information go to http://www.agr.state.il.us/isf/
Wisconsin State Fair, Milwaukee, ends this Weekend, August 11. For information go to http://www.wistatefair.com/wp/
Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, now through to August 18. Iowa Fair also has a Butter Cow!
For a listing of events go to http://www.iowastatefair.org/
And looking ahead to February, there is only one State Fair – The Florida State Fair in Tampa which is February 6 to February 17, 2014. A nice place to visit in February when you live in Northwest Illinois! For more information go to http://www.floridastatefair.com/